Dr Patricia Donlon collection of Irish, Irish-related and other children's books.
Collection of Irish, Irish-related and other children's books from the library of Dr Patricia Donlon. The core collection consists of books for children, mostly 1850-1990, by Irish authors and/or Irish illustrators or with Irish connections. The collection also contains a substantial number of analytical and descriptive works on children's literature generally and a smaller number of books for children not of particular Irish interest.
|Main Creator:||Donlon, Pat|
|Notes:||Dr Donlon was Director of the National Library of Ireland from 1989 to 1997, and was subsequently Director of the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakerrig, Co. Monaghan. Dr Donlon lectured in Children's Literature at the School of Library and Information Studies, University College Dublin. |
Physical description: approx. 2,200 items ; various heights.
|Contained in:||Dr Patricia Donlon collection of Irish, Irish-related and other children's books|