Diary of Michael Davitt, 1893: folios 1 to 4, plus unfoliated leaves and cover Public Deposited

Diary of Michael Davitt, 1893: folios 1 to 4, plus unfoliated leaves and cover

Shelf Mark/Reference Number
  • IE TCD MS 9554
Rights statement
  • Copyright The Board of Trinity College Dublin. Images are available for single-use academic application only. Publication, transmission or display is prohibited without formal written approval of the Library of Trinity College, Dublin.
Copyright status
Date Created
  • created 1893
  • Diary of Michael Davitt. DN 25, 1893; a ‘Collins’ Handy Diary’, one day per page, published by William Collins, Sons, & Co. Ltd, London and Glasgow, for the year 1893. Entries for the most part are centred around issues pertaining to elections, the Home Rule cause, and Davitt’s own bankruptcy proceedings. This section contains folios 1 to 4, plus a number of unfoliated leaves, some printed, some blank, and the front cover. Inserted here is a photograph of two young children: one of Davitt’s sons and one of his daughters. On 1v is a MS excerpt from ‘Tennyson (”In Memoriam”) “The churl in spirit, howe’er he veil His want in forms for fashion’s sake Will let his coltish nature break At seasons through the gilded pale.” Entries for 1-4 January 1893 are blank.
Collection title
  • Papers of Michael Davitt
  • The Davitt papers were in the hands of Professor T.W. Moody, professor of modern history TCD and biographer of Davitt, and they were arranged, numbered and listed by him. His arrangement and catalogue remain in use but aspects of his numbering have been superceded. Additional listing done in TCD. Deposited in TCD Library in parts 31 March 1978 and 20 August 1980. Presented by Davitt's son, Judge Cahir Davitt, May 1982 and 17 June 1982 with additions later (January 1983).
  • Davitt, Cahir, Donor
Resource type
  • pencils (drawing and writing equipment)
  • ink
  • paper (fiber product)
  • Irish
  • 0152186


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