Rare Books and Special Collections
102 Hesburgh Library
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556
The Microform collection and scanning stations are in the Hesburgh Lower Level. The Hesburgh Library's microform scanners enable scanning microform to PDF, so consider brining a flash drive/thumb drive with you. For assistance, pleasce contact the Library's main 'Ask Us' desk.
Individual newspapers are listed in the catalog, with their location number.
Most Irish newpapers on microfilm were purchased in three large sets, Irish Political and Radical Newspapers of the Twentieth Century, Politics and Society Through the Press, and Northern Ireland Political Literature: Periodicals 1966-1989.
Irish Political and Radical Newspapers of the Twentieth Century: Microfilm N117
This collection is organized thematically by movement or historic event. Each title may be searched in the catalogue, and lists of titles may be browsed under the series title. The microfilms are arranged at the N117 location, followed by series number and reel number.
Ireland: Politics and Society through the Press, 1760-1922: Microfilm N150
There are over 30 newspapers in this collection, on 1,400 microfilm reels, so it is important to know the specific reel number as well as the location, N150. The printed guide, available as a PDF document, covers reels up to 960. All the titles are listed in the contents area of the catalog entry. The introduction in the printed guide to the collection, by Marie Louise Legg, provides background information on the newspapers in relation to different aspects of Irish history.
Media Guide (Gale website). This guide has a link to a copy of the print guide.
These are in Microfiche format, best used with the printed guide:
Microfiche: G3 (Drawer cabinet).
Guide: DA 990 .U45 N678 1993
All microfilm print guides are on bookshelves by the Lower Level Service Desk.
In addition to the collections listed above, the following newspapers are available in microfilm:
|1831-1883||N84 (6 reels)|
|Belfast Weekly News||1921-1924||N163 (3 reels)|
|Carlow Journal||1784-1785||N165 (1 reel)|
|Carlow Mercury||1788||N166 (1 reel)|
|N172 (31 reels)|
|Tipperary People||1876-1921||N168 (14 reels)|
|Clonmel Gazette or Hibernian Advertiser||1788-1795||N171 (3 reels)|
|Constitution, or Anti-Union Evening Post (see also Rare Books copy)||1799-1800||N174 (1 reel)|
|Daily Sketch||1916, 1922||N167|
|Dublin Saturday Post||1910-1920||N160 (9 reels)|
|Ennis Chronicle||1790-1802||N157 (26 reels)|
|Liberator||1927-1939||N164 (10 reels)|
|Tipperaryman and Limerick Recorder||1921-1922, 1927-1934||N159 (14 reels)|
|Volunteer Journal or Independent Gazetteer||1782-1785||N161 (2 reels)|
|Volunteer Journal or Weekly Advertiser||1785-1787||N161 (1 reel)|
|Volunteer Evening Post||1787||N169 (1 reel)|
|Collection of Newspapers relating to 1916||1916||N170 (2 reels)|