Acquisitions, July 2016

Some items of interest acquired by the Archive within the last two months:

Rpa Acq Jul 16

Edison Phonograph machine & 20 commercial wax cylinders comprising 17 blue celluloid Amberol cylinders and 3 Edison gold moulded black wax cylinders, early 20th century. Donated by Máire Ní Fhlaithbheartaigh, Dublin

70 78 rpm discs, various recording labels, 1920s–1940s. Donated by Grete & Finn O'Lochlann, Dublin

19 discs from Pathé label, dating from 1906–1918. Purchase

3 acetate discs containing recordings of Ed Reavy & Pat Clarke (Ed Reavy's first music teacher), 1950s–1960s. Donated / Loaned for copying by Kathleen Fay (née Clarke), Cavan

ITMA would also like to acknowledge with thanks donations of materials (CDs, printed items, visual items, etc.) and other help and information from the following people and organisations: Nicholas Carolan, Paul de Grae, Síle Denvir, Danny Diamond, Michaela Dorrity, Dundalk Institute of Technology, East Galway Family History Society, Peter Farrell, Pat Goode, Helen Gubbins, Reg Hall, Inishowen Traditional Singers' Circle, Alison Kinnaird, Dónal MaGuire, Fionnuala Maxwell, Enda McDermott, John Moulden, Terry Moylan, Victoria Mrozowicz, Eamon Murray, Pádraig O'Neill, Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, Brigitte Secqueville, Fr Gerry Threadgold per Sr Mary Threadgold, Tobar an Dualchais, Alan Woods