Acquisitions, March 2014

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

Original & digital copies of 19th-century bound music manuscript and loose pages, compiled by John J. O'Donnell, Donegal & Scotland; 18th-century printed music book; images of materials related to the early 20th-century Irish vaudeville act of the O'Donnell Brothers, New York, uilleann pipes & fiddle (see Nick Whitmer, 'The O'Donnell Brothers', An Píobaire vol. 10, no 1, Feb. 2014: 22-24). Donated by Audrey O'Donnell Crotty, New York, per Bill Ochs

Ethnographic film reel from the Heinrich Becker collection, c. 1950. Donated by Feargál Ó Bearra, Galway

Videotape featuring the 1978 Oireachtas concert in Dublin. Donated by Mary Friel, Dublin

Collection of 78s & LPs formerly owned by 1920s flute player Tom Morrison of Galway and New York, and by his son, fiddle player Jim Morrison of New York and London

ITMA would also like to acknowledge with thanks donations of materials (CDs, printed items, visual items, etc.) and other help from the following people and organisations: Adrian Barker, Kevin Branigan, Ceoltóirí an Doirín, Simon Chadwick, Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, Raquel Costa, Kathy DeAngelo, Drogheda Singing Gathering, Joe Ferguson, Maeve Gebruers, Reg Hall, Frankie Kennedy per Ursula Kennedy, Tommy McCarthy & Louise Costello, Tom Mongan, Siobhán Ní Chonaráin, NPU, Seoirse Ó Dochartaigh, Caitríona O’Leary, Don Roberts, Fergus Russell, Rod Stradling, TCD Library, You Gotta Have Harp Productions