The collection consists of Birrell's papers as Chief Secretary for Ireland, including letters and memoranda; and a volume of the home rule bills of 1886 and 1893, and the Irish Councils bill of 1907.
Papers of Augustine Birrell
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- ReferenceGB 161 Dep. c. 299-303
- Dates of Creation1886-1916
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description5 shelfmarks
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Administrative / Biographical History
Augustine Birrell (1850-1933) was Chief Secretary for Ireland, 1907-16. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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The papers were deposited in the Library in 1969.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
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