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History of the Belfast Library and Society for Promoting Knowledge

commonly known as the Linen Hall Library, chiefly taken from the minutes of the Society, and published in connection with the centenary celebration in 1888 / by John Anderson.

by Anderson, John of Belfast, Ireland.

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Published by M"Caw, Stevenson & Orr in Belfast .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Linen Hall Library (Belfast, Northern Ireland)

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 128 p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14012422M
    OCLC/WorldCa2085647

    ‘Belfast Through Time’ is Aidan Campbell’s latest local history book. This book is available from major booksellers. It follows on from the publication of 11 local histories covering areas of East Belfast and 1 on South Belfast. On this occasion the theme is Greater Belfast. . Annals of the Famine in Ireland is Asenath Nicholson's sequel to Ireland's Welcome to the undaunted American widow returned to Ireland in the midst of the Great Famine and helped organise relief for the destitute and hungry. Her account is not a history of the famine, but personal eyewitness testimony to the suffering it caused. For that reason, it conveys the reality of the.

    We support the teaching, learning and enjoyment of history. Join us to help inspire future generations and meet others who share an interest in the past. Historical Association – the UK national charity for history. English: Fleuron from book: A letter from the Belfast Society. To the Reverend Mr. Matthew Clerk, &c. with An answer to the Society's remarks on a pamphlet lately publish'd, entituled, A letter from the country, to a friend in Belfast, &c. 'The Belfast Library and society for promoting knowledge, founded '; the Linen Hall Library.

    The Belfast Society for the Promotion of Knowledge, holds its meetings in the White Linen Hall, and possesses a library containing upwards of 10, volumes. There are also several minor literary societies connected with the greater educational establishments, and a Society called the Essayist Club, which meets once a month, for the reading and. The men who, in October , gathered in a Belfast tavern to forward a "brotherhood of affection" and to obtain reform on "principles of civil, political liberty" were Protestants in what was very largely a Protestant town. With the exception of Thomas Russell, librarian at the Belfast Society for Promoting Knowledge who was from Cork, and Theobald Wolfe Tone, a Dublin lawyer Russell had Ideology: Irish republicanism, Irish nationalism, Classical .


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Get this from a library. History of the Belfast Library and Society for Promoting Knowledge: commonly known as the Linen Hall Library, chiefly taken from the minutes of the Society, and published in connection with the centenary celebration in [John Anderson, of Belfast Ire.].

The original Linen Hall Library inshortly before its demolition and replacement with Belfast City Hall. The Linen Hall Library is a unique institution. It was founded in by a group of artisans as the Belfast Reading Society and in became the Belfast Society for Promoting Knowledge.

The Belfast Library and Society for Promoting Knowledge was established in by artisans, radicals and the rising bourgeoisie of the town.

The Linen Hall is one of the few remaining examples of a proliferation of subscription libraries throughout the West, prompted by the new spirit of enquiry in the age of the American and French revolutions. The first in Belfast was the Belfast Reading Society, which later became the Belfast Society for Promoting Knowledge and then the Linen Hall Library.

The Library was created by, as alternative versions have it, 'the worthy plebeians' or 'sans culottes' of the town. The collection is also strong in titles by the poet Allan Ramsay () formerly collected by Andrew Gibson (fl.

) of Belfast, a former Governor of the Belfast Library and Society for. Belfast Central Library is a public library in Royal Avenue, Belfast, Northern init was one of the first major public library buildings in Ireland. A competition for the design of the building was won by architect William Henry Lynn in and it was built by H & J Martin builders.

Designed to reflect the ambitions of the growing city of Belfast, its architecture is a Country: Northern Ireland. The collection was originally amassed by Andrew Gibson (b. ), a Scotsman who became a Governor of the Belfast Library and Society for Promoting Knowledge (the “Linenhall Library”) and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland.

The Linen Hall Library, or Belfast Library And Society For Promoting Knowledge, was established in and has operated ever since as a private, subscription library.

From its earliest days, the library has had a strong interest in antiquarian materials about Ireland so it has a. ‘Over the next three decades he established himself a secure place in the city’s commercial, intellectual and sporting elites.

By Andrew Gibson was the Belfast agent for both the Burns and Cunard lines. He was also the Governor of the Belfast Library and Society for Promoting Knowledge, colloquially as the Linen Hall Library.

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A General Collection of the Ancient Irish Music Collected from the Harpers etc. in the Different Provinces of Ireland, and Adapted for the Pianoforte. reprint by Linen Hall Library, Belfast.

Originally published by Belfast Society for Promoting Knowledge (Linen. The northern part of the island of Ireland politically belongs to the United Kingdom, and Belfast is the capital of this region.

It is located at the western edge of Belfast Bay and is protected by the range of hills from the north-west. The name of the city (Irish: Béal Feirste) means "mouth of the Farset" which is a late tributary of the River Lagan. Belfast Library and Society for Promoting Knowledge, commonly known as the Linen Hall library, an affiliation he particularly cher ished because of its association with the United Irishman Thomas Russell.

He was a prominent contributor to the library's centennial flourish, followingwhich was characterised by extensive. Another great landmark of Belfast, the Linen Hall Library, has quite an interesting story.

Being founded in by the Belfast Society for Promoting Knowledge, it is the oldest library in the city. Inthe Library moved into premises in White Linen Hall located in.

The Belfast Society for Promoting Knowledge, established inis supported by annual subscriptions of one guinea; the library contains more than volumes, and there are a cabinet of minerals, and a valuable philosophical apparatus.

Volumes of local history, fiction, plays and poetry line our shelves, as well as significant archives and manuscript holdings including: our own minutes and records of the Belfast Library and Society for Promoting Knowledge which is intrinsically linked to the story of Belfast, manuscripts compiled by Henry Joy (), and literary.

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Now.He became librarian for the Belfast Society for Promoting Knowledge (now Linen Hall Library) in Much admired by Mary Ann McCracken ('a model of manly beauty'), Russell was held without trial inreleased inand a year later he was executed for his part in Robert Emmet's rebellion.