About Manuscripts & Archives

What do Egyptian Books of the Dead, Wolfe Tone’s death mask and Samuel Beckett’s struggles with creativity all have in common? They are all cared for by the staff of Manuscripts & Archives at the Library of Trinity College Dublin, along with thousands of other unique and irreplaceable historical items spanning 3000 years. This blog aims to share some of the stories behind the collections.

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