- 1700 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
The archive is in the initial stages of assessment and cataloguing. More information will be available over the months of March/April 2020.
Enquiries are nonetheless welcome.
Direct line telephone is +353-61-621046
Name of creator
The monastery was founded inn 1927.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Description of collections:
Carbery papers, 1658-1759.
Sir Thomas Hackett papers, 1688-1720.
Cloncurry papers, 1880-1909.
Correspondence between Mother Mary Martin and Bede Lebbe, 1930s.
John Sweetman papers, 1911-1923.
Diaries of Richard Hobart (1784-1802), Sir Thomas Kane (1837) and J. Grene Barry (1869-76).
Gaelic League Ard-Craomh minute book, 1907-15.
Legal and administrative documents.
Financial, farm and school records.
Seniorate minute books, 1927-80.
Material relating to congresses, 1952 onwards.
Material relating to the foundation in Nigeria, 1974 onwards.
Private papers of deceased monks.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Certain items are available for public viewing. Please contact the archivist at firstname.lastname@example.org. Telephone +353-61-621046 (direct line), or +353-61-621000 (monastery reception).
The archive is accessible on average one day a week and by appointment only.
Conditions governing reproduction
All material, unless otherwise indicated is copyright of Glenstal Abbey. Permission is needed to copy anything from the archive. In addition, the reason for copy must be made clear to the archivist.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
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Place access points
Name access points
- Glenstal Abbey (Subject)
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Dates of creation revision deletion
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