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Collection Description

Collection Title
Charles Acton Collection: Box 93 (1971)
Unique Identifier
Acton Gift 93
Programmes collected by Charles Acton relating to the Eurovision Song Contest from 1971-72.

1971: Ireland: Calendar of Events 'selection of the events […] intended to serve as a ready reference guide for visitors and holidaymakers'.
29/3/71-3/4/71: Gaiety Theatre: Eurovision Song Contest Dublin 1971 booklet + 1 programme booklet + 1 souvenir supplement + 2 tickets + 2 reception invitations
1972: Spain: Press pack for Eurovision España 71.

Collection includes a booklet entitled 'Introducting Ireland' published by the Department of External Affairs in 1968; a tourist magazine and leaflets; RTE press release; press folder; photograph of Irish entry; an invitation to a reception by the Record Manufacturer of Ireland; the March-April 1971 issue of 'Ireland of the Welcomes'
Date range of collection
1971 - 1971
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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This collection is about

Location Details

National Library of Ireland
Kildare Street Dublin Dublin 2 United Kingdom
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Visiting Information
Reading Rooms Opening Hours Main Reading Room Manuscripts Reading Room Information/Readers Ticket Desk Mon-Wed: 10am-9pm Mon-Wed:10am-8.30pm Mon-Wed:10am-12.30pm 2pm-5pm Thurs-Fri: 10am-5pm Thurs-Fri: 10am-4.30pm Thurs-Fri: 10am-12.30pm 2pm-4.30pm Saturday: 10am-1pm Saturday: 10am-12.30pm Saturday: 10am-1pm Manuscripts are not issued to readers during these hours: Mon-Fri: 12.30pm to 2pm Mon-Wed: 5pm to 6pm & after 7pm
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Collections Overview
The National Library of Ireland has two collections consisting mainly of printed sheet music from the eighteenth to the early twentieth century. These include much material from the mainsteam western classical music tradition, but also material relating to little known Irish composers. The names of the two collections are the Joly Music Collection and the Additional Music collection. In addition the Library has a small but significant collection of music manuscripts. The general printed collections include some Irish ballad, folk-music and popular song collections.
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

Additional Collection Information

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Collection Owner(s)
Collection Creator(s)
Collection Collector(s)
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Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council