CollectionPapers of Hubert Butler and Peggy Butler
Collection DescriptionThe collection contains material relating to the families of both Hubert and Peggy Butler, mostly in the19th century but also earlier and later: this includes the Power, Kirk, Guthrie and Prim families and contains estate records, correspondence and genealogy. It also includes material relating to Dr John Moorhead, of the Medical College of Ohio who, with his wife Susan, owned Annaghmakerrig in co Monaghan. The bulk of the collection derives from Hubert Butler. [Trinity College Dublin]
Collection Web Address
ReferenceTCD MS 10304

Includes a separate section of correspondence between Peggy Butler [née Susan Margaret Guthrie] and her family, including her brother Sir Tyrone Guthrie; her diaries and notebooks; a substantial amount of gardening records; some artworks, poetry and reviews.

AccessBy prior appointment.
Century18th, 19th, 20th

There is a detailed list of this collection available in the reading room.

Repository NameTrinity College Dublin, Manuscripts and Archives Department
AddressOld Library Dublin 2
EircodeD02 PN40
Telephone(01) 896-1189
Telephone 2(01) 896-3384
Repository Web Address
CommentThe information listed from this repository has been extracted from lists available in the archives. The lists were compiled by staff of Trinity College, Dublin Library and we are grateful for their assistance. Due to time constraints not all items in this repository were examined individually. We are grateful to Felicity O'Mahony for providing information on items and collections added since 1999.