Collection: Manuscripts relating to Pauline Henley

Collection DescriptionPauline Henley was one of the first female teachers in the NUI. She joined the History Department at UCC in 1931, as an assistant lecturer, making her one of only four women teaching the subject at third level in Ireland. Her seminal work, "Spenser in Ireland", was published in 1928, and challenged existing scholarship on poet Edmund Spenser's time in Ireland. She was acquainted with a number of important nationalist figures, including Terence MacSwiney and his sister Márie (Mary) MacSwiney.
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Repository: Cork City and County Archives

Repository NameCork City and County Archives
AddressSeamus Murphy Building 32 Great William O'Brien Street Blackpool Cork City
EircodeT23 WP82
Telephone(021) 450-5876
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CommentFormerly Cork Archives Institute. We are grateful for the assistance provided by Ms Patricia McCarthy in supplying entries for the original Directory.

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