Gallagher family commonplace book
- 1757 - 1947
- Majority of material found within 1785 - 1812
Scope and Contents
Contains Irish legends, prayers, poems, and recipes, mainly in Gaelic with some English. Also includes some family history and lists real estate holdings in New York for the Gallagher and Hanigan families. This volume was kept mainly by Charles Gallagher, a doctor in New York City at the end of the 18th century, and was added to by his descendants.
- Gallagher, Charles (Person)
Language of Materials
Mostly in Gaelic with some English.
Restrictions on access
Open for research. Fragile original; digital version also available.
Conditions Governing Use
These materials are made available for use in research, teaching and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. The original authors may retain copyright to the materials.
Existence of digital copies
This is available digitally. Links are included in the inventory.
Brown leather binding, scratched and rubbed but intact. Loose pages and ephemera in front cover; some typescript pages laid in at front from a later date, 1940s. Pages chipped and mildly acidic.
Loose items were removed from the volume and placed in a folder.
- Gallagher family commonplace book
- 1757-1947 (bulk 1785-1812)
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