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Accession 06-187

Smithsonian Institution. Archives. Office of the Director

External Affairs Files, 1879-1891, 1989, 2005

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Archives. Office of the Director
Title: External Affairs Files
Dates: 1879-1891, 1989, 2005
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 06-187
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records related to the Birr Castle Demesne in Birr, Ireland. The Birr Castle Demesne consists of gardens; a telescope constructed in the 1840s by William Parsons, Third Earl of Rosse; and Ireland's Historic Science Centre. These materials consist of a visitor information brochure; worksheets and a workbook for teaching science to children; a book titled, "Impressions of an Irish Countess: The Photography of Mary Countess of Rosse," by David H. Davison, 1989; copies of the journal titled, "The Scientific Transactions of the Royal Dublin Society;" images and videos of the Birr Castle Demesne; and a few unidentified color photographs. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records related to the Birr Castle Demesne in Birr, Ireland. The Birr Castle Demesne consists of gardens; a telescope constructed in the 1840s by William Parsons, Third Earl of Rosse; and Ireland's Historic Science Centre. These materials consist of a visitor information brochure; worksheets and a workbook for teaching science to children; a book titled, Impressions of an Irish Countess: The Photography of Mary Countess of Rosse, by David H. Davison, 1989; copies of the journal titled, The Scientific Transactions of the Royal Dublin Society; images and videos of the Birr Castle Demesne; and a few unidentified color photographs. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-187, Smithsonian Institution, Archives, Office of the Director, External Affairs Files

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Birr Castle Demesne - Visitor information brochure, 2005

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Discover Science Centre worksheets

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Junior Science Trail workbook

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Impressions of an Irish Countess: The Photography of Mary Countess of Rosse, by David H. Davison, 1989

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The Scientific Transactions of the Royal Dublin Society, Vol. II, New Series, 1879

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The Scientific Transactions of the Royal Dublin Society, Vol. II, Series II, 1880

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The Scientific Transactions of the Royal Dublin Society, Vol. III, Series II, 1885

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The Scientific Transactions of the Royal Dublin Society, Vol. IV, Series II, 1891

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Images and videos of the Birr Castle Demesne - Compact discs, 2005 (Includes electronic records)

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Unidentified photographs

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