Irish Republic Anniversary – Commemorative Resources & Starting Your Research

April of 2024 marks the 75th anniversary when the Republic of Ireland was officially established. This celebration is one where individuals can take the opportunity to explore various aspects of Irish History before and after 1949. The influence of on the world through thousands of unique resources available to our research community. A helpful introductory … Continue reading “Irish Republic Anniversary – Commemorative Resources & Starting Your Research”

Irish Family Genealogy and Library Usage Presentation

Prepare yourself for Thanksgiving dinner discussions about your family history by attending a presentation on Irish genealogy, sponsored by Pirates of Irish Persuasion & Extraction (PIPE) at Seton Hall University on Friday, November 11th, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. Alan Delozier, D.Litt., Humanities & Outreach Librarian will share an overview of this important topic and … Continue reading “Irish Family Genealogy and Library Usage Presentation”

Studying Ireland, Irish Resources in the Archives and Special Collections Center

With March upon us an increased interest in learning about the culture, history, individuals, events, and traditions associated with the Irish experience is both evident and welcome!  However, when it comes to finding resources related to both Éire proper and Irish-America alike we offer year-round opportunities to study a wide-range of subject areas related to, … Continue reading “Studying Ireland, Irish Resources in the Archives and Special Collections Center”

Podcast: Seton Hall University. A History, 1856-2006 with Dermot Quinn, Ph.D.

We are happy to announce the latest installment of the University Libraries podcast series entitled: Zet Forward. This podcast entitled: “Seton Hall University. A History, 1856-2006,” with guest scholar Dr. Dermot Quinn. This podcast features Professor of History, Dr. Dermot Quinn who has an extensive knowledge of Catholic, Irish-American, and University History has produced a volume … Continue reading “Podcast: Seton Hall University. A History, 1856-2006 with Dermot Quinn, Ph.D.”

Seton Hall University History Book & University Libraries Support

The recent release of the book entitled: Seton Hall University, A History, 1856-2006. (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2023) by Dr. Dermot Quinn is a detailed work that commemorates the development of our institution over its first 150 years of operation. This work is the detailed product of the documentary vision achieved by Dr. … Continue reading “Seton Hall University History Book & University Libraries Support”

The Éire of Library Exploration

March is Irish Heritage Month. With this observance in mind and at hand, there are an abundance of resources to share with you. We are delighted to announce the successful conclusion of our Irish history project at the archives which was generously funded by the New Jersey Historical Commission, Irish Immigrant Solidarity in New Jersey, … Continue reading “The Éire of Library Exploration”

Special Collections Receives $19,872 Grant from New Jersey Historical Commission

The Monsignor William Noe Field Archives and Special Collections has received a grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission to process its collections documenting Irish immigrant history. The project, titled “Irish Immigrant Solidarity in New Jersey, 1870-Present,” will organize and preserve an enormous collection of papers donated to the archives by John Concannon, the historian … Continue reading “Special Collections Receives $19,872 Grant from New Jersey Historical Commission”

New Exhibit: The 1916 Easter Rising

Proclaiming a Republic: The 1916 Rising We are pleased to announce a new exhibit on the 1916 Easter Rising which is being hosted by the Walsh Library Gallery and Archives & Special Collections. The Easter Rising also known as the Easter Rebellion is perhaps the defining moment in modern Irish history. The Rising set the … Continue reading “New Exhibit: The 1916 Easter Rising”

New Database Trial: British Periodicals

A trial of ProQuest’s database British Periodicals available to SHU students and faculty until December 18th.  This resource offers research materials across many disciplines including history, literature, political science, journalism and the arts.  The trial can be accessed here. We welcome feedback from trial users.  Please send any comments to Sebastian Derry, Assistant Dean of … Continue reading “New Database Trial: British Periodicals”

News from Archives & Special Collections

*  The first set of cataloged books from the recently acquired John Concannon Irish Collection are available for research request via the Archives & Special Collections Center.  Mr. Concannon previously served as the National Historian for the Ancient Order of Hibernians and a freelance writer for various newspapers and magazines including the Irish Echo, Newsweek … Continue reading “News from Archives & Special Collections”