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Series 6
Additions, 2011-2017
Boxes 70-82, OP5, AV1, and BD1

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of additions to the Rita Ann Higgins papers received in 2017 and includes correspondence, personal papers, writings, printed material, born digital material, and audiovisual material. Printed material includes a significant number of Irish newspapers containing articles by Higgins. Writings contain poetry, playscripts, and drafts of essays by Higgins, in particular drafts of her work Tongulish, as well as writings by others.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by record type.

Restrictions on Access

Special restrictions apply: Use copies have not been made for audiovisual material in this collection. Researchers must contact the Rose Library at least two weeks in advance for access to these items. Collection restrictions, copyright limitations, or technical complications may hinder the Rose Library's ability to provide access to audiovisual material.

Researchers must contact the Rose Library in advance for access to unprocessed born digital materials in this collection. Collection restrictions, copyright limitations, or technical complications may hinder the Rose Library's ability to provide access to unprocessed born digital materials.

Processing Note

Arranged and described at the box level by Sarah Quigley, 2018. Rita Ann Higgins packed the boxes at her home in Ireland and shipped them to the Rose Library. Sarah Quigley sorted the material by record type to match the other series in the collection. Files of material that include multiple record types can be found in the boxes of personal papers.

Box Folder Content
AV2 - Audiovisual material: 8 audio cassettes and 11 CDs
BD1 - Born digital material
70 - Correspondence
71 - Correspondence
72 - Personal papers
73 - Personal papers
74 - Personal papers
75 - Personal papers
76 - Printed material, general
77 - Printed material, general
78 - Printed material, newspapers
79 - Printed material, newspapers
80 - Printed material, newspapers
OP5 - Printed material, posters

Includes a poster inscribed to Higgins by Margaretta Darcy.

81 - Writings
82 - Writings
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