RSAI Collection

Book Collection

booksThe  Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland holds a collection of over 5,000 books,  Many of the books have been donated by members over the years.  The library contains a large selection of titles relating to Irish archaeology and Irish history


Journal Collection

journalsThe library holds in excess of 5,000 journals. There is a large collection of Irish journals, and is particularly strong in the areas of archaeology and history.  There is a significant collection of Irish journals, but the collection also contains titles from the UK and further afield.

Photographic Collection

RSAI have collected a comprehensive collection of photographic albums and slides, primarily depicting archaeological sites in Ireland.  In addition to these we have a large collection of glass lantern slides.  A project is currently under way to digitally preserve the lantern slide collection and make them publicly available.

RSAI Archive

The RSAI has preserved a variety of communications, documents and drawing, sketches from luminaries including Miller, Robertson and Graves.  These include a selection of antiquarian drawings by George Victor Du Noyer. 

New Acquisition

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