A presentation on the Jackson Collection

A presentation on the Jackson collection hosted by Carlow Town Library in association with Carlow Historical & Archaeological Society.

The Jacksons were a military family based in Graiguecullen. Two brothers Adam and Robert amassed a large collection of material which remained with the family until 1859. The collection was widely varied and was both of local and wider interest. The oldest surviving document dates from 1537.

A presentation by Christopher Power which includes material from the original Jackson collection and fascinating visuals of the Jackson books will be held in Carlow County Library on September 27th at 7.30 pm. This free event will give fascinating insights in to this unique body of material which is closely linked to much of Carlow’s history.
The presentation will outline a history of the Jackson family and their extraordinary interest in collecting books and memorabilia.

The event is free of charge, open to everyone and promises to be both informative and entertaining. For further details please contact Carlow Library on 0599129705 or email library@carlowcoco.ie


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The Carlow Historical & Archaeological Society (until 2001 known as The Old Carlow Society) was formed in 1946

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