Gráinne Yeats Collection
- 1950 - 2013 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
Gráinne Yeats (1925-2013) a professional harper, singer, teacher, arranger, historian and recorded artist.
The collection arrived in ITMA on the 20 April 2018 from the home of Aibhlín McCrann. Due to the sale of the Yeats family home the collection had been transferred to McCrann's home for safe keeping by Catríona Yeats, daughter of Gráinne Yeats.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The collection contains music manuscripts, photographs, slides, lecture scripts, diaries, music arrangements (mostly for the Irish harp), research notes, ephemera, artefacts, and commercial & non-commercial sound recordings. A large number of books also form part of this collection.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
A further 6 boxes were delivered to ITMA on 11 March 2019 from Aibhlín McCrann's home.
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
47 reel-to-reels and cassettes were digitised in 2018. Photographs and slides from this collection were digitised in 2021 as part of a Heritage Council of Ireland funded project.