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Comprises the personal papers and private collections of individuals including prominent medical figures associated with RCSI and Ireland’s medical history.

The RCSI College Archive encompasses the breadth of activities undertaken by RCSI: from its establishment as the national training body for surgery in 1784 to its present day iteration as a world-leading health sciences university and research institution offering education and training at undergraduate, postgraduate, and professional level. It contains formal and official records that provide evidence of the governance and administration of RCSI at institutional and departmental level.

1789-present day

Comprises special collections relating to the general history and practice of medicine and surgery in Ireland, beyond the immediate environs and scope of RCSI.

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