These are some of the collections held by the KAS library:

American Committee for Relief in Ireland

Description Letters and statements of appeal to the American Committee for Relief in Ireland, 1921-22 from Irish people whose property was damaged during the War of Indepedence.
Collection no. IE KAS Q005
no. of items 86
year(s) 1921-22

Flood Estate Papers

Description  Estate valuations; tenants’ ledgers; correspondence; relating to the 4,000 acre Kilkenny estates of the Hanford Flood family.
Collection no.  IE KAS Q010
no. of items  ledgers (6) + correspondence (444 items)
year(s)  1897-1926

Hackett Family Collection

Description  Hackett family photographs and a 1950s radio script by Florence Hackett.
Collection no.  IE KAS Q028
no. of items  1 photo album; 1 script; 4 notes.
year(s)  1890-1987

Lá na mban 1918

Description Signatures, in a handwritten ledger, of 1015 Kilkenny women who signed an anti-conscription pledge organised by Cumann na mBan and other bodies in 1918. The financial accounts of customers with Danville Dairy occur in the same volume.
Collection no.  IE KAS Q030
no. of items  1 MS ledger
year(s)  1918 + 1935-1936

A community project in 2018 tried to find out more about these women.

Patrick Burke Collection

Description Letter from Patrick Burke, Wakefield Prison, Yorkshire, to his wife Kate Burke at Kilkenny. 5 May 1916
Collection no.  IE KAS Q023
no. of items  1 folio
year(s)  1916