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The Timothy Walch Collection of Irish and Catholic Americana

A gift from Dr. Timothy Walch to St. Ambrose University.

Dr. Timothy Walch, Director of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library in West Branch, Iowa, has donated his private collection of Irish and Catholic Americana books to the Library at St. Ambrose University.  The collection includes books on Irish artists, biographies of Irish figures, novels, and Irish American culture.  The donation is being provided over a three year span beginning in 2005, with approximately 600 books being received each year. 

The books join the Lawrence McCaffrey Irish History collection at the Library to comprise one of the largest Irish Studies collections in the region.  The following pages list the titles, authors, and call numbers of the books added to our collection.

         2005 Books              2006 Books              2007 Books

         2008 Books              2009 Books



Prepared by Jennifer Davis, 
SAU Library, April 2006


Last modified

July 2011

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