Cork City & County Archives

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Funded by Cork City Council, Cork County Council & UCC
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Business Archives

A reflection of Cork’s extensive industrial and commercial history, Cork City and County Archives has particularly strong holdings of business archives. These archives often include financial account books, wages records, files, personal and business correspondence, and plans and drawings..

 Major collections include:

  • Bantry Bay Steamship Company Ltd, 1883-1935   B623 List
  • Bennetts of Ballinacurra, maltings, 1806-2006  
  • Chillingworth and Levie, Architects 1916-1970  ARC/1 List
  • City of Cork Steampacket Company, 1803 - 1969   U370 List
  • Cork Spinning and Weaving Company 1851-1917  B530 List
  • Dowdall Mahony & Co. Ltd.  1916 - 1960  B614 List 
  • Hewitt & Co. Distillers / Watercourse Rd. Distillery (Thomas Hewitt)   U15B List
  • Munster Bank Ltd, 1885-1888  B617 List