|Guillermo Herries League|
|Title:||Guillermo Herries League|
|Location:||James Hardiman Library, N.U.I.Galway|
|CONTENT AND STRUCTURE|
|Scope and Content|
This collection consists of a number of photographic print copies of material relating to the Guillermo Herries League, which was set up in 1936 in an attempt to have the newly constructed bridge over the Chicago River named after an Irish explorer. It shows the attempts of the League to find information in Ireland relating to Herries, reputedly from Galway, who sailed with Columbus, and also to have the bridge named after him.
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