The Kerby A. Miller Collection

Irish Emigrant Letters and Memoirs from North America

About the Project


The Imirce digital collection makes thousands of Irish emigrant letters and memoirs from North America available to researchers and the public alike.

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Explore the Data


Explore the Irish emigrant dataset using our interactive visualisations that illustrate how the collection has grown and evolved over time.

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Growing Imirce

The Imirce team is committed to continuing the work of Kerby Miller and his colleagues by collecting and transcribing Irish emigrant letters and memoirs and adding them to the database.

Do you have letters or a memoir to contribute to the collection?