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Jesuits. Maryland Province


Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

American Catholic Sermon Collection

Identifier: GTM-840320
Scope and Contents

The American Catholic Sermon collection was formed from sermons in the Woodstock College Archives, the Maryland Province Archives, and the Georgetown University Archives. It consists of some 450 manuscript sermons by over 40 different preachers, including 54 texts by Archbishop John Carroll and seven by Georgetown's first president, Fr. Robert Plunkett. The sermons are arranged alphabetically by preacher last name.

Dates: 1692 - 1815

Archives of the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus

Identifier: GTM-000119
Scope and Contents The Archives of the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus covers the period from 1630-2004; the bulk of the materials date from 1800-1875. The collection documents the establishment of the Jesuit order, and of the Catholic Church more broadly, in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States. Also referred to as the Maryland Province Archives (MPA), it consists of the organizational records and papers of the Province in its various iterations: the Mission of Maryland (1634-1773), the...
Dates: 1630-2004

Peter Attwood, SJ Papers

Identifier: GTM-20240102
Scope and Contents The papers of Peter Attwood, SJ contain bound volumes of treatises copied down by Attwood throughout his Jesuit formation. Some of the original authors are identified (e.g., James Gooden, Edward Slaughter, and Richard Vaughan) and topics covered include geometry, astronomy, and theology. There is also a treatise written by Attwood circa 1720 entitled “Liberty and Property,” in which he contends that British royal governors should have no say in the legislation or local affairs of Maryland...
Dates: 1709 - 1720

Virgil H. Barber, SJ Papers

Identifier: GTM-GAMMS008
Scope and Contents

The Virgil H. Barber, SJ Papers contain correspondence, notes, a prayer book, and clippings relating to his Jesuit formation, his work in New England missions, and the conversion of his family to Catholicism.

Dates: 1804 - 1964

Mark H. Bauer, SJ Papers

Identifier: GTM-891002
Scope and Contents

The Mark H. Bauer, SJ Papers contain material related to his Jesuit formation; his graduate work in biology; and honors received throughout his life. Also includes correspondence, photographs, talks, and resumes.

Dates: 1929 - 1985

Vincent I. Bellwoar, SJ Papers

Identifier: GTM-20240129
Scope and Contents

The papers of former university archivist Vincent I. Bellwoar, SJ contain materials surrounding his Jesuit formation and parochial duties; teaching at Georgetown and retirement; and golden jubilee celebrations.

Dates: 1937 - 1988

John Carroll, SJ Collection

Identifier: GTM-760101
Scope and Contents

The John Carroll, SJ Collection contains original and transcribed correspondence; two religious manuscripts; biographical notes and news clippings; and miscellaneous documents related to the first Roman Catholic bishop in the United States and the first archbishop of Baltimore. Of note are transcriptions of letters exchanged with Fr. Charles Plowden in folders 1, 2, and 6.

Dates: 1770 - 1976

Church of St. Francis Xavier Autograph Album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: GTM-20240405
Scope and Contents

A bound album entitled "Century of Autographs" compiled by Patrick F. Dealy, SJ as a memorial of a fair held in the Church of St. Francis Xavier at W 16th St., New York City, in 1880. A list of contributors is provided in the front of the volume.

Dates: 1880 - 1881

William B. Cleary, SJ Papers

Identifier: GTM-20240103
Scope and Contents

The William B. Cleary, SJ Papers contain a commonplace book maintained by Cleary during his Jesuit formation and early teaching career as well as correspondence, certificates, and other miscellaneous documents.

Dates: 1854 - 1884

James Curley, SJ Papers

Identifier: GTM-GAMMS42
Scope and Contents

The James Curley, SJ Papers contain notebooks, journals, biographical notes, correspondence, photographs, and miscellaneous documents. Of note is a personal journal (1868-1889) and a journal for the Georgetown campus greenhouse and garden (1870-1889).

Dates: 1815 - 1893

R. Emmett Curran Papers

Identifier: GTM-180305
Scope and Contents The papers of R. Emmett Curran consist of materials related to his work as a historian and author, including publications such as A History of Georgetown University and John Dooley's Civil War.Includes unpublished manuscripts and drafts on the history of Catholics in America, the Civil War, and 19th century Baltimore, as well as additional works on Georgetown University history. From the donor: "There are six boxes containing various drafts of the Georgetown history, as well as...
Dates: 1960s-2010s

Francis X. de Neckere, SJ Papers

Identifier: GTM-GAMMS36
Scope and Contents

The Francis X. de Neckere, SJ Papers contain de Neckere's first vows as well as a handwritten volume of meditations likely written while at Conewago (1849-1879).

Dates: 1844 - 1879

John Digges, Jr., SJ Papers

Identifier: GTM-GAMMS14
Scope and Contents

This collection contains considerations, spiritual dialogues, and other devotional manuscripts ascribed to Fr. John Digges, Jr.

Dates: circa 1740

John E. Dooley, SJ Papers

Identifier: GTM-GAMMS49
Scope and Contents

The John Dooley, SJ Papers contain reminiscences written between 1865 and 1873 detailing his service as a Confederate soldier in the First Virginia Infantry Regiment (1862-1863) and subsequent imprisonment at Fort McHenry and Johnson’s Island (1863-1865). Also includes an essay he wrote on secession (circa 1861), poetry (1870-1873), and a few pieces of correspondence (1860-1909). Materials are arranged in a rough chronological order except for the bound reminiscences in folder 8.

Dates: 1861 - 1909

William H. Duncan, SJ Papers

Identifier: GTM-GAMMS52
Scope and Contents The William H. Duncan, SJ Papers contain journals he maintained throughout his Jesuit vocation; financial ledgers regarding the estates of his father John and sister Margaret; and several pieces of correspondence. Of note are entries related to the sale of enslaved persons in Lowndes and Autauga, Alabama, in 1860 (folder 7). Materials on Slavery This collection contain references to slaveholding. Relevant materials have been noted on the...
Dates: 1854 - 1894

Abraham J. Emerick, SJ Papers

Identifier: GTM-180101
Scope and Contents The Abraham J. Emerick, SJ Papers consist of correspondence and miscellaneous documents related to his missionary activities in Jamaica and his work with the Mission of Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament in Philadelphia, which was supported by Mo. Mary Katharine Drexel and the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament for Indians and Colored People.Most of the correspondence in the collection is from Mo. Drexel, founder of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, covering topics such as her...
Dates: 1904 - 1918

Peter Epinette, SJ Papers

Identifier: GTM-GAMMS38
Scope and Contents

The Peter Epinette, SJ Papers contain an exhortation on the common rules and bound volumes of his spiritual writings.

Dates: 1805 - 1830

George Fenwick, SJ Papers

Identifier: GTM-GAMMS45
Scope and Contents The George Fenwick, SJ Papers cover the period 1796-1887; the bulk of the materials date from 1815-1855. The collection contains materials written by, for, and to George Fenwick, a Jesuit priest who also served as professor and prefect of schools at Georgetown College. The George Fenwick, SJ Papers consist of poetry, sermons, correspondence, educational reports, and some printed materials. In addition to materials authored by Fenwick himself, there are letters and poems written to and for...
Dates: 1796-1887; Majority of material found within 1815-1855

Joseph M. Finotti, SJ Papers

Identifier: GTM-GAMMS10
Scope and Contents

The Joseph M. Finotti, SJ Papers contain diaries, correspondence, manuscripts, and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1846 - 1878

Patrick F. Healy, SJ Papers

Identifier: GTM-GAMMS57
Scope and Contents The Patrick F. Healy, SJ Papers consist of diaries, academic notebooks, correspondence, photographs, newsclippings, and other personal papers written by or concerning Healy and his family. The materials cover the period from 1841-1983; the bulk of the materials date from 1877-1906.The twelve diaries in the collection primarily record appointments. The correspondence consists of a single folder of materials written by Healy (1871-1903), as well as two folders of correspondence...
Dates: 1841 - 1983; Majority of material found within 1877 - 1906

Additional filters:

Jesuits -- Education 7
Slavery 7
Diaries -- Authorship 2
Jesuits -- Biography 2
Jesuits -- Missions 2