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IA-5a: Misc. Ordinatio Studiorum., 1861-1920

 File — Multiple Containers

Scope and Contents

Items deal mostly with the academic formation of scholastics, ranging from novitiate through philosophy and theology, including descriptions of courses in humanities and sciences. Divided between five folders, containing more or less: folder 42: typed and printed course outlines for the Gregorian and other Jesuit formation programs; 43 and 45: printed booklets describing other scholasticate programs (St. Stanislaus in Florissant, Austro Hungaria, Angliae Assistancy, Galicaianae Province, Lugdunensis Province, ); 44: various drafts and printed copies of the Woodstock programs and other provinces (Aragoniae Province; 46: large collection of draft notes on the Woodstock programs. Much of this was in response to calls from the Generals Beckx and Ledochowski to upgrade or standardize the Maryland/NY and Missouri curricula.


  • 1861-1920


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From the Collection: 300 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English