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Identifier: 831

Series-level Scope and Content Note

This series contains a collection of the correspondence from the private papers of John D. Crimmins. The subject of the correspondence is primarily related to the philanthropic activities Crimmins was engaged in for the period 1877-1910. Among the people Crimmins corresponded with are Mother Jones, SCJM, James Cardinal Gibbons, Patrick Cardinal Ryan, and Winfield Scott Hancock. Also included in this collection are two letters addressed to Crimmins' wife, Lily Lalor Crimmins (d. 1888), a letter addressed to Abp. Michael Corrigan by Sr. M. Irene, who also corresponded with JDC, and a testimony written by JDC regarding the character of Mother Mary Aloysia Hardey, RCMJ.


  • From the Collection: 1877 - 1910
  • From the Collection: Majority of material found within 1890 - 1894

Conditions Governing Access

Most manuscripts collections at the Georgetown University Booth Family Center for Special Collections are open to researchers; however, restrictions may apply to some collections. Collections stored off site require a minimum of three days for retrieval. For use of all manuscripts collections, researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections in advance of any visit.


From the Collection: 1 Cubic Feet (2 document cases and 2 folders)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

General Note

Series No. in Collection: 1


Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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