Diary-Livy Vigilante, S.J.-(1874-81) [50A 1]., 01/01/1874-12/31/1881
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From the Collection: 131 Linear Feet (224 boxes)
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
This folder [50A 1] consists of the diary (1874-1881) of Livy Vigilante, S.J. at the St. Inigoes House and Mission.
Subjects and Associated Physical Materials
DIARY-LIVY VIGILANTE (SJ)-(1874-1881) [50A 1]: Manuscript
VIGILANTE, (ABP) LIVY-DIARY-(1874-81): Manuscript
ST. INIGOES-HOUSE/MISSION-DIARY-(1874-81): Manuscript
Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository