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Catholic University (1 of 2), 1872-1899

 File — Box: 32, Folder: 1
Identifier: 119_94_4
Catholic University (1 of 2)
Catholic University (1 of 2)

Scope and Contents

Contains TYP will of Isidore Daubrese SJ; ALS corresp from J.H. Richards SJ 10/13/1888 re Georgetown Law and Medical Schools (need for new building for former, questions of Catholic doctrine and medical teaching re latter); corresp re proposal to transfer GU Law School and Medical School to Catholic University 1894; ALS re assignment of John Hagen SJ, astronomer, to GU 1888; ALS from Bp John J. Keane re relations of Jesuits to Catholic University 1888; AMs agreement between Naples Province and Maryland Province re finances 1876; ALS re priests leaving Paulists to join Society 1893; ALS from Sulpicians proclaiming affection for Jesuits 1872; ALS from John Gilmary Shea re gift of library to New York Diocese 1891; AMs drafts and PRN letter re Jesuit confessors of nuns 1894.

**Former finding aid locations: 119_94_4; 501:16-501:32**


  • 1872-1899

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From the Collection: 308 boxes (212 regular boxes, 25 oversized boxes, 58 restricted regular boxes, 13 restricted oversized boxes, plus 14 card catalog drawers )

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Multiple languages


Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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