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Spiritual Writings, 1815 - 1860


Scope and Contents

This series contains spiritual writings created by Mulledy from the time of his entrance in the Society of Jesus in 1815 until his death in 1860. Materials have been arranged by type or genre (Sermons, Discourses, Exercises, Instructions, Lectures, and Other) into subseries. This separation is in accordance with how Mulledy labeled his writings; however, it is possible that materials other than those classified as sermons were preached (and some identified as sermons may never have been preached). In many instances if the writing was orally presented in some form, Mulledy would indicate the applicable date and location on the first page or cover page of his notes.

Materials on Slavery

This series contains materials related to Jesuit slaveholding. Relevant materials are noted on the subseries and folder levels.


  • 1815 - 1860

Conditions Governing Access

The Thomas F. Mulledy, SJ Papers are on deposit at Georgetown University and are the property of the USA East Province of the Society of Jesus. As stewards of the Archives, the Georgetown University Library’s Booth Family Center for Special Collections is responsible for managing access to the material based on policies set forth by the USA East Province. Researchers may view these materials in the Reading Room of the Booth Family Center for Special Collections. General policies for using Special Collections can be found here.

Access to the Archives is governed by the USA East Province and is subject to all Library and Special Collections policies and procedures in addition to the specific guidelines below. These guidelines are a summary of access policies; the Archives may include materials that fall outside the scope of these general guidelines. For information on access to specific materials, please contact the Special Collections staff.


1. All Archives materials dated or bearing solely on events occurring before January 1, 1940, shall be open for review unless otherwise restricted, subject to Library policies and procedures.

2. All unpublished Archives materials dated or bearing solely on events occurring on or after January 1, 1940, shall be open for review upon request subject to a decision by the Provincial or someone designated by the Provincial.

3. Researchers may quote from the materials.

4. Researchers may take their own photographs of the material for scholarly and research purposes. Allowing photographs is not an authorization to publish or to deposit the material in another library or archive.

5. Written permission from the USA East Province is required for the publication of substantive portions of any material or publication-quality reproductions of any material.

6. Material not yet processed is not available to researchers; permission will not be granted to access any unprocessed material.

7. Audiovisual, microfilm and other material in the Archives, the original of which is held in another archive, may be consulted and transcribed only. Written permission from the archive holding the original material is required for any duplication, reproduction, or publication of that material.

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From the Collection: 3.2 Cubic Feet (8 boxes)

Language of Materials



Greek, Modern (1453-)


Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

Lauinger Library, 5th Floor
37th and O Streets, N.W.
Washington DC 20057