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Robert Fulton, SJ papers

Identifier: GTM-GAMMS19
Collection consists of correspondence, biographical material, and one diary.


  • 1800-1895
  • Majority of material found within 1876-1895

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0.20 Linear Feet (1 Hollinger Slim Document Case)

Biographical note

Probably James Robert Fulton, b. Alexandria, VA, 28 June 1826, entered Georgetown College 1842, entered society in 1843. Usual education at Frederick, ordained 1852, taught at Georgetown until ca 1861. Sent to Boston College for about 20 yrs. Was Provincial of New York-Maryland ca 1881-1887; traveled to Ireland; unwell the rest of his life. Went to California in summer 1895 and died there 4 September 1895.

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Robert Fulton, SJ papers
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Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository