The collection contains one letter and six notebooks of notes of lectures, mostly those of Fr. Joseph L. Duverney, taken at Georgetown, 1848-1850.
1848 - 1852
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Wiget was born 5 April 1821 in Switzerland; entered Society on 4 October 1838 in Switzerland. In 1848 when the Jesuits were expelled from Switzerland he was sent to Georgetown where he continued studies and was ordained in 1851. He worked at Frederick, St. Thomas Manor, Boston, Washington, and White Marsh. He died at St. Thomas on 2 January 1883.