Shandelle was born in Germany in 1848, and brought as a child to Baltimore. He received the customary Jesuit education of the Maryland-New York Province, and spent most of his career teaching: at Boston College,Loyola in Baltimore, Holy Cross in Worcester, and at Georgetown. He served as librarian of Georgetown and was known as a lover of books, the classics especially. He wrote Latin well and was assigned the task of writing official university responses in that languages when they were required. He died at Georgetown in 1925 or 1926. Approximately half the papers are letters, more or less personal, that he received. Letters he wrote, letters received on his Jubilee and concerning quasi-official functions, and notebooks used for teaching comprise the other half.
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1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
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