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Thomas Armat papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS94
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Thomas Armat Papers consist of a few letters to Thomas Armat and members of his family and 67 glass negatives with photos of documents and early motion picture devices. The correspondence includes 1 letter from Thomas Edison to Armat crediting Armat with the invention of the motion picture projector and 1 letter from Orville Wright to Armat regarding the Smithsonian Institution. Many of the photos are of legal documents for a case, Armat Motion Picture Company v. Edison Manufacturing...

Beauchamp-Hughes Family collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: GTM-770930
Scope and Contents A collection of autograph letters to/from members of the Beauchamp and Hughes families including Louise Augusta Beauchamp, her husband David M. Hughes, their daughter Lolita Beauchamp Hughes. Notable correspondents include Wilkie Collins, Charles Dickens, Thomas Henry Husley, Robert Mullan, John Pagrave Simpson, Anthony Trollope, and Sir Mordant Wells, among others.Other materials include: 1.Photographs; 2. Printed sheet music composed by Lolita Beauchamp Hughes; 3. Newspaper...

Mrs. Walter R. Benjamin papers

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Identifier: GTM-661214
Content Description Letters written to the Countess Rachele Maria Carolina Toussaint de St. Seigne (b.1875 - d.1954). Correspondents include Amleto Giovanni, Cicognani Elia Cardinal Dalla Costa, Giovanni Battista Montini (Pope Paul VI), Francis Cardinal Spellman, and Domenico Tardini.

See External Documents below for folder list. Added folder #11 contains biographical information re Mary A. Benjamin and Walter R. Benjamin.

Anna M. Brady papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS330
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Anna M. Brady Papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs that document the career of Anna M. Brady, a Catholic journalist who for many years was the dean of the Vatican press corps, covering synods, papal conclaves, and the Second Vatican Council. There is much about those events and about the Catholic Intercontinental Press. Of note is an extensive run of correspondence of Felix Morlion, O.P. There are also some fine original photographs of Pope Paul VI, Pope John Paul...

John C. Bucknill papers

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Identifier: GTM-761214

Catholic Historical Manuscripts collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-820831
Scope and Contents The Catholic Historical Manuscripts collection contains documents generated by significant Jesuits who were assocaited with Georgetown University in the eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth centuries. The collection includes correspondence, handwritten documents, financial account information, and bound manuscripts. Noteworthy individuals include Simon Brute, Joseph-Pierre de Cloriviere, Pierre Jean DeSmet, Alphonsus Donlon, Louis William DuBourg, Francis Dzierozynski, Benedict Fenwick,...

James H. Critchfield papers

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Identifier: GTM-101108
Scope and Contents Note The James H. Critchfield Papers contain a wide array of documents concerning the work of James H. Critchfield (1917-2003) in the Middle Eastern nation of Oman. The collection includes correspondence to and from Critchfield dated 1974 to 1991. It also contains technical reports and files from Critchfield's consulting firm Tetra Tech International regarding its work developing the oil, natural gas, water, and mineral industries in Oman. The reports trace the relationship between Tetra Tech and...

Stephen and Susan Decatur papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS245
Collection-level Scope and Content Note Donated to Georgetown College by Susan Decatur, the widow of the War of 1812 naval hero Stephen Decatur (1779-1820), the Stephen and Susan Decatur Papers consist of one letter book containing letters dated from 1812 to 1813 written to Commodore Decatur congratulating him on the victory of the U.S.S. "United States" against the H.M.S. "Macedonian," two letters dated 1812 to him from U.S. Navy Secretary Paul Hamilton, and 16 letters to Susan Decatur dated between 1831 and 1845. Contained in one...

Department of Defense film collection 1

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS206
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The collection consists of files from the liaison office of the Defense Department dealing with the film and television industry, including hundreds of scripts submitted to DOD in hopes of gaining official cooperation (loan of war material, primarily) or acceptance for work contracted out, together with relevant correspondence and internal DOD memoranda concerning action taken on specific requests. While the military-film industry connection is interesting, the eventual primary value of the...

Alfred Earle (Bishop of Marlborough) papers

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Identifier: GTM-860131
Collection-level Scope and Contents note The papers of Rt. Rev. Alfred Earle (1827-1918), consist of correspondence, manuscripts, documents, photographs and related printed ephemera, regarding Earle's remarkable career. The papers include material from his early days as a student in Oxford, to his appointments first as Bishop of Marlborough ( 1888-1900) and later as Dean of Exeter (1900-1918). The collection comprises 1.5 linear feet of material, and it is organized chronologically in three boxes with a total of thirty-six folders....

Abraham J. Emerick, SJ, collection

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Identifier: GTM-180101
Collection level scope and contents note Father Abraham J. Emerick, S.J., [1856 - 1931] served as a missionary in Jamaica and pastor of various missions in St. Mary's County, Maryland, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The A. J. Emerick Collection consists of correspondence referring to his activities as a Jamaica missionary as well as pastor of the Mission of Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament, which was supported by the Blessed Sacrament Sisters for Indians and Colored People. Most of the correspondence in the collection (38 letters)...

Cornelius Van H. Engert papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS169
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Cornelius Van H. Engert Papers consist of correspondence, reports, photographs and printed materials created or collected by Cornelius Van Hemert Engert during and after his career as a U.S. diplomat from 1912 to 1945. The Papers comprise 18 linear feet of material, contained in 12 boxes, arranged in 930 folders. The collection is divided into 16 series, mainly according to the geographical assignments held by Engert at various times during his diplomatic career. The series focussing on...

Richard X. Evans collection 1

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Identifier: GTM-710101
Scope and contents note The Richard X. Evans Collection consists of family papers of or relating to the Smith, Mills, Dimitry, and Evans families. The bulk of the earliest material deals with the professional and private life of Robert Mills (1781-1855), who was State Engineer and Architect of South Carolina (1820-1830), Architect of Public Buildings of the United States (1836-1851), and designer of many houses and monuments, among them the Washington monuments of Baltimore and the District of Columbia. Alexander...

Richard X. Evans collection 2

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-811201
Collection-level Scope and Contents note See notes to GTM.710101.

Sam and Gloria Girardi collection of travel brochures

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Identifier: GTM-060127
Content Description Printed ephemera, including brochures, maps, and promotional publications relating to travel, primarily in Western Europe and the United States, by World War II veteran Sam H. Girardi and his wife Gloria during the 1950s through early 1970s. Destinations coincided with his assignments as an officer of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

Edward Hermon papers

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Identifier: GTM-000003
Collection Level Scope and Contents note During the nineteenth century great fortunes were made by various entrepreneurs in the cotton industry of Lancashire. One of the most remarkable of these cotton masters was Edwards Hermon (1821?-1881), the managing partner of Horrocks, Miller & Company, an early giant in the field. Hermon became the conservative M.P. for Preston (1868-1881) as well as an eminent art collector, sportsman, philantropist and builder. His papers, dating between 1864 and 1867, cover a variety of topics, but for...

Henry Hunt - William B. Chilton collection

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Identifier: GTM-791207
Content Description Collection consists of materials relating to the Brent, Carroll and Chilton families of Maryland and the District of Columbia, dating from late 17th to early 20th centuries, but primarily from the 19th century.

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Ernest A. Keller papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-860903

Life of Blessed Colette, Reformer of the Sisters of Saint Clare, bound manuscript

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: GTM-150528
Scope and Contents Manuscript account of the life of Saint Colette (b.1381-1447), as related by the Abbot of Saint-Laurent (c.1750-1770). Full title in French: "La Vie de la bienheureuse Collette Reformatrice des Religieuses de Sainte Claire." Bound volume, 285 pages.

Clare Boothe Luce photographic collection

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS265
Collection-level Scope and Content Note A testament to the eventful and extraordinary life of one of the most accomplished career women of the 20th century, the Clare Boothe Luce Photographic Collection is comprised of personal and professional photographs taken throughout the life of Clare Boothe Luce. Always in the public eye and internationally known, Luce was constantly photographed and featured in magazines, especially those of her husband, Henry Robinson Luce, co-founder of Time Inc. Quite aware of her own good looks, Luce...

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