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Archives of the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-000119
Scope and Contents **The Archives of the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus is currently being digitized, and has recently been reorganized. This finding aid represents the collection's new organization, and replaces the former finding aid (GTM119). If you need assistance locating materials using older citations, please contact staff at the Booth Family Center for...
Dates: 1630-1985

Matthews Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-730917
Content Description Correspondence, documents, manuscripts, diaries and clippings concerning the Matthews family of Missouri. Early material includes leaves from a diary, describing frontier life in Missouri from 1818-1833, a land grant signed by John Quincy Adams in 1827, and bills of sale from 1855 for two enslaved people. Later material includes correspondence and manuscripts from Florence Calvert Thorne, Director of Research for the American Federation of Labor, and research material of Ralph A. Anderson...
Dates: 1812 - 1976

Joseph P. Mobberly, SJ Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS24
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Joseph P. Mobberly, SJ Papers (1815-1827) consist of the remembrances, observations, and expositions of a Jesuit who worked principally as manager of St. Inigoes, a house and plantation in St. Mary’s County, and taught at Georgetown College. Brother Mobberly wrote passionately on a wide variety of topics: agricultural management, focusing particularly on the economic viability of enslaved labor and strategies for maximizing the production of wheat, corn, and other alternatives to tobacco...
Dates: 1815 - 1827