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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 covers the period from 1630-2004; the bulk of the materials date from 1800-1875. The collection documents the establishment of the Jesuit order, and of the Catholic Church more broadly, in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States. Also referred to as the Maryland Province Archives (MPA), it consists of the organizational records and papers of the Province in its various iterations: the Mission of Maryland (1634-1773), the...
Dates: 1630-2004

Bill of Sale of Enslaved Man Joseph Egiton from George W. Lowe to Hanson Dines

 Collection — Box: GTM Shared Box 2 (Legal), Folder: 19
Identifier: GTM-20230629
Scope and Contents 1840 Bill of Sale of an enslaved man named Joseph Egiton. Egiton was sold from George W. Lowe (of South Carolina) to Hanson Dines (of Washington, DC) for $150. The transaction was witnessed by Thomas and Edward Mattingly, District of Columbia, Washington County. Materials on Slavery Please note: Our objective is to make collection material related to slavery and enslaved people as accessible as possible to researchers. Researchers may,...
Dates: 1840

Patrick F. Healy, SJ, papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS57
Scope and Contents The Patrick F. Healy, SJ Papers consist of diaries, academic notebooks, correspondence, photographs, newsclippings, and other personal papers written by or concerning Healy and his family. The materials cover the period from 1841-1983; the bulk of the materials date from 1877-1906.The twelve diaries in the collection primarily record appointments. The correspondence consists of a single folder of materials written by Healy (1871-1903), as well as two folders of correspondence...
Dates: 1841-1983; Majority of material found within 1877-1906

Joseph Mosley, SJ Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS25
Scope and Contents The Joseph Mosley, SJ Papers consist of sixteen letters written by Mosley to his family, and cover the period from 1757-1786. Fifteen of the letters are addressed to “Mrs. Dunn Junior,” Mosley’s sister (living in Northumberland, England); one letter is to his brother, Michael Mosley, SJ (living in Shropshire, England). The letters contain commentary on the environment, politics, and residents of colonial Maryland, and on Jesuit life in the Maryland region, especially in relation to the...
Dates: 1757 - 1786

David Landers Peruvian Manuscripts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS458
Scope and Contents The David Landers Peruvian Collection contains fifteen autographed legal documents, dated 1566 to 1626, in addition to a listing of hospital patients from 1776 and an Incan quipu. The documents are linked at times by a common witness, or notary public, along with other signatures from those involved in the particular exchange. The Peruvian documents demonstrate the importance placed by the Spaniards in maintaining a written record for a wide variety of transactions during the colonial era....
Dates: 1566-1776; Majority of material found within 1566-1626

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

John McElroy, SJ Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS23
Scope and Contents The John McElroy, SJ Papers contain diaries, correspondence, Golden Jubilee materials, retreat notes, biographical information and other writings, and some business and financial records from McElroy’s tenure as Procurator of Georgetown College. McElroy’s diary (1813-1821) documents enslaved people at Georgetown College and at several Jesuit plantations in Maryland. Materials on Slavery Some folders in this collection contain references to...
Dates: 1803 - 1905

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

Thomas F. Mulledy, SJ Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS26
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers documenting the spiritual ministry and correspondence of Thomas Mulledy from the time of his entry in the Society of Jesus in 1815 until his death in 1860. The papers include sermons, 1829-1860; discourses, exercises, instructions, and lectures, 1834-1860; mass intentions, 1824-1860; and verses, 1817-1859. They also include two manuscripts: "Liber Manualis Sacerdotum" ("Priest's Manual"), 1815-1828, and "Vade Mecum" ("Go With Me"), 1815-1822....
Dates: 1815 - 1860; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1860

Paul and Anthony Kohlmann, SJ papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS16
Scope and Contents The Paul and Anthony Kohlmann, SJ papers consist of a heavily annotated printed, bound volume with several pages of manuscript notes inserted. The bound item is a copy of volume one of Joannes Caspar Saettler's Theologia Moralis Universa (Strasbourg, 1776). Bound with it is a printed German catechism, several pages of manuscript notes in various hands, and a handwritten exhortation in English, circa 1815-1819. The exhortation, bearing the Latin title “Exhortatio ad nigros servos” (“An...
Dates: 1776; circa 1815-1819

Stephen Dubuisson, SJ - William Feiner, SJ collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS50
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters, diaries, and other writings of Stephen Larigaudelle Dubuisson, S.J. and William Feiner, S.J. Because the two men served as successive Presidents of Georgetown College in the 1820s, and because both made entries in the letterbooks in this collection, these materials have been grouped together. Dubuisson’s materials consist of loose letters (including several pertaining to students at Georgetown College) and three bound items (a diary, a...
Dates: 1818 - 1842