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David M. Abshire papers

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Identifier: GTM-830701

American Catholic Sermon collection

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Identifier: GTM-840320
Scope and Contents The American Catholic Sermon collection has been formed from the manuscript sermons previously unidentified and virtually uncataloged in the Woodstock College Archives, the Maryland Province Archives, and the Georgetown University Archives. It consists of some 456 autograph manuscript sermons, two contemporary written transcriptions, and four printed items (some only fragments) by 44 different preachers, including 55 texts by Archbishop John Carroll and seven by Georgetown's first president,...

Samuel W. Anderson papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS196
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Samuel W. Anderson papers contain correspondence collected during Anderson's public life (1948-1958), a number of official documents covering his tenure in public office, and some early articles written by Anderon. The greater part of the collection, however, consists of reports on various topics in international economic affairs, which Anderson compiled in consultation with various clients.

Argentinian Jesuits collection

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS93
Scope and Contents note The Argentinean Jesuits Collection consists of eleven documents from early nineteenth century Buenos Aires, during the period of the return of the Society of Jesus and the South American liberation from Spain. The collection covers a variety of topics relating to the Society of Jesus in Buenos Aires. The first two documents from 1800 to 1802, relate to the Capuchin fathers in Buenos Aires. Several of the documents in the collection are petitions to the governing body of Buenos Aires, the...

Thomas Armat papers

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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...

James H. Bailey papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS402
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The papers of James H. Bailey comprise this collection. The first series is made up of alphabetically listed correspondence between Bailey and a number of scholars, associates, friends, and publishers. In particular there are numerous letters between Bailey and author Charles C. Tansill. He also corresponds with Peter Ireton, the Bishop of Richmond, and Amleto Giovanni Cicognani, a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. Many of the letters discuss Bailey's dissertation work or job positions at...

Barnes Publishing Company photographic archives

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS63
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Barnes Collection is the photographic morgue file of the Barnes Company, which specialized in the production of albums reproducing the faces and giving capsule biographies of members of Congress during the latter part of the nineteenth century. The collection includes 501 imperial carte de visite photographs, principally of members of Congress from 1872 to 1876, many of the photographs being embellished by added signatures trimmed from letters or other documents.

Margaret K. Bearden papers 1

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS204
Introduction The Margaret Bearden Papers contain correspondence and audio tapes relating to the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, including 3 boxes, encompassing 4.5 linear feet: 1 box of correspondence and 2 boxes of tapes. The correspondence is between Mrs. Bearden and a variety of fellow Lincoln assassination researchers and writers, including Otto Eisenschiml, David Rankin Barbee, Colonel Julian E. Raymond, Dr. Richard Mudd, et alia. The tapes are, for the most part, recordings of lectures...

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.

Francis B. Biddle papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS251
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection consists of the personal papers of former U.S. attorney general Francis Biddle. It is one of three portions comprising the larger collection of the Biddle Family papers that include the papers of his wife, Katherine Biddle and a series of family correspondence (see separate finding aids). Of interest are lengthy correspondence files relating to Biddle's appointments as judge of the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (1939); U.S. attorney general (1941);...

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

Byington family papers 3

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS408
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection includes 8 letters to and from Aaron Homer Byington from 1844 to 1899. The majority of these are typed letters signed by John Addison Porter to Byington. The letters cover a broad range of topics including Washington Cabinet appointments, Connecticut Senatorial races, consular salaries, significant newspapers, the Republican Party, the Spanish-American War, and Byington's son, George. Also included in the collection is an autograph signed letter from Aaron Homer Byington to his...

Sir Thomas Henry Hall Caine papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS97
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Sir Hall Caine Papers primarily consist of correspondence to Sir Hall Caine, comprising .5 linear feet of material arranged in 31 folders in 1 box. A majority of the correspondence in the collection involves Sir Hall's business affairs, including sales, advertisements and film and stage productions. There is a letter from Herbert Brenon regarding the filming of The Woman Thou Gavest Me in 1918 and a letter from Virginia Brooks, an actress in the stage production of the same work. Several...

Calkins, Clinch, papers

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Identifier: GTM-000622
Scope and Contents Click on External Documents below to link to collection finding aid.

Denis Carbonneau papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS125
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection consists of correspondence and production material relating to the publication of the book, 'A Relevant Memoir - The Story of the Equinox Cooperative Press,' by Henry Hart, with foreword by Lynd Ward. Correspondents include three of the founding members of the Equinox Cooperative Press, namely, Evelyn Harter Glick, Henry Hart, and Lynd Ward. The majority of correspondence is to Denis Carbonneau, the publisher of 'A Relevant Memoir,' at Three Mountains Press. The collection also...

Caring for the Body, the Mind, and the Soul: Jesuit Tradition and Medicine

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Identifier: GTA-000494
Scope and Contents Brochure published by Medical Center with text of of 4 lectures: "Sources of the Jesuit Tradition: A History with a Future" by John W. Padberg, S.J., fall 1992; "The Jesuit Tradition and the First Hundred Years of Medicine at Georgetown: From Sundown College to Medical Center" by R. Emmett Curran, S.J., spring 1993; "Stethoscope for Divine Murmurs: Modern Psychiatry and the Jesuits" by Edwin H. Cassem, S.J., fall 1993; and "Biblical Justice and 'The Cry of the Poor: Jesuit Medicine and the...

Alexis Carrel papers

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Identifier: GTM-530913

Catholic Historical Manuscripts Collection

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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,...