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Georgetown Architecture, Northwest Washington, District of Columbia: Historic American Buildings Survey Selections Number 10

 Collection
Identifier: GTA-000536
Scope and Contents Issued jointly by the Commission of Fine Arts and the Historic American Buildings Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Office of Archeology and Historic Preservation. Includes: Benjamin Miller House; Robert P. Dodge House; Philip T. Berry House; Carriage House; Oak Hill Cemetery Gatehouse; Oak Hill Cemetery Chapel; Mt. Zion United Methodist Church; First Baptist Church of Georgetown; Christ Church; Georgetown Custom House and Post Office; Healy Hall; Jackson...
Dates: 1970

Mary Ellen Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-970617
Content Description

Evans' notes and transcriptions of letters and diaries of Mary Virginia Merrick (1886-1955), founder of the Christ Child Society (1887). Includes incomplete typed manuscript of biography on Merrick by Evans (unpublished).

Dates: circa 1866-1961

John Douglas Woodruff - Sir Roy (Forbes) Harrod Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS218
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Harrod-Woodruff Collection comprises a series of letters from (John) Douglas Woodruff to Sir Roy (Forbes) Harrod. The Harrod-Woodruff Collection contains 47 Autograph Letters (Signed), 4 Postcards (Signed), 1 Typed Letter (Signed), and other printed material from (John) Douglas Woodruff to Sir Roy (Forbes) Harrod, as well as 1 Autograph Letter (Signed) from Mrs. Douglas Woodruff to Lady Harrod. The letters from Douglas Woodruff to Roy Harrod span the time period of 1922-1946....
Dates: 1922-1978; Majority of material found within 1922-1936

Sodality and Other Devotional Societies

 Collection
Identifier: GTA-000817
Scope and Contents Common Rules of the Sodality and Membership Register, 1810-1825.Rules and Membership Register, 1831-1837 (Includes accounts from 1875).Membership Register, 1837-1848.Journal of the Sodality, March 17, 1838-October 28, 1844.Sodality Journal, 1849-1868.Sodality Varia, 1850-1898 (with gaps).Sodality Roll Call, 1855-1874.Indulgence, 1857.Sodality Librarian, 1865.Journal of the Sodality of...
Dates: 1810-1963

James H. Bailey papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1945-1989; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1989

Old Archives: Paintings in Georgetown Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTA-000655
Scope and Contents Old Archives numbers: 241-1, 241-2, 241-3, 241-4, 241-5, 241-6, 241-7. 259-1, 259-2, 259-3, 259-4, 259-5, 296A-1, 296A-2, 296A-3, 296A-4, 296A-5, 296A-6, 296A-7. Contains correspondence, clippings and photographs. Includes information about: "Calling of St. Matthew" by Luca Giordano (241-1); Van Dyke's "The Jesuit" (241-2); paintings of Mr. and Mrs. William Brent (241-3); mosaics, portraits of Cardinals, portrait of Elizabeth Dahlgren, portrait of William Duggan by James B. Murrin, "Descent...
Dates: 1889-1967

Horace B. McKenna, SJ Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-130312
Scope and Contents note

The Horace B. McKenna, SJ Project Collection consists of recordings, transcripts, notes, and article clippings relating to an oral history project on Horace McKenna, S.J., undertaken by Joseph K. Hines in the mid-eighties. Includes "Christ is with the Poor: Stories and Sayings of Horace McKenna, S.J." edited by John Dear, S.J., and Joseph Hines (1989), which is based on many of the oral history recordings collecting by Hines.

Dates: 1960 - 1989

Sir Thomas Henry Hall Caine papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1895-1925

David Jones - Pamela Donner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-820629
Scope and Contents note The Jones-Donner collection contains twelve letters to Pamela Donner, one of Jones' many personal friends, dated from January 9, 1961 - May 11, 1974. Most of these letters were written in 1961 and 1962 at Northwick Lodge, Harrow-on-the-Hill. Two were written during Jones' residence at Montesdene Hotel, and the last letter in the collection was written at Calvary Nursing Home. The form of these letters is uniquely Jones' own--from the characteristic asterisks which explain or elaborate points...
Dates: 1961 - 1974

Marie Therese Dubalen - Nancy Corson Carter Collection on Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS303
Scope and Contents

The collection documents some of the writings of French Jesuit Pierre Teilhard de Chardin in their original French. The collection contains 14 mimeographs by Teilhard and includes several essay-length versions of his famous "Le Milieu Divin." The Teilhard mimeographs are arranged in alphabetical order. There is also a bit of supplementary material to round out the collection, including obituaries of Teilhard and newspaper clippings about him.

Dates: 1923 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1931 - 1949

American Teilhard de Chardin Association Archives

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-070730
Scope and Contents The American Teilhard de Chardin Association Archives document the activities of a major organization devoted to preserving the writings and legacy of the noted French Jesuit Rev. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, S.J. The collection includes materials concerning the administrative functions of the society. The archive also contains files regarding prominent individuals, such as Romano S. Almagno, George Barbour, Minna Cassard, Robert T. Francoeur, Thomas King, Ursula King, Mary Lukas, Ellen...
Dates: 1912 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1989

Violet Oakley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-830515
Scope and Contents Letters; manuscripts; and printed ephemera, including exhibition catalogs pertaining to American artist and muralist Violet Oakley (1874-1961). Includes letters to Edith Emerson (1888-1981), American artist and Oakley's life-long partner. Correspondents include other artists: Maxwell Armfield and Charles Hopkinson, as well as architect William Penn Cresson. Collection includes 7 glass plate negatives (Box 2) and 8 black and white photographs (Folder 1:10) of Oakley's drawings of ...
Dates: 1900 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1959

William B. Cooper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-20230202
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of music manuscripts created by William B. Cooper, dating from around 1945 to 1987. In addition to the music manuscripts, it also includes lyrics, a list of compositions by Cooper, abstracts of compositions, a manuscript on modern church music, programs, clippings, and other related documents. The collection includes one phonograph (LP) recording titled "We Praise Thee O Lord." It features music played by Cooper, William Farley Smith (conductor),...
Dates: 1945 - 1993

Patrick O'Mahony Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS221
Scope and Contents Material in this collection centers around the human rights work of Fr. Patrick O'Mahony, a major focus of which was on ethical employment and working condition policies and practices of multi-national companies and subsidiaries in the Third World, including South Africa, South America, and countries in Asia. Fr. O'Mahony undertook a study of the moral implications of investments and the responsibilities of shareholders, particularly with regard to the policies of his own diocese of...
Dates: 1954 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1989

Christopher Sykes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS207
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The archives of the English novelist Christopher Sykes, friend and official biographer of Evelyn Waugh, include a large group of Waugh letters and comprehensive research files about him. In addition to the extensive family correspondence, with a charming series of rebus letters from his sister Angela Antrim, there are letters from a multitude of literary friends and acquaintances, including John Betjeman, Max Beerbohm, Ivy Compton-Burnett, T. S. Eliot, Graham Greene, Harman Grisewood, Nancy...
Dates: 1945 - 1981

Earl of Shrewsbury Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-871231
Scope and Contents note The Earl of Shrewsbury Papers, which concern the estate of Henry John Chetwynd-Talbot (1803 - 1868), the 18th Earl of Shrewsbury and Waterford, and 3rd Earl Talbot of Hensol, consists of 3.0 linear feet of material, including correspondence, documents, deeds, accounts, drawings and related printed material.The Papers deal with various trusts that had been set up by the 18th Earl for his widow and younger children, the siblings of the 19th Earl, namely:I - Admiral Hon....
Dates: 1856 - 1888

Harman Grisewood papers 1

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS131
Scope and Contents This collection centers around the correspondence and related papers of three important and long-standing friendships of Harman Grisewood: with the poet and artist David Jones; with printer and artist Rene Hague; and with Christopher Sykes, the celebrated biographer of Evelyn Waugh. Correspondence relating to Jones and Hague, in particular, reflects the social, literary and artistic circles which they and mutual friend Harman Grisewood, shared with acquaintances such as Thomas F....
Dates: 1916-1989; Majority of material found within 1950-1980

Churches - Christ Church, Georgetown., 01/18/1967-07/04/1973

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 32
Identifier: 54828
Series-level Scope and Content Note From the Series:

(Box 3, Folders 5 - 34; Box 4, Folders 1-38; Box 5, Folders 1 - 22) This series contains files on numerous non-literary projects and interests of LS. Subjects include Africa, India, Italy, Latin America, the Middle East. Additionally, there are files on the various associations and churches LS was involved with.

Dates: 01/18/1967-07/04/1973

Churches - Christ Church, Georgetown: Miscellaneous., 01/01/1966-12/31/1988

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 33
Identifier: 54829
Series-level Scope and Content Note From the Series:

(Box 3, Folders 5 - 34; Box 4, Folders 1-38; Box 5, Folders 1 - 22) This series contains files on numerous non-literary projects and interests of LS. Subjects include Africa, India, Italy, Latin America, the Middle East. Additionally, there are files on the various associations and churches LS was involved with.

Dates: 01/01/1966-12/31/1988

Retreat Notes, week 3: F-K., 10/01/1948-10/01/1948

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 13
Identifier: 57820
Series-level Scope and Content Note From the Series:

This series contains the retreat notes taken by King during the long retreat at the novitiate at Wernersville in October 1948. The retreat was given by the novice master, John McEvoy, SJ.

Dates: 10/01/1948-10/01/1948