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Catholic Historical Manuscripts Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: GTM-820831
Scope and Contents The Catholic Historical Manuscripts Collection is an artificial collection containing documents generated by significant Jesuits associated with Georgetown University in the eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth centuries. It 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,...
Dates: 1738 - 1927; Majority of material found within 1800 - 1900

John Gilmary Shea Papers

Identifier: GTM-GAMMS269
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The preeminent American Catholic historian of his day, John Gilmary Shea (1824-1892) amassed an extraordinary collection of correspondence, manuscripts, and research materials. The John Gilmary Shea Papers preserved in the Georgetown University Library Special Collections Division provide valuable documentation of both American History in general and American Catholic History in particular. The papers are contained in 26 boxes (11.5 linear feet). Along with a small amount of outgoing...
Dates: 1600 - 1892; Majority of material found within 1700 - 1890

DeSmet, Pierre Jean, S.J., 06/21/1858-12/31/1872

 File — Box: 12, Folder: 25
Identifier: 79767
Series-level Scope and Content Note From the Series:

Contains correspondence, manuscripts, transcripts, and other documents pertaining to U.S. Catholic Church History. Boxes 12 and 13, which deal with notable individuals in U.S. Catholic History, are arranged alphabetically by last name of individual. Boxes 14 through 20 contain documents which focus on the history of Catholicism in particular geographic places in America, and they are arranged alphabetically by geographic area.

Dates: 06/21/1858-12/31/1872

DeSmet, Pierre Jean., 01/01/1801-12/31/1873

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 41
Identifier: 96943
Series-level Scope and Content Note From the Series:

Miscellaneous Manuscripts. Arranged alphabetically by individual.

Dates: 01/01/1801-12/31/1873

DeSmet., 01/01/1801-12/31/1873

 File — Box: 26, Folder: 18
Identifier: 80365
Series-level Scope and Content Note From the Series:

Contains visual materials, mostly engravings and photographs, found among the papers of John Gilmary Shea. Stored in Box 26 of the Shea Papers. Arranged alphabetically by individual or subject depicted.

Dates: 01/01/1801-12/31/1873

Shea Family Letters., 01/01/1922-12/31/1926

 File — Box: 24, Folder: 8
Identifier: 80333
Series-level Scope and Content Note From the Series:

Contains correspondence relating to Georgetown College. Mostly correspondence from Shea's daughter Isabelle Shea to Georgetown College President Joseph Havens Richards, S.J. Letters arranged chronologically.

Dates: 01/01/1922-12/31/1926

"Lives of Our Saints" Notebook., 01/01/1900-12/31/1920

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: 19985
Series-level Scope and Content Note From the Series:

This series contains material about Jesuits and Jesuit life.

Dates: 01/01/1900-12/31/1920

Smet, Pierre Jean De., 03/30/1864-03/30/1864

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 36
Identifier: 79579
Series-level Scope and Content Note From the Series:

Contains incoming correspondence to John Gilmary Shea. Arranged alphabetically by last name of correspondent.

Dates: 03/30/1864-03/30/1864

Correspondence (8 of 18), 1829

 File — Box: 40, Folder: 5
Identifier: 119_128_13
Scope and Contents

Contains ALS from Verhaegen, DeSmet, de Theux, Van Quickenborne. Includes AMs Regulations of the College (presumably St. Louis College) plus photocopy of letter of 11/13/1829. Includes report attributed to Charles van Quickenborne, SJ, on missions among Native Americans, 1829

**Former finding aid locations: 119_128_13; XXXN1-XXXN17**

Dates: 1829

Correspondence (10 of 18), 1830

 File — Box: 40, Folder: 7
Identifier: 119_128_12
Scope and Contents

Contains ALS from Verhaegen, Van Quickenborne, DeSmet, and Elet. Most addressed to Dzierozynski and Kenney.

**Former finding aid locations: 119_12_12; XXXM13-XXXM23**

Dates: 1830

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