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Hugh Halton, O.P. and the Princeton Controversy Archive

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-171221
Scope and Contents Note The Hugh Halton, O.P. and the Princeton Controversy Archive documents the controversy at Princeton University stemming from Fr. Halton's criticism of professors in the religion department. Fr. Halton argued that the professors did not interpret Catholic theology in an appropriate fashion. The collection includes one letter from Fr. Halton to the "Saturday Evening Post," newspaper and periodical clippings about the controversy, and a set of four pamphlets by Princeton professor emeritus...
Dates: 1955 - 1959

ROTC Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: GTA-010713
Scope and Contents

Four scrapbooks of clippings, photographs, and letters relating to ROTC activities and personnel.

Dates: 1918-1938, 1951-1964

School of Summer and Continuing Education (SSCE) Publications

 Collection
Identifier: GTA-000441
Scope and Contents Contains the following serial and non-serial publications:Inscape, 1979, 1981 - Published by the Summer Activities and Arts Office. Orientation booklet for Summer School students.Liberal Studies Program Newsletter, 1985-1989"Liberal Studies at Georgetown", 2005-2006"Graduate Liberal Studies at Georgetown", 2008, 2010-2012"Summer School Newsletter", 1962-1967, 1969-1970, 1976-1982"Continuing Education...
Dates: 1962-

Serials: Anthem

 Collection
Identifier: GTA-000754
Scope and Contents Arts and literary magazine. Originally subtitled "A Celebration of the Georgetown Community" in 1997. Later subtitle changes to "The Georgetown Undergraduate Literary Magazine." Divided into four parts: Blue and Gray (dealing with the University and the neighborhood), Poetry and Prose, Essay and Commentary, and Art and Photography. Also includes "Number Nine", the annual project of "The Anthem" devoted to fiction, film and drama for the years 2003 and 2004.Inaugural issues of...
Dates: 1997-present

Basketball: Centennial Year Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: GTA-000053
Scope and Contents Contains program from 100 Years of Georgetown basketball gala at the Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C., February 10, 2007. Cover of program has embossed basketball centennial logo. Program contains profiles of: President John J. DeGioia; Bernard M. Muir; Francis X. Rienzo; John R. Thompson, Jr.; John R. Thompson, III; Paul J. Tagliabue; Frederick J. Fees; Edward J. Hardagen; Daniel J. Kraus; Thomas V. O'Keefe; William J. Bolger; Brian P. Sheehan; James M. Christy; James J. Barry; James R....
Dates: 2006-2007

Manuscript of Scottish song by Sir Walter Scott

 Collection — Box: GTM Shared Box 16, Folder: 2
Identifier: GTM-20231013
Scope and Contents Traditional Scottish song, a shorter version of which Scott included in The Fortunes of Nigel (1822), p.476, not found in later collections. 1 sheet. 20x33 cm (8x13"), folded to make four pages. Not signed. First line: "It's hame & it's hame & it's hame I wad be". Inscription on p.4 in near-contemporary hand: "Given by Miss Clephane for whom it was written to G.S. Cantley[?]. The three Miss MacLean Clephanes of Torloisk, Isle of Man, were wards of...
Dates: circa 1820

Lawrence Mehren Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: GTA-000918
Content Description Contains correspondence and other ephemera from Mehren's time as a student at Georgetown. Includes a note of admittance to Georgetown, a list of fees and expenses for the academic year 1928-1929, notices of demerits from the Prefect of Discipline, a program for the Mask and Bauble Club's performance of "Manhood" on December 13-14, 1928, four certificates of merit for Mehren's work in various subjects, and correspondence from Mehren to his father. Also includes an undated letter from "Bruce"...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1926 - 1931

Tonita Ridgway Martin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS340
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Tonita Ridgway Martin Papers comprise the personal papers of longtime Georgetown resident Tonita Ridgway Martin along with some of her relatives' materials. Of note are a few documents relating to the life of New York Catholic Dominick Lynch I, whose will is included, and more documents relating to U.S. naval officer Dominick Lynch III, whose two brief but fascinating journals regarding Ecuador and Hawaii are retained. Also preserved is Tonita Ridgway Martin's personal collection of...
Dates: 1796 - 1967; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1949

Carroll Spence Papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS149
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Carroll Spence papers consist of material originally pasted/sewn into a folio scrapbook album, probably by Spence, chiefly concerning his career as U.S. envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary to the Sublime Porte (Turkey). Includes correspondence and addresses sent and received by Spence by high ranking officials, diplomats, as well as various American and foreign residents in Turkey. Also included is some correspondence to Robert Traill Spence, father of Carroll Spence, as...
Dates: 1822 - 1888; Majority of material found within 1853 - 1858

Hamlin Family Papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS452
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The collection contains correspondence and documents relating to the Hamlin family of Waterford, Maine. Spanning a period of over one hundred years, the correspondence provides insight into the daily life of a middle-class, nineteenth-century family. Much of the correspondence focuses on the professional and personal relationships of the children of Hannibal and Susan Hamlin: Susan, Cyrus, Hannibal and Rebecca. In addition to local and national politics, other topics of the...
Dates: 1801 - 1942; Majority of material found within 1844 - 1915

Journal of the Slave Ship Mary

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Identifier: GTM-170907
Content Description This journal, a log book of the daily activities of the 232-ton slave ship Mary, documents in detail a voyage undertaken by ship owner and slave trader Cyprian Sterry. The ship set sail from Providence, Rhode Island, on November 22, 1795 and arrived on the west coast of Africa on December 24, 1795. Under the command of Captain Nathan Sterry, the crew acquired and then subdued African men, women, and children at several ports along the Senegambia, the Windward Coast, and Gold Coast. It...
Dates: 1795-1796

Seumas MacManus Family Collection

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Identifier: GTM-130118
Scope and Contents Note The Seumas MacManus Family Collection contains letters and manuscripts by and about Seumas MacManus (1869-1960), a prominent Irish author of folktales who lectured extensively throughout the United States and published widely. These materials document fascinating aspects of MacManus' writing career, and they provide primary source materials about his family.The collection includes a small number of letters from notables to Seumas MacManus, including Theodore Dreiser, Maud Gonne,...
Dates: 1855 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1960

Edward Loughborough Keyes, Jr. Papers 2

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS297
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Edward Loughborough Keyes, Jr. Papers: Part 2 document the career and activities of Edward Loughborough Keyes, Jr. Of interest is correspondence dated 1939 to Keyes about his book entitled "A Sea Change and Other Things." Also of note is a testimonial book honoring Keyes for his service to the American Social Hygiene Association. The testimonial is signed by many individuals, including John J. Pershing and John D. Rockefeller, Jr. The collection also contains a number of medals won by...
Dates: 1880 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1921 - 1949

Carl Barsch Diaries

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Identifier: GTM-071003
Scope and Contents Note The Carl Barsch Diaries comprise four diaries kept by a relation of Carl Barsch of Philadelphia in a "Wanamaker Diary" for the years 1913, 1914, 1915, and 1916. The diaries contain discussions of his education, teaching, family, and various activities. Mention is made of working as a traveling salesman and watching baseball. The diary records on July 5, 1914: "Saw Pres. Wilson leaving the White House to attend Church. We visited the Library of Congress." Also includes a few printed...
Dates: 1913 - 1916

American Catholic Sermon Collection

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Identifier: GTM-840320
Scope and Contents The American Catholic Sermon collection was formed from manuscript sermons from 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, Rev. Robert Plunkett. The sermons are arranged...
Dates: 1723 - 1800

OSS Oral History Project

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Identifier: GTM-220705
Scope and Contents The OSS Oral History Project collection comprises the records of a Georgetown University-based project funded by the Central Intelligence Agency’s Center for the Study of Intelligence. In 1996 and 1997, under the leadership of Dr. Christof Mauch, a team of scholars conducted oral history interviews with over thirty former members of the Office of Strategic Services, a World War Two American intelligence agency. Interviewees included former CIA director Richard Helms, US Supreme Court Justice...
Dates: 1997 - 1998

Jenkins Family Papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS462
Scope and Contents The Jenkins Family Papers contain a small number of historical documents pertaining to the prominent Jenkins family of Baltimore. In addition to providing information about the history of that particular family, this collection has a connection to the history of Georgetown College as three of the letters were sent to Georgetown College student Thomas Robert Jenkins in 1838 and 1839. Those letters make references to several leading Georgetown faculty and hint at what the college was like...
Dates: 1829 - 1870

Aylmer Family papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS200
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection contains the correspondence of the Aylmer family of Petersburg, Virginia, written over the period 1833-1878 and spanning three generations. The correspondence provides us with a glimpse into what life was like for a family in a small Southern town during this time period. The bulk of the collection is comprised of the correspondence between Robert R. and his parents during the years he spent at Georgetown and Mt. St. Mary's College, detailing what life was like for the...
Dates: 1833-1878; Majority of material found within 1836 - 1840

Robert Hopkins Papers

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Identifier: GTM-070402
Dates: 1913 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1940 - 2000

William W. Wright Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS178
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection consists of the four folios of General Wright's scrapbook which contains primarily news items relating to the proposed construction of the Panama Canal. Some letters, notes, and sketches by Wright are included, along with printed maps showing the different interoceanic routes that were considered. In addition, the scrapbook includes a letter from John A. Roebling, builder of the Brooklyn Bridge, and several broadsides in Spanish citing Ferdinand de Lesseps and the canal...
Dates: 1857 - 1883; Majority of material found within 1879 - 1882

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