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Jesuits -- Maryland Province

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 65 Collections and/or Records:

7.4 John McElroy, S.J., 1813 - 1877

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents This subseries contains selected personal papers of John McElroy, S.J., primarily correspondence, diaries, journals, and notes. In his journals, among many other topics, he makes note of Black congregants (both free and enslaved), discusses his work related to Boston College, and records observations of his time as a chaplain in Mexico during the Mexican-American War. In his correspondence, there are letters from several prominent individuals, including Zachary Taylor, Dolley Madison, and...
Dates: 1813 - 1877

7.5 J. William Michelman, S.J., 1965 - 2003

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents This subseries contains newspaper articles, press releases, and other papers related to the decision by J. William Michelman, S.J., to allow peace protestors and supporters of the Catonsville Nine to stay at St. Ignatius Church in Baltimore, where he was Superior between 1966 and 1969. The papers include William Kunstler's statement during the trial of the Berrigan Brothers and Father Michelman's appearance in front of a grand jury in 1971; photographs kept by Michelman, including those of...
Dates: 1965 - 2003

7.6 Thomas O'Donnell, S.J., 1955 - 1995

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents This subseries consists of selected personal papers of Thomas J. O’Donnell, S.J. Materials consist primarily of diaries, publications and publication drafts, and sermons. Because of the date of these materials, the subseries is restricted.Born in 1918, Thomas J. O’Donnell entered the Society of Jesus in 1938 and was ordained a priest in 1950. He became a professor of medical ethics at Georgetown University, and served as regent and dean of students at the medical and nursing...
Dates: 1955 - 1995

7.7 Scholastics in Rome, 1819 - 1836

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents This subseries consists of the correspondence and travel journals of a group of Jesuit scholastics from the Maryland Province who studied in Rome between 1820 and 1829, where they were preparing for leadership positions within the Province. Included in this subseries are the journals of P.D. Leavey, S.J., Thomas Mulledy, S.J., and James Ryder, S.J., and correspondence with prominent Jesuit leaders.**Please note: the finding aid contains Scope and Contents notes for each folder....
Dates: 1819 - 1836

8.1 Brent Family, 1630 - 1842

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents This subseries contains ancestry and property records related to the Brent family, who were Catholic landowners in Stafford County, Virginia. Materials reflect their financial activity in both England and Virginia.**Please note: the finding aid contains Scope and Contents notes for each folder. This folder-level description has been imported from an older finding aid. Researchers may encounter outdated or potentially offensive terminology and occasional inaccuracies. If you would...
Dates: 1630 - 1842

8.2 Brooke Family, 1732 - 1736

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents This subseries contains property and legal records related to the Brooke family, Catholic landowners in the Newtown area of Maryland.**Please note: the finding aid contains Scope and Contents notes for each folder. This folder-level description has been imported from an older finding aid. Researchers may encounter outdated or potentially offensive terminology and occasional inaccuracies. If you would like to notify Special Collections of any issues that need correcting, please ...
Dates: 1732 - 1736

8.3 Browne Family, 1800 - 1846

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents This subseries contains financial records related to the Browne family.**Please note: the finding aid contains Scope and Contents notes for each folder. This folder-level description has been imported from an older finding aid. Researchers may encounter outdated or potentially offensive terminology and occasional inaccuracies. If you would like to notify Special Collections of any issues that need correcting, please ...
Dates: 1800 - 1846

8.4 Carroll Family, 1714 - 1721

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents This subseries consists of a financial records book of James Carroll, a wealthy Catholic planter, merchant, and slave owner in Maryland. Known as the “James Carroll Daybook” - though not technically a daybook, as it is not arranged strictly chronologically - this folio-sized volume of nearly 300 pages is a record of the commercial accounts maintained by the innovative planter-merchant James Carroll, including financial transactions related to enslaved individuals. James Carroll...
Dates: 1714 - 1721

8.5 Fenwick Family, 1714 - 1865

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents This subseries contains papers related to the Fenwick family, prominent Catholic landholders and slave holders in St. Mary’s County, Charles County, and Georgetown. The Fenwicks were among the first Catholic settlers in Maryland. The materials reflect the Fenwick family’s financial activity from the early eighteenth century through the mid-1800s; there are also financial records pertaining to Georgetown College. Several Fenwicks entered the Society of Jesus; Benedict Joseph Fenwick, S.J....
Dates: 1714 - 1865

8.6 Griffin Family, 1701 - 1790

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents This subseries contains property records related to the Griffin family. Materials include deeds, indentures, and land patents.**Please note: the finding aid contains Scope and Contents notes for each folder. This folder-level description has been imported from an older finding aid. Researchers may encounter outdated or potentially offensive terminology and occasional inaccuracies. If you would like to notify Special Collections of any issues that need correcting, please ...
Dates: 1701 - 1790

8.7 Neale Family, 1762 - 1800

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents This subseries contains an account book of the Neale family, one of the earliest Catholic families to settle in Maryland. In addition to their land ownership, they also owned enslaved people. Several Neales joined the Society of Jesus, with Francis Neale, S.J. and Leonard Neale, S.J. serving as acting president or president of Georgetown College.**Please note: the finding aid contains Scope and Contents notes for each folder. This folder-level description has been imported from...
Dates: 1762 - 1800

8.8 Sewall Family, 1762 - 1800

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents This subseries contains papers related to the estate of Nicholas Lewis Sewall, including account books, deeds to the family estate Mattapony, and the deed of sale for enslaved individuals. Nicholas Sewall was the father of two Jesuits (Charles, 1744-1806, who returned to Maryland after his education in Europe, and Nicholas, 1745-1834, who remained in England during and after the Suppression.**Please note: the finding aid contains Scope and Contents notes for each folder. This...
Dates: 1762 - 1800

9.1 Biographies and Obituaries, 1786 - 1995

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents This subseries consists of biographies, obituaries, lists of the deceased (necrologies), and memorial cards, primarily of members of the Maryland Province (though other Jesuits and prominent Catholics are occasionally mentioned). Within the items themselves, the terms obituary, eulogy, and necrology are sometimes used interchangeably; some items list significant biographical information.**Please note: the finding aid contains Scope and Contents notes for each folder. This...
Dates: 1786 - 1995

9.2 Catalogs and Directories, 1773 - 1983

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents This subseries consists of catalogs, directories, and lists related to the Maryland Province. Materials document Jesuit Houses and colleges, authors and books, ordinations, leadership, and especially membership and different stages of Jesuit formation.**Please note: the finding aid contains Scope and Contents notes for each folder. This folder-level description has been imported from an older finding aid. Researchers may encounter outdated or potentially offensive terminology and...
Dates: 1773 - 1983

9.3 Microfilm

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents From the Series: Series 9, Province Documentation and Printed Works, contains a variety of materials documenting the Province itself. This includes biographies and obituaries of deceased Jesuits (mostly members of the Province); catalogs and directories listing Houses, novices and members at various stages of formation, books and authors, and mission activity; microfilm copies of manuscript materials (primarily in the Maryland Province Archives); photographs, primarily of groups of Jesuits; and publications...
Dates: 1799 - 1990

9.4 Photographs, 1860 - 1989

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents This subseries consists of photographs and slides, primarily of groups of Jesuits, that were not integrated into other series in the collection. The majority of these photographs were transferred from Georgetown University Archives to the Maryland Province Archives Addenda.**Please note: the finding aid contains Scope and Contents notes for each folder. This folder-level description has been imported from an older finding aid. Researchers may encounter outdated or potentially...
Dates: 1860 - 1989

9.5 Publications and Newsclippings, 1837 - 1989

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents This subseries consists of publications and newsclippings by or about the Maryland Province (such as Jesuit newsletters), about Catholic sites or institutions in the Maryland region (often related to anniversaries), or about Jesuits at Georgetown. **Please note: the finding aid contains Scope and Contents notes for each folder. This folder-level description has been imported from an older finding aid. Researchers may encounter outdated or potentially offensive terminology and...
Dates: 1837 - 1989

4.10 St. Inigoes and Ridge (St. Mary's County, Md.), 1767 - 1985

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents The records in this subseries include announcement books; Annuae Litterae and Historia Domus; diaries; a book of memorials, a census of families, and a scrapbook; correspondence; manuscript histories (including archeological surveys); legal documents; newsclippings; photographs (including glass-plate negatives compiled by Horace McKenna, S.J. around 1933; published materials; financial records; sacramental records; and spiritual writings. Please note that a fire at the St. Inigoes Manor...
Dates: 1767 - 1985

4.11 Conewago (Adams County, Penn.), 1815 - 1974

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents Subseries 4.11 contains the records of the Conewago House in Adams County, Pennsylvania. Materials include House diaries, announcement books, sacramental registers, and financial records. Church records include materials from St. Joseph’s Church and Sacred Heart Church in Hanover and Holy Trinity Church in McSherrystown. The subseries also contains rules for burials, spiritual writings, ephemera, histories, newsclippings, publications, and House diary from the short-lived Paradise House...
Dates: 1815 - 1974

4.12 Goshenhoppen (Berks County, Penn.), 1825 - 1953

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents This subseries consists of the records of the House at Goshenhoppen in Berks County, Pennsylvania. Materials include a diary, financial journal, correspondence, photographs, ephemera, newsclippings, histories, and publications. Between 1741 and 1889, Jesuits served the Catholics of northeastern Pennsylvania from the Goshenhoppen House, with its seat at the Most Blessed Sacrament Church in Churchville, Pennsylvania (which has since been renamed Bally). From that location, its...
Dates: 1825 - 1953