Jesuits -- Maryland Province
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 73 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This subseries contains published and unpublished materials from Houses whose extant records are primarily held by other repositories. Some of the papers in this subseries were selected for inclusion in the Maryland Province Archives by Jesuit archivists and scholars to support research for specific activities, articles, and projects undertaken by members. This subseries also contains correspondence between the Rectors of Jesuit colleges (including Loyola College of Baltimore and Woodstock...
Dates: 1774 - 1993
Scope and Contents This subseries contains materials pertaining to international missions that either fell under the jurisdiction of the Maryland Province, or in which members of the Maryland Province were active participants. Materials consist primarily of published items (including pamphlets, newsclippings, and booklets) and photographs. International locations include Burma, Iraq, Jamaica, various European countries, and the Philippines. Please note that there is some discussion of international missions...
Dates: 1816 - 1970
Scope and Contents This subseries includes materials documenting House histories, much of which was created for the Province’s fiftieth anniversary (Jubilee) celebration in 1883. Some of these documents contain pointed judgments of the ethnic and racial communities that were under the pastoral care of the various Houses of the Province. Materials include Province-wide Historia Domus, Litterae Annuae, and manuscript histories, and items such as newsclippings pertaining directly to the Jubilee. Because the...
Dates: 1830 - 1967
Scope and Contents **The Archives of the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus is currently being digitized, and has recently been reorganized. This finding aid represents the collection's new organization, and replaces the former finding aid (GTM119). If you need assistance locating materials using older citations, please contact staff at the Booth Family Center for...
Unprocessed Material — Box 1
Dates: 1930 - 1980
Found in: Georgetown University Manuscripts
Scope and Contents The George Fenwick, SJ Papers cover the period 1796-1887; the bulk of the materials date from 1815-1855. The collection contains materials written by, for, and to George Fenwick, a Jesuit priest who also served as professor and prefect of schools at Georgetown College. The George Fenwick, SJ Papers consist of poetry, sermons, correspondence, educational reports, and some printed materials. In addition to materials authored by Fenwick himself, there are letters and poems written to and for...
Dates: 1796-1887; Majority of material found within 1815-1855
Scope and Contents The Jose A. Lopez, SJ Papers contain correspondence, official documents, and manuscripts relating to Lopez's careers as parish priest and army chaplain in Mexico; tutor to the children of Emperor Agustín de Iturbide of Mexico; chaplain of the Visitation Convent in Georgetown; and Acting President of Georgetown College. There are also materials collected by Lopez that do not directly pertain to his own work. Items include a copy of a letter from Simon Bolivar to the Marquis de Lafayette...
Dates: 1781 - 1840
Scope and Contents The Joseph Mosley, SJ Papers consist of sixteen letters written by Mosley to his family, and cover the period from 1757-1786. Fifteen of the letters are addressed to “Mrs. Dunn Junior,” Mosley’s sister (living in Northumberland, England); one letter is to his brother, Michael Mosley, SJ (living in Shropshire, England). The letters contain commentary on the environment, politics, and residents of colonial Maryland, and on Jesuit life in the Maryland region, especially in relation to the...
Dates: 1757 - 1786
Scope and Contents The John McElroy, SJ Papers contain diaries, correspondence, Golden Jubilee materials, retreat notes, biographical information and other writings, and some business and financial records from McElroy’s tenure as Procurator of Georgetown College. McElroy’s diary (1813-1821) documents enslaved people at Georgetown College and at several Jesuit plantations in Maryland. Materials on Slavery Some folders in this collection contain references to...
Dates: 1803 - 1905
Scope and Contents The Rev. Horace B. McKennam S.J Papers are comprised of files kept by Father McKenna at the time of his death. Consequently, they date primarily from the 1960's and 1970's and concern his activities as assistant pastor of St. Aloysius Church and his involvement in numerous projects. Father McKenna was a major force in the adoption of innovative social action programs to combat problems encountered in the inner-city. The Papers contain files on his work with the St. Vincent De Paul Society,...
Dates: 1899 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1982
Scope and Contents The Patrick F. Healy, SJ Papers consist of diaries, academic notebooks, correspondence, photographs, newsclippings, and other personal papers written by or concerning Healy and his family. The materials cover the period from 1841-1983; the bulk of the materials date from 1877-1906.The twelve diaries in the collection primarily record appointments. The correspondence consists of a single folder of materials written by Healy (1871-1903), as well as two folders of correspondence...
Dates: 1841-1983; Majority of material found within 1877-1906
Scope and Contents The Paul and Anthony Kohlmann, SJ papers consist of a heavily annotated printed, bound volume with several pages of manuscript notes inserted. The bound item is a copy of volume one of Joannes Caspar Saettler's Theologia Moralis Universa (Strasbourg, 1776). Bound with it is a printed German catechism, several pages of manuscript notes in various hands, and a handwritten exhortation in English, circa 1815-1819. The exhortation, bearing the Latin title “Exhortatio ad nigros servos” (“An...
Dates: 1776; circa 1815-1819
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters, diaries, and other writings of Stephen Larigaudelle Dubuisson, S.J. and William Feiner, S.J. Because the two men served as successive Presidents of Georgetown College in the 1820s, and because both made entries in the letterbooks in this collection, these materials have been grouped together. Dubuisson’s materials consist of loose letters (including several pertaining to students at Georgetown College) and three bound items (a diary, a...
Dates: 1818 - 1842