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Hackett, James, circa 1825-before 1900



  • Existence: circa 1825-before 1900

Biographical note

James D. Hackett lived in what was East Abington and is now Rockland, Massachusetts. Based on the origin of letters to him, Hackett was likely a native of the village Carrigavisteal, County Tipperary, Ireland. In Massachusetts Hackett worked as a carpenter and kept an average of five boarders per month from 1852-1854. In 1855 he married Alice Roach (1830-1900). The couple had eight children. The family lived at 142 Liberty Street, Rockland, in 1900; Alice was a widow by that time and died in August, 1900.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Martin P. Harney, SJ papers

Abstract These papers document the scholarly work and personal life of twentieth-century Jesuit, Boston College history professor, and author, Martin P. Harney, SJ. The collection is composed of correspondence, typescripts and research, photographs and slides, sermons and lectures, a postcard collection, and several diaries and Harney family records. The bulk of the material relates to Harney's work as an author, with a focus on the history of the Jesuits and Catholicism, and the history of...
Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Negatives, in Shared box 1715, are not an access medium and are not available for use. The photographs in Box 26 are closed pending conservation review.

Audio recordings have been digitally copied; all original media were retained, but may not be played due to format. Digital use copies can only be accessed in the Burns Library Reading Room.

Dates: 1819-1976; Majority of material found within 1915-1976