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Wister, Charles Jones, 1782-1865


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Boston College collection of anti-Catholic documents


This collection documents popular and political manifestations of anti-Catholic prejudice in the United States during the nineteenth century. Materials document the burning of the Ursuline convent in Charlestown, MA in 1834; riots targeting Catholics in Philadelphia, PA; and the American Party during the 1850s-1860s.

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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1844-1930, undated; Majority of material found within 1854 - 1857