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Agnes C. Storer scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Collection MS-1986-193: Agnes C. Storer scrapbook


  • Creation: 1883-1920

Scope and Contents

The Agnes C. Storer scrapbook consists of autographs, correspondence, photographs, business cards, newspaper clippings, and a drawing. The material relates to Jesuit priests or Jesuit institutions, primarily in the United States. Also includes two letters to her father Horatio Storer. Photographs include images of individual Jesuits, St. Francis Xavier College's Church, Georgetown College, and the Church of Immaculate Conception in South Boston. Many letters are fragements, with just the last few lines and signature, from Jesuits. Other complete letters are responses to Storer's interest in collecting the writings of Henry Shannelle, SJ; E.J. Devitt; and Francis J. Lamb, SJ.


Language of Materials

In English.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Restrictions on use

These materials are made available for use in research, teaching and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. The original authors may retain copyright to the materials.

Biographical note

Agnes Storer was born in 1874 to Horatio Robinson Storer (1830-1922) and Caroline Augusta Gilmore. Her father was a pioneer surgeon, civic leader, and convert to Catholicism who corresponded with various Jesuits in the United States. Agnes Storer devoted her life to philanthropy and died in Newport, Rhode Island in 1943.


"Biographical Sketches," Horatio Robinson Storer papers, Massachusetts Historical Society.


1 Linear Feet (1 container)


A scrapbook assembled by New England philanthropist Agnes C. Storer, containing cards, correspondence, a drawing, photographs, and newspaper clippings, most concerning Jesuit priests and institutions. Much of the correspondence has been clipped and just the autograph retained.


Pages have been maintained in their original order.


Gift from John LaFarge, SJ in 1986.

Related Materials

Agnes Caroline Storer papers, 1829-1921, United States Military Academy, West Point.

Processing Information

This scrapbook has been disbound for preservation. All pages, including blank ones, have been maintained.

Agnes C. Storer Scrapbook
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Eric Fonancier; Rachael Young
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Repository Details

Part of the John J. Burns Library Repository

John J. Burns Library
Boston College
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill MA 02467 United States