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Boston College collection of Bernard Lonergan

 Collection — Shared box: 291
Collection BC-2003-052: Boston College collection of Bernard Lonergan


  • 1974 - 1986

Scope and Contents

Composed of materials related to various Lonergan Workshops and the inauguration of the Lonergan Center at Boston College. Includes programs, schedules, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, flyers, and invitations. Also includes obituaries and Mass booklets.


Restrictions on access

Collection is closed until processed.

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 / Historical

Jesuit philosopher, theologian and author. Lonergan was born in Canada in 1904, entered the Society of Jesus in 1922 and was ordained a priest in 1936. He wrote numerous articles and books including Insight and Method in Theology. Lonergan taught at several universities before coming to Boston College, where he taught from 1975 until his retirement in 1983. He died in 1984.


.25 Linear Feet (1 container)

Language of Materials



Because the current accessioning system was not used until January 1986, it is not possible to know exactly the dates of acquisition of materials received before that time.

Boston College Collection of Bernard Lonergan
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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
617-552-2465 (Fax)