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The Abbey Players in Flann O'Brien's comic masterpiece At swim two birds, adapted for the stage by Audrey Welsh

 Collection — Shared box: 1012
Scope and Contents

Program for the 1981 Abbey Players production of At Swim Two Birds, adapted for the stage by Audrey Welsh and directed by Eamon Morrissey. Includes historical note by Niall Sheridan.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: approximately 1981

Boston College collection of the Abbey Theatre

 Collection
Abstract

Collection of materials relating to the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, Ireland, including booklets, theater programs for the Abbey and the Abbey Theatre Players, photographs, and newspaper articles.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: approximately 1903-1988

Gerald Abraham papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Consists of correspondence, articles, manuscripts and research notes of Abraham. Also includes some unidentified sheet music and publications on music and various composers. Some of the material relates to the musicologist Michel D. Calvocoressi and several Russian composers.

Restrictions on access

Closed until processed.

Dates: approximately 1906-1986

Abstract of a cruise in the frigate United States under the command of Commandore Thos ap Catesby Jones, James Armstrong esq. Captain in the South Pacific : comprising latitude and longitude, ports called at, ships spoken and deaths during the cruise

 Collection
Abstract

The manuscript contains information from the ship's log and descriptions from several of the ports of call (Funchal, Island of Madeira; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Valparaiso, Chili; Lima, Peru; Coquimbo, Chili; Monterey, California; Mazatlan, Mexico; the Hawaiian Islands; Nuka Hiva; and, Tahiti). The manuscript was written by two unknown individuals as there are two distinct sets of handwriting in the document.

Restrictions on Access

Open for research; digital version also available.

Dates: 1842 - 1844

Accounts of the established Church of Ireland fund for the temporal relief of the suffering poor of Ireland: ledger

 Collection — Volume: 1
Scope and Contents

Ledger recording the relief activities of Church of Ireland as recorded by the treasurer from January through May 1847.

Restrictions on Access

Open for research.

Dates: 1847 January-May

Actes del Camp de cinch vesanas del Pla de Cornellá que fou de Bernat Canals: manuscript

 Collection — Volume: MS.1986.110
Restrictions on access

Open for research.

Dates: 1717 - 1774

Moses Adams diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Comprised of two volumes put together by Adams in 1834-1835. The volumes include copies of correspondence and other papers. Many of the entries are annotated. There are also lists of Adams' friends, schoolmates, and shipmates and the occupations they pursued in 1834-35.

Restrictions on access

Open for research.

Dates: 1815 - 1835

Address and testimonial to Geo. Tyson, Esq., on the occasion of his marriage: manuscript.

 Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents

Hand-colored portrait photographs, with hand-lettered presentation statement and list of donors. Signed: T.J. Lynch, Dublin. Presentation statement is bordered by painted vignettes of a horse, horse-riding equpment, and a fox.

Restrictions on access

Open for research.

Dates: 1887

Address on John Boyle O'Reilly: typescript

 Collection
Scope and Contents

Typescript draft of a laudatory address on John Boyle O'Reilly, with manuscript corrections.

Restrictions on Access

Open for research.

Dates: 1896

Frederick J. Adelmann papers

 Collection — Object: BC.1999.059
Scope and Contents

Consists of diaries, publications, manuscripts, and other items of Adelmann. Much of the material concerns Russian philosophy.

Restrictions on access

Closed until processed.

Dates: approximately 1966-1991

Allyn and Bacon records

 Collection
Abstract Records of Boston-based educational publishing company Allyn and Bacon, a Pearson imprint. The company was founded in 1868 by John Allyn as an educational publishing company with a focus on the areas of education, humanities, and social sciences. In 1888, George Andrew Bacon entered into partnership with Allyn, creating the publishing company Allyn and Bacon. Materials include artifacts, catalogs, correspondence, financial and legal records, photographs, ephemera, published materials, and...
Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research. The Stock Book in Series II. is closed due to fragility, pending conservation review.

Audio and video 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: 1868-2009

Benedict Solomon Alper papers

 Collection
Abstract These papers document the scholarly work of Boston College sociology professor Benedict Solomon Alper, a specialist in criminology. Composed of professional and family correspondence, lecture notes, newspaper clippings, articles and conference papers, photographs, and memorabilia. The majority of the articles pertain to juvenile delinquency, the economics and psychology of crime, and prisons. The papers also include World War II correspondence between Alper and his wife, Ethel, and...
Restrictions on access Collection is open for research. Audio recordings on cassette 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. Audio recordings on reel are not available for playback due to format impermanence and can not be reformatted by Burns Library at this time. Please let Burns Library Public Services know of your specific interest; when it becomes possible we will schedule...
Dates: 1926 - 1992

The American Association of Nurse Attorneys records

 Collection
Abstract

This collection documents the organizational history of the American Association of Nurse Attorneys (TAANA), including the working papers of its founder, Cynthia Northrop, and past-president Karen Guarino. Materials concern the everyday operations of TAANA, outreach to fellow nurse attorneys, educational efforts on topics such as expert witness testimony and malpractice suits, and the planning of board of directors meetings and annual meetings.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research. Legacy media formats are not available for playback due to format impermanence and have not been reformatted. Please let Burns Library Public Services know of your specific interest; if possible, reformatting will be scheduled.

Dates: 1977 - 2005

American Conference for Irish Studies records

 Collection
Abstract

These official records of the American Conference for Irish Studies include national and regional conference planning materials, correspondence, meeting programs and minutes, reports, and membership information, as well as the organization’s national and regional newsletters and updates to Guide to Irish Studies.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research. Some media are not available for playback due to format impermanence and have not been reformatted. Please let Reading Room staff know of your specific interest, if possible, reformatting will be scheduled.

Dates: 1961 - 2017

Boston College collection of the Ancient Order of Hibernians

 Collection
Abstract

Materials created by the Irish-American Catholic fraternal order the Ancient Order of Hibernians, including information about Northern Ireland, a ledger, newspaper clippings, and regalia.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1860-1992

Annals of my life from 1842 to 1897: typescript

 Collection — Object: MS.1997.041
Scope and Contents

Manuscript of Kirke, detailing the circumstances and activities of his early life in England. Also includes descriptions of Guyana and the West Indies.

Restrictions on access

Open for research.

Dates: 1914

Ian Anstruther papers

 Collection
Abstract

Ian Anstruther was a British diplomat and writer, who focused on 19th-century social and literary history. These papers consist of typescripts for his book about English poet Coventry Patmore, Coventry Patmore's Angel: A Study of Coventry Patmore, His Wife Emily and "The Angel in the House" (1992), and limited correspondence with literary scholars concerning Patmore.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: circa 1991-1993

Boston College collection of anti-Catholic documents

 Collection
Abstract

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.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

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

Boston College collection of anti-racism efforts during the Boston busing crisis

 Collection
Abstract

Collection of materials related to anti-racism activist organizations in response to the 1974 legal ruling designed to desegregate Boston public schools through busing.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1974-1975

Arbour Hill Prison autograph album

 Collection
Abstract

Autograph album containing containing verse, quotations, and drawings by Irish republican prisoners at Arbour Hill Prison, Dublin. Entries are dated February-March 1940, and are signed by James O'Neill, Frank Quinn, Seán Dunne, Patrick Reynolds, and others.

Restrictions on Access

Open for research.

Dates: 1940 February 14-March 10

Ardbawn: a bit of Ireland fifty years ago, typescript

 Collection — Shared box: 9071 (accessions)
Scope and Contents

A fictionalized account of events witnessed by the author during his youth of a "particular locality in the South of Ireland during the Agrarian uprising between the years 1880 and 1890." Ardbawn (or Ardbaun) is a townland of the civil parish of Thurles in County Tipperary. Mention is also made of the tenants working the land in Rosscarbery in County Cork.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: between 1930-1939

Bette Arnold collection of Bette’s Rolls Royce restaurant materials

 Collection
Abstract

The Bette Arnold collection of Bette’s Rolls Royce restaurant materials consists of memorabilia related to the popular Bette’s Rolls Royce restaurant near Faneuil Hall in Boston. The collection, which dates from the late 1960s to 1980, contains artifacts, artwork, audiovisual material, clippings, photographs, and two scrapbooks.

Restrictions on access Collection is open for research. 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. The video recordings on Umatic cassette are not available for playback due to format impermanence and can not be reformatted by Burns Library at this time. Please let Burns Library Public Services know of your specific interest; when it becomes possible we will schedule...
Dates: circa 1960s-1980

Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Consists of official records of the AJCU. Includes many publications relating to the association and its institutional members. There are also reports, meeting minutes, correspondence, financial records, and photographs. Also includes records of the Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators, a sub-division of the AJCU.

Restrictions on access

Collection is closed until processed.

Dates: 1938 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1995

Augustinian gradual with the sanctorale, common of the saints and kyriale: manuscript

 Collection — Volume: MS.2005.059
Scope and Contents

Illuminated gradual produced by an Augustinian monastery in the town of Pontremoli in Tuscany, Italy. Includes one historiated initial as well as decorated and flourished initials.

Restrictions on access

Open for research.

Dates: 1487

Authors collection

 Collection
Abstract

The Authors collection comprises various manuscripts created by notable historical figures between 1665 and 2005. The bulk of this collection dates from 1790 to 1900, and consists primarily of letters and lithographs. Notable correspondents represented in this collection include Charles Darwin, Isabella Stewart Gardner, Edward Everett Hale, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Florence Nightingale, Walker Percy, Wendell Phillips, John Ruskin, Alec Waugh, and William Wordsworth.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1665 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1790 - 1900

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