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Lesley Doyle photographic archives

 Collection
Abstract Photographic archives of freelance photographer Lesley Doyle document Northern Ireland in the late twentieth and early twenty-first century. Collection comprises negatives, contact sheets, photographic prints, and positive transparencies, as well as a small number of paper-based records of her work and its publication. Topics covered include Northern Ireland community development following the Good Friday agreement; prominent artists, politicians, and religious leaders in the Northern...
Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Digital photographs on optical disc are not available for playback due to format impermanence and have not yet been reformatted. Negatives are not an access medium and are not available for use; print photographs are available for access. Color positive transparencies require use of a light box provided by the Burns Library Reading Room.

Dates: 1975, 1985-2003

Marion Doyle collection of W. B. Yeats

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Abstract

Collected materials about W. B. Yeats, particularly ephemera from the centennial of his birth. Also includes cards and pamphlets from Cuala Press.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1935 - 1973

Robert F. Drinan, SJ congressional papers

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Abstract

These papers document the legislative career of Robert F. Drinan, SJ, Democratic Representative in the U.S. House from the Massachusetts 3rd District (later the 4th) from 1971-1981. The collection includes correspondence, committee files, legislative files, campaign materials, district files, speeches, photographs, and audio and video recordings.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research, with the exception of the case files in Series V. The audio and video recordings 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 reformatting.

The majority of the collection is stored offsite; advanced notice is required for retrieval.

Dates: 1967-1981

Robert F. Drinan, SJ pre- and post-congressional papers

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Abstract

Papers document Robert F. Drinan's career as an academic, lawyer, Jesuit, and social justice advocate. Materials cover his years before Congress as a faculty member and Dean of Boston College Law School, and his post-congressional years as a faculty member at Georgetown University Law Center.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research. Audio and video recordings 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 reformatting.

The majority of the collection is stored offsite; advance notice is required for retrieval.

Dates: 1955-2007; Majority of material found within 1981 - 1995

William Michael Ducey, OSB papers

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Abstract

Papers of twentieth century American Benedictine William Michael Ducey, OSB, including audio recordings, correspondence, and photographs. Primary topics are Ducey's religious life and involvement with the Liturgical Movement.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research. The audio reels 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 reformatting.

Dates: 1928-1970

Lady Juliet Duff commonplace book

 Collection — Volume: MS.2001.018
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a single item: a commonplace book of poetry gathered by Lady Juliet Duff. Poets include Maurice Baring, Hilaire Belloc, G.K. Chesterton, and W.B. Yeats. The book is leather-bound and entitled J.D. 1916.

Restrictions on Access

Open for research.

Dates: 1916

Maurice V. Dullea, SJ papers

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Abstract These papers document the life and work of Boston College athletic director and theology professor Maurice V. Dullea, SJ. Included are materials related to Dullea's early life and family, his experiences during World War I and World War II, his time as a student on the Boston College football team and his accolades as a BC alum, and his work as the BC Athletic Director and in the Society of Jesus. His writings focus primarily on matrimony, canon law, and shared and communal prayer. The...
Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research. The four scrapbooks are closed due to fragility, pending conservation review.

Dates: 1909-1984

David R. Dunigan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Consists primarily of copies of correspondence, diaries and newspaper clippings related to the history of Boston College from the first proposals for its founding to the end of World War II. Much of the material was created by Boston College presidents and other Jesuits. Also includes edited manuscripts of A History of Boston College, and some Boston College programs and publications.

Restrictions on access

Collection is closed until processed.

Dates: 1850-1947

Boston College collection of Lord Dunsany

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a bound manuscript and two letters all in Dunsany's hand. The manuscript contains thirty-four of Dunsany's poems and his play The Tent of the Arabs. The poems were originally written from 1917 through 1940 and largely relate to the subjects of the first and second World War. He presented the handwritten anthology to the Red Cross in 1940.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1940 - 1954

Eleanor Early papers

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Abstract

These papers document the life and career of author Eleanor Early, who was best known for her travel articles and books. Additional materials included her magazine quizzes; short stories; chapters for her advice book She Knew What He Wanted; and World War II era radio broadcast transcripts. Her papers also contain extensive photographs of her travels.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1902 - 1969; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1969

Early modern prose and Fenian tales

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Scope and Contents

An ceathranach caolriabhach -- Bruighean eochadh bhig deirig -- Bruighean ceise coruin.

Bound manuscript of 76 pages, some of which are mutilated with loss of text. Earlier version of the catalog record gives the date of production as 1780 and identifies the scribe as Seaghan O'Domhail, however the basis for this attribution is unknown.

Restrictions on Access

Open for research.

Dates: 1780

Ebb and Flood: manuscript

 Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents

Cover sheet of typescript: "This is the original MS of Ebb and Flood - A Novel - by James Hanley. Cymm. 1932."

Restrictions on access

Open for research.

Dates: 1932

Edicts relating to the Jesuits in Portugal 1758-1759: manuscript

 Collection — Volume: 1
Scope and Contents Four edicts or proclamations relating to the Jesuits in Portugal, likely manuscript copies of printed texts. Written in four or more distinctive cursive scripts. The first text (16 pages), begins "Nós D[o]n Fran[cis]co Cardenal Saldanha, visitador e Reformador G[er]al App[ostolico] da Religiaō da Companhia de Jesu nestes Reynos de Portugal ..." and is dated at end "Junqueria à 15 de mayo de 1758". The second text (8 pages) begins "Copia de carta escripta al Rmo. recttor del Colegio de S....
Restrictions on access

Open for research.

Dates: 1758 - 1759

Egan harp collection

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Abstract

This collection contains two Portable Irish Harps by nineteenth century Irish harp maker John Egan.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research. Off-shelf viewing is by appointment, supervised by a staff member to ensure safe handling. The harps are too fragile to be strung at full tension, and therefore are not playable.

Dates: circa 1819-1820s

Michael Ehrmann collection of postcards of Massachusetts, Ireland, and Northern Ireland

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Abstract

A collection of postcards collected by Michael Ehrmann from Massachusetts, Ireland, and Northern Ireland, depicting various historical and cultural sites, hotels, restaurants, recreational activities, and artwork.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1960-2012

Eire Society of Boston records

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Abstract

Composed of official records of the Eire Society of Boston, including meeting minutes, correspondence, programs, publications, and financial records. In addition there are clippings, scrapbooks, and some photographs which relate to the society and its activities. While most of the material dates from the period after 1937, there are some collected artifacts and ephemera from the nineteenth century pertaining to Irish and Irish-American political figures.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1817 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1990

Gerald Ellard papers

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Abstract:

These papers document the religious career of Gerald Ellard, a Jesuit who taught history and religion and was involved in the early stages of the liturgical reform and the Liturgical Conference. The bulk of the collection includes correspondence, typescripts and published material, and lecture materials dealing with various liturgy-related topics like the Mass and worship.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1933 - 1973

Elogio del pre. Gasparo Sanchez morto nel Collo. Imperiale di Madrid il giorno 16 di novembre 1628: manuscript.

 Collection
Scope and Contents

Italian manuscript eulogy for Gasparo Sanchez. Two pages on bifolium. Third page is blank. Addressed on the fourth page to the Jesuit Girolamo Mattia in Recanati, Italy.

Restrictions on Access

Open for research

Dates: 1628?

The Emerald Isle calendar

 Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents

Calendar includes photographs from Irish Tourist Information Bureau and poems by Irish writers.

Restrictions on access

Open for research.

Dates: 1958-1959

Boston College collection of Emmet Dalton

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Abstract

Collection consists of correspondence commending Irish revolutionary, soldier, and film producer Emmet Dalton, as well as accounts written by Dalton and others regarding Irish revolutionaries Michael Collins and Sean McKeon (Seán Mac Eoin). Newspaper editorials and official reports concerning nationalist politics in Ireland and the Irish Republican Army are also included.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1916-1953; Majority of material found within 1916-1922

English Catholic New Left - Jay Corrin correspondence

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Abstract

Correspondence between Boston University professor Jay Corrin and members of the English Catholic New Left movement, conducted as research for Corrin's book Catholic Progressives in England after Vatican II.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 2008 - 2012; Majority of material found in 2009 - 2009

English College of Lisbon collection

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Abstract

The collection consists primarily of correspondence between John and Peter Jorge and president Reverend Abbot Joseph Ilsley regarding the English College of Lisbon in the mid to late nineteenth century. Also included is a legal document in Portuguese related to power of attorney.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1853 - 1886

Etablissement des jésuites à Dijon (1581-1626): manuscript fair copy

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Restrictions on Access

Open for research.

Dates: 1700 - 1800

Exercises de Saint Ignace en tamoul: sur feuilles de palm: deux tronçons de la nervure du milieu de la feuille forment la...: manuscript

 Collection
Scope and Contents

An eight-day devotional on the Exercitia Spiritualia of Saint Ignatius, including an introduction to the Exercises, and sermons. Richard V. De Smet posits that this may be the same text published anonymously in 1864 at Pondicherry under the title Arch Ignaciar Gnana Tiananghel. See de Smet, R. (1991). The Exercises in India: An Early Ignatian Revival. Ignis, 20(4), 191-196. The text is incised on palm leaves and bound with string in wooden boards.

Restrictions on access

Collection open for research; digital version also available.

Dates: probably between 1736 and 1774

Explicatio casuum reservatorum in Soc. Iesu: manuscript

 Collection — Volume: 1
Scope and Contents Bound manuscript of 166 pages, on Jesuit governance and constitution. The first section, Explicatio casuum reservatorum, is concerned with special categories of confession, and refers on page 25 to the tenth Congregatio generalis of 1652. Following sections address Jesuit housing, education, drama, reading, annotation, and writing exercises.Pages 1-29. Explicatio casuum reservatorum in Soc. Iesu -- Pages 30-64. Instructio catechetica tironum Soc. Iesu -- Pages 65-94. Quae sunt...
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Open for research.

Dates: probably between 1652 and 1750

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