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Walter J. Feeney, SJ papers

 Collection
Abstract

Papers documenting twentieth-century Jesuit mathematician and college administrator Walter J. Feeney, SJ through his Boston College course materials and academic papers, administrative records, Jesuit Community materials, and professional committee and conference papers.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research. Many folders in Series II. Faculty and college administrator work are closed due to privacy restrictions per university policy. The majority of folders in Series III. Jesuit materials are closed at the request of the Boston College Jesuit Community.

Dates: 1957-1973

Rona M. Fields typescripts

 Collection — Box: 1
Content Description

Composed of typescripts for three books written by Fields, which deal with Portugal and Northern Ireland: A Society on the Run: A Psychology of Northern Ireland (circa 1973), Society Under Siege: A Psychology of Northern Ireland (circa 1977), and The Portuguese Revolution and the Armed Forces Movement (circa 1975).

Restrictions on Access

Open for research.

Dates: [1973?] - [1977?]

First volume of the church records of the church in Plympton

 Collection — Volume: MS.2001.033
Scope and Contents

The volume contains church records from the establishment of the church in 1698 through 1809. It includes historical sketches and listings of baptisms, marriages, church officers, ministers and deacons.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1698 - 1809

Garret FitzGerald lecture notes

 Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents

Consists of ten public lectures delivered by FitzGerald at Boston College while he was a visiting professor of politics in the Dept. of Irish Studies. The lectures cover various topics related to Anglo-Irish relations. Also includes theater programs from productions of Irish plays.

Restrictions on access

Open for research.

Dates: 1937-1988 ; Majority of material found within 1988

Margaret M. Fitzgerald papers

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Abstract

The Margaret M. Fitzgerald papers document her work as a twentieth-century social reformer, suffragist, and retail business owner. The papers contain business memos and minutes, correspondence, diaries, financial records, newspaper clippings, school notes, and speeches.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1901 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1974

Edward J. Fitzpatrick collection of Boston Police Department records

 Collection
Abstract These records include materials collected by Edward J. Fitzpatrick, a Boston Police sergeant (active 1926-1966), and primarily consist of one volume of General Orders. The General Orders document interdepartmental communications issued by the Police Commissioner and any immediate changes to policy and procedure. The volume spans November 1918 to December 1919, which includes the time period of the Boston Police Strike. Also included are news clippings on laws and relevant cases, a political...
Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research. The volume of General Orders is closed due to fragility, pending conservation review.

Dates: 1918-1963; Majority of material found within 1918-1919

Collection of flute and vocal music

 Collection — Box: BC.2022.005
Scope and Contents Leatherbound volume of flute music, vocal music, including many glees and catches, and selections from operas. Includes compositions by Devienne, Hoffmeister, Hadyn. In manuscript, except for The weird sisters, a glee for three voices composed by M.P. King, which is printed. Some pieces are dated 1802-1807, at Newburyport or Boston. With the autograph of John Braham and an explantory inscription dated 1842 on page 137. Inserted is a pressed corsage, removed to a mylar sleeve....
Restrictions on Access

Open for research.

Dates: 1802-1807

Doug Flutie collection

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Abstract

The collection includes publications, periodical clippings, ephemera, and artifacts documenting the career of Heisman Trophy-winning collegiate and professional football player Doug Flutie, particularly his achievements during his years as a Boston College quarterback.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1982 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1983 - 1985

William J. Flynn papers

 Collection
Abstract The papers document Boston College Athletic Association Director William J. Flynn as a student athlete and in his role as director. Materials include correspondence, printed materials, manuscripts, photographs, and artwork. Of note are correspondence with the Daniel F. Tully Associates, designers of the Flynn Student Recreational Complex at Boston College, and photographs of Flynn with prominent individuals, including Jack Bicknell, Ed Chlebek, J. Donald Monan, SJ, Tip O'Neill, and Ronald...
Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1933 - 1997

Anne Ford papers

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Abstract These papers document the life of twentieth-century theater and publishing executive Anne Ford through her unpublished autobiography and her correspondence. Much of her correspondence is comprised of single letters, but Ford maintained long-running relationships with James Cagney, Ogden Nash, Frank Sullivan, Evelyn Waugh, and Katharine White that are documented in these papers. Also included are photographs of Ford, clippings of articles by and about her, and a small amount of...
Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1930 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1970

Margaret Ford Kieran collection of John C. Ford, SJ papers

 Collection
Abstract

This collection documents 20th century American Jesuit moral theologian John C. Ford, SJ through materials kept by his sister, Margaret Ford Kieran. These include Ford's correspondence, medals, photographs, and typescripts, as well as clippings, condolences, obituaries, and prayer cards received by his sister after his death.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: approximately 1910-1995; Majority of material found within 1930s-1980s

Jim Forest papers regarding Thomas Merton

 Collection
Abstract

These papers document the friendship and scholarly relationship between twentieth-century Catholic authors Jim Forest and Thomas Merton. The papers contain Merton's correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs. Forest's papers include his own manuscripts, most on Merton or their mutual friend Dorothy Day, correspondence with others regarding Merton, newspaper clippings, articles, and a recording of a lecture he gave on Merton.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1915-1996, undated; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1996

Matthew L. Fortier, SJ scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents

The scrapbooks include newspaper clippings, brochures, programs, and correspondence related to Fortier's service to Boston College. The material documents his work as Dean of the Post Graduate School, the school's efforts to fund an endowed chair in the Philosophy Department, and Fortier's lectures on St. Joan of Arc.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1913 - 1917

Franciscan antiphoner (sanctorale) with sequences

 Collection
Scope and Contents Gatherings 1-8: Proper of saints Andrew (30 Nov.), Lucy (13 Dec.), Thomas, Apostle (21 Dec.), Agnes (21 Jan.), Purification (2 Feb.), Agatha (5 Feb.), Annunciation (25 Mar.), De sanctis a festo Pasce usque ad Pentecostem, Philip and James (1 May), Inventio Crucis (May 3), John the Evangelist ante portam latinam (6 May), Birth of John the Baptist (24 June), Peter and Paul (29 June), Mary Magdalen (22 July), Laurence (10 Aug.), Assumption (15 Aug.), Beheading of John the Baptist (29 Aug.),...
Restrictions on Access

Open for research; also available digitally.

Dates: circa 1300-1350.

Boston College collection of Pamela Frankau

 Collection
Abstract

The collection documents the work of twentieth-century British novelist Pamela Frankau through her correspondence, manuscripts for eight of her novels, her autobiography, and a short story. Also included is a short biographical note about Frankau by Rebecca West, written for the introduction to Frankau's novel Colonel Blessington.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: approximately 1948-1968

Free Ella Ellison

 Collection — Shared box: 2515
Scope and Contents

Button with caption "Free Ella Ellison" and black-and-white photograph of Ellison, a Black woman from Boston who was wrongfully convicted for alleged involvement in a 1973 armed robbery. Ellison's conviction was overturned in 1978.

Restrictions on Access

Open for research.

Dates: between 1973-1978

Samuel N. Freedman collection of Bernard Shaw

 Collection
Abstract

Collection of materials accumulated by Samuel Freedman relating to Irish playwright Bernard Shaw. The collection includes correspondence; ephemera; manuscripts and publications; photographs; and play programs, primarly regarding Shaw and but also including some of his contemporaries.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research. One audio cassette has been digitally copied; all original media was retained, but may not be played due to format. Digital use copies can only be accessed in the Burns Library Reading Room.

Dates: 1883 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1988

Invitation to Harry W. French from John Boyle O'Reilly and others, not after 1887 : manuscript

 Collection — Shared box: 1012
Scope and Contents Invitation to Harry W. French from five prominent Boston Irish Americans, written in ink on a single sheet of lined paper. Signed by John Boyle O'Reilly, Hugh O'Brien, Patrick A. Collins, T.J. Dacey, and Dominick Fay. Full text reads "Harry W. French Esq. Dear Sir, we cordially invite you to give your lectures on Ireland in this city, confident that your knowledge of the subject and splendid illustrations of it will interest and entertain all classes of our fellow citizens." Likely written...
Restrictions on access

Open for research.

Dates: between 1880-1887

Letters to Frederick James Furnivall

 Collection
Abstract

This collection consists of letters to nineteenth-century philologist Frederick James Furnivall, primarily from American Shakespearean scholar Horace Howard Furness. Single letters from English scholar Joseph Hirst Lupton and George H. Radford are also included. Letters discuss literary matters, specifically Shakespearean prose, but also contain some personal asides.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1876-1908

Gaeḋilge an teanga ár ḋúṫċais: manuscript

 Collection — Volume: MS.1986.085.003
Scope and Contents

Manuscript consists of extracts from the Gaelic journal, Fáinne an lae; first pt. colloquy between a priest and a woman, second pt. colloquy between a father, child (student), and mother.

Restrictions on Access

Restricted: Material extremely fragile; Microfilm use copy.

Dates: 1889 - 1901

Gaelic tales and poetry: manuscript

 Collection — Volume: MS.1986.085.006
Scope and Contents

Manuscript with prose and poetry mixed throughout. Owners, compilers, include Padric O'Hallorain, Donoch O'Hallorain, Seamus O'Halloran, Padraic O'Halloran, and James Halloran. Manuscript has signature of Padraig O'Hallorain of Ballylough. Includes poems by Eoghan Rua and An Mangaire Sugach; titles of poems include Tuarggbhail cnuic an air and Eachtra an Egoláire.

Restrictions on Access

Restricted: Material extremely fragile; Microfilm use copy.

Dates: 1801 - 1809

Gallagher family commonplace book

 Collection
Scope and Contents

Contains Irish legends, prayers, poems, and recipes, mainly in Gaelic with some English. Also includes some family history and lists real estate holdings in New York for the Gallagher and Hanigan families. This volume was kept mainly by Charles Gallagher, a doctor in New York City at the end of the 18th century, and was added to by his descendants.

Restrictions on access

Open for research. Fragile original; digital version also available.

Dates: 1757 - 1947; Majority of material found within 1785 - 1812

Brendan Galvin papers

 Collection
Abstract

These papers comprise the correspondence, honors, manuscripts, and schoolwork of American writer Brendan Galvin. The majority of his manuscripts are drafts of his poems, but they also include essays, short stories, and unpublished novels. Additionally, the papers contain articles and interviews about Galvin and reviews of his works, as well as his collected research materials.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research. Some financial materials are closed.

Dates: 1921, 1958-2010

John T. Galvin papers

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Abstract

Research files, writings, correspondence, and photographs of author and executive John T. Galvin (Boston College class of 1937), predominantly pertaining to his work on the history of Boston politics.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1833-1897, 1931-1997; Majority of material found within 1953 - 1994

Patrick Galvin papers

 Collection
Abstract

Papers about twentieth-century Irish playwright, poet, and ballad singer Patrick Galvin. Consists of play and poetry manuscripts, theater programs, notices, and images of Galvin.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1961-1999; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1985

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