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James F. Geary, SJ papers

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Abstract

The papers document the life and work of twentieth-century Boston College professor and military chaplain James F. Geary, SJ. Contains correspondence, teaching notes, military documents, certificates, and photographs.

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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1926-1973, undated

German holy cards collection

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Abstract

Collection of printed holy cards, largely of the eighteenth century, for German-speaking Catholics.

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Collection is open for research.

Dates: approximately 1650-approximately 1850

Boston College collection of Monk Gibbon

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This collection documents the life of Irish author Monk Gibbon through his correspondence and manuscripts held in the papers of two of his peers: his bibliographer Alan Denson and one of his early publishers Alan Steele. Also included are portraits of Gibbon and his family, which may have belonged to Denson.

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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1929 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1951 - 1975

Boston College collection of Eric Gill

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This collection documents the creative work of twentieth-century English artist Eric Gill, principally through his drawings and engravings. Materials include proofs and limited-edition prints; use of Gill's engravings in fine print cards, pamphlets, and booklets; printing blocks; correspondence for the Gill family as well as Gill's colleague at St. Dominic's Press, H.D.C. Pepler; and a small sampling of works on paper by Gill's peers.

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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1896 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1916 - 1940

Howard Belding Gill papers

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Abstract The Howard Belding Gill papers consist of the personal and professional papers of penologist Howard Belding Gill (1890-1989). These include artifacts, audiovisual materials, awards and certificates, clippings, correspondence, lecture notes, photographs, photograph albums, scrapbooks, speeches, and writings and publications. The bulk of the materials document Gill’s professional career, notably as superintendent of Norfolk Prison Colony (1927-1934) and as founder and director of the Institute...
Restrictions on Access Collection is open for research; portions available digitally. Selected student materials and prisoner records are closed due to privacy restrictions, including the entirety of the Institute of Correctional Administration student materials. Recordings on audiotape reel are not available for playback due to format impermanence and have not been reformatted. Please let Reading Room staff know of your specific interest, and if possible, reformatting will be scheduled....
Dates: 1912 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1929 - 1970

Oliver St. John Gogarty collection

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Collection of letters written by and to Oliver St. John Gogarty and a typewritten manuscript of chapters 2-12 of his autobiography, I follow Saint Patrick.

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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1923 - 1951

Goigs del gloriós Sant Ignasi de Loyola patriarca y fundador de la Companyia de Jesús, la festa del qual se celebra al últim de juliol: printing plate

 Collection — Object: 1
Scope and Contents Zinc printing plate on wooden block, used to produce page 70 of: Joan B. Batlle. Los goigs a Catalunya: breus consideracions sobre son orígen y sa influència en la poesía mística popular. Barcelona : Arxiu, 1924. The plate reproduces a 1673 goigs to Saint Ignatius of Loyola from the press of Joseph Forcada. Text in two columns, with a portrait of Saint Ignatius of Loyola. Goigs (from Catalan, "joys") are poetic compositions of a popular nature sung to the Virgin Mary, to Christ, or to the...
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Open for research.

Dates: 1924

David Goldstein and Martha Moore Avery papers

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The David Goldstein and Martha Moore Avery papers relate mainly to their association with and disavowal of the Socialist Party, their conversion to Catholicism, and their subsequent lecture tours. The bulk of the material consists of Goldstein's professional papers, with a smaller amount of his personal papers and of Avery's papers. The collection includes artifacts, correspondence, financial records, pamphlets and clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, subject files, and writings.

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Collection is open for research. Some scrapbooks are too fragile to be used without supervision; please consult the Archivist.

Dates: 1870 - 1958; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1940

Marjory Gordon papers

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These papers document the career of twentieth-century Boston College nursing faculty member Marjory Gordon. Her research, conference papers, workshop materials, draft publications, notes, and correspondence demonstrate her impact on the adoption of nursing diagnoses and functional health patterns to shift the role of nurses within the medical profession and create the nomenclature necessary to include nursing diagnoses in electronic records systems as they were developed.

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Collection is open for research.

Recordings and digital content have been digitally copied from source media; 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: 1903 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1968 - 2005

Edward T. P. Graham papers

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The papers consist of correspondence, illustrations, photographs, and postcards belonging to early twentieth-century Boston architect Edward T. P. Graham. The materials primarily concern Graham's time in Europe studying architecture, as well as his career in America.

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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1884-1921, undated; Majority of material found within 1901 - 1912

Grand Lodge of East Jamaica Freemason collection

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The Grand Lodge of East Jamaica Freemason collection documents Masonic practice in late-1800s Jamaica. It includes correspondence, membership papers, and other material relating to Herman John Bürger, a Master Freemason in Kingston and Port Royal, as well as notes describing Freemason ceremonies and organizational structure. Also includes a Catholic anti-Masonic pamphlet on secret societies.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research; also available digitally. One fragile item is closed.

Dates: 1868-1882

Greater Boston area materials

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Scope and Contents Includes varied documents of the 19th century Boston area, including mayorality election tickets; certificates and a photograph of students from the industrial Boston School Kitchen no. 3; ephemera from the Cragie Bridge Baths; letters from Massachusetts abolitionist and Underground Railroad station master Channing Smith, from Boston City Engineer N. Henry Crafts, and from ship owner Samuel Jones; and promotional ephemera from the New England tour of Cassie and Victoria Foster, "the Fairy...
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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1797-1889

F. L. Green papers

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These papers include typescripts and carbon copy drafts of several of twentieth-century author F. L. Green’s literary works, including Odd Man Out. They also contain literary fragments, correspondence, contracts, and other financial records.

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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1934-1953

Graham Greene papers

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Abstract The Graham Greene papers document the life and work of Greene, including his childhood and family, as well as his career as a journalist and writer. The collection is global, with material from and concerning a variety of countries. Topics include literary culture, film history, mid-to-late twentieth century world history, wars, revolutions, counterintelligence, communism, and Catholicism. The collection consists of art, artifacts, correspondence, ephemera, legal records, literary...
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Collection is open for research; some folders are closed for privacy or condition concerns. Audiovisual materials may not be immediately available due to formatting issues. End dates for restrictions are indicated at the folder-level.

Dates: 1807 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1989

Boston College collection of Lady Gregory

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This collection contains materials about late nineteenth and early twentieth century Irish author Lady Gregory. It includes correspondence, a typescript, and an article.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1881-1932, undated

Group of Black people in a covered wagon, American Civil War : stereograph

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Scope and Contents

View of Black men, women, and children seated before, and riding in, a covered wagon. A mounted soldier is visible in the background, presumably a Union soldier based on the cap and dark uniform.

Restrictions on access

Open for research.

Dates: probably between 1890 and 1900

Boston College collection of Louise Imogen Guiney

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This collection contains materials written by turn-of-the-twentieth-century American poet, essayist, and editor Louise Imogen Guiney, including letters, a poem fragment, and transcriptions of poems by others.

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Collection is open for research.

Dates: Majority of material found within after 1867-1916

Guillermo L. Guitarte letters

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The collection primarily consists of Guitarte's correspondence with other linguists, philologists, and academics during the time he taught at Boston College. Also contains letters related to his family life and legal matters.

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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1962 - 2000

David Gurin and Jane Jacobs correspondence

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This collection contains correspondence from urban planning activist and writer Jane Jacobs to David Gurin throughout his career as an urban planner. The collection also includes programs and other materials from conferences and award ceremonies related to Jacobs.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1963 - 2016

Edward Gwynn letters

 Collection — Shared box: 4421
Scope and Contents

Made up of two letters to Colm O Lochlainn.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1939

Haley House records

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Records of the nonprofit organization Haley House, consisting of newsletters, community log books, administrative records, outreach materials, and an extensive photograph collection of its diverse community. The collection documents numerous activities of Haley House, including the Bakery Training Program, soup kitchen, housing developments, silent auctions, street fairs, operations of the Noonday Farm, and more.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Negatives in box 1715 are not an access medium and are not available for use; print photographs in boxes 2 and 3 are available for access. Slides require use of a light box provided by the Burns Library Reading Room. The audiovisual and born-digital materials in Series V. are not available for playback due to format impermanence and have not been reformatted.

Dates: 1956-2023

Halliday's collection of photographs of New England historic buildings and colonial and provincial homes, 1628-1700

 Collection — Object: MS.2001.036
Scope and Contents

The album contains fifty-nine black and white photographs of New England buildings (mostly dwellings) constructed from 1640 through 1700. The photographs were shot approximately 1902.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research. Fragile; take care in handling.

Dates: 1903

William F. and Michael C. Hanafin Family Papers

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This collection contains photographs, articles, recordings, a fife, printed music, correspondence, and other items pertaining to brothers William F. and Michael C. Hanafin, their family members, and musical associates. The Hanafin brothers were Irish traditional musicians who immigrated to Boston in the late 19th century.

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.

Dates: circa 1900-1990 ; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1940

Bobbie Hanvey photographic archives

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Photographs by twentieth-century Northern Irish photographer Bobbie Hanvey documenting people and life in Northern Ireland during and after the Troubles. Materials include black-and-white negatives, color negatives, color transparencies, digital and print photographs. Glassine sleeves, which originally held the photographs and were annotated by Hanvey, were retained as well.

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Collection is open for research; available digitally. Access is limited to the digital version.

Transparent media and digital storage media (hard drives) are not available for use; access limited to the online digital version.

Dates: 1970 - 2012

Martin P. Harney, SJ papers

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Abstract These papers document the scholarly work and personal life of twentieth-century Jesuit, Boston College history professor, and author, Martin P. Harney, SJ. The collection is composed of correspondence, typescripts and research, photographs and slides, sermons and lectures, a postcard collection, and several diaries and Harney family records. The bulk of the material relates to Harney's work as an author, with a focus on the history of the Jesuits and Catholicism, and the history of...
Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Negatives, in Shared box 1715, are not an access medium and are not available for use. The photographs in Box 26 are closed pending conservation review.

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.

Dates: 1819-1976; Majority of material found within 1915-1976

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