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Joseph J. Williams, SJ ethnological collection

 Collection
Abstract

The Joseph J. Williams, SJ ethnological collection documents the research interests of Williams, a Jesuit priest who studied the history and culture of the Caribbean and Africa. It includes over four thousand handwritten stories about the African folk character Anansi, as well as anthropological manuscripts; correspondence; engravings; financial, legal, and shipping documents; newspapers; and government reports, all dating from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries.

Restrictions on Access

Collection open for research except for Series I, which is closed due to fragility. However, portions of the collection--including Series I-- are available digitally.

Dates: 1654-1937, undated; Majority of material found within 1770-1860 and 1931-1932

Nicholas M. Williams retreat diary: manuscript

 Collection
Scope and Contents

Daily diary of Nicholas M. Williams's thirty-day retreat at Loyola College, undertaken as part of his Jesuit formation in Febrary-March 1860. Williams records daily rituals, meditations, and readings, and notes inspirational quotations and "good resolutions."

Restrictions on Access

Open for research.

Dates: 1860 February 23-March 24

George Charles Williamson papers

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Abstract

This collection consists of a scrapbook of clippings, photographs, and correspondence relating to British author George Charles Williamson's 1923 book Curious Survivals: Habits and Customs of the Past that Still Live in the Present, about Victorian social practices in twentieth-century England.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1921-1937, undated

Terence Winch papers

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Abstract

The Terence Winch papers document the life and career of an Irish-American poet, writer, and musician, through correspondence, manuscript and typescript drafts, handmade books, audio and video recordings, flyers, posters, clippings, and photographs. Topics include the poetry scenes of Washington, DC and New York City towards the end of the 20th century; modern Irish-American literature and history; and Irish-American music.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research. Audiovisual recordings and digital content on media have 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: 1960-2017; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2010

Douglas and Marie Immaculée Acton Woodruff family papers

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Abstract

Collection of correspondence, diaries, financial records, genealogical information, notebooks, and photographs of Catholic journalist Douglas Woodruff, Catholic charitable activist Marie Immaculée Acton Woodruff, and their families.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1858-1967

Molly Flannery Woods papers

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Abstract

The collection documents the political and personal activities of Irish journalist and nationalist Molly Flannery Woods. It includes correspondence, manuscripts, and scrapbooks. Much of the material relates to Irish nationalism in the early twentieth-century and Woods' time with Cumann na mBan.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1897-1952; Majority of material found within 1918-1952

Words of Christ: manuscript

 Collection — Volume: MS.2004.047
Scope and Contents

Manuscript containing a catalog of the sayings of Christ.

Restrictions on access

Open for research.

Dates: 1847

Francis Xavier letter

 Collection
Scope and Contents

Letter written to King John III of Portugal from India, referring to Portuguese subjects in the Far East, whom the Saint commends for reward and recognition. Includes references to Fernão Mendes Pinto, the famous traveller and writer.

Restrictions on access

Fragile original; available digitally. Access restricted to the digital version.

Dates: 1552 January 31

Boston College collection of Yeats family papers

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Abstract

The Boston College collection of Yeats family papers includes artwork, correspondence, manuscripts, notebooks, and photographs by and about siblings W. B., Elizabeth Corbet, Lily, and Jack B. Yeats; their father, John Butler Yeats; and the wife of W. B., Georgie Yeats. It also documents the running of Cuala Press, a Yeats family business.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research; a portion is available digitally.

Dates: 1884-1974, undated; Majority of material found within 1900-1940

Young Men's Catholic Association of Boston College records

 Collection
Abstract

The records contain meeting minutes, scrapbooks, publications, and ephemera produced by the Young Men’s Catholic Association of Boston College between 1875 and 1941.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research; portions of the collection are available digitally.

Dates: 1874 - 1941

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