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Edward I. Devitt, SJ, President's Office records

 Collection
Abstract

The Edward I. Devitt, SJ, President's Office records reflect the life and work of Edward I. Devitt, SJ, ninth president of Boston College.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1864 - 1916

William J. Devlin, SJ, President's Office records

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Abstract William J. Devlin, SJ, President’s Office records contain materials from the administration of William J. Devlin, the fifteenth president of Boston College. The collection spans 1915-1935 with the bulk dating from 1919-1925, and documents Devlin’s attempts to improve the Chestnut Hill campus, particularly through the construction of new buildings and the establishment of new programs. The records are composed of correspondence, subject files, and scrapbooks, and also include some material...
Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research; portions are available digitally.

"Father Rector's Office and President of Boston College" scrapbook in Series II is closed due to fragility. A photocopied duplicate of the scrapbook can be accessed in Box 4.

Dates: 1915 - 1935; Majority of material found within 1919 - 1925

James H. Dolan, SJ, President's Office records

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Abstract The James H. Dolan, SJ, President's Office Records contain materials regarding the construction and maintenance of Boston College's buildings and grounds as well as correspondence, general administrative files, and various ephemera and artifacts that document the life and work of James H. Dolan, the sixteenth president of Boston College. Included are documents about the construction of Bapst Library, the addition to St. Mary's Hall, the establishment of St. Ignatius Church, and the financial...
Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research; portions available digitally.

Dates: 1909 - 1958; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1932

Robert Fulton, SJ, President's Office records

 Collection
Abstract

The Robert Fulton, SJ, President’s Office Records contain correspondence, manuscript material, notes, programs, and ephemera documenting the life and work of Robert Fulton, SJ, twice president of Boston College.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1866-1895, undated

Louis J. Gallagher, SJ, President's Office records

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Abstract The Louis J. Gallagher, SJ, President's Office records contain correspondence, contracts, ephemera, memorandums, reports, photographs, and drawings documenting the work of Louis J. Gallagher as the seventeenth president of Boston College (BC). The collection dates from 1920 to 1945, with the bulk of the materials dating the years of Gallagher's presidency, 1932 to 1937. Included are records related to maintaining the buildings and grounds of Boston College, the aid of National Youth...
Restrictions on access

Collection open for research; portion also available digitally. Three items in Series V. have been closed due to fragility.

Dates: 1920-1945; Majority of material found within 1932-1937

Thomas Ignatius Gasson, SJ, President's Office records

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Abstract

The Thomas Ignatius Gasson, SJ President's Office records contain correspondence, construction records, clippings, personal items, and St. Boltoph's Guild records documenting Gasson's administration as the thirteenth president of Boston College. Materials primarily document Boston College’s move to the Chestnut Hill campus from the South End in 1913.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research; portions are also available digitally.

Dates: 1868 - 1940; Majority of material found within 1907 - 1914

W. Seavey Joyce, SJ, President’s Office records

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Abstract The W. Seavey Joyce, SJ, President’s Office records document Joyce’s tenure as twenty-third president of Boston College, 1968-1972. This collection consists largely of administrative records and contains building plans, committee records, correspondence, departmental records, development records, and faculty and subject files. Subject files contain personal materials, inaugural materials, and materials focusing on student and faculty relations with the administration. The collection also...
Restrictions on access

Collection is closed. Access with permission of office. Departmental records and faculty files containing student records, faculty tenure and promotion files, and other records containing personally identifiable information are closed due to privacy restrictions.

Dates: 1944 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1972

William L. Keleher, SJ, President's Office records

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Abstract The William L. Keleher, SJ, President’s Office records contain materials from the administration of William L. Keleher, SJ, the twentieth president of Boston College. The collection documents the expansion of Boston College in the years immediately following World War II. Correspondence and official documents relate to the management and development of the college, its buildings, schools, and departments. Personal materials include clippings, scrapbooks, and some correspondence. Of...
Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1937-1975; Majority of material found within 1945-1951

Charles W. Lyons, SJ, President's Office records

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Abstract

The President's office records of Charles W. Lyons, SJ, fourteenth president of Boston College, are composed of correspondence, memos, and writings that reflect his five year presidency as well as the wartime and post-World War I student military groups on campus during that period.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research; portions available digitally.

Dates: 1914 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1919

Joseph R. N. Maxwell, SJ, President's Office records

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Abstract

The Joseph R. N. Maxwell, SJ, President's Office Records contain administrative records, correspondence, manuscripts, architectural drawings, legal documents, reports, awards and certificates, writings, slides, and newspaper clippings documenting the life and tenure of Joseph R. N. Maxwell, SJ, twenty-first president of Boston College.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research. A small number of folders are closed due to privacy restrictions. One audio reel is not available for playback due to format impermanence and cannot 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: 1930 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1951 - 1958

John McElroy, SJ, President's Office records

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Abstract

This collection consists mainly of photocopies of material created by John McElroy, SJ, in the course of his work as a Jesuit priest, long-time campaigner for a Jesuit college in Boston, and founder of Boston College. Material types include primarily photocopies of correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, publications, legal documents, and accounts.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1813 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1813 - 1878

William James McGarry, SJ, President's Office records

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Abstract

The William James McGarry, SJ, President’s Office Records contain correspondence, photographs, financial statements, student applications, and booklets documenting the work of William McGarry, SJ, eighteenth president of Boston College from 1937 to 1939.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1922 - 1944; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1939

J. Donald Monan, SJ, President's Office records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Composed of correspondence, meeting minutes, memorabilia, publications and other items of Monan. Most of the material deals with administrative matters at Boston College. Also includes information on the Boston Citizen Seminars and Monan's work on behalf of the Boston Public Schools.

Restrictions on access

Collection is closed.

Dates: 1950 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1972 - 1996

W. G. Read Mullan, SJ, President's Office records

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Abstract

The W. G. Read Mullan, SJ, President's Office records contain correspondence, clippings, and publications documenting Mullan's administration as the eleventh president of Boston College. The bulk of material relates to the educational controversy surrounding Harvard University administration's view of the academic standards at Boston College in particular, and Jesuit schools in general. Also included are documents about Boston College buildings and land purchases.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: circa 1898-1930s; Majority of material found within 1898 - 1900

William J. Murphy, SJ, President's Office records

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Abstract

The William J. Murphy, SJ, President’s Office Records contain correspondence, memos, student applications, contracts, notes, brochures, and pamphlets documenting Murphy's term as the nineteenth president of Boston College. Murphy's presidency coincided with World War II, and these records also document the war's effects on campus military programs and funding.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1929 - 1948; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1945

Michael P. Walsh, SJ, President's Office records

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Abstract The Michael P. Walsh, SJ, President’s Office Records document Walsh’s tenure as twenty-second president of Boston College, 1958-1968. This collection consists largely of administrative records and contains committee, departmental, and faculty files as well as admission records, building plans, correspondence, subject files, and materials relating to the University's centennial celebrations in 1963. Subject files contain biographical information in addition to other topics of interest to...
Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research. Series I. Admissions is closed in its entirety due to privacy restrictions, and is stored off-site. A small amount of material in other series is also closed due to privacy restrictions.

Dates: 1933 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1958 - 1968

Boston College register of students

 Collection — Volume: BC.2006.021
Scope and Contents

Lists the date of the initial registration of Boston College students from 1864 through 1914. Also includes each student's age at the time of registration, name of parent/guardian, and home address.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1864 September-1914 June

Boston College special guests and events photographs

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Abstract

This collection contains photographs of special guests at Boston College, including commencement speakers, honorary degree holders, guest lecturers, and other visiting dignitaries. Special events depicted herein included commencements, speeches, Masses, plays, interviews, dedications, rallies, and others.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research; portions are available digitally.

Dates: 1900 - 2006

Boston College student activities collection

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Abstract

A collection of materials produced by and for Boston College student clubs, societies, and other activities, including correspondence, reports, meeting agendas, planning documents, awards, newsletters, photographs, publicity, and artifacts.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research. 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: 1868-2023

Boston College student musical ensembles collection

 Collection
Abstract

Records, predominantly programs, photographs, and recordings, of official Boston College student musical ensembles and their predecessors, including both instrumental and vocal ensembles under the purview of the Bands Program and the Music Department.

Restrictions on Access Collection is open for research. Some audiovisual 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. Remaining audiovisual recordings 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: 1882-2021

Boston College student theater collection

 Collection
Abstract

Materials, predominantly programs and photographs, pertaining to dramatics at Boston College, including productions organized by the Dramatics Society, English Department, Rhetorics Department, Theater Department, and other campus organizations.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research. One audiocassette has been digitally copied; digital use copies, identified by digital content number, can be accessed in the Burns Library Reading Room. One film reel is not available for playback due to format impermanence and cannot 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: 1865-1996

Boston College Summer Session records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Composed primarily of annual reports and publications. The annual reports are from the tenures of Deans Mary T. Kinnane, George R. Fuir, SJ and James A. Woods, SJ. The publications consist mainly of school bulletins but also include brochures on specific Summer Session programs.

Restrictions on access

Collection is closed until processed.

Dates: 1969 - 1999

Boston College swimming and diving records

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Abstract

Records of the Boston College men's and women’s swimming and diving teams include awards dinner programs, media guides, newsletters, photographs, statistics (meet results and other statistics), and video recordings of competitions. Additionally, there are some files related to the Boston College water polo team.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Audio and videocassettes, CDs, and DVDs in this collection 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: 1972 - 2017

Boston Elevated Railway Company photograph album

 Collection
Abstract

Album containing 66 linen-backed gelatin silver photographs of train cars, stations, yards, and machinery operated by the Boston Elevated Railway Company. Captions are dated 1898-1901.

Restrictions on access

Open for research.

Dates: Approximately 1901

Boston Theological Institute records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Composed of administrative records of the Institute. Includes annual reports, publications, correspondence, meeting minutes, videocassettes and related material.

Restrictions on access

Collection is closed until processed.

Dates: 1966 - 1999

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