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Bound volume of letters and poetry relating to the Jesuits in Spain and Portugal: manuscript

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Scope and Contents Bound volume of handwritten letters and decimas (poems of ten stanzas) relating to the Jesuits in Spain and Portugal in the mid to late 18th century, written in a cursive script, in two or more hands, on unruled, laid paper. The letters and poetry were likely copied from original documents, and compiled in the late 18th or early 19th century. Pasted to a preliminary leaf is handwritten table of contents, written in modern ink on graph-lined paper (numbered in Roman numerals; VIII is...
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Open for research.

Dates: probably between 1754 and 1800

Boston College collection of Edward V. Boursaud, SJ

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Abstract

This collection contains two letters written by the fifth president of Boston College, Edward V. Boursaud, SJ, after his time as president.

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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1897, 1900

Thea Bowman AHANA and Intercultural Center records

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Abstract These records document the work of the Thea Bowman AHANA Intercultural Center (BAIC), previously known as the Office of AHANA Student Programs (OASP). They include annual reports, fliers from student events, photographs, audiovisual materials, correspondence, planning documents, slides from presentations promoting the AHANA program, the AHANA Hotline newsletter, and newspaper clippings of articles examining strategies for increasing retention among black...
Restrictions on access Collection is open for research, with the exception of two marked files in the Records of the Director: Donald Brown, which require permission of the originating Boston College group or office; and six audio cassettes of Asian students focus groups in the Audiovisual materials series.Audio and video recordings have been digitally copied; all original media were retained, but may not be played due to format. Digital content in this collection has been migrated from source media....
Dates: 1975 - 2018; Majority of material found within 1982 - 2014

Ellerton J. Brehaut Boston history collection

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Abstract

Materials collected by twentieth-century Massachusetts lobbyist and historical collector Ellerton J. Brehaut. Consists of correspondence, manuscripts, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, account books, publications and other items relating to the history of the City of Boston. Includes records created by the Boston Police Department and other institutions, organizations, and committees.

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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1718 - 1983; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1950

Ellerton J. Brehaut collection of Edward Hartwell Savage papers

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Abstract

This collection documents the life of Edward Hartwell Savage and his role in the development of the Boston Police Department from its roots in the Boston Watch.

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Collection is open for research; portions also available digitially.

Dates: 1826 - 1963; Majority of material found within 1854 - 1878

Brendan Connolly coins and artifacts collection

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Abstract

Brendan Connolly, SJ was the Director of Libraries at Boston College from 1959-1974. The collection is composed of Connolly's collection of nine ancient coins, a necklace made up of two blue stones, and one trinket-sized ancient ram or goat figurine.

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Collection is open for research.

Dates: approximately 407-411, undated

British royal family photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents

Leather-bound photograph album of the British royal family during the reign of King Edward VII. Also includes photographs of royal castles, palaces and other properties. The photographs include handwritten descriptions of each item. An emblem combining King Edward VII's initials and the motto of the Order of the Garter (Honi soit qui mal y pense) is embossed on the front cover.

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Open for research.

Dates: between 1901 and 1910

Brown County Ursuline Convent portrait album

 Collection — Volume: MS.2019.030
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Album containing 37 portrait photographs of students of the Convent of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, and 1 portrait of Father Edward Purcell (1808-1881). Handwritten captions, dated 1867-1876, identify the subjects. Two pages, captioned "Chief Justice Taney" and "Margo Duer Henry," are lacking photographs.

Dates: between 1867 and 1876

William M. Bulger papers

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Papers that document the professional and personal life of twentieth-century American politician and lawyer William M. Bulger in the Massachusetts legislature and as University of Massachusetts president. Materials include correspondence, clippings, photographs, legislative material, speeches and remarks, audio and video recordings, and ephemera.

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Collection is open for research.

Audio and video recordings 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: 1940 - 2013

Robert W. Bullock papers

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Abstract

Papers document the religious career of twentieth-century Boston Catholic priest Robert W. Bullock. Materials include correspondence, sermons and talks, photographs, ministry documents, awards, artifacts and ephemera, and a scrapbook. It also contains material relating to Bullock's work with the non-profit organization Facing History and Ourselves.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Materials from Series VII. Sermons and talks, including Subseries D. Sermons and Subseries E. Talking Religion radio shows, were received digitally. This content has been migrated from source media; digital use copies can only be accessed onsite in the Burns Library Reading Room.

Dates: 1940-2006

Florence and Ellen Burke letters

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Abstract

This collection contains letters between Florence Burke, a Union soldier during the American Civil War, and his wife Ellen. There is also a letter from Charles Brown and Joseph Bell Alexander to Ellen concerning the exhumation of her husband's body from the battlefield. Additionally, there are tintypes and a copy of a land purchase deed.

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Collection is open for research; digital version also available.

Dates: 1848 - 1864

George D. Cahill papers

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Abstract The George D. Cahill papers consist of the personal papers of a Quincy, Mass. merchant active in Irish-American causes in the late nineteenth century. The collection contains correspondence, fliers, circulars, published speeches, and ephemera, as well as membership and financial records for Irish nationalist organizations including the Fenian Brotherhood, the Irish National Land League of the United States, and the Irish National League of America, among others. The papers date from 1845 to...
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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1845-circa 1921; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1890

Patrick Cahill Collection of Belloc and Chesterton Materials

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Abstract

Papers pertain to writer Patrick Cahill's research and publication on Hilaire Belloc and G.K. Chesterton. It contains manuscripts and typescripts of Cahill's essays on Belloc and Chesterton; Cahill's research notes; correspondence; Distributist League Reports from 1927-1936; a sound recording of Hilaire Belloc, and a photocopy of Hilaire Belloc's will.

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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1909-1973, undated; Majority of material found within 1951-1958

Thomas P. Cahill Papers

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The papers contain manuscripts and publications of journalist and historian Thomas P. Cahill, as well as photographs, periodicals, newspaper clippings, correspondence and related items, mainly concerning Irish history and the role of James Cahill in the Manchester rescue of 1867. Also included is an account of the Boer War by P.A. Cronje.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1897-1967

Patrick Callanan scrapbook

 Collection — Object: BC.2002.079
Scope and Contents

The scrapbook includes newspaper clippings (mostly poetry), programs, brochures and other ephemera. It also includes a few passages written in Callanan's own hand. Much of the material relates to music, theater, religious and oratorical activities sponsored by Boston College.

Restrictions on access

Open for research. Fragile; use care in handling.

Dates: 1869 - 1913; Majority of material found within 1869 - 1877

Muise Family Collection of Cape Breton and Irish Music

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This collection consists primarily of field recordings of Cape Breton and Irish traditional music performed by various musicians in the Boston area, as recorded on home recording equipment by Johnny and Mary Muise. Included are informal music gatherings and social events that took place in the Muise home in Dorchester (1951-1965) and Roslindale (1965 and later), as well as concerts and other gatherings. Some of the audio recordings also contain published material.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research. Open reel tapes and audiocassettes are restricted (boxes 2-6). All open reel tapes have been reformatted, and digital versions are available for use in the Burns Library Reading Room. All audiocassettes have not yet been reformatted, but can be upon request. Note that there may be a delay in availability of digitized versions.

Dates: circa 1935-2003

Elizabeth Capell recipe book

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Abstract

Contains culinary recipes and recipes for medical remedies, in the handwriting of several different authors. The last page is a copy of "the Story of Bembo, a Primitive Christian," originally published in Oxford in 1689 by minister Richard Allestree.

Restrictions on access

Open for research; digital version available.

Dates: 1699 - 1715

Capitolo fratesco priorito geniale di Fra' Tisabesano Secchia, o vero: poema comice, manuscript copy

 Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents

Bound manuscript copy of a comedic poem, in fifteen cantos, satirizing religious orders, including the Franciscans, Dominicans, and Theatines. Attributed to the Jesuit priest Sebastiano Chiesa, about whom little is known. With numerous corrections and annotations. In Italian, writing in italic script in brown ink with green ink on the title page.

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Open for research.

Dates: 1737 August 14

Philip Caraman, SJ papers

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Abstract Correspondence, photographs, clippings, and writings comprise the papers of British Jesuit Philip Caraman. The bulk of the collection is his personal and professional correspondence with other Jesuits, authors, and poets. Among the correspondents are: John Betjeman; Martin Cyril D'Arcy, SJ; John W. Gran; Graham Greene; Peter Levi; André Malraux; Norman Sherry; Edith Sitwell; Muriel Spark; Francis Sweeney, SJ; Catherine Walston; and Evelyn Waugh. Some of the writers are further represented...
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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1944 - 1998

Heather Kelley Carr alumni papers

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Abstract Heather Kelley Carr taught English at the Escuela Secundaria México in Corozal, Belize between 1986 and 1988 as part of the Boston College International Volunteer Program. While there, Carr organized a campaign to request book donations for the purpose of creating a school library. This collection contains correspondence documenting this campaign, as well as correspondence between family and friends, correspondence from Belizean students, and photographs of Escuela México students, Carr's...
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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1985 - 1989

Thomas J. Carroll papers

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Abstract

The collection documents the life and work of Reverend Thomas J Carroll. It includes correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, postcards, and published works.

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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1938-1971 (bulk 1943-1959); Majority of material found within 1943 - 1959

Carta del rey de España â el papa, notìcìando el total exterminio de los jesuitas de sus domìnìos: manuscript fair copy

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Scope and Contents

Sixteen-page manuscript fair copy of a letter from King Charles III of Spain to Pope Clement XIII on the expulsion of the Jesuits from the Spanish Empire. Dated at end of last page: Aranjuez, 2 de mayo de 1767. Written in ink on laid paper in a gathering of four bifolia.

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Open for research.

Dates: probably between 1767 and 1800

Boston College collection of cased photographs

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This collection contains examples of mid-to-late 19th century cased photographs, including daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and tintypes.

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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1840s-1910s

Roger Casement letters

 Collection — Shared box: 5237
Abstract

Consists of correspondence of Casement including a letter to THE PILOT on English restrictions on Irish trade in 1914.

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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1905 - 1915

William Van Etten Casey, SJ papers

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Abstract

Papers documenting the work and life of William Van Etten Casey, SJ, a twentieth-century Jesuit author, academic, and faculty member at Boston College. Materials include correspondence, clippings, photographs, manuscript and printed materials, artifacts, and personal materials.

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Collection is open for research. One folder containing student works is closed.

Dates: 1943 - 1992

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