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Compendium philosophiae secundum theseae distributum: manuscript.

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Abstract Bound manuscript of 143 leaves, 9 of which are blank. The text is divided into chapters, and treats philosophical subjects including logic, metaphysics, and morality. The authorship is unknown, but may tentatively be attributed to Abraham Girard (1635-1693), from whose libary the manuscript originates. Bound in is a printed folio broadside, measuring 38.5 x 25 cm, with title "Theses ex Vniuersa Philosophia Selectae" and imprint "Has propugnabit Carolus Gassendus, diniensis, Lugduni, in aula...
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Open for research.

Dates: circa 1652

Concord School of Philosophy collection

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Abstract

This collection documents the Concord School of Philosophy, a summer lecture series held in Concord, Massachusetts from 1879 to 1888, via programs, newspaper clippings, and ephemera relating to the School. Also included are materials by and about notable teachers of the School--including Ralph Waldo Emerson--and related programs.

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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1860 - 1903

[Connolly book of hours: MS.1986.097]

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Abstract

Manuscript codex; written in France.

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

Dates: 15th century

Boston College collection of James B. Connolly

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Abstract

The collection contains materials about James Brendan Connolly (1868-1957), an Irish-American athlete and author. It includes writings by and about him, newspaper clippings and ephemera, and a full run of Limelight magazine for which he served as an editor.

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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1914 - 1965

Séamus Connolly papers

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Abstract

This collection documents the musical activities and career of Irish traditional fiddle player Séamus Connolly. The collection includes field recordings, correspondence, press clippings, publications, photographs, awards, and artifacts. It also includes research notes and materials collected by Connolly on Irish traditional music.

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Collection is open for research. Digitized versions of original recordings are available for Burns Library Reading Room use. Some audio and video items may not be immediately available due to formatting issues.

Dates: 1929 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1957 - 2013

Boston College collection of Constance de Markievicz

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Abstract

The collection primarily consists of correspondence of Irish politician, revolutionary, nationalist, and suffragist Constance de Markiewicz. Also includes posthumous materials documenting the 150th anniversary of Markievicz's birth and more, including biographies, newspaper clippings, exhibit ephemera, a real estate catalog, and photographs.

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Collection is open for research.

Dates: approximately 1868-2019; Majority of material found within 1892-1927

Katherine E. Conway papers

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Abstract

This collection documents the literary and personal life of author Katherine E. Conway. Materials include diaries; drafts of her poetry and journalism; photographs; and scrapbooks.

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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1874 - 1964; Majority of material found within 1874 - 1926

Frederick Charles Copleston papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Book manuscripts include drafts of History of Philosophy, Philosophy in Russia, and Memoirs of a Philosopher. There are numerous published articles by Copleston on individual philosophers, such as Nietzsche, and particular topics in philosophy. There is material on lectures and addresses as well as radio broadcasts on Buddhism and Hegelian philosophy. Correspondence contains letters with...
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Collection is closed until processed.

Dates: 1941 - 1993

Michèle Krahmer collection of Corneille and Manel family papers

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Abstract

These papers document the history of the Corneille and Manel families of southern France through their birth, death, and marriage records; correspondence; court documents; diplomas; genealogical notes; invoices; land records; newspaper clippings, memberships; military records; and photographs, which show the course of the family from ancien régime through third republic France.

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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1690 - 1969; Majority of material found within 1792 - 1908

Boston College collection of Jones I. J. Corrigan, SJ

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This collection documents twentieth-century American Jesuit ethicist Jones I.J. Corrigan, SJ. Materials include a radio address by Corrigan attacking sexual freedom and the breakdown of morality in national life, a eulogy for him, a flier for a series of his night course lectures, and an announcement for the creation of a Boston College chair in his honor.

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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1920-circa 1937

John C. Cort papers

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Abstract These papers document social activist John C. Cort's involvement with the Christian Socialist movement. They consist of a typescript of his book Christian Socialism: An Informal History, which was published in 1988; proceedings from the Congress of Christian Socialists in Sweden in 1983, including Cort’s talk and several reports he authored; and the first eight volumes of the Religious Socialism newsletter, co-edited by...
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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1977-1988

Lewis A. Coser papers

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Abstract

Lewis A. Coser papers document the personal, political, and professional endeavors of this German-American sociologist primarily through correspondence, but course materials, documents, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, periodicals, photographs, and publishing files are also included.

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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1914 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1996

Rose Laub Coser papers

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This collection documents Rose Laub Coser’s professional work and writing as a sociologist, her career at the State University of New York-Stony Brook and Boston College, and her mentorship of students. It contains correspondence, curriculum vitae, manuscript drafts, pamphlets, and photocopies.

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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1956-1991, undated

John M. Cotter papers

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Abstract This collection consists of seven volumes written by John M. Cotter and reflecting his interests in linguistics, astronomy, botany, and the history of the Celtic people. Volumes include copies and drafts of letters; personal accounting; recipes for tea, beer, and rum; notes on astronomy; information on plant propagation and care; essays on Celtic history; and Irish and Mayan vocabulary and translations. Translations and transcriptions include King Cormac's Glossary (Sanas Cormaic) in Irish...
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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1916 - 1938

Cotton Bowl and Sugar Bowl scrapbook

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, ephemera, and correspondence about the Boston College football teams coached by Frank Leahy. The materials primarily document the 1940 Cotton Bowl and the 1941 Sugar Bowl. The majority of the articles were written by Bulger. Box 1 houses the original scrapbook, while box 2 holds a preservation photocopy for easier use.

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Open for research.

Dates: 1939 - 1941

Nathalia Crane correspondence to Louis Untermeyer

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Abstract

This collection includes several letters from twentieth-century American poet and author Nathalia Crane to the poet Louis Untermeyer, as well as photographs, publications, and programs she sent to him. Most of the material relates to Crane's support for Irish political prisoners at Long Kesh prison.

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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1966-1972

Thomas D. Craven papers

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Abstract

The Thomas D. Craven papers contain his 1917 diary, clippings, photographs, and one Boston College football drive sheet. The diary includes almost daily entries from Craven's last semester as a Boston College senior and from his first several months of service in the United States Army during World War I. The clippings include information on Craven's time at Boston College, his service in the military, and his obituary.

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Collection is open for research; portions availalbe digitially.

Dates: 1913 - 1987; Majority of material found in 1917 - 1917

Album of George Cruikshank color prints

 Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents

The album consists of six prints restruck from the original plates. The original engravings appeared circa 1819-1826. The collection contains "The Dancing Lesson" Parts 1-4, "Mushroom Monstrosities," and "Juvenile Monstrosities."

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Open for research.

Dates: 1835

"Cruiskeen Lawn" 1940-1966: A Selected Edition, unpublished typescript edited by Steven C. Young

 Collection — Shared box: 1012
Abstract

This unpublished transcription of the Flann O'Brien "Cruiskeen Lawn" columns that are not represented in published compilations was prepared by drama scholar Steven C. Young. It is thought to be the only extant copy of this work.

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Open for research.

Dates: approximately 1990

Crumlin Road Gaol autograph album, 1921: manuscript

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Scope and Contents

Autograph album containing containing verse, drawings, and humor by Irish Republican prisoners held at Crumlin Road Gaol. Entries are dated May-June 1921, and are signed by Thomas Sherry, Felix Devlin, Daniel F. Sheridan, Stephen Raferty, Malachy Doddy, and others.

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Open for research.

Dates: 1921

Cuenta de cargo, y data que se forma por esta Direccion G[en]eral de Temporalidades a los colegios que tuvieron en esta capital y su jurisdicion los regulares de la Compañia de J[esu]s de la alaxas de plata labrada, oro, perlas y diamantes, seq̈uestrad[a]s en cada uno de ellos, y las haziendas de sus respectivas pertenenc[ia]s : manuscript.

 Collection — Volume: 1
Scope and Contents Unbound manuscript in Spanish, cursive script. 82 pages sewn through center fold comprising a detailed inventory of valuables confiscated from the Jesuits in the Viceroyalty of Peru following the 1767 suppresson of the order. Included are the values and intended destinations of gold, silver, diamonds, pearls, semiprecious stones, and the contents of an apothecary, including medicines and laboratory apparatus. Written in a cursive script in at least two hands. Text is continuous despite...
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Open for research.

Dates: approximately 1773

Michael Cummings collection of P.S. Gilmore

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The Michael Cummings Collection of P.S. Gilmore documents the music career of Patrick Sarsfield Gilmore, American band conductor and composer, and the activities of the Patrick S. Gilmore Society. The collection particularly highlights the National Peace Jubilee of 1869 and the World's Peace Jubilee of 1872, with programs, lithographs, tickets, medals and bookmarks. The collection also includes correspondence, photographs, and newspaper and magazine articles.

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Collection is open for research. The wax cylinder is not accessible, and access to the remaining audio and video recordings requires advance notice.

Dates: 1850 - 2004

Samuel Cunningham scrapbook

 Collection — Box: MS.2013.026
Abstract

Scrapbook consists of annotated clippings from the Northern Whig, a paper in Belfast of which Samuel Cunningham was chairman for a time. The clippings in this volume are by pseudonymous authors including “Asmodeus,” ‘Merlin, and “Old Fogey,” possibly Cunningham himself. Topics discussed range from Home Rule, World War I, the Titanic, suffragists, elections, unions, Churchill, and the political situation in Ulster, to coupons, waiters, and margarine.

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Scrapbook is open for research. Materials are fragile; please use with care.

Dates: 1911 - 1931; Majority of material found within 1911 - 1916

William F. Cunningham, Jr. collection of Jonathan Swift materials

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Abstract

These materials, collected by professor of English William F. Cunningham, Jr., consist primarily of artifacts and ephemera associated with twentieth-century adaptations of the book Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift. There are also smaller amounts of commemorative items associated with Swift himself.

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Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1880s-2005; Majority of material found within 1953 - 2000

Cardinal Cushing: scrapbook

 Collection — Object: MS.2002.029
Scope and Contents

The scrapbook consists primarily of newspaper tributes looking back on the life of Richard Cardinal Cushing. Most were published shortly after his death. It also contains original photographs of Cardinal Cushing's funeral mass at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Open for research.

Dates: 1964-1970; Majority of material found within 1970

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