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Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Bishop Bernard Flanagan Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC059-FLAN
Scope and Contents

This collection contains homilies and notes on homilies delivered by Bishop Flanagan. Additionally, there is information on topics he was interested in preaching about. The collection is arranged alphabetically by topic.

Dates: 1932-1993

Blanche Bryant Collection

 Collection — Box SC022-BRYA
Identifier: SC022-BRYA
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a scrapbook, which has newspaper clippings and pictures of Edward Kavanagh as well as early Catholics and Churches of Maine. Additionally, there is typed and handwritten letters concerning the history of the Catholic Church in Maine. Finally, there are small pictures of churches and historic buildings in Maine. The material ranges in dates from the early 1920s to the 1940s.

Dates: 1920s-1940s

Cornelius Hanrahan Papers

 Collection — Box SC076-HANR-001
Identifier: SC076-HANR
Scope and Contents This collection relates to the history of the Catholic Church in the Rockland-Thomaston area of Maine. The letters are addressed to Cornelius Hanrahan, mostly from Catholic clergy from the 1840’s – 1870’s. Among the correspondents in the collection are Rev. John Bapst, S.J., Rev. Anthony Ciampi, president of Holy Cross and Bishop David W, Bacon, first Bishop of Portland, Maine. The topics of the letters concern the early Jesuit presence in New England and the running of the Church founded...
Dates: 1848-1876

John G. Deedy, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC041-DEED
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence and writings of Jack Deedy and is arranged in four series. The first series contains Deedy’s personal correspondence with Bishop Wright dating from 1951 to 1981. This correspondence, a mixture of handwritten and typed letters, mostly concerned with editorials and newspapers. There are letters from Pittsburg and postcards from when Deedy visited Rome. Finally, the series holds newspaper clippings, personal notes, as well as Bishop Wright’s will. The...
Dates: 1948-1996

Monsignor John J. Fletcher Collection

 Collection — Box SC061-FLET-001
Identifier: SC061-FLET
Scope and Contents

This contains an assortment of autographed letters, manuscripts of European Catholic Ecclesiastics. The dates of the letters range from the 15th century through the 20th century.

Dates: 1487-1897

Rev. Albert Peters, S.J. Papers

 Collection — Box SC126-PETE-001
Identifier: SC126-PETE
Scope and Contents

The collection contains six journals belonging to Fr. Peters. Four of these journals concern meditations and sermons written by him. Another journal contains inspirational stories and parables while the last journal contains literary quotations, poetry and retreat material. Also included in the collection are Fr. Peters’ sister’s Last Will and Testament and a signed document stating that he will abide by the Papal decree of Sacrorum Antistitum.

Dates: 1918

Rev. Charles E. Buckley, S.J. Papers

 Collection — Box SC023-BUCK-001
Identifier: SC023-BUCK
Scope and Contents

This collection contains Fr. Buckley’s personal documents and photographs, which include certificates, family photographs, and type-written sermons mostly dating from the 1940s-1970s. The sermons are organized by the Ecumenical calendar. There are also miscellaneous items written on Holy Cross stationary. This collection also contains Rev. Buckley’s undated retreat material that is organized into 4 folders.

Dates: 1940s

Rev. Edward J. Duff, S.J. Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC050-DUFF
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the papers of Fr. Duff and includes publications, essays, writings, correspondence, photographs and slides. Notably, the collection holds his papers regarding Vatican II and World Council of Churches assemblies in New Deli and Switzerland. Materials in the collection date from 1930 to 1983.

Dates: 1930-1983

Rev. Joseph P. Fox S.J., Papers

 Collection — Box SC066-FOX-001
Identifier: SC066-FOX
Scope and Contents

The majority of this collection consists of personal notes and homilies and are organized chronologically. The homilies are mostly hand-written and cover a wide-range of subjects such as adultery, abortion, and love. There is correspondence between Fox and the Abbey of Gethsemane as well as essays written by Fr. Fox.

Dates: 1954-1982

Rev. M. J. Coyne Theology Notes

 Item — Box SC038-COYN-001
Identifier: SC038-COYN
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Rev. M. J. Coyne’s notebook from St. Joseph’s Seminary. This handwritten book has 266 pages dating from 1883-1888. Most of the passages of the book are written in Latin. It has a small picture of the seminary. This volume came with other books given to the library by Benjamin Davis.

Dates: 1883-1886

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Correspondence 5
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Sermons 4
Account books 2