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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

A Short Study of Waterloo

 Item — Folder SC164-GLAS-001
Identifier: SC164-GLAS
Scope and Contents

Glasgow wrote “A Short Study of Waterloo” in 1900. The volume is a printed essay with handwritten edits and comments. It was donated to Holy Cross by Mrs. John F. Jandron, whose husband John F. Jandron attended Holy Cross for two years until he left to play professional baseball for the Waltham Professional Nine.

Dates: 1900

Bruce Lancaster Collection

 Collection — Box SC090-LANC-001
Identifier: SC090-LANC
Scope and Contents The collection contains a biography of Lancaster written in The Eighteener, which was published by the Harvard class of 1918. There is also personal correspondence between Mr. Lancaster and Fr. Lucey, S.J. concerning answers to historical questions posed to the writer. After his death, Mrs. Lancaster continued to write to Fr. Lucey and those letters are also in the collection. There are also two photographs of Lancaster. Finally, a manuscript of Lancaster’s final novel The Big Knives is...
Dates: 1962-1966

Donald Moran Poetry Book

 Item — Folder SC112-MORA
Identifier: SC112-MORA
Scope and Contents

This volume contains approximately 240 pages of poetry in English and Gaelic. The volume was begun on March 17, 1893 in Lawrence, MA and was dedicated to Daniel J. Moran of Willimantic, CT. There is an index in the back of the volume and several loose items of poetry taken from the book in the folder.

Dates: 1893

Edmond Mackay Philosophy Notebook

 Item — Folder SC098-MACK-001
Identifier: SC098-MACK
Scope and Contents

This volume contains notes by Edmund Mackay. Most of the volume (102 pages) contain notes on Metaphysics in Latin. The second part of the volume (24 pages) contains notes on Ontology.

Dates: Undated

Edward Bennett Williams Autograph Collection

Identifier: SC154-WILL
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of framed autographs of the Presidents of the United States as well as autographed documents of various historical and literary figures. These autographs were collected by Williams. Letters and documents signed by many of the more recent presidents and personalities are addressed to Williams.

Dates: 1692-1999

Edward J. Loftus Collection

 Collection — Box SC095-LOFT-001
Identifier: SC095-LOFT
Scope and Contents

This collection contains manuscripts, incunabula, vellum manuscripts and pages from books of early presses. Among the manuscripts are the French and Dutch Book of Hours, part of an early Bible as well as Venetian and German items. Other items of note include a section of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales as well as sheet music. Items date from the 15th and 16th centuries.

Dates: 1400-1573

James Strain Ledger and Problem Book

 Item — Box SC144-STRA-001
Identifier: SC144-STRA
Scope and Contents

This record book was kept by James Strain of Parish Anaghlone, County Down, Ireland. The first part of the volume contains Strain’s practice with financial accounts while the second part is an account book of business activity. Many of the entries mention voyages to London, Dublin and other European cities.

Dates: 1846-1847

Lathrop Family Collection

 Collection — Box SC093-LATH-001
Identifier: SC093-LATH
Scope and Contents

The Lathrop Family Collection contains materials pertaining to George and Rose Lathrop including correspondence, manuscripts, writings, newspaper clippings, ephemera and photographs. The majority of the collection is correspondence and there are letters written by Rose and George. Additionally, there are a few letters written by Rose after she founded the religious order, Servants of Relief for Incurable Cancer and was known as Mother Mary Alphonsa. Materials date from 1870 to 1910.

Dates: circa 1878-1906

Manuscripts Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC001-MANU
Content Description

This collection consists of small manuscript collections many of which are singular items. It is believed that most were donated to the college at various points of time. Items in the collection are arranged in alphabetical order. There is one box of oversize materials.

Dates: 1571-1999

Miles of Girls: Musical Play

 Item — Box SC133-RENA-001
Identifier: SC133-RENA
Content Description

This collection contains the text and musical score of two act musical play entitled, Miles of Girls written by Louis C. Renaud and James L. Sharp. Two of the compositions of the musical were written by Renaud as a teenager.

The play takes place in Lowell, Massachusetts in the nineteenth century as thousands of young women came to work in the cotton mills. It was adapted from their writings of the women and portrays some of the challenges that they faced.

Dates: 2002