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Box: 121 Fold: 5 Father Generals' Correspondence Xeroxes 1877-81
copies of originals 1877-81

DESCRIPTION: Contains photocopies of Generals' correspondence. (Note: corresponding originals are in Box 120, Folders 10-11.)

Box: 121 Fold: 6 Father Generals' Correspondence Xeroxes 1881-84
copies of originals 1881-84

DESCRIPTION: Contains photocopies of Generals' Correspondence. (Note: corresponding originals are in Box 120, Folders 12-13.)

Box: 121 Fold: 7 Father Generals' Correspondence Xeroxes 1884-87
copies of originals 1884-87

DESCRIPTION: Contains photocopies of Generals' Correspondence. (Note: corresponding originals are in Box 120, Folders 14-15.)

Box: 121 Fold: 8 Father Generals' Correspondence Xeroxes 1888-91
copies of originals 1888-90

DESCRIPTION: Contains photocopies of Generals' Correspondence. (Note: corresponding originals are in Box 120, Folders 16-18.)

Box: 122 Fold: 1 Father Generals' Announcements Originals 1825-59
1825-59

DESCRIPTION: Contains general communications from Fortis, Roothan, and Beckx. Includes: list of days of confession and communion for Society 11/7/1825; Encyclical letter of Roothan re renunciation of goods 7/28/1847; declaration on teaching of classics 5/1/1852; declaration on curriculum 9/2/1854; declaration on official position of Society regarding secular politics 1/10/1855; declaration of remembrances on occasion of death of Ferdinand II of Sicily 6/14/1859.

Box: 122 Fold: 2 Father Generals' Announcements Originals 1860-69
1860-69

DESCRIPTION: Contains communications from Beckx. Includes: letters re renunciation of goods 8/15/1861; on spiritual discipine in general 3/12/1861; on the Martyrs of Japan 3/29/1862, 1/15/1863, Beatification of same 7/30/1863.

Box: 122 Fold: 3 Generals' Announcements Originals 1870-78
1870-78

DESCRIPTION: Contains communications from Beckx. Includes announcement re: celebrations of Beatification of Peter Faber, SJ 5/15/1873; suppression of Society in Rome 11/5/1873; publication of Beckx's letter to newly elected Leo XIII 3/27/1878.

Box: 122 Fold: 4 Father Generals' Announcements 1883-85
1883-85

DESCRIPTION: Contains communications from Beckx and Anderledy. Includes announcements re: German commemoration of birth of Martin Luther 6/12/1883; study of physical sciences 12/8/1883; Anderledy's letter on assumption of position of Father General 5/16/1884.

Box: 122 Fold: 5 Father Generals' Announcements 1886-88
1886-88

DESCRIPTION: Contains communications from Beckx and Anderledy. Includes announcements re: format for catalogues and summaries of lives of those dying within the Society 2/5/1886; appointment of Anderledy as Father General 3/4/1887.

Box: 122 Fold: 6 Father Generals' Announcements Originals 1889-91
1889-91

DESCRIPTION: Contains communications from Father General. Includes announcements re: incapacitation of William Blanchard, SJ, and administration of Province of France 12/8/1889 ff; series of articles "English Catholic Intrigue against Ireland in Rome -- By a Member of the Society of Jesus" 10/17/1890; public discussions of issue of native clergy 10/10/1891.

Box: 122 Fold: 7 Father Generals' Announcements Originals 1892-94
1892-94

DESCRIPTION: Contains communications from Father General. Includes announcements re: Anderledy's death 1/19/1892; beatification of Rudolph Acquaviva, SJ 7/9/1892; requirements for ordination and conditions for dismissing priests from Society 5/11/1893; rules for sacred preaching 7/31/1894.

Box: 122 Fold: 8 Father Generals' Announcements 1895-99
1895-99

DESCRIPTION: Contains communications from Father General plus Historical Bibliography of SJ 1895. Includes announcements re: temporal goods 12/25/1895; hopes for beatification of Isaac Jogues, SJ 8/13/1896; transfer of income from province residences to arca seminarii 11/3/1897; difficulties of Sicilian Province 12/2/1897.

Box: 122 Fold: 9 Father Generals' Announcements 1900-06
1900-06

DESCRIPTION: Contains communications from Father General or Father Provincial. Includes announcements re: China Mission 7/24/1900; Province financial support for Frederick Novitiate 10/5/1900; Paucity of Vocations in Province 2/27/1902 and 5/30/1903; infirmity of Leo XIII 7/20/1903; conditions of ordination 4/24/1904; Silver Jubilee of Maryland-New York Province 8/25/1904; study of philosophy and theology 11/4/1904; infirmity of Martin 3/19/1905; daily communion 3/10/1906; notice of masses to be said at Georgetown College for Mrs. Thomas F. Ryan 3/12/1906; death of Martin 4/19/1906.

Box: 122 Fold: 10 Letters from Father General 1848-61
1848-61

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN communications from Father General including letters re: difficulties of Society in 1848 ("De Cultu SS. Cordis Jesu"); ordination re publications of members of Society 2/9/1856; teaching in Society schools 5/11/1858.

Box: 122 Fold: 11 Letters from Father General 1862-90
1862-90

DESCRIPTION: Contains communications from Father General. Includes letters re: general state of the Society's provinces worldwide with emphasis on troubles in Italy and Civil War in US 1862; circular letter on suppression of Society in Rome 11/5/1873; acceptance of stipends for masses 7/31/1887; costs of cannonization process 8/4/1887.

Box: 122 Fold: 12 Letters from Father General 1907-22
1907-22

DESCRIPTION: Contains communications from Father General. Includes letters re: Peter's Pence 2/25/1908; Order establishing "America" magazine 7/31/1909; financing of Jesuit Missions 7/7/1911; new canon laws and Society rules (n.d.); General's response to Province request to eliminate Greek requirement for B.A. 2/24/1921; general report with news of Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service and Edmund A. Walsh, SJ's activities in Europe 11/13/1922.

Box: 122 Fold: 13 Letters from Father General 1923-35
1923-35

DESCRIPTION: Contains communications from Father General. Includes letters re: general news of Society 3/25/1923; Society Missions 5/20/1923 and 1927; General Congress of 1923 3/18/1924; institution of Catacombs Building 7/27/1924; Martyrs of New York and Canada 11/1/1924; Chinese Missions 5/16/1927; daily spiritual exercises 3/25/1935.

Box: 123 Fold: 1 Generals' Letters 1897-98
1897-98

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Martin to Purbrick. Topics include: beginning of Purbrick's tenure as Provincial 5/11/1897; Rectorship and general situation of Georgetown College 5/19/1897; teaching of philosophy to women 6/9/1897; proposed or immanent transfer of Province properties with their values 10/3/1897; teaching and curriculum at Woodstock 10/12/1897; new building at Woodstock 12/20/1897, 1/25/1898; Rector of Georgetown College criticized 3/27/1898, request that he be replaced 4/24/1898. (Note: photocopies of these originals are to be found in Box 124 Folders 2 and 3.)

Box: 123 Fold: 2 Generals' Letters 1899
1899

DESCRIPTION: Contains communications from Father General. Includes letters re: health of novices at Frederick 1/31/1899; graduate studies program at Georgetown College 2/10/1899; "worldly spirit" and general spiritual discipline in Province plus lax discipline at Georgetown College 3/20/1899; proposed move of Frederick Novitiate to New York 4/14/1899; use of bicycles by Province clergy 7/17/1899 and 11/7/1899; general worldliness at Georgetown, with emphasis on sports, laxity of Rector John D. Whitney, SJ 11/27/1899. (Note: photocopies of these originals are to be found in Box 124 Folder 3.)

Box: 123 Fold: 3 Generals' Letters 1900-01
1900-01

DESCRIPTION: Contains communications from Father General. Includes letters re: general religious discipline in Province, remarks of President Eliot of Harvard re Jesuit education, complaints against Rector Whitney and general laxity at Georgetown 5/9/1900; new building at Georgetown College 10/18/1900; appointment of Thomas Gannon, SJ as Provincial 12/14/1900; change of Rectorship at Georgetown 2/11/1901; consumption of whiskey in Province 2/21/1901; laxity at Holy Cross College 3/21/1901; inadequacies of Gonzaga College 4/4/1901; appointment of George A. Pettit, SJ as Rector of Fordham College 4/27/1901. (Note: photocopies of these originals are to be found in Box 124 Folders 4 and 5.)

Box: 123 Fold: 4 Generals' Letters 1901
1901

DESCRIPTION: Contains communications from Father General. Includes letters re: appointment of Jerome Dougherty, SJ, as Rector of Georgetown College 5/27/1901; Rectorship of Woodstock College 5/28/1901; new building and private rooms at Georgetown College 6/12/1901; appointment of Joseph Hanselman, SJ as Rector of Holy Cross College 8/8/1901; post-graduate courses at Georgetown College 8/30/1901; worldliness and general laxity of spiritual discipline at Holy Cross College (note: this last item occurs in letter missing all but last two leaves). (Note: photocopies of these originals are to be found in Box 124 Folder 5.)

Box: 123 Fold: 5 Generals' Letters 1902
1902

DESCRIPTION: Contains communications from Father General. Includes letters re: laxity of spiritual discipline among Scholastics and in general at Boston College; post-graduate courses, discipline, and large debts at Georgetown College 3/4/1902; appointment of William P. Brett as Rector of Woodstock College 4/21/1902; forms of dismissal from Society 6/20/1902 and 7/9/1902; effects of popular literature on members of Society 4/25/1902 and 9/11/1902. (Note: photocopies of these originals are to be found in Box 124 Folder 5.)

Box: 123 Fold: 6 Generals' Letters 1903
1903

DESCRIPTION: Contains communications from Father General. Includes letters re: new building at Fordham College 3/6/1903 and 4/17/1903; women contributors and the magazines "Messenger" and "The Catholic Mind" 3/26/1903; new courses of study at Georgetown College 4/2/1903; private rooms at Fordham College 6/15/1903; new courses of study in Province colleges in general 4/26/1903. (Note: photocopies of these originals are to be found in Box 124 Folder 5.)

Box: 123 Fold: 7 Generals' Letters 1904
1904

DESCRIPTION: Contains communications from Father General. Includes letters re: structure and organization of Society in North America 1/3/1904; appointment of John Collins, SJ as Rector of Fordham College 2/16/1904; Jamaica Mission 2/27/1904; laxity of spiritual discipline at Georgetown College 4/16/1904; relations between Society and Bishop Gordon of Jamaica 4/23/1904, 4/25/1904, and 6/11/1904; financial condition of Gonzaga College 6/11/1904; relations of American Provinces with Philippine Mission 6/25/1904; new building at Georgetown College, Jesuit neglect of Catholic boys in Randall's Island, NY reformatory 7/9/1904; Church of the Gesu, Philadelphia 9/15/1904. (Note: photocopies of these originals are to be found in Box 124 Folder 6.)

Box: 123 Fold: 8 Generals' Letters 1904-06
1904-06

DESCRIPTION: Contains communications from Father General. Includes letters re: proposed division of Province 11/4/1904; financial state of Gonzaga College 10/18/1904; proposal for Prepartory School attached to St. Peter's College in Jersey City 12/25/1904; Bishop Gordon of Jamaica and relations between Jesuits and Salesian Fathers 12/15/1904 and 8/12/1905; Father General's continuing illness 3/30/1905, 4/5/1905; Jamaica Mission 5/1/1905; course of study in Province schools, spiritual laxity at Georgetown College 5/4/1905; new curriculum 11/22/1905; sports and laxity of discipline at Georgetown College 11/22/1905; appointment of Joseph Hanselman, SJ as Provincial 12/27/1905. A number of letters include marginal notes in English by R.J. Meyer, SJ. (Note: photocopies of these originals are to be found in Box 124 Folder 6.)

Box: 123 Fold: 9 Generals' Letters 1906
1906

DESCRIPTION: Contains communications from Father General. Includes letters re: stipend masses and donation of Ida M. Ryan 3/12/1906; dangers of mundane spirit and "progress" 3/29/1906; de-emphasis of sports at Georgetown College, discipline among faculty at Woodstock College 4/5/1906; death of Martin 4/21/1906; rectorship of Woodstock College 6/16/1906; new courses of study and spirit of "Americanism", liberties allowed students of Georgetown Prep 10/30/1906; relations between Jesuits and Salesians in Jamaica 11/9/1906; certificate naming Anthony Maas, SJ Rector of Sacred Heart College 12/8/1906. (Note: photocopies of these originals are to be found in Box 124 Folder 7.)

Box: 123 Fold: 10 Generals' Letters 1907
1907

DESCRIPTION: Contains communications from Father General. Includes letters re: general lenience in Province discipline, including frequent travelling and entertaining of visitors 1/23/1907; "Bushy Park" in Jamaica mission 2/27/1907; student liberties at Georgetown College 3/15/1907; Rectorship of Loyola College, generally unsatisfactory state of Fordham College, improvements in faculty discipline at Georgetown College 3/21/1907; proposed transfer of Boston College 5/5/1907; proposed move of Woodstock College to Fordham 5/21/1907; student liberties at Georgetown College 5/26/1907; new course of study (compared unfavorably to old courses) 6/10/1907; directorship of Georgetown Observatory, move of "The Catholic Messenger" to Fordham 7/8/1907; separation of Buffalo Mission from German Province 7/7/1907 and 7/15/1907. (Note: photocopies of these originals are to be found in Box 124 Folder 7.)

Box: 123 Fold: 11 Generals' Letters 1907 (2)
Aug - Dec 1907

DESCRIPTION: Contains communications from Father General. Includes letters re: general discipline and level of study in Province 8/28/1907; rules regarding living quarters 9/18/1907; proposed move of Woodstock College and Cardinal Gibbons' agreement 9/30/1907; drawbacks of proposed location for Woodstock 11/12/1907 and 11/21/1907. (Note: photocopies of these originals are to be found in Box 124 Folder 7.)

Box: 123 Fold: 12 Generals' Letters 1908
1908

DESCRIPTION: Contains communications from Father General. Includes letters re: Cardinal Gibbons' objections to move of Woodstock College 1/15/1908; rules for payments from Province to Rome 2/25/1908; move of Woodstock College 3/8/1908; contributions to Arca Seminarius (n.d. but with note at top "sent with letter of April 14, 1908); Father General's objections to immediate move of Woodstock 4/5/1908; selection of location for move of Woodstock 4/14/1908; discontent at St. Ignatius, NY, residence 5/31/1908. (Note: photocopies of these originals are to be found in Box 124 Folder 7.)

Box: 123 Fold: 13 Generals' Letters 1908 (2)
Aug - Dec 1908

DESCRIPTION: Contains communications from Father General. Includes letters re: Catholic University and Jesuit Scholastics 8/2/1908; locations for move of Woodstock College 7/22/1908, 9/28/1908; drinking of whiskey in Province 8/27/1908; course of study for Scholastics 8/28/1908; account of conversation with Cardinal Gibbons re recommendation that Woodstock College move to Washington 8/28/1908; discontent at St. Ignatius NY 9/28/1908; student liberties 10/20/1908; letter and sketch re plans for new magazine (probably "America") 10/25/1908; appointment of Charles Lyons, SJ as Rector of Gonzaga College 10/30/1908. (Note: photocopies of these originals are to be found in Box 124 Folder 8.)

Box: 123 Fold: 14 Generals' Letters 1909 (1)
Jan - May 1909

DESCRIPTION: Contains communications from Father General. Includes letters re: Jesuits attending non-Catholic universities 1/18/1909; plans for new Catholic magazine ("America") 2/2/1909, 2/3/1909, 2/8/1909, 3/4/1909, 4/28/1909; general state of discipline in Province 2/8/1909 and 3/8/1909; exchange of Jamaica Mission for Philippine Mission 3/9/1909; new building at Buffalo College 4/27/1909. Includes alphabetized calendar of events 1903-09. (Note: photocopies of these originals are to be found in Box 124 Folder 8.)

Box: 124 Fold: 1 Generals' Letters Photocopies of Originals dated 1891-94
copies of originals 1891-94

DESCRIPTION: Contains photocopies of Father Generals' correspondence spanning 1891-94. (Note: originals can be found in Box 120 Folders 18, 19, and 20.)

Box: 124 Fold: 2 Generals' Letters Photocopies of Originals dated 1895-97
copies of originals 1895-97

DESCRIPTION: Contains photocopies of Generals' Correspondence. (Note: originals are to be found in Box 120 Folders 21 and 22; Box 123 Folder 1.)

Box: 124 Fold: 3 Generals' Letters Photocopies of Originals dated 1898-99
photocopies of originals 1898-99

DESCRIPTION: Contains photocopies of Father Generals' Correspondence. (Note: originals are to be found in Box 123 Folders 1 and 2.)



Box: 124 Fold: 4 Generals' Letters Photocopies of Originals dated 1900-01
photocopies of originals 1900-01

DESCRIPTION: Contains photocopies of Father Generals' Correspondence. (Note: originals are to be found in Box 123 Folder 3.)



Box: 124 Fold: 5 Generals' Letters Photocopies of Originals dated 1901-03
photocopies of originals 1901-03

DESCRIPTION: Contains photocopies of Father Generals' correspondence. (Note: originals are to be found in Box 123 Folders 3, 4, 5, and 6.)

Box: 124 Fold: 6 Generals' Letters Photocopies of Originals dated 1904-06
1904-06

DESCRIPTION: Contains photocopies of Father Generals' correspondence. (Note: originals are to be found in Box 123 Folders 7 and 8.)

Box: 124 Fold: 7 Generals' Letters Photocopies of Originals dated 1906-08
1906-08

DESCRIPTION: Contains photocopies of Generals' correspondence. (Note: originals are to be found in Box 123 Folders 9, 10, 11, and 12.)

Box: 124 Fold: 8 Generals' Letters Photocopies of Originals dated 1908-09
photocopies of originals 1908-09

DESCRIPTION: Contains photocopies of Father Generals' correspondence. (Note: originals are to be found in Box 123 Folders 13 and 14.)

Box: 125 Fold: 1 Testimonial and Correspondence [1H1-7]
1823-38

DESCRIPTION: Contains AMsS testimonial in favor of Iturbide by Don Diego Garcia 8/26/1830; ALS from Evaristo Gonzalez Caravajal to Jose Lopez, SJ re French aggression and rehabilitation of memory of Iturbide 10/14/1838; letter from Fr. Jose Ign. Trevino to Maria Iturbide with brief mention of Iturbide 8/15/1823; letter from Trevino to Fr. Agustin Bustamante 8/26/1823 written from Leghorn exile with Iturbide; letter 9/8/1823 no names (appears to be in Trevino's hand) recounting voyage on Rawlins and quarantine in Leghorn (repeats much from letter of 8/26); 2 AMs unsigned undated appearing to be appeal by Iturbide to civil authorities probably in Leghorn; AMs undated appearing to be in Trevino's hand narrating voyage and quarantine (contents same as letter of 9/8).

Box: 125 Fold: 2 Testimonium Baptismi and other documents [1H8-11]
1816-18

DESCRIPTION: Contains AMs Iturbide's Testimonium Baptismi dated 10/4/1817 (plus TMs transcript); "carta poder" in parochum Jose Lopez 6/11/1817; agreement between Iturbide and Augustinian Fathers 4/6/1818; vindication of Iturbide in regard to charges of misadministration of Guanajuato and Valladolid provinces and Army of the North 10/17/1816.

Box: 125 Fold: 3 Correspondence of Iturbide to Lopez [1 H 12.1-3]
Nov 1816

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 ALS from Iturbide to Lopez dated 11/1/1816, 11/6/1816, 11/13/1816, plus incomplete transcripts of same. (Note: signature to letter of 11/1/1816 has been cut out.) Letter of 11/6/1816 discusses controversy over Iturbide's administration of Valladolid.

Box: 125 Fold: 4 Iturbide Correspondence to Lopez [1 H 12.4-6a]
Nov - Dec 1816

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS dated 11/20/1816, 11/27/1816, 12/11/1816 plus duplicate of latter, and TYP transcripts. Topics include events in Guanajuato 11/20/1816; charges against Iturbide's administration in Guanajuato and Queretaro, insurrectionist fortifications in Guanajuato 11/27/1816.

Box: 125 Fold: 5 Iturbide Correspondence to Lopez [1H 12.7-7b]
Feb 1817

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS letter from Iturbide 2/19/1817 plus 2 contemporary copies. Includes TYP transcript and English translation. Communication concerns Lopez' trip to Spain and news of insurrection in Valladolid.

Box: 125 Fold: 6 Iturbide Correspondence to Lopez [1H 12.8-8a]
Jun 1817

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS of 6/10/1817 plus two contemporary duplicates. Also includes TYP transcription and English translation. Letter concerns Iturbide's continuing troubles with rebellion in Guanajuato, desire for award of military decorations, Lopez' activities in Spain.

Box: 125 Fold: 7 Iturbide Correspondence to Lopez [1H 12.9]
Jul 1817

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS 7/23/1817 plus TYP transcript and translation. Letter discusses Iturbide's continuing troubles in province, progress of rebellion in Guanajuato.

Box: 125 Fold: 8 Iturbide Correspondence to Lopez [1H 12.9a]
Jul 1817

DESCRIPTION: Contains AMs contemporary copy in Iturbide's hand of letter of 7/23/1817 (cf. Box 125 Folder 7) plus TYP transcription and English translation. (Note: signature has been cut out of letter.)

Box: 125 Fold: 9 Iturbide Correspondence to Lopez [1H 12.10-10a]
Oct 1817

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS letter of 10/7/1817 plus contemporary copy in Iturbide's hand. Includes TYP English translation plus TN suggesting latter is inaccurate. Letter discusses Iturbide's desire for military awards, progress of rebellion in province.

Box: 125 Fold: 10 Iturbide Correspondence to Lopez [1H 12.10b]
Oct 1817

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS contemporary copy in Iturbide's hand of letter of 10/7/1817. See Box 125 Folder 9 for original.

Box: 125 Fold: 11 Iturbide Correspondence to Lopez [1H 12.10c-11]
Jan 1818

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS dated 1/13/1818 plus contemporary copy in Iturbide's hand.

Box: 125 Fold: 12 Iturbide Correspondence to Lopez [1H 12.11a-14]
Jan 1818-May 1819

DESCRIPTION: Contains contemporary copy in Iturbide's hand of letter of 1/13/1818 (see Box 125 Folder 11); AL from Iturbide to Lopez 6/16/1818 (Note: letter appears to be missing final page with signature), ALS of 10/13/1818, 5/9/1819. Letter of 10/13/1818 repeats wish for military decorations, reports on insurrection; letter of 5/9/1818 discusses Iturbide's living arrangements.

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