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JOHN GILMARY SHEA PAPERS
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Box: 13 Fold: 36 White, Charles Ignatius
1800s

DESCRIPTION: Transcript in hand of John Gilmary Shea of AM notes by Charles Ignatius White: "Project of a History [of the Catholic Church in America] by Rev. Dr. Charles I. White," 6 pages. Essentially an outline for a proposed book. See: John Gilmary Shea, "History of the Catholic Church in the United States," vol. 1 [1886], p. vii-viii.

Box: 13 Fold: 37 Whitfield, James
4/29/1809 - 1830

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (transcript in hand of John Gilmary Shea) dated 4/29/1809 with a reference to James Whitfield. 1 ALS (copy?) dated 12/11/1810 from Rev. P. Plunket to Whitfield at Lyons. 1 ALS (Shea transcript) dated 1830? to Whitfield.

Box: 14 Fold: 1 Alabama
1823? - 1835?

DESCRIPTION: Alabama - Mobile - Roman transcripts - dated 1823-35?

Box: 14 Fold: 2 Alabama
1700? - 1892?

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts and notes by John Gilmary Shea on the history of the Catholic Church in Mobile, Alabama. Date span: 1700-1892?

Box: 14 Fold: 3 American Catholic History
3/22/1755

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM (copy): "The Present State of the Catholic Mission Conducted by the Ex-Jesuits in North America," by Rev. Patrick Smythe, dated 3/22/1755, 57 pages.

Box: 14 Fold: 4 American Catholic History: Shea Notebook
1650? - 5/18/1933

DESCRIPTION: 1 bound AM notebook by John Gilmary Shea: notes on the history of the Catholic Church in America. 1 TLS dated 5/18/1933 from Peter Guilday, Shea's biographer, to Coleman Nevils, S.J., President of Georgetown University, donating Shea's notebook to the Georgetown University Archives; with reference to Isabelle Shea.

Box: 14 Fold: 5 American Catholic History: John Ury
1741? - 1844?

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM (transcript): "Trial of John Ury," 57 pages.

Box: 14 Fold: 6 American Catholic History
1660 - 1833

DESCRIPTION: AM notes regarding certain knights, date span 1660-1833.

Box: 14 Fold: 7 American Catholic History
1650? - 1892?

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous manuscripts regarding American Catholics and the History of Catholicism in the United States.

Box: 14 Fold: 8 American Catholic History
1828 - 1865?

DESCRIPTION: 1 undated AM regarding the life of Colonel George Roberts (b. 1828?) of Vermont, who fought for the Union in the Civil War. References to Ship Island, General Benjamin F. Butler's expedition to New Orleans, and Vicksburg.

Box: 14 Fold: 9 American Catholic History
1800s?

DESCRIPTION: 1 undated ADS praising Rev. John B. Clemson, an Episcopal minister.

Box: 14 Fold: 10 American Catholic History
1800s?

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM list: "American Catholic Authors," 4 pages, 1800s?

Box: 14 Fold: 11 American Catholic History
1888?

DESCRIPTION: AM notes regarding John Gilmary Shea's pamphlet "Pope Day in America." See also: LAU SPCOLL Shea BX1780 .S45 1888 for the pamphlet.

Box: 14 Fold: 12 American Catholic History
1843?

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM (transcript): "Proceedings of the Legislature, 1843. . . . Dr. Green's [?] speech," regarding the Catholic religion.

Box: 14 Fold: 13 American Catholic History
1700? - 1892?

DESCRIPTION: Handwritten notes by John Gilmary Shea on American Catholic History.

Box: 14 Fold: 14 American Catholic History
1700? - 1892?

DESCRIPTION: Handwritten notes by John Gilmary Shea on American Catholic History.

Box: 14 Fold: 15 American Catholic History
1700? - 1892?

DESCRIPTION: Handwritten notes by John Gilmary Shea on American Catholic History.

Box: 14 Fold: 16 American Catholic History
1700? - 1892?

DESCRIPTION: Handwritten notes by John Gilmary Shea on American Catholic History.

Box: 14 Fold: 17 American Catholic History
1700? - 1892?

DESCRIPTION: Handwritten notes by John Gilmary Shea on American Catholic History. Mostly citations from "Woodstock Letters."

Box: 14 Fold: 18 American Catholic History
1700? - 1892?

DESCRIPTION: Handwritten notes by John Gilmary Shea on American Catholic History.

Box: 14 Fold: 19 American Catholic History
1700? - 1892?

DESCRIPTION: Handwritten notes by John Gilmary Shea on American Catholic History.

Box: 14 Fold: 20 American Catholic History
1700? - 1892?

DESCRIPTION: Handwritten notes by John Gilmary Shea on American Catholic History. Shea's notes on the Catholic Directory?

Box: 14 Fold: 21 American Catholic History
1700? - 1892?

DESCRIPTION: Handwritten notes by John Gilmary Shea on American Catholic History.

Box: 14 Fold: 22 American Catholic History
1700? - 1892?

DESCRIPTION: Handwritten notes by John Gilmary Shea on American Catholic History.

Box: 14 Fold: 23 American Catholic History
1800? - 1892?

DESCRIPTION: handwritten notes by John Gilmary Shea on American Catholic History.

Box: 14 Fold: 24 American Catholic History
1632 - 1894

DESCRIPTION: 1 TM list of Jesuits in America, 1632-1894, 18 pages.

Box: 14 Fold: 25 California
1849 - 1869?

DESCRIPTION: California - Roman transcripts - 1849-1869?

Box: 14 Fold: 26 California
1700? - 1892?

DESCRIPTION: Handwritten notes by John Gilmary Shea on Hubert Howe Bancroft's "History of California."

Box: 14 Fold: 27 California
1530? - 1789?

DESCRIPTION: Handwritten notes by John Gilmary Shea on Californian Catholic History.

Box: 14 Fold: 28 California
8/15/1783

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (transcript in hand of John Gilmary Shea, in Spanish) dated 8/15/1783 from Francisco Palou (1723-1789) to Jose de Galvez (1720-1787).

Box: 14 Fold: 29 Canada - Abenakis
1706

DESCRIPTION: 1 AD (in French): "Parrottes des Abenakis," dated 1706, 1 page.

Box: 14 Fold: 30 Canada - almanac
1812? - 1839?

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM almanac (in French): "Index Perpetuel pour les Evangiles et les Epitres de tous les Dimanches de l'anee a l'usage de l'Eglise Catholique, Apost. et Rome," dated 1812-39?, 3 pages, includes chart.

Box: 14 Fold: 31 Canada - Bigot, Jacques
1644 - 1711

DESCRIPTION: AM (transcript) with references to Jacques Bigot (1644-1711).

Box: 14 Fold: 32 Canada - Cadillac
1658? - 1730?

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM (copy, in French): "Le Sieur de Lamotte Cadillac au fort de Buade, Sur l'Isle de Missilimakima, le 9 aout 1695," 9 pages.

Box: 14 Fold: 33 Canada - Cartier, Jacques
1458 - 1519

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM (transcript): "Extrait des Registers de la ville de St. Malo [France] . . . Naissance du pere de Jacques Cartier 1458 . . . Naissance de Jacques Cartier 1494 . . . Mariage de Jacques Cartier [1519] . . . ," 1 page.

Box: 14 Fold: 34 Canada - Cumming, Alexander
1730

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM (transcript): "Sir Alexander Cumming of Cutler and the Four Kings of Canada," dated 1730, 20 pages.

Box: 14 Fold: 35 Canada - Degannes
5/30/1745

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM by Degannes: "Observations sur les erreurs de la relation du siege du port-royal de laccadie, en la nouvelle france; faitte sur de faux memoires par le reverend pere charlevoix de la compagnie de iesus," folio, dated 5/1745, 3 pages. The author, who claims to have been present at the seige in 1707 and who is apparently writing in Montreal, has not been traced. Contrary to Charlevoix, he places the blame for French mismanagement of the defense of Port-Royal squarely upon the governor of the place, de Subercase, and accuses him of attempting to buy off criticisms that might have been brought against him after the fact.

Box: 14 Fold: 36 Canada - Dreuillette, Gabriel
1610? - 1681?

DESCRIPTION: AMs regarding Rev. Gabriel Dreuillette (1610?-1681). Also, 1 newspaper clipping regarding a work on Dreuillette endorsed by the Massachusetts Historical Society.

Box: 14 Fold: 37 Canada - Garnier, Charles
1630? - 1650?

DESCRIPTION: AM (transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea): letters from Charles Garnier, S.J., 1636. Also, 1 bound AM letterbook (transcripts?): letters of Charles Garnier, dated 1630?-1650?

Box: 14 Fold: 38 Canada - Gravier, Jacques
1651? - 1708?

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (fragment, transcript, in French) from Jacques Gravier (1651-1708), with reference to Kaskaskia Indians, undated.

Box: 14 Fold: 39 Canada - Huron
undated

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM (in French, transcript?) regarding villages of the Huron Indians, 14 pages written on.

Box: 14 Fold: 40 Canada - Hurons
undated

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM (transcript): "Defaite et fuite des Hurons, chasses de leur pays," 54 pages.

Box: 15 Fold: 1 Canada - Iberville
1698 - 1699

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM (transcript, in French): "Journal du Voyage fait par deux Frigattes du Roi, La Badine Commandee par Mr. D'Iberville et Le Marin par Mr. Lechevalier de Surgeres," 131 pages.

Box: 15 Fold: 2 Canada - LaSalle
1636? - 1722?

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM (transcript, in hand of John Gilmary Shea, in French): "Memoires divers de M. l'Abbe Jean Cavelier [1636-1722], frere du Siuer Robert Cav. de LaSalle [1643-1687] touchant le dernier voyage de son frere," 37 pages.

Box: 15 Fold: 3 Canada - LaSalle
1681?

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM (transcript): "Voyage de Monsieur de la Salle a la riviere Missisipi," circa 1681, 12 pages.

Box: 15 Fold: 4 Canada - LaSalle
1643? - 1687?

DESCRIPTION: AM transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea, on early Catholic History in Canada, with references to LaSalle (1643-1687).

Box: 15 Fold: 5 Canada - Plessis
1815

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM (transcript, in French): "Relation d'un voyage aux Etats-Unis, par Monseigneur Joseph-Octave-Plessis Eveque de Quebec, en 1815. (l'original est conserve aux Archives de l'Archeveche de Quebec.)," 30 pages.

Box: 15 Fold: 6 Canada - Quebec
1642 - 1793

DESCRIPTION: Handwritten notes by John Gilmary Shea, regarding missionaries sent out from Quebec, 1787-93. Also, printed periodical clippings (circa 1800s) about missionaries, mostly about Isaac Jogues, 1642-43.

Box: 15 Fold: 7 Canada - Quebec
1684 - 1751

DESCRIPTION: AM (transcript in hand of John Gilmary Shea): "Quelques details sur les Missions de l'Acadie etablies ou soutenues par le seminaire de Quebec," deals with dates 1684-1751, 20 pages.

Box: 15 Fold: 8 Canada - Ragueneau, Paul
5/4/1665

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS dated 5/4/1665 from Paul Ragueneau (1608-1680) to an unnamed correspondent. Ragueneau returned from active missionary work in Canada to France in 1662, becoming procurator of the Canadian Jesuit missions. In that capacity he writes seeking the issuance of two needed official papers, a passport for the export of some church silver from France to Canada, the other, letters patent for the continued shipment of provisions and other necessities to those working in the Canadian missions. Sent from Paris.

Box: 15 Fold: 9 Canada - Roman transcripts
1618 - 1667

DESCRIPTION: Canada - Roman transcripts - 1618-67.

Box: 15 Fold: 10 Canada - Sauvole
1698? - 1699?

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM (transcript) regarding Sauvole de la Villantray, with references to Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville, Comte de Surgeres, and the frigate "Le Marin."

Box: 15 Fold: 11 Canada - transcripts
1649 - 1729

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea: "R. P. Leonard de Chartzel. Custode des Missions du Canada," dated 1649, 2 pages; "Letter from a Romish Priest in Canada," dated 1729, 3 pages; and "Extrait de la lettre ecritte a M. le Marquis de Beauharmais par le R. P. Guignas, missionaire de la Compagnie de Jesus," dated 1728, 11 pages.

Box: 15 Fold: 12 Canada - transcripts
1650? - 1892?

DESCRIPTION: AM (transcripts) regarding Catholic Church in Canada.

Box: 15 Fold: 13 Canada - documents
1650? - 1892?

DESCRIPTION: 6 documents (some originals, some transcripts) regarding Catholic History of Canada.

Box: 15 Fold: 14 Canada
1534? - 1543?

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM (transcript): "Certaine Voyages Containing The Discoverie of the Gulfe of Saint-Laurence to the West of New Foundland, and from thence to the river of Canada, to Hochelaga, Saguenay, and other places . . . . The first relation of Iaques Carthier of S. Malo, of the new land called New France, newly discovered in the year of our Lord 1534," text deals with 1534-43, 115 pages.

Box: 15 Fold: 15 Catholic Directory
1800? - 1892?

DESCRIPTION: Manuscript notes, obituaries, and documents relating to the Catholic Directory.

Box: 15 Fold: 16 Catholic Historical Society
late 1800s

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM by John Gilmary Shea about creating a Catholic Historical Society, 3 pages.

Box: 15 Fold: 17 Chile
1800s

DESCRIPTION: AM: "Catalogo de los antiguos diassertivos en el ditrito del Arzobispado de Santiago de Chile," 9 pages. Printed item: "Nos el Dr. D. Rafael Valentin Valdivieso, por la garcia de Dios y de la santa sede Apostolica, Arzobispo de Santiago de Chile etc.," 11 pages.

Box: 15 Fold: 18 Colorado
1868? - 1892?

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM by Joseph Protectus Machebeuf: "Vicariate Apostolic of Colorado," describing the Catholic Church in the region, 6 pages.

Box: 15 Fold: 19 Conewago
1741 - 1876

DESCRIPTION: AM (transcript) by John Gilmary Shea: notes on Catholic Church in Conewago, Pennsylvania, 1741-1876, 8 pages. Headings of text: "Priests at Conewago," Lily Family [records]," and "Register at Conewago."

Box: 15 Fold: 20 Cuba
1560?

DESCRIPTION: Cuba - Roman transcripts - 1560?

Box: 15 Fold: 21 Cuba
1595? - 1797?

DESCRIPTION: AM (transcripts, in Spanish) - Cuba - History of Catholic Church, 1595?-1797?

Box: 15 Fold: 22 Cuba
1773 - 1789

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence (transcripts, in Spanish) of Luis Ignatius Penalver Y Cardenas (1749-1810), dated 1773-1789.

Box: 15 Fold: 23 Cuba
1786 - 1884

DESCRIPTION: AM (transcripts): Cuba - Catholic Church History, 1700s. 1 printed newspaper clipping: "Investigacion Historica," on same subject, dated 5/30/1884.

Box: 15 Fold: 24 Delaware
1805 - 1879

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM in hand of John Gilmary Shea: notes on Catholic Church in Delaware, 2 pages. 1 printed newspaper article from Catholic Standard: "Historical Sketch of the Catholic Church in Delaware," 1 page.

Box: 15 Fold: 25 Florida
1688? - 1/9/1860

DESCRIPTION: 1 manuscript: copies of official documents in Spanish and in the Apalachee and Timucua languages, circa 1688, 10 typed pages, 4 handwritten pages. Correspondents include Diego de Quiroga Y Lossada, Fr. Marcelo de S. Joseph, Alonsso Solana, and Fr. Franco de Roxas. Copies given by Buckingham Smith to John Gilmary Shea on 1/9/1860.

Box: 15 Fold: 26 Florida
1512 - 1520

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92) regarding Juan Ponce de Leon, 1512-21, copied from archives in Seville.

Box: 15 Fold: 27 Florida
1524 - 1526

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92) regarding Florida, 1524-26.

Box: 15 Fold: 28 Florida
1548 - 1550

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92) regarding Florida, 1548-50.

Box: 15 Fold: 29 Florida
1549

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92) regarding Florida, 1549.

Box: 15 Fold: 30 Florida
1565 - 1569

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92) regarding Florida, 1565-69.

Box: 15 Fold: 31 Florida
1601 - 1609

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92) regarding Flordia, 1601-1609. Includes description of baptism of a Timucuan Indian chief.

Box: 15 Fold: 32 Florida
1697 - 1843

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea regarding Florida, 1697-1843.

Box: 15 Fold: 33 Florida
1735 - 1741

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-1892) regarding Florida, 1735-55.

Box: 15 Fold: 34 Florida - Pensacola
1781 - 1868

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92) regarding Pensacola, Flordia, 1781-1868. Includes lists of parish priests, army chaplains, marriages, and burials in Pensacola.

Box: 15 Fold: 35 Florida
1567 - 1698

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-1892), regarding Florida, 1567-1698.

Box: 15 Fold: 36 Florida
1701 - 1736

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92) regarding Florida, 1701-36.

Box: 15 Fold: 37 Florida
1625 - 1724

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in Hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92) regarding Florida, 1675-1724.

Box: 15 Fold: 38 Florida
1550? - 1800?

DESCRIPTION: Handwritten notes by John Gilmary Shea (1824-92) regarding Florida (1550?-1800?).

Box: 15 Fold: 39 Florida
1550? - 1800?

DESCRIPTION: Handwritten notes by John Gilmary Shea (1824-92) regarding Florida Catholic History, circa 1550-1800.

Box: 16 Fold: 1 Florida
1721 - 1753

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM (copy, in Spanish): "Peticion de Fr. J de Montoya de la Orden de San Francisco - Provincia de Santa Elena de la Florida."

Box: 16 Fold: 2 Florida
4/1786

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM (copy, in Spanish): "Real Cedula: Abril 1786. Sobre el Convento de San Agustin de la Florida. Provincia de Santa Elena de los Religiosos, Orden de San Francisco."

Box: 16 Fold: 3 Florida
1721 - 1753

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM (copy, in Spanish): "Memorial de Fr. J de Montoya sobre Capitulos . . . , Orden de San Francisco y fabricar el Convento de San Agustin de la Florida."

Box: 16 Fold: 4 Florida
1594 - 1763

DESCRIPTION: 1 AM (in Spanish): "Noticias relativas a la Iglesia Parroquial de San Agustin de la Florida, desde su fundacion en Euero de 1594 hasta 1763 . . . . Habana Agosto 31 de 1885."

Box: 16 Fold: 5 Florida
1792? - 1811?

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts (in Spanish) regarding Florida Catholic History, circa 1792-1811. Correspondents include Fr. Franco Roderiguez Capote, Joseph Antonio Cornelo(?), and Pedro Acuna.

Box: 16 Fold: 6 Florida
1735 - 1886

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts (in Spanish) regarding Florida Catholic History, circa 1735-1886.

Box: 16 Fold: 7 Florida - Documents
1781 - 1786

DESCRIPTION: 4 AD (originals?) dated 1781-1786 in reference to Florida Catholic History.

Box: 16 Fold: 8 Georgia
8/7/1841

DESCRIPTION: 1 AL dated 8/7/1841 from Stephen Elliott, Bishop of Georgia, thanking Archd. Wilkins of Savannah.

Box: 16 Fold: 9 Illinois
1768 - 1792

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92). Correspondents include Gibault, Jean Baptiste Antoine Ferland, and others. Date span: 1768-92.

Box: 16 Fold: 10 Illinois
1706 - 1707

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts (in French) in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92): "Lettre du Pere Mermet au Pere Marest Mission des Illinois vers 1706, traduit du Latin, par le Pere Felix Martin" and "Lettre du pere [Jacques] Gravier au R. P. General Paris 6 Mars 1707, traduite du Latin par le pere Felix Martin."

Box: 16 Fold: 11 Illinois
1719 - 1873

DESCRIPTION: 2 AM notes: "Diocese of Chicago" (1 page) and "Chuschin[?], Illinois." (1 page). Date span: 1719-1873.

Box: 16 Fold: 12 Illinois
1787 - 1815

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (transcript) dated 1787: "Lettre des Kabitans des Cahos a Mr. Lavaliniere, aux Kaskaskas." 1 ALS (transcript) dated 1815 from Benedict Joseph Flaget.

Box: 16 Fold: 13 Illinois
1694 - 1814

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92) regarding Illinois Catholic History, 1798-1814. Correspondents include Jacques Gravier and others.

Box: 16 Fold: 14 Illinois
1721 - 1799

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92): "Registre de . . . Ste Anne sise pres du Fort de Chartres."

Box: 16 Fold: 15 Illinois
1695 - 1727

DESCRIPTION: Transcript in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92): "Registre de l'Eglise Paroissiale de L'Immaculee Conception de Notre Dame des Kaskaskias," 1695-1727.

Box: 16 Fold: 16 Illinois
1700s?

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92): Catholic Church records - Illinois - ample references to Father Gibault, 1700s?

Box: 16 Fold: 17 Illinois
1700s

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92): Catholic Church records - Illinois - 1700s, many references to Father Gibault.

Box: 16 Fold: 18 Illinois
1700s

DESCRIPTION: Transcripts in hand of John Gilmary Shea (1824-92): Catholic Church records - Illinois - 1700s, references to Father Gibault.

Box: 16 Fold: 19 Illinois
1700? - 1850?

DESCRIPTION: Notes and transcripts - Illinois Catholic History - 1700?-1850?

Box: 16 Fold: 20 Illinois
1683 - 1844

DESCRIPTION: 1 typed list: "List of Priests on the Mission along the Mississippi River. They generally resided at Praire du Rocher; but occasionally at Kaskaskias or Cahokias," 1683-1844.

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