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THE MARYLAND PROVINCE COLLECTION
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Box: 7 Fold: 5 MD PROV COLL: St. Mary's Co., MD: Leonardtown correspondence
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1854 - 12/31/1858

DESCRIPTION: Contains letters from and about St. Aloysius Church at Leonardtown, as well as miscellaneous material. There are two 1854 permits for slaves to marry.

Box: 7 Fold: 6 MD PROV COLL: Leonardtown (and Newtown), 1846--ca 1915
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1846 - [12/31/1915]?

DESCRIPTION: MSS, apparently by E.I. Devitt, SJ, and a few notes by Rev. George King, SJ, on the history of Leonardtown. Since Newtown was closely linked with it, both are, in effect, covered in the MSS.

Box: 7 Fold: 7 MD PROV COLL: Leonardtown: St. Aloysius Church, 1947-1962
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1947 - 12/31/1962

DESCRIPTION: Printed material and photos, mostly of St. Aloysius Church at Leonardtown, but also of the Andrew White, SJ, School at Leonardtown, built ca. 1954 to serve that parish as well as Medley's Neck and Newtown, a so-called interparochial school.

Box: 7 Fold: 8 MD PROV COLL: Leonardtown: Clippings, 1901-1960
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1901 - [12/31/1960]?

DESCRIPTION: Clippings, mostly about building new church at Leonardtown in 1962.

Box: 7 Fold: 9 MD PROV COLL: Mechanicsville, MD: Immaculate Conception Church
DATE SPAN: 02/05/1954 - 10/03/1962

DESCRIPTION: Clippings, with photos of the church and the 1958 shrine.

Box: 7 Fold: 10 MD PROV COLL: Medley's Neck, MD: Our Lady's Chapel, 20th c.
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1900]? - [12/31/1960]?

DESCRIPTION: One letter with historical information and several photos of the Chapel. Letter is from Joseph Zwinge, SJ., ca 1900, to Fr. Woods, SJ. Clipping.



Box: 7 Fold: 11 MD PROV COLL: Morganza, MD: St. Joseph's Church, 1864-1970
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1864 - 12/31/1970

DESCRIPTION: Misc. printed material and letters, including some by Rev. Coleman Nevils, SJ, to Rev. James J. Moakley, SJ, explaining how Nevils got to go to Japan. Moakley's letters talk about the hard financial times in 1931 and 1934 with his church.

Box: 7 Fold: 12 MD PROV COLL: Newtown (& Leonardtown): misc., 1797-1912
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1797 - 12/31/1912

DESCRIPTION: Contains a variety of materials--letters, notes, register excerpts, accounts, and subscription list.

Box: 7 Fold: 13 MD PROV COLL: Newtown: St. Francis Xavier Church, 1955-1962
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1955]? - [12/31/1962]?

DESCRIPTION: Mostly printed material on the history of Newtown Hundred, Newtown Neck, and the church. All were written by Edwin W. Beitzell and two were published in the "Maryland Historical Magazine," 1955 and 1956.

Box: 7 Fold: 14 MD PROV COLL: Newtown, MD: St. Francis Xavier Church, 1904-1967
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1904 - [12/31/1967]?

DESCRIPTION: Clippings, 1904 through 1970, largely on the history of the church and the ruinous condition into which it fell after the Jesuits left it in 1967.

Box: 7 Fold: 15 MD PROV COLL: Newtown, MD: St. Francis Xavier Church: photos
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1960]? - [12/31/1969]?

DESCRIPTION: Photos, slides, and negatives of the church and the manor house.

Box: 7 Fold: 16 MD PROV COLL: Newtown, MD: Archaeological Report, 1982
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1982 - 01/31/1982

DESCRIPTION: A xerox copy of the report, "Archaeological Investigations at St. Francis Xavier Church in Newton (18 ST 16), St. Mary's County, Maryland," by Dennis J. Pogue. This report, of some 100 pages, contains a brief history of the church and manor adjacent, several photographs, and a number of drawings of layout, all of which provide a good idea of the former Jesuit property.

Box: 7 Fold: 17 MD PROV COLL: Patuxent, MD: St. Nicholas Church, 1820-1960
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1820 - 12/31/1960

DESCRIPTION: Mixture of one early document (1820), historical sketches, ca 1915, and post World War II clippings.

Box: 7 Fold: 18 MD PROV COLL: Piney Point, MD: Holy Family Church, 1956
DATE SPAN: 11/01/1956 - 12/31/1956

DESCRIPTION: Black and white photos of Holy Family Church, with caption "(closed)", showing oil tanks in the background.

Box: 7 Fold: 19 MD PROV COLL: Ridge, MD: St. Nicholas Church, photo, 1956
DATE SPAN: 11/01/1956 - 11/30/1956

DESCRIPTION: Two photos, one of church in 1956, one of high school and convent in 1961.

Box: 7 Fold: 20 MD PROV COLL: St. George's Island, MD: St. Francis Xavier Church
DATE SPAN: 08/01/1967 - 08/31/1967

DESCRIPTION: One black and white photo of church.

Box: 8 Fold: 1 MD PROV COLL: St. Inigoes, MD: St. Mary's Co., corresondence
DATE SPAN: 08/25/1874 - 11/16/1956

DESCRIPTION: A wide variety of scattered letters to, from, and about St. Inigoes. Later and separate in concept than those on St. Inigoes elsewhere in this collection.

Box: 8 Fold: 2 MD PROV COLL: St. Inigoes: House Diary, 1915-1932
DATE SPAN: 08/31/1915 - 12/31/1932

DESCRIPTION: Diary or house record, bound in boards, of St. Ignatius Residence at St. Inigoes (later St. Michael's at Ridge, MD). Apparently written in part by Rev. John LaFarge, SJ.

Box: 8 Fold: 3 MD PROV COLL: St. Inigoes: MSS and notes about, ca 1890-1960
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1890]? - [10/10/1960]?

DESCRIPTION: Mostly short pieces and random notes, except that Fr. John F. Carroll, SJ, wrote about six pages and Fr. Repetti put down several pages from his own experiences at St. Inigoes in the early 20th c.

Box: 8 Fold: 4 MD PROV COLL: St. Inigoes: MSS about, by Devitt, E.I., SJ
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1910]? - [12/31/1916]?

DESCRIPTION: Typed, ca. 27 page MS history of St. Inigoes and Ridge covering period 1634-1915. Written by Rev. E.I. Devitt, SJ, ca. 1916.

Box: 8 Fold: 5 MD PROV COLL: St. Inigoes: misc: photos, printed mat'l
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1891]? - [12/31/1967]?

DESCRIPTION: Photos and reprints of things available elsewhere, except for a small "Report" and fundraising pamphlet on the St. Inigoes Mission Schools, 1916-1917. This was a time when efforts were being made to provide schools for both whites and blacks in Southern Maryland.

Box: 8 Fold: 6 MD PROV COLL: St. Inigoes: Clippings, 1938-1963
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1938 - 12/31/1963

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper clippings, mostly concerned with the preservation of the disused church by volunteer Navy personnel from Patuxent River.

Box: 9 Fold: 1 MD PROV COLL: St. Thomas, Charles Co., MD, 1948
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1948]? - [12/31/1948]?

DESCRIPTION: Scrapbook created at the time of the sesquicentennial of St. Ignatius' Church at St. Thomas' Manor, Bel Alton & Port Tobacco, MD.

Box: 9 Fold: 2 MD PROV COLL: St. Thomas: Charles Co., MD: Printed Mat'l
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1948]? - [12/31/1962]?

DESCRIPTION: Some material the same as in preceding folder, in different form. Here are also invitations and short historic sketches of St. Thomas Manor.

Box: 9 Fold: 3 MD PROV COLL: St. Thomas: Charles Co., MD: Devitt's work on
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1898 - [01/01/1910]?

DESCRIPTION: Typed MSS of various period, apparently by Devitt, Rev. E.I., SJ, plus a printed "Discourse" that he delivered in 1898 for the Centennial celebration of St. Ignatius' Church, St. Thomas.

Box: 9 Fold: 4 MD PROV COLL: St. Thomas: Charles Co., MD: Misc about, 1838-1966
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1838 - 12/31/1966

DESCRIPTION: Contains a variety of letters over a long span, to, from, and about St. Thomas, Charles Co., MD, as well as a copy of the original grant, a sermon, and invitations.

Box: 9 Fold: 5 MD PROV COLL: St. Thomas: Charles Co., MD: Clippings, 1867-1970
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1867]? - 12/31/1970

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper clippings about St. Thomas and vicinity, referred to also as St. Ignatius Church, Bel Alton, MD, Port Tobacco, MD, Chapel Point, MD, all in Charles Co.

Box: 9 Fold: 6 MD PROV COLL: St. Thomas' Manor: Charles Co., MD: Library, 1836
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1836 - 12/31/1926

DESCRIPTION: List of books in the library at St. Thomas' Manor in 1836. French and Latin appear to predominate, but many works in English figure in the list. Authors are given in about half the cases, dates rarely. In addition, the folder holds a mass intentions notebook from 1925-1926 at St. Thomas' of "W.J.T." (Rev. Wm. J. Tynan, SJ?)

Box: 10 Fold: 1 MD PROV COLL: St. Thomas' Missions, Charles Co., MD: Cornwallis Neck
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1870 - 12/31/1873

DESCRIPTION: Pew rent book for Cornwallis Neck Church, served from St. Thomas' Manor. Shows names by race.

Box: 10 Fold: 1 MD PROV COLL: Charles Co., MD: Glymont: photos, 1950s
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1958]? - [12/31/1967]?

DESCRIPTION: One photo and one slide; church is described as a mission from St. Mary-Star-of-the-Sea at Indian Head.

Box: 10 Fold: 2 MD PROV COLL: St. Thomas' Missions, Charles Co., MD: Hill Top, 1895--
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1895 - 12/31/1958

DESCRIPTION: Photos, slides, one clipping, one letter, and memorabilia of St. Ignatius Church, Hill Top, MD. Tickets for lectures that Devitt, Rev. E.I., SJ, gave there in 1895.

Box: 10 Fold: 3 MD PROV COLL: St. Thomas' Missions, Charles Co., MD: La Plata
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1920]? - 12/31/1966

DESCRIPTION: Contains a variety of late, mostly illus., material on Sacred Heart Church (1965), the earlier church, Archbishop Neale School (1952), Sacred Heart H.S., and the convent, along with some letters and invitations.

Box: 10 Fold: 3 MD PROV COLL: Charles Co., MD; McConchie, photos, 1950s
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1958]? - [12/31/1958]?

DESCRIPTION: Several black-and-white photos, interior and exterior, and several slides of St. Katherine's Church, McConchie, MD.

Box: 10 Fold: 4 MD PROV COLL: St. Thomas' Missions, Charles Co., MD: Newport, 1870-195
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1870 - 12/31/1955

DESCRIPTION: Misc. about St. Mary's Church, Newport, including a blank pew receipt from the 1870s (printed by Murphy in Balto), and historical sketches from the 1890s and 1950s.

Box: 10 Fold: 5 MD PROV COLL: St. Thomas' Missions, Charles Co., MD: Newport Pew Rents
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1863 - 12/31/1878

DESCRIPTION: Two pew rent books, one for whites, 1863-1877, and one for blacks, 1871-1878, with some burials listed in the latter, with reasons for death listed in some cases.

Box: 10 Fold: 6 MD PROV COLL: St. Thomas' Missions, Charles Co., MD: Pomfret
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1867 - 12/31/1873

DESCRIPTION: Pew Rent book for St. Joseph's Church, Pomfret. No race indicated; holders apparently all white. Some payments shown in kind.

Box: 10 Fold: 7 MD PROV COLL: St. Thomas' Missions, Charles Co., MD: Pomfret
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1873 - 12/31/1963

DESCRIPTION: A miscellany of photos, printed material, clippings, correspondence, a pew rent receipt, and notes concerning St. Joseph's Church, Pomfret.

Box: 10 Fold: 8 MD PROV COLL: St. Thomas' Missions, Charles Co., MD: Port Tobacco
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1894]? - [12/31/1969]?

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper clippings--many lengthy and informative--on the history of Port Tobacco near which, but not exactly in which, the Jesuits were active.

Box: 10 Fold: 9 MD PROV COLL: St. Thomas' Missions, Charles Co., MD: St. Clement's
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1771 - 12/31/1771

DESCRIPTION: Contains a highly fragile rent book from St. Clement's Manor, dated 1771, but which appears to contain information at least as early as 1727. Must be used with great care. The folder also contains a ca. 1970 flyer on the "St. Clement's Island--Potomac Museum and the Potomac Archaeological Park."

Box: 11 Fold: 1 MD PROV COLL: St. Joseph's Manor, nr Cordova, Talbot Co., MD
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1915]? - [12/31/1915]?

DESCRIPTION: Three copies of seven-page typescript of the history of St. Joseph's, 1765-1874, by Rev. E.I. Devitt, SJ.

Box: 11 Fold: 2 MD PROV COLL: St. Joseph's Manor, nr Cordova, Talbot Co., MD
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1953]? - [12/31/1965]?

DESCRIPTION: Slides, correspondence, printed matter, and clippings about St. Joseph's Manor or Church, near Cordova (also called Tuckahoe). During this period the church was not Jesuit, but was under the control of the Bp of Wilmington. Nevertheless, a certain amount of communication between St. Joseph's and Georgetown continued, bringing this material.

Box: 11 Fold: 3 MD PROV COLL: Frederick, MD: Correspondence, 19th c.
DATE SPAN: 12/15/1806 - 10/10/1899

DESCRIPTION: Letters to, from, and about Frederick. In the first (actually from Georgetown), a Belgian Jesuit explains to his mother the characteristics of American agriculture that he thinks noteworthy, and describes the Indians who visit Washington annually.

Box: 11 Fold: 4 MD PROV COLL: Frederick, MD: Correspondence, 1900-1963
DATE SPAN: 11/08/1900 - 06/27/1963

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to, from, and about the various Jesuit and Jesuit-related activities at Frederick, MD.

Box: 11 Fold: 5 MD PROV COLL: Frederick, MD: Diaries, 1845-1848
DATE SPAN: 06/18/1845 - 11/10/1848

DESCRIPTION: Two diaries, bound within boards, of medium-size. The first is by the Manuductor of Novices and might be compared with earlier versions from Whitemarsh elsewhere in this collection. The second is by the Infirmarian, reporting the activities of Doctor Miller, who began 17 March 1846. This is in the vernacular and reports the ill-health of novices, brothers, and priests by name. Provides a good look at treatments and their frequencies--bleeding--and medications--oil, salt, rhubarb, alloes, gum arabic, sage, honey, molasses, magnesia, and so forth. Describes the day-by-day progress--or sinking--until recovery or death.

Box: 11 Fold: 6 MD PROV COLL: Frederick, MD, General Diary, 1844-1846
DATE SPAN: 01/23/1844 - 11/26/1846

DESCRIPTION: Bound diary within boards, medium size. Contains a general account of the community's activities, including the usual comings and goings, as well as economic matters. There is a certain overlap with the diaries in the immediately preceding folder.

Box: 11 Fold: 7 MD PROV COLL: Frederick, MD: Manuscripts, 1892-1893
DATE SPAN: 08/06/1892 - 02/11/1894

DESCRIPTION: Two small MSS, one for an 1892 retreat, and one a play, in Latin, on St. John Chrysostom, presented about 1893-1894.

Box: 11 Fold: 8 MD PROV COLL: Frederick, MD: misc. MS, Notes, Poems, Valedictory
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1836]? - [12/31/1902]?

DESCRIPTION: Invitations to events; hymns, anecdotes, vows, poems, lectures, valedictories, copies of inscriptions, historical notes, historical sketches, building notes, floor plans, questions asked Visitor, and arithmetic totals of accomplishments.

Box: 11 Fold: 9 MD PROV COLL: Frederick, MD, Novitiate, ca 1835-1870
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1835]? - [12/31/1870]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder contains a few "stray notes" from Francis Barnum, mostly anecdotal.

Box: 11 Fold: 10 MD PROV COLL: Frederick, MD: St. John's Ch. & Res., 1763-1903
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1903]? - [12/31/1905]?

DESCRIPTION: Copies of Rev. E.I. Devitt's history of Frederick, MD, St. John's Church and Residence, 1763-1903. Copies in different lengths and versions.

Box: 11 Fold: 11 MD PROV COLL: Frederick, MD: MSS: Lectures, Speeches, & Sermons, 1830s
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1836]? - [12/31/1840]?

DESCRIPTION: About twelve sermons, lectures and talks; a poem. Some subjects are religious, other secular ("Oppressed Poland").

Box: 11 Fold: 12 MD PROV COLL: Frederick, MD: St. John's College, 1837-1843
DATE SPAN: 08/01/1837 - 08/01/1843

DESCRIPTION: This is a bound book, much like a scrapbook, in which several printed sheets pertinent to St. John's Literary Institution are pasted. They range from an 1837 circular describing the rules of the place, to programs for the annual public examinations given in late July of each year. John McElroy, John Hughes, many others, and the Tulli-pheboian Society, are mentioned.

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