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REV. JAMES A. WARD, S.J., PAPERS
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Box: 1 Fold: 1 Devotional Writings
DATE SPAN: 07/04/1843 - 12/12/1870

DESCRIPTION: MS devotional material; instructions, reflections, sermons, prayers, retreat instructions, and meditations, some probably original, some translated. In English, Latin, and Italian.



Box: 1 Fold: 2 Poetry
DATE SPAN: 05/06/1839 - 10/25/1893

DESCRIPTION: Poems in English, Latin, and Greek. Includes dedications to Gen. Taylor and Cardinal Gibbons.



Box: 1 Fold: 3 Devotional Material
DATE SPAN: 04/05/1772 - 01/01/1850

DESCRIPTION: Printed devotional and retreatliterature in English, Latin, French, and Italian.

Box: 1 Fold: 4 Devotional Writings
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1829 - 06/30/1851

DESCRIPTION: Devotional writing and retreat exercises in English, Italian, and Latin.

Box: 1 Fold: 5 Devotional Writings and Speeches
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1840 - 12/12/1890

DESCRIPTION: Mostly devotional writings, "Following of Christ," "Modus Catechizandi" (Latin), "Exercises of St. Ignatius." Two speeches comparing Europe in 1854 (Crimean War) with Europe in 1097 (Preaching of Crusades).

Box: 1 Fold: 6 Devotional Writings, Sermons, and Poems
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1834 - 12/12/1835

DESCRIPTION: MSS of Retreat for 8 Days, exhortations, thoughts on death (English). Poem (1845) on Jesus; 4 sermons in French (1834-35); an elegy (Ital.); misc poems (Ital.).

Box: 1 Fold: 7 Treatise, Theology and Scripture
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1840 - 12/12/1890

DESCRIPTION: Bound volume containing treatise (Latin) misc. poems (Eng. and Lat.). Most leaves blank.

Box: 2 Fold: 1 Sermons
DATE SPAN: 01/04/1845 - 12/12/1851

DESCRIPTION: Sermons given at Laurel, MD, at "The Factory," 1845-1851. Some given as many as eight times there and elsewhere.

Box: 2 Fold: 2 Sermons
DATE SPAN: 10/28/1837 - 07/09/1848

DESCRIPTION: Sermons preached at Georgetown, Frederick (MD), Alexandria (VA), and esp. at Laurel, MD, "Factory."



Box: 2 Fold: 3 Sermons
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1846 - 03/11/1849

DESCRIPTION: Sermons preached at Laurel (MD), Baltimore Cathedral, and other churches, 1846-49.



Box: 2 Fold: 4 Spiritual Notes
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1859 - 05/01/1887

DESCRIPTION: Notes and schedules for use at retreats.

Box: 2 Fold: 5 Spiritual Notes
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1849 - 05/31/1888

DESCRIPTION: Notes, information for retreats, some in French and Latin, 1849-1888.



Box: 2 Fold: 6 Devotional Writings
DATE SPAN: 04/06/1851 - 08/31/1888

DESCRIPTION: Examens (in Eng. and trans from Fr.), maxims, retreat schedules (one for Gloucester, MA, 1888), one sermon (1851). Devotional writings in Eng. and Latin.

Box: 3 Fold: 1 Diaries, 1863-1869
DATE SPAN: 07/01/1863 - 12/31/1869

DESCRIPTION: Ward's diaries for 1863 (partial), 1864, 1868 (partial), and 1869. Inconsistently kept. Weather and mundane information; some personal financial data.

Box: 3 Fold: 2 Diaries, 1873-1879
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1873 - 12/31/1879

DESCRIPTION: Ward's diaries for 1873, 1875, 1878, and 1879, recording weather and mundane information. Some personal financial information.

Box: 3 Fold: 3 Diaries, 1881-1884
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1881 - 06/29/1884

DESCRIPTION: Ward's personal diaries; brief entries.



Box: 3 Fold: 4 Diaries, 1885-1889
DATE SPAN: 01/15/1885 - 12/25/1889

DESCRIPTION: Ward's personal diaries; brief entries. Addresses, memoranda, and limited financial data.

Box: 3 Fold: 5 Diaries, 1890-1892
DATE SPAN: 02/02/1890 - 05/29/1892

DESCRIPTION: Ward's personal diaries.

Box: 3 Fold: 6 Tributes from Students & Colleagues
DATE SPAN: 09/15/1839 - 12/25/1884

DESCRIPTION: Cards from students and poems from colleagues on holiday and commemorative occasions. In Latin, Greek, and English.

Box: 3 Fold: 7 Obituaries and Recollections
DATE SPAN: 09/01/1813 - 04/29/1895

DESCRIPTION: Contains newspaper obituaries offering precise detail on Ward's many assignments and changes of location.

Box: 3 Fold: 8 Pedagogical Materials
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1840 - 12/31/1880

DESCRIPTION: Instructions to novices and notes on teaching algebra, geometry, and trig.

Box: 3 Fold: 9 Correspondence
DATE SPAN: 09/15/1847 - 10/13/1892

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence with Rev.'s Patrick J.Healy, J. Havens Richards, Francis A. Barnum, John J. Ryan, and parents of Washington Seminary students (1852).

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