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Maryland Province Archives - Additional Resources

IMPORTANT: Researchers should note that the Archives of the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus are currently being re-processed and digitized. While the bulk of the material remains accessible, select portions will be periodically unavailable. Researchers are encouraged to consult Booth Family Center staff well in advance of visiting to ensure availability of materials.

Finding Aids

The finding aid is the best way to become familiar with the Maryland Province Archives.  A new finding aid, representing the reorganization and digitization of the collection, is under development.  During this time, the old finding aid is also accessible.

Research Guides

For research guidance using the Maryland Province Archives and related collections, please see the following LibGuides.


Additional Materials Related to the MPA/Jesuit Collections

Reference and other materials related to the MPA:

Biographical information derived from the Woodstock Letters and from Beatriz Betancourt Hardy's Ph.D. dissertation Papists in A Protestant Age: The Catholic Gentry and Community in Colonial Maryland, 1689-1776 (University of Maryland, 1993).

Resources related to the papers of individual Jesuit priests and other Jesuit collections:

  • Joseph P. Mobberly, SJ Papers

Transcription of "Slavery or Cham" by Professor Alphonso Saville, from folder: Treatise on Slavery - Cham (2 of 2), 1823


Other Resources

Those interested in the Maryland Province Archives may be interested in other initiatives and scholarly projects pertaining to the Society of Jesus and slavery, memory, and reconciliation.