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Album compiled by Fr Henry Gill SJ containing newspaper clippings, photographs and letters

Album compiled by Fr Henry Gill SJ containing newspaper clippings, photographs and letters. Includes:
– newspaper clipping referring to a meeting of the Royal Dublin Society before which a paper by Fr Gill entitled ‘The Theory of the Stratified Discharge in Geissler Tubes’ was communicated by the Registrar Mr. Moss (n.d., 1p.);
– letter from Prof Charles J. Joly, D.Sc., F.R.S., Dunsink Observatory, Co. Dublin (Honorary Secretary of the R.D.S.) stating ‘Your beautiful illustration of precession and nutation is quite new to me and I think you should certainly send it to 'Nature'. I am keeping the figures as you kindly say I may’ (24 March 1903, 1p.);
– black and white photograph of the hunt at Clongowes Wood College, Co. Kildare ([1903?], 1p.) and note to Fr Gill from the “Proprietors of ‘The Badminton Magazine’ enclosing a cheque for £1.1s as a prize in their photograph competition (27 April 1903, 1p.);
– clipping from a magazine/newspaper concerning the marriage of his sister, Miss Mary Catherine Gill, only daughter of Mr Henry J. Gill, M.A., J.P., of Roebuck House, Clonskeagh, Dublin with Mr. William Harrington, of Cherryfield, Templeogue on 16 June 19?? . Also includes two photographs of the room with the table laid out for the wedding breakfast (16 June 19??, 4 items);
– newspaper report on a lecture given by Fr Gill before the Royal Dublin Society on ‘a possible connection between the recent disturbances at Vesuvius and San Francisco’ ([June 1906], 1p.);
– clipping from the 'Freeman’s Journal' referring to Fr Gill’s theory ‘according to which earthquakes and such like disturbances at one place may, under certain conditions, give rise to corresponding shocks in other places’ (24 August 1906, 1p.);
– clipping on the opening of a new wing of the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge by Lord Rayleigh. Includes reference to Mr H. V. Gill’s experiments with spinning tops to illustrate earthquake reactions (19 June 1908, 2pp);
– extract from 'The Tablet' containing the following reference to Fr Gill in its University Notes, ‘…we must congratulate the Rev. H. V. Gill, of St Edmund House, upon his Research Degree won by a Thesis on ‘A New Glow in Vacuum Tubes.’ Father Gill has exhibited his apparatus before the Royal Society, and was also invited to exhibit it by the Royal Institution.’ (see also J17/29) (26 June 1909, 2pp);
– notice advertising Fr Gill’s ‘Earthquake Top…with handle for spinning, and lead bullets’ for 7s.6d. (n.d., 1p.);
– clipping from the 'Freeman’s Journal' on a lecture on ‘Wireless Telegraphy’ given by Fr. Gill in Belvedere College on 6 May 1912 (7 May 1912, 4pp);
– extract from 'The Tablet' of an article entitled ‘The Cardinal at Cambridge A Representative University Gathering’ containing the following reference to Fr Gill, ‘Sir J.J. Thomson, F.R.S., who responded for science, said that this was not the first time that he had had the pleasure of meeting and working with members of that Society. One of them, Father Gill, worked in his laboratory and did extremely valuable and able work, and developed a great power of dealing with physical problems’ (18 May 1912, 3pp);
– photograph of a physics laboratory (possibly one of the labs at Clongowes Wood College) (n.d., 1 item)
– photographs relating to Fr Gill’s research work (n.d., 5 items).

Biographical information on Br William Glanville SJ

  • IE IJA J/165/1
  • File
  • 2 August 1944 - 6 March 1984
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Biographical information on Br William Glanville SJ and correspondence with Irish Fr Provincials. Includes a photograph of Br William Glanville SJ and Fr Sean Noonan SJ, September 1957, and mortuary card.

Biographical information on Fr Timothy Corcoran SJ

A file containing biographical information on Fr Timothy Corcoran SJ. Includes Fr Thomas Morrissey's entry on Fr Corcoran for the Dictionary of National Biography, article on Fr Corcoran by Dermot F. Gleeson and photograph of Fr Timothy Corcoran SJ.

Biographical material for Fr Patrick Joy SJ

  • IE IJA J/53/1
  • Item
  • 12 November 1892; 1930; May 1961
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Birth certificate of Patrick Joy (1892), biographical entry (1930) and black and white photograph of Fr Patrick Joy SJ (May 1961) by Lorna Madden, artist photographer, 50 Highfield Park, Dundrum Road, Dublin

Black and white group photograph at the ordination of Fr Richard Gallagher SJ

Black and white group photograph at the ordination of Fr Richard Gallagher SJ with the Gallagher family at Milltown Park, Dublin. Includes: Back row; Maud, Leonard, Jenny. Centre; Frank, Cecilia, Ursula, Rose, Roland. Front row; Mary Archibald (Aunt), James,-, Richard, Mrs James (All Gallaghers). Photocopy with names on reverse.

Catalogue entry for Fr Matthew Devitt SJ

Catalogue entry for Fr Matthew Devitt SJ and photogrpah of the golden jubilee of Fr O'Reilly and Fr Devitt at the Scalp, Enniskerry, County Wicklow.

Devitt, Matthew, 1854-1932, Jesuit priest

File of material on Fr Peter Dunne SJ

  • IE IJA J/131/1
  • File
  • 21 May 1935- 31 August 1980
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

A file of material relating to Fr Peter Dunne SJ including biographical information and correspondence concerning various duties he attended to as a Jesuit.

File of material relating to Fr Edward Bourke SJ, taken from the Mission Office, 28 Upper Sherrard Street, Dublin

  • IE IJA J/64/2
  • File
  • 18 Decemeber 1946 - 4 May 1985
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

File of material relating to Fr Edward Bourke SJ, taken from the Mission Office, 28 Upper Sherrard Street, Dublin (12 July 2011). Includes passport, and photographs; announcement of his death; obituaries and correspondence between Fr Bourke and Frs Thomas J. Martin and Vincent Murphy, Mission Office, Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin.

File of mission material on Fr Peter Dunne SJ

  • IE IJA J/131/2
  • File
  • 3 November 1950 - 12 March 1957
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

File of material relating to Fr Peter Dunne SJ including passport photographs, personal record, and correspondence in the main from Fr Dunne to Fr Thomas J. Martin, Mission Office, Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin. (Nickname - Pinky Dunne, due to pink cheeks).

Fr Charles Doyle SJ

File of material including biographical information, obituary, passport photograph, and in the main, paper clippings, notes and sermons by Fr Charles Doyle SJ on issues, for example, ‘Drink’, ‘Scandal’, the use of 'Lantern Lectures', ‘Girls’, ‘The Rules’, ‘Prayer’, ‘Purgatory’ and ‘Mass’.

Doyle, Charles, 1870-1949, Jesuit priest

Fr Daniel Fitzgibbon SJ

Catalogue entry for Fr Daniel Fitzgibbon SJ (1930), obituary and passport page with black and white photograph (1952).

Fitzgibbon, Daniel, 1884-1956, Jesuit priest

Fr Stephen Curran SJ

Catalogue entry, passport photograph and obituary for Fr Stephen Curran SJ.

Curran, Stephen, 1911-1960, Jesuit priest

Fr William Dargan SJ

  • IE IJA J/117
  • File
  • 18 June 1922 - 27 December 1983
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

A file relating to Fr William Dargan SJ, including biographical information, black and white photographs, birth certificate and stole with the initials W.D. (William Dargan) and the date of his ordination, 31 July 1935.

Dargan, William, 1904-1983, Jesuit priest

Material relating to Fr Bernard P Collins SJ taken from the Mission Office

  • IE IJA J/97/2
  • File
  • 27 June 1956 - 12 August 1987
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

File of material relating to Fr Bernard Collins SJ, taken from the Mission Office, 28 Upper Sherrard Street, Dublin (12 July 2011). Includes photograph, obituary, personal record, and correspondence between Fr Collins and Frs Thomas Martin and Vincent Murphy, Irish Jesuit Mission Office, Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin.

Material relating to Fr Daniel Donnelly SJ taken from the Mission Office

File of material relating to Fr Daniel Donnelly SJ, taken from the Mission Office, 28 Upper Sherrard St (12 July 2011). Includes passport
photographs of Frs Daniel and Leo Donnelly; personal record; document entitled ‘The Irish Jesuit Mission in Hong Kong: A retrospect’ by Fr Donnelly from the Irish Ecclesiastical Record (1937); and correspondence between Fr Donnelly and Fr Thomas J. Martin SJ Mission Office, Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin.

Donnelly, Daniel, 1898-1975, Jesuit priest

Material relating to Fr Edward Bourke SJ and life on the missions

  • IE IJA J/64/1
  • File
  • 27 October 1924-29 April 1985
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Material relating to Fr Edward Bourke SJ and life on the missions including correspondence with Irish Fr Provincial on volunteering for the missions, his work travelling back to Ireland, letters from Fr Bourke's family, passport photographs and catalogue entry.

Material relating to Fr Joseph B Conway SJ

  • IE IJA J/100/1
  • File
  • 1 July 1943 - 20 October 1977
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Material relating to Fr Joseph B Conway SJ including details of entry to the Society of Jesus, catalogue entry, photograph and correspondence.

Material relating to Fr Joseph B Conway SJ taken from the Mission Office

  • IE IJA J/100/2
  • File
  • 6 March 1961 - 24 June 1981
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

File of material relating to Fr Joseph Conway SJ, taken from the Mission Office, 28 Upper Sherrard St (12 July 2011). Includes passport,
photograph, announcement of death, obituary, personal record and correspondence between Fr Conway and Frs Thomas Martin and Vincent Murphy, Irish Jesuit Mission Office, Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin.

Material relating to Fr Martin Cryan SJ taken from the Mission Office

File of material relating to Fr Martin Cryan SJ taken from the Mission Office, 28 Upper Sherrard St (12 July 2011). Includes passport photographs; menology; personal record; announcement of death; obituary; and correspondence between Fr Cryan and Fr Thomas J. Martin SJ, Mission Office, Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin.

Material relating to Fr Maurice F Headon SJ from the Irish Jesuit Missions Office

  • IE IJA J/181/2
  • File
  • 7 December 1949 - 28 July 1961
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

File of material relating to Fr Maurice F Headon SJ from the Irish Jesuit Missions Office. Includes passport photograph; mortuary card; personal record; and correspondence between Fr Headon SJ and Fr Thomas J. Martin SJ, Irish Jesuit Missions Office, Dublin. Also includes letters from former students of Fr Headon.

Material relating to Fr Patrick J Cunningham SJ taken from the Mission Office

File of material relating to Fr Patrick J Cunningham SJ taken from the Mission Office, 28 Upper Sherrard St (12 July 2011). Includes
announcement and details of his death, following an air accident over Vietnam; articles on the air accident from newspapers, including an image of Fr Cunningham; official documentation recording his death; personal record; travel details and correspondence between Fr Cunningham and Fr Thomas J. Martin, Mission Office, Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin.

Material relating to Fr Richard Gallagher SJ from mission office

  • IE IJA J/161/10
  • File
  • 22 November 1946 - 8 September 1960
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

File of material relating to Fr Richard Gallagher SJ, including photographs, passport, announcement of death, personal recor,; obituaries, and letters from Fr Gallagher to Fr Thomas J Martin, Mission Office, Dublin and Fr Eddie Bourke SJ 19 Kickham Street, Carrick-on-Suir, county Tipperary.

Material relating to Fr Thomas Cooney SJ, taken from the Mission Office

  • IE IJA J/102/2
  • File
  • 11 September 1953 - 23 July 1985
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

File of material relating to Fr Thomas Cooney SJ, taken from the Mission Office, 28 Upper Sherrard St (12 July 2011). Includes photograph, mortuary card, announcement of death, obituary, personal record, and correspondence between Fr Cooney and Frs Thomas Martin and Vincent Murphy, Irish Jesuit Mission Office, Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin.

Memorial cards of Fr Aubrey Gwynn’s family

Memorial cards of Fr Gwynn’s family:
– brother Owen John Gwynn (died 24 January 1919) (1919, 1 item);
– brother Edward Lucius Gwynn (died 7 September 1919, age 28) (1919, 2 items; 1 includes a photograph);
– mother Mary Louisa Gwynn (died 26 April 1941) (1941, 2 items);
– aunt Jane Emily Dumergue (died 2 May 1949) (1949, 1 item) and
– brother Denis Gwynn (died 10 April 1971, age 78) (1971, 1 item, with photograph).

Negative of photograph of Fr Aubrey Gwynn SJ

Negative of photograph of Fr Aubrey Gwynn SJ, taken from a group with Eamon De Valera and Prof. Michael Tierney. Original copyright the Irish Times.

Irish Times Limited, 1859-

Photograph of Edward Lucius Gwynn

Photograph of Fr Aubrey Gwynn’s brother Edward Lucius, who died on 7 September 1919, aged 28 in Sydney, Australia.

Gwynn, Edward Lucius, 1890-1919, historian

Photograph of Fr William Hackett SJ

Black and white photograph of Fr William Hackett SJ (back left with two Irish Jesuits (James McCann, standing, and Dillon) ) and a secular priest - Hackett celebrating his ordination by saying his first Mass.

Photographs of Fr Patrick Joy SJ, his friends and members of his family

A file of black and white photographs of Fr Patrick Joy SJ, his friends and [members of his family]. Many of the photographs depict Fr Joy in Hong Kong. Includes:

  • ordination of Jesuits in Hong Kong;
  • blessing children in Malacca during St Francis Xavier centenary celebrations [1949];
  • week-end retreats;
  • Penang Hill (1949);
  • hostel site, Kings Road, Hong Kong (October 1953);
  • Petaling Jaya;
  • Peel Road, Kuala Lumpur (1958);
  • Mrs [Tempairy] and Winnie, Red Lodge, Oakwood Lane, Leeds, England;
  • Irish Jesuit scholastics in two rows. Patrick Joy, front row, extreme right. Aubrey Gwynn, back row, second from left [1912]-[1924].

Photographs of Fr Richard Gallagher SJ on his voyage to Hong Kong and photographs of Hong Kong

Black and white photographs of Fr Richard Gallagher SJ on his voyage to China and photographs of China.

  • 'Shadow of 'Mongolia' on bank of Canal (Suez) about 7.30', 5 October 1927;
  • 'Monsoon in China Sea', 20 October 1927;
  • 'Cecilia, Two [ ] The Coolie is wearing a mackintosh D' [1928] - [1938];
  • Fr Richard Gallagher SJ at his desk [1928] - [1938];
  • Fr Richard Gallagher SJ in Ireland [1945]-[1947];
  • 'Left to right standing - Father H. Morris, Con Lynch, M O'Flanagan, Mosignir Collins, Monsignir Crowley. Seated Fr Michael Sheehy, Fr Tom Lynch';
  • 'At a party given for Fr Dick by two lawyer friends' [1950] - [1962];

Photographs of Fr Thomas Byrne SJ

Photographs in possession of Fr Thomas Byrne SJ including:

  • individual photographs of Fr Thomas Byrne SJ (4 items);
  • group photograph including Frs Laurence Kearns, Thomas Byrne, Br - , - , - , Sean McCarron, - , at Dollymount, Manresa, Dublin [1948]-[1952);
  • photographs of Fr Thomas Byrne SJ visiting schools in Asia (2 items);
  • group photograph of Fr Thomas Byrne SJ with others, in white cassocks;
  • group photograph of Irish Jesuits in Zambia, including Fr Thomas Byrne SJ in centre, with Bishop James Corboy SJ;
  • group photographs of Irish Jesuits in Hong Kong (although Fr Thomas Byrne SJ, Superior of the Hong Kong Jesuits, 1957-1960, these photographs postdate that time (5 items);

Photographs of Fr Timothy Corcoran's family

Photographs of Fr Timothy Corcoran's family, mainly of the carte de visite type

  • Fr Rody Kennedy [1870]-[1900];
  • Fr J Meagher [Meelary] by Millard & Robinson, 39 Sackville Street Lower, Dublin, [1864]-[1887];
  • Unidentified woman by W.B Samuel, Samuel's Studio, 30 Westmoreland Street, Dublin, [1875]-[1888];
  • Mary Dwan, Lisnagonoge, Holycross, Thurles, County Tipperary by J. Pender, 5 & 6, Little George Street, Waterford, 10 August 1866;
  • Alice Mac[Namara] (Alice Dwan), Westgate, Thurles, County Tipperary, c.[1870]-[1887];
  • Unidentified woman by H. Hunter, 61 South Mall and 102 Patrick Street, Cork, c.[1860]-[1869];
  • Winifred Corcoran, aged 17-18 when photo taken on 19 September 1867. She died 1 September 1870 at Honeymount, County Tipperary. By James Simonton, 70 Grafton Street, Dublin;
  • [Honeymount House], County Tipperary c.[1870]-[1900];
  • Mary A [Tempance] by Mrs Slator Photographic Artist, [13 Harbour Row, Queenstown, Cork, c.1871];
  • Unidentified woman [Egan], by G. Elliott, Photographer, Sopwell, Shinrone, [County Offaly], c.[1870]-[1900];
  • Unidentified woman by E. & J. Lauder photographic studio, 22 Westmoreland Street, Dublin, c.[1870]-[1900];
  • Miss C. E. Evans, by Peter Collins, artist and photographer, Kilkee and Clonmel, c.[1870]-[1900];
  • cabinet photograph of unidentified woman by Studio of A. L. Lehnkering, 208 East Main Street, Rocherster, New York, c.[1889].

Photographs of the RMS Titanic

Printed out photographs of the Titanic taken by Fr Frank Browne SJ.

Browne, Francis M, 1880-1960, Jesuit priest, photographer and chaplain

Scrapbook belonging to Brother William Glanville SJ

Scrapbook belonging to Brother William Glanville SJ. Includes postcards to Brother Glanville, newspaper cuttings, Clongowes Wood College sesquicentenary and photographs (Loughrea Parish Church 1886, Jesuit brothers and Clongowes Wood College ).