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Article containing references to ‘Fr Prout’ by ‘Oliver Yorke’

Article (containing references to ‘Fr. Prout’) by ‘Oliver Yorke’ sent to ‘James Frazer publisher, 215 Regent St.’ London with note on first page ‘Send this to printers. I will be in town Monday evening.’ Includes note by ‘Francis Mahony’ stating ‘I will be in London on Monday in time to finish this – Send it to the printers. I sent a proof yesterday…I leave Paris this evening with Wright.’

Mahony, Francis Sylvester, 1804-1866, former Jesuit priest, priest and humorist

Biographical information and military documents concerning Fr Cyril Perrott SJ

Biographical information, obituaries and memorial card of Fr Cyril Perrott SJ (4 items). Military file 3601/CH(RC) which contains various documents belonging to Fr Cyril Perrott taken from Irish Provincialate (2010). Includes:

  • 6 black and white photographs of unknown people (perhaps niece and brother who lived in Western Australia, and brother who was a Jesuit in Western Australia);
  • details of his successful application for rate of pay increase;
  • release certificate;
  • details of medical prescription;
  • receipt for demand for civilian clothing;
  • document outlining principles and priestly duties;
  • tax requests;
  • request and reply for contingency allowance;
  • documents outlining ration cards and national registration on return to the United Kingdom and instructions to personnel released or invalided during release period to Eire who are granted leave with pay and who are eligible for medical attendance etc, under army regulations (1945/46);
  • claim for award of 1939/45 Star/Burma Star/Defence Medal;
  • obituary (1952);
  • card to be shown by celebret whenever a Chaplain wishes to say Mass;
  • officers’ kit insurance;
  • copy of gospel in funeral Mass and
  • letters from Captain George P. Grossmith.

Perrott, Cyril, 1904-1952, Jesuit priest and chaplain

Biographical information Fr John Ffrench SJ

  • IE IJA J/148/1
  • File
  • 6 February 1854 - 31 May 1878; 20 September 1983
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Biographical information Fr John Ffrench SJ which includes 'A few particulars relative to the Hon. and Rev. John Ffrench SJ', Dolllard, Printinghouse, Dublin (1887), 'Memoirs of Father Ffrench of the Society of Jesus', Manresa Press, Roehampton (1898) and copy of a letter from Fr Ffrench, St Stanislaus College, Tullabeg, County Offaly to Mother Ursula Querk, Ursuline Convent, St Joseph's, Sligo concerning his nephew's accident and his cure due to the intercession of (6 February 1854, 4pp), with note from Sr. M. St. Dominic, Ursuline Convent, St Joseph's, Sligo (20 September 1983).

Copy correspondence between James Campbell and Messrs. Blount, Lynch and Petre concerning the charges on Garrisker and the rate

  • IE IJA J/38/5
  • Item
  • 31 March - 6 April 1886
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Copy correspondence between James Campbell, 10 Inns Quay, Dublin and Messrs. Blount, Lynch and Petre, Fitzalan House, Arundel Street, Strand, London concerning the charges on Garrisker and the rate of six per cent. Remarks that Mr. A. D. Nicolls is anxious for a settlement (31 March 1886).

Blount, Lynch and Petre, solicitors

Copy letter from Frederick Lucas to Daniel O'Connell concerning a letter written by O'Connell to Lucas

Copy letter from Frederick Lucas, 25 Pembroke square, Kensington, London to Daniel O'Connell concerning a letter written by O'Connell to Lucas and the split between O'Connell and the Young Irelanders. Remarks that the letter gave him '...very great pain...' Remarks '...I feel most deeply mortified that any words I can have used in the 'Tablet' or elsewhere should have received from you...the hateful interpretation which is implied.' Apologises for any hurt or upset caused. Continues by commenting on O'Connell's letter and defends his position and opinion with regard to the Young Irelanders and other political matters. Remarks 'It is and it will be more than ever, my task in the 'Tablet' to urge upon them the unsoundness of their views in many points'. Refers to a letter he (Lucas) received from Rev. Dr. R. J. Whitty commenting on the Young Irelanders. Includes a copy of the letter in question (29 August [ ], 2pp). Expresses his dismay at O'Connell's accusations that he (Lucas) has '...joined against...'O'Connell. Remarks the this is 'unfounded'.

Lucas, Frederick, 1812-1855, journalist and politician

[Copy of] letter from Col. M. O'Grady to Hugh Doyle, father of Fr Willie Doyle SJ

[Copy of] letter from Col. M. O'Grady, Assistant Military Secretary at the War Office in Whitehall, London to Hugh Doyle, father of Fr Willie Doyle SJ. Informs him that Fr Doyle was mentioned in Despatches from General Sir Douglas Haig, which were published in the London Gazette.

O'Grady, M, Colonel in the British Army

Correspondence between the Air Ministry and Chaplains Branch, concerning the R.A.F.’s request for Catholic chaplains

Correspondence between the Air Ministry and Chaplains Branch,R.A.F. H.Q., Northern Ireland, mainly from Monsignor H. Beauchamp, (Principal Chaplain (R.C.) R.A.F.) and the Irish Fr Provincial (Laurence J. Kieran SJ, then from 8 September 1941, John MacMahon SJ) concerning the R.A.F.’s request for Catholic chaplains; Fr Tony MacSeumais’ acceptance of a post with the R.A.F. in July 1943 and Fr Joseph McSweeney’s acceptance in 1945. Includes;

  • Letter from Mgr. Beauchamp to Fr MacMahon: ‘You are probably aware that I am very short of chaplains in the Royal Air Force. At many Stations there are as many as 300 young airmen who…have no chaplain to prepare them for their great ordeals…You probably know as well as I do the temptations that young Priests in the Services, particularly in the Royal Air Force come up against, hence you will know the special type of man that is wanted’ (12 March 1942, 1p.)
  • Letter from G.J. Corboy, Senior Chaplain (R.C.), R.A.F. H.Q., Northern Ireland to Fr MacMahon: ‘I met Father Sweeney (sic) last week, when I was down, and I am very grateful to you for the offer of his services, as a R.A.F. Chaplain’ (30 April 1945, 1p.).

Beauchamp, Henry, 1883-1948, Roman Catholic Monsignor and chaplain

Correspondence between the Irish Fr Provincial and various Jesuits concerning proposals for collections for the Jesuit Mission in Estonia and a school for Russian boys in Shanghai

Correspondence between the Irish Fr Provincial and various Jesuits concerning proposals by two English Jesuits, Fr Frederick Wilcock and Fr Ryder, to visit Ireland in order to lecture and collect money for the Jesuit Mission in Estonia and a school for Russian boys in Shanghai. Irish Fr Provincial opposes both proposals.

Correspondence between Thomas V. Nolan SJ, the War Office and T. Stratton, Staff Officer to Principal Chaplain

Correspondence between the Irish Fr Provincial Thomas V. Nolan SJ, the War Office and T. Stratton, Staff Officer to Principal Chaplain (R.C.), concerning the demobilisation of various Irish Jesuits and the need for chaplains for transport ships to Australia.

Nolan, Thomas V, 1867-1941, Jesuit priest

Correspondence between Vice-Provincial Brendan Lawler and the English Provincialate relating to Fr Leonard Sheil’s illness

Correspondence between Vice-Provincial Brendan Lawler and the English Provincialate in Mount Street, London, relating to Fr Leonard Sheil’s recall to the Irish Province due to his final illness. Includes:

  • letter from Irish Fr Provincial Brendan Barry SJ to Fr Thomas Dunphy SJ of Mount Street in which he states that Fr Sheil ‘…is beyond medical aid, since he has cancer of the liver. He is not confined to bed and – characteristically – he is all on for doing some work for God before he dies. Nevertheless it is obvious that his days at Farm Street have come to an end. I am therefore putting him in the Catalogus as withdrawn from Farm Street and stationed at the College of Industrial Relations, Sandford Road, Dublin 6. He went there from the nursing home last week and he is to stay there as long as his health allows. Please advise Father Corrigan that it seems best now to regard Father Sheil as no longer applied to the English Province or attached to Farm Street’ (19 Oct. 1967, 1p.) and
    – reply from Fr Dunphy to Fr Lawler – ‘I need hardly say how sorry we are about this, because he has been such a wonderful man. There is no doubt that he has done great work in the parish and has been deeply loved and respected by all who knew him. He was certainly a source of great edification to this community’ (22 Oct. 1967, 1p.).

Correspondence concerning Fr Leonard Sheil's return to Farm Street Church, London on mission work

  • IE IJA J/16/13
  • File
  • 17 April - 9 December 1966
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Correspondence concerning Fr Leonard Sheil's return to Farm Street Church, London on mission work. Includes:
– letter from Provincial Fr Brendan Barry SJ to Fr John Brooks SJ, Superior of the English Provincialate in Mount Street, London, offering the services of Fr Sheil for mission work amongst Irish immigrants. ‘I should let you know that last December Father Sheil had an operation for cancer in the intestine. However, he is in very good form again and is most anxious to take on plenty of work. His doctor wrote to me in January to say that it is quite possible that he may continue to have many years of useful activity’ (17 Apr. 1966, 1p.) and
– letter to the Provincial from Fr Sheil describing the week he spent working among the inmates in Wormwood Scrubs Jail. ‘There are 1,500 prisoners, 700 of them under 20. Of these youths, 81 are Catholic, 19 of them born in Ireland; 12 had not made First Confession, but all the Irish-born knew their religion. I was supplying for the prison chaplain R.C., an excellent man who spent 16 years of his life at Westminster Cathedral. But they tell me he doesn’t visit the cells. I did, 81 of them. It’s pathetic. And I got locked in twice, because if the cell door slams, there is no possible way of getting out till some warder changes (sic.) to come along’ (13 Jul. 1966, 2pp). Encloses a report he wrote for 'Chaplain’s Weekly' on ‘Farm St(reet) Hotel work’ describing the work of the chaplains in London bars, restaurants, residential clubs and hotels (11 Jul. 1966, 2pp).

File entitled Missions in Britain 1950s

File entitled Missions in Britain 1950s containing eleven sections: Introductory letter from Fr Leonard Sheil SJ (20 February 1960, 5pp);

  • report for Irish Fr Provincial (8 January 1958, 8pp);
  • list of places and dates of Irish Missions in Britain 1949 - 1959 (19[59], 6pp);
  • copies of commendatory letters (7 November 1953 - 24 November 1958, 3 items);
  • Report for Irish Fr Provincial on Missions 1958 - January 1959 and cuttings from the [Irish Independent] on the Mission Campaign in Britain by Fr Leonard Sheil SJ (20 January 1959, 3 items);
  • three ‘typical’ reports on three 1959 Missions for the Bishop of Ferns (1959, 4pp);
  • ‘Account of an Ideal Mission for the Bishop of Ferns’ by Fr Sheil (n.d., 7pp);
  • press articles by Fr Sheil describing the Missions (September - October 1958, 6 items);
  • photographs of Birmingham and Westminster Cathedrals, Brompton Oratory, photographs of ‘children of the Irish’ (13 items) and
  • map of England indicating the routes of Fr Sheil’s motorcycle travel (1 item).
    Also includes booklets and advertising leaflets for the Missions (7 items) and memorandum for Irish Fr Provincial by Fr Sheil containing suggestions for better organisation of the Missions (1959, 2pp).

File relating to Fr Robert Stevenson SJ

  • IE IJA J/411/1
  • File
  • 28 April 1923-1 April 1977
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

File relating to Fr Robert Stevenson SJ, including application to join the Society, correspondence with Irish Fr Provincials, catalogue entries and memorial card.

Fr Donal B Mulcahy SJ

File containing Donal Mulcahy’s admission papers and correspondence with provincials concerning his renunciation of property and his years of work at Tullabeg, Gonzaga College and the Milltown Institute.

Mulcahy, Donal B, 1912-1994, Jesuit priest

Fr Gerard P Nolan SJ

Material relating to Fr Gerard P Nolan SJ, including catalogue entry, correspondence regarding his entry into the Society, correspondence with Irish Fr Provincials and biographical information.

Nolan, Gerard P, 1912-1972, Jesuit priest

Fr J Anthony MacSeumais SJ

  • IE IJA J/524
  • File
  • 17 May 1928 - 13 January 1989
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

File containing MacSeumais’ admission papers and correspondence with his Irish Fr Provincials from post-war Germany, Pakistan, England and the United States. Photograph included.

MacSeumais, J Anthony, 1910-1989, Jesuit priest

Fr John Chula SJ

  • IE IJA J/734
  • File
  • 19 July 1976 - 9 May 1990
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

File of material relating to Fr John Chula SJ, (Zambian Province). Includes announcement of death; correspondence between Fr Chula and Frs Tom O'Brien and Vincent Murphy, Irish Jesuit Mission Office, Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin.

Chula, John, 1932-1990, Jesuit priest

Fr Patrick Coffey SJ

A file relating to Fr Patrick Coffey SJ. Includes biographical information, correspondence, concerning his health during his early years in the Society and correspondence during his time in England working in parishes in Birmingham and London.

Coffey, Patrick, 1909-1983, Jesuit priest

Fr Thomas P Kelly SJ

File relating to Fr Thomas P Kelly SJ, includes correspondence with Irish Fr Provincials.

Kelly, Thomas P, 1890-1977, Jesuit priest

Fr William E Kelly SJ

Letter from Edward Corish SJ, Canisius College, Pittwater Road, Pymble, NSW, Australia to Fr John Coyne SJ, St Francis Xavier's, Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin asking for biographical information on Fr William Kelly SJ, and a certificate of approval given by the Ninth International Congress of Orientalists at Inner Temple Hall, London 10 September 1891.

Corish, Edward, 1862-1951, Jesuit priest

Fr William Wallace SJ

  • IE IJA J/434
  • File
  • 26 July 1889-16 July 1962
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

A file related to Fr William Wallace SJ. Includes biographical notes on Fr Wallace compiled by Frs John MacErlean and Francis Finegan (5 items). Includes letters from Fr Wallace before and after his conversion, addressed to Mrs Conway, Portaferry, County Down and a letter and card of Fr Charles Blount SJ, concerning Fr Wallace (26 July 1889, 6 items). includes typescript copies of four of the letters from Fr Wallace to Mrs Conway (26 July 1886-25 May 1909, 6 items) and correspondence concerning Fr Wallace (1916 January 1950-16 July 162, 2 items).

Wallace, William, 1863-1922, Jesuit priest

John Baptist Byrne entry into the Society of Jesus

  • IE IJA J/80/1
  • File
  • 26 September 1917 - 14 October 1929
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Br John Baptist Byrne SJ entry into the Society of Jesus and difficulties he encountered as a novice, ultimately leading to his decision to become a brother in the English Province. Includes detailed correspondence concerning his difficulties and the various attempts to find a suitable position for him in the Society.

Letter and photographs from C.C Barham, Kodak Magazine Kingsway, London, to Fr Frank Browne SJ

Letter from C.C Barham, Editor of Kodak Magazine Kingsway, London, to Fr Frank Browne SJ, returning the series of photographs of the ‘Angels’ and asking Fr Browne to write a short photographic article on them. Includes photographs of churches in East Anglia (Norfolk and Suffolk) with captions by Fr Frank Browne SJ on reverse, and some photographs of angels (stone) in Ireland.

Barham, C.C., editor

Letter from Brother William Nash SJ, to [ ] concerning his thoughts on the late Brother John Conway SJ

Letter from Brother William Nash SJ, St Ignatius Presbytery, 27 High Road, London to [ ] concerning his thoughts on the late Brother John Conway SJ. Remarks ‘...the characteristics which stood out were his cheerfulness...and his natural spirit of religion.’. Concludes [he had a]...capacity to bear the unpleasant things of life with a laugh and a joke. He was to me a great Jesuit.’.

Nash, William, Jesuit brother

Letter from Charles Dolman to Daniel O'Connell concerning an article on Orators for the 'Dublin Review'

Letter from Charles Dolman, 61 Bond Street, London to Daniel O'Connell concerning an article on Orators for the 'Dublin Review'. Remarks that before No. XI can be published a decision about the future of the publication should be reached. Remarks that himself and Mr. Richards '...cannot individually run any further risk (having both already lost too much to justify us in so doing) unless the proposed plan or one similar be adopted...' Expresses the hope that O'Connell will transfer his share and interest in the stock and property of the 'Review' to him (Charles Dolman).

Dolman, Charles, 1807-1863, publisher

Letter from Charles Dolman, 61 Bond Street, London to Daniel O'Connell concerning the 'Dublin Review'

Letter from Charles Dolman, 61 Bond Street, London to Daniel O'Connell concerning the 'Dublin Review'. Remarks that he has not received an answer to a previous letter to Daniel O'Connell and that he can no longer delay the publication of the next issue of the 'Dublin Review'. Proposes to bring out the next issue himself '...I therefore beg to request you to inform me whether you make any objection to my doing so...In making this proposal you will understand that I do not intend to consider you liable in respect of that No. either for pecuniary loss or literary responsibility...' Concludes 'You will no doubt recollect that our agreement contains an undertaking on your part to use your best exertions to relieve Mr Richards and myself from such loss as we might sustain in this business...'

Dolman, Charles, 1807-1863, publisher

Letter from Charles Dolman, London to Daniel O'Connell concerning O'Connell's subscription to the Guarantee Fund of the 'Dublin Review'

Letter from Charles Dolman, London to Daniel O'Connell concerning O'Connell's subscription to the Guarantee Fund of the 'Dublin Review' due for the years 1841 and 1842. Refers to heavy losses he has suffered as a result of the publication and that a different plan for the 'Dublin Review' has been arranged by Dr Wiseman whereby the authors of articles will receive '...the proceeds of the sales after paying the printing expenses - for their remuneration.'

Dolman, Charles, 1807-1863, publisher

Letter from Charles Dolman, London to Daniel O'Connell thanking him for his subscription

Letter from Charles Dolman, London to Daniel O'Connell thanking him for his subscription. Expresses thanks for the support O'Connell is giving to the 'Dublin Review'. In particular he thanks O'Connell for recommending it to the clergy. Remarks 'For years past the principal reason of the circulation not being more extended is owing to the little support received from the Irish Clergy. Remarks that he will continue to promote and support the 'Dublin Review'.

Dolman, Charles, 1807-1863, publisher

Letter from E. R. Blackburne Farrer to Fr Patrick Kenny SJ, Rector, Rathfarnham Castle remarking that he would like to pay a visit

Letter from E. R. Blackburne Farrer, 36 Ross Court, Putney Heath, London to Fr Patrick Kenny SJ, Rector, Rathfarnham Castle remarking that he will be in Dublin and would like to pay a visit to Rathfarnham Castle with his daughter. E. R. Blackburne Farrer was born at Rathfarnham Castle in 1891.

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Blackburne Farrer, E. R., b.1891-, soldier

Letter from Ellen Russell, London, England to her mother concerning Charles Russell's speech in court

Letter from Ellen (nee Mulholland) Russell, 86 Harley Street, London, England to her mother concerning Charles Russell's (her husband) speech in court. Remarks 'I have just returned from the court after hearing the end of "the speech" and my head is so full I can hardly speak or write...I feel I can never thank God enough that I have lived to see this day. My Darling has had a fearful task to accomplish and he has done it well...' Continues '...I believe he has raised the Irish cause to a position which it never before held in the eyes of the people of England.' Describes the packed court room and the congratulations she received after the speech 'Dear old Mrs Gladstone caught my hand in both of hers and said "it was inspiration; I believe it has all been done by prayers" - just as a Catholic might say.'

Russell, Ellen, 1836-1918

Letter from Fr Alfred Weld SJ to Irish Fr Provincial Nicholas Walsh SJ reporting that he has relics, and the health of some Irish Jesuits

Letter from Fr Alfred Weld SJ, writing from Fiesole, to Irish Fr Provincial Nicholas Walsh SJ. Reports that he has come into possession of ‘some good relics’, and undertakes to send some to Ireland. Refers to Fr Carbery's health, and asserts that a new rector for Clongowes should be appointed as soon as possible. Also refers to Fr Ronan, and the decorations in his church, and to [W] Lynch. Comments on the fact that ‘someone in England has written strongly against the London University’.

Weld, Alfred, 1823-1890, Jesuit priest

Letter from Fr Edward Purbrick SJ, Stonyhurst College, to Irish Fr Provincial Nicholas Walsh SJ

Letter from Fr Edward Purbrick SJ, Stonyhurst College, to Irish Fr Provincial Nicholas Walsh SJ. Announces that some [brothers/ scholastics] are to form a class at Manresa that year ‘to prepare that matter of the 1st B.A. Examination in the University of London.’ Discusses the first and second B.A. examinations. Suggests that Fr John O'Carroll SJ should be capable of teaching Matriculation subjects.

Purbrick, Edward I, 1830-1914, Jesuit priest

Letter from Fr Edward Scott SJ, writing from London, regarding finance

Letter from Fr Edward Scott SJ, writing from London, to an unnamed Jesuit father. Refers to two enclosed letters (not included). States that Mr Glover ‘still lingers at Rome’, and reports that luminous crosses have been visible for months over summits of the Masques of the Turks in a city in Bulgaria. Refers to the failure of St. Francis’ Bill, and to ‘Orange Bigots’. Gives a brief statement of accounts.

Scott, Edward, 1776-1836, Jesuit priest

Letter from Fr Edward Scott SJ, writing from London, to an unnamed Irish Jesuit father

Letter from Fr Edward Scott SJ, writing from London, to an unnamed Irish Jesuit father. Reminds the latter of debts to be paid, and informs him of his activities in relation to the accounts, including the payment to Fr Jennesseaux of an amount of money. Begs to relinquish his role as agent. Encloses his correspondent’s account with the Rector of F[ ]bough (not included).

Scott, Edward, 1776-1836, Jesuit priest

Letter from Fr John Morris SJ to Fr Nicholas Walsh SJ in relation to the process of canonisation for the two Dominican martyrs

Letter from Fr John Morris SJ in London to Fr Nicholas Walsh SJ. Writes in relation to the process for the canonisation of two Dominican martyrs, about whom Fr Walsh wrote to him, and explains that the Archbishop’s Court [in London] is closed, and the Process has been sent to Rome. States that although they died in England, they do not necessarily have to go through the English Process, and suggests that he avails of the Court of the Archbishop of Dublin.

Morris, John, 1826-1893, Jesuit priest

Letter from Fr Patrick Bracken SJ to [ ] recommending various sources for Catholic members of the House of Commons for their argument against the supremacy of the Crown

Letter from Fr Patrick Bracken SJ to [ ]. Recommends various sources for J[ohn] O’Connell and other Catholic members of the House of Commons for their argument against the supremacy of the Crown. Suggests that they identify themselves, in this matter, ‘with all the Presbyterians of Ireland & Scotland as well as with the other Dissenters in denouncing & repudiating the Royal Supremacy’, and in doing so, gain support. Also refers to the Catholic episcopacy and the Reformation.

Letter from Fr Peter Gallwey SJ to Irish Fr Provincial Nicholas Walsh SJ

Letter from Fr Peter Gallwey SJ, writing from Manresa, to Irish Fr Provincial Nicholas Walsh SJ. Reports that he did not allow Br Brady to take his vows; that Br Flynn is working very well, and that Fottrell is ‘a very holy young man.’ Discusses the novitiate in general, and claims that St. Ignatius never intended a novitiate so contemplative.

Gallwey, Peter, 1820-1906, Jesuit priest

Letter from Henry Bagshawe to Dr Charles Russell

Letter from Henry Bagshawe to Dr Charles Russell concerning an [article] he has written. Remarks that even though the extracts are too long he does not wish to cut them out. Includes a biographical note written by Fr Fergal McGrath SJ (former Irish Province Archivist).

Bagshawe, Henry Ridgard, 1799-1870, barrister and judge

Letter from John Cashel Hoey to Dr Charles Russell concerning articles on Ireland becoming more prominent in the 'Dublin Review'

Letter from John Cashel Hoey, 18 [Denleigh] Street, London, England to Dr Charles Russell concerning articles on Ireland becoming more prominent in the Dublin Review. Refers to an obituary he and Dr Manning are writing for 'the Cardinal' and asks for information '...he (Dr Manning) suggested that you and Mr Bagshawe are probably best acquainted with the facts of the Cardinal's connexion with the foundation and early conduct of the Review.'

Hoey, John Cashel, 1828-1892, author, editor of the Nation, and administrator

Letter from John Cashel Hoey to Dr Charles Russell concerning Professors at Maynooth College

Letter from John Cashel Hoey, 17 Campden Hill Road, Kensington, London, England to Dr. Russell concerning Professors [at Maynooth College]. Remarks '...I cannot understand Mr. Gladstone's action in the matter...the letters which I sent Mr. Crolley are evidence that he knew the Professors were not satisfied and was at least willing to consider how they could be satisfied. Continues 'I do not at all despair of getting the proviso inserted in the Lords.'

Hoey, John Cashel, 1828-1892, author, editor of the Nation, and administrator

Letter from Leslie Reade, 100 Ivor Court, Gloucester Place, London to Fr Frank Browne SJ

Letter from Leslie Reade, 100 Ivor Court, Gloucester Place, London to Fr Frank Browne SJ thanking him for letting him see your menu and the Cabin Plan. Included is a carbon copy of letter from Leslie Reade to R Deegan, 62 Priory Avenue, Stillorgan, County Dublin, regarding one of Fr Browne’s Titanic photographs and copyright fee.

Reade, Leslie

Letter from publishers to Fr Joseph O'Malley SJ, concerning his manuscript entitled 'The Complete Theory of Music'

Letter from Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, English and American Publishers, Colonial and Continental Booksellers, Crown Buildings, 188 Fleet Street, London to Fr Joseph O'Malley SJ, St Aloysius College, Waikari, Dunedin, New Zealand concerning his manuscript entitled 'The Complete Theory of Music' and the details of its publication.

O'Malley, Joseph, 1832-1910, Jesuit priest

Letter from Richard Clarke SJ, Manresa House, Roehampton, England in relation to the progress of Brother Brady

Letter from Richard Clarke SJ to the Father Rector of [ ]. Writes from Manresa in relation to the progress of Brother Brady, who, he believes, would benefit from the Belgian system of education, as he requires supervision in order to improve.

Clarke, Richard, 1839-1900, Jesuit priest

Letter from Sir Charles Gavan Duffy to Dr Charles Russell

Letter from Sir Charles Gavan Duffy, Grosvenor Hotel [London] to Dr. Charles Russell. Refers to a journey he undertook to Ireland to visit old friends and remarks that he read Dr Newman's Apologia on the voyage home.

Duffy, Sir, Charles Gavan, 1816-1903, politician and journalist

Letter from Thomas McCreevy to Fr Thomas A. Finlay SJ

Letter from Thomas McCreevy, Garland’s Hotel, Suffolk Street, Pall Mall, London, to Fr Thomas A. Finlay SJ concerning Fr Finlay’s “attitude to Mr Lennox Robinson in regard to his story ‘The Madonna of Slieve Dun’…I presume that you accept Mr Robinson’s repudiation of the suggestion that his story was a parody of the Scripture History of the Incarnation.” Protests about the attitude of a ‘small section of the press in Ireland’ with regard to ‘Christian standards’, defends Mr. Robinson and states ‘I…regard it as binding, in us Catholics particularly, to see that injustice is not done in our name in this matter…I am prepared to urge Mr. Robinson to get the matter considered by the Holy Office itself if necessary rather than submit to the injustice of being treated as a blaspheming parodist.’

Letter to Fr Aubrey Gwynn SJ from J.G. Mudd[iman], who is working on “a sort of ‘Contemporary History of Cromwell’

Letter to Fr Aubrey Gwynn SJ from J.G. Mudd[iman], Dorset Square, London, who is working on “a sort of ‘Contemporary History of Cromwell.’ ” States that he is ‘very decidedly of (the) opinion that a volume …of Cromwell’s letters would be of very great importance. He has a definite story to tell, tells it at length, knows personally all the persons he mentions and has a knowledge of English so perfect that he hardly ever makes a mistake in the spelling of a name.’

Letters and notes from Derek H. Turner to Fr Aubrey Gwynn SJ

  • IE IJA J/10/198
  • File
  • 3 July 1958 - 30 January 1980
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Letters and notes from Derek H. Turner (Assistant Keeper, Department of Manuscripts, The British Museum) to Fr Aubrey Gwynn SJ concerning:

  • the Corpus Christi Missal (Corpus Christi College, Oxford);
  • the ‘Irish Gradual, Rawlinson (c.892)’;
  • the Leofric Missal and the Drummond and Roslyn Missals.

Turner, Derek Howard, 1931-1985, museum curator and art historian

Letters and report to the Irish Fr Provincial from Fr Leonard Sheil SJ concerning missions in Spain

  • IE IJA J/16/10
  • File
  • 7 September [1961] - 30 November 1965
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Letters and report to the Irish Fr Provincial from Fr Leonard Sheil SJ concerning missions in Spain, comparisons with missions in Britain and Ireland and the possibility of Fr Sheil’s working in South America. Includes:
– letter from Fr Sheil to the Irish Fr Provincial seeking permission to go to Spain to study Spanish missions in order to adapt certain practices for use in Britain (7 September. 1961, 4pp);
– copy of a ‘Report on Missions in Spain’ following a visit by Frs Shiggins and Sheil who attended five missions around the country (n.d., 4pp);
– letter from Fr Sheil to the Irish Fr Provincial in which he discusses certain Spanish customs which could be used on Missions in Britain. Remarks that he will send the Provincial a report ‘on the meetings I now hold with Protestant clergymen after missions in Ireland’ and that he has sent in ‘full reports on our missions in Britain’ ‘almost every year for ten years’. Also mentions a new member of the mission staff, Fr Kevin Laheen SJ – ‘You will be glad to know that Fr Laheen on this his first mission did very well. He preaches well and his musical voice was a help to O'Beirne and I. I need not tell you that O'Beirne preaches very well, and is a wonderful companion on a mission. He sleeps badly’ (Fr Gerry O'Beirne) (23 March 1963, 3pp) and
– letters seeking permission to go to Spain (and Italy) as a supply priest (25 May 19?? – 30 November 1965, 4 items).

Letters and telegrams to the Irish Fr Provincial and others seeking chaplains

Letters and telegrams to Irish Fr Provincial Fr Laurence J. Kieran SJ (and from 8 September 1941, Fr John MacMahon SJ) from Monsignor J.M. Coghlan (Principal Chaplain (Roman Catholic) and Vicar General, British Army, War Office) and Fr Edward J. Warner SJ (Staff Chaplain to Mgr. Coghlan), seeking chaplains to serve in the forces and thanking Irish Fr Provincial for those he has offered.

Coghlan, John, 1888-1963, Roman Catholic Monsignor and chaplain

Letters and telegrams to the Irish Fr Provincial from Fr Cyril Perrott SJ written while serving as a chaplain

Letters and telegrams to the Irish Fr Provincial from Fr Cyril Perrott SJ written while serving as a chaplain with the R.M.P. (Royal Military Police), Broomfield Park, Palmer’s Green, London; in Crofton House, Titchfield, Fareham, Hants.; with an Anti-Aircraft unit in Avendale, Bathford, Bath, Somerset; and in Hockley Sole, Capel le Ferne, Folkestone, Kent; with the 14th Army Group, South East Asia Command in India; 1st (W.A.) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, S.E.A.C. and in a Rangoon hospital. Includes copy of part of letter sent by Fr Perrott to his brother Fr Gerard Perrott SJ concerning a meeting with Frs Charles Day and Edward Sullivan in Calcutta (25 October 1944, 1p.). Fr Perrott was promoted to Senior Chaplain (S. C.F. (R.C.) ) in April 1945.

Perrott, Cyril, 1904-1952, Jesuit priest and chaplain

Letters and telegrams to the Irish Fr Provincial from Fr Daniel Shields SJ written during his time as a chaplain

Letters and telegrams to the Irish Fr Provincial from Fr Daniel Shields SJ written during his time as a chaplain with the Royal Artillery in Larkhill, Wiltshire; in the Imperial Hospital, Natal, South Africa; in Oribi Military Hospital, Pietermaritzburg, Natal; with the 8th Sherwood Foresters in Wrotham, Kent; on the hospital ship Atlantis; in Somerset, Devon and Cornwall and in the Army Technical School, Arborfield, Reading, Berks.

Shields, Daniel J, 1898-1986, Jesuit priest, chaplain and missioner

Letters and telegrams to the Irish Fr Provincial from Fr John Anthony MacSeumais SJ written while serving as a chaplain

Letters to the Irish Fr Provincial from Fr Anthony MacSeumais SJ written while serving as chaplain in the R.A.F. at R.A.F. Stations in Cosford, Wolverhampton, Staffs. and Leuchars, Fife, Scotland; with the 5023 Airfield Construction Squadron in Holland and Germany and 124 Wing in Lübeck. Includes his first letter to the Irish Fr Provincial written from Belfast (March 1944, 2pp) and letter in which he lists all the places he has served since arriving in Belgium (1 June 1945, 4pp). This letter also contains Fr MacSeumais’s only reference to Belsen Concentration Camp. Also includes Fr MacSeumais’s memorial card (with photograph) (Fr MacSeumais died on 13 January 1989).

MacSeumais, J Anthony, 1910-1989, Jesuit priest

Letters and telegrams to the Irish Fr Provincial from Fr Michael Morrison SJ written while serving as chaplain

Letters and telegrams to the Irish Fr Provincial to Fr Michael Morrison SJ written while serving as a chaplain with 2/5th Bn. Welch Regiment in Sussex; M.E.F. (in a Convalescent Depot, unknown location); No. 13 General Hospital, M.E.F.; 2/8 Lancashire Fusiliers in Derry; 1/4th The South Lancashire Regiment in Castlewellan, County Down; 32 (Br.) Casualty Clearing Station, B.L.A. ; 121 (Br.) General Hospital, B.L.A.; 601 Regiment, Royal Artillery, B.A.O.R. and 113 Light Anti-Aircraft, R.A., B.A.O.R.. Includes letters describing Belsen Concentration Camp (18 April, 31 May 1945, 5pp) and letters concerning an article on Belsen written by Fr Morrison (Fr Morrison was one of the first priests to enter the camp) (17 July - 16 August 1945, 3 items).

Morrison, Michael, 1908-1973, Jesuit priest and chaplain

Letters from Charles Russell to the Bishop of Dromore concerning a remark by the Bishop on an opinion expressed by Charles Russell

A file of letters from Charles Russell, 74 Harley Street, London to Rev. John Pius Leahy O.P., Bishop of Dromore concerning a remark by the Bishop on an opinion expressed by Charles Russell about [education]. With inscription, printed in Irish Monthly, November 1908.

Russell, Charles, 1832-1900, Baron Russell of Killowen, lord chief justice of England and Wales

Letters from Christopher Hollis, Burns, Oates and Washbourne to Irish Fr Provincial concerning Fr Thomas Ryan's book

A file of letters from Christopher Hollis, Burns, Oates and Washbourne Ltd., 28 Ashley Place, London to Irish Fr Provincial John R. MacMahon SJ, St Francis Xavier's, Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin concerning Fr Thomas Ryan's book. Refers to a proposal to publish the book in Australia. Includes reviews of the book.

Burns, Oates and Washbourne, Roman Catholic publishers

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