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Brown, Stephen JM, 1881-1962, Jesuit priest
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Letter from Fr Joseph Hurley SJ to Irish Fr Provincial concerning a letter he wishes to send to the Editor of the Irish Times

Letter from Fr Joseph Hurley SJ, St Stanislaus College, Tullamore, County Offaly to Irish Fr Provincial John R MacMahon SJ concerning a letter he wishes to send to the Editor of the Irish Times in reply to an 'attack' made on Fr Stephen Brown's book.

Hurley, Joseph, 1905-1984, Jesuit priest and Irish language editor

Letter from Fr Stephen Brown SJ to Irish Fr Provincial concerning the Central Catholic Library and an invitation issued to Dr Downey to give another lecture

Letter from Fr Stephen Brown SJ to Irish Fr Provincial concerning the Central Catholic Library and an invitation issued by Fr O'Connell to Dr Downey to give another lecture. Remarks 'He was quite well aware of the Archbishop's attitude in reference to the previous lecture.' Remarks that a number of people at the meeting where Dr Downey's lecture was discussed advised that the Archbishop should be informed. Continues that it was agreed to seek the Archbishop's support. Remarks '...when Mr O'Kelly Hon. Sec. went up to Archbishop's House he was told that the Archbishop could not give his patronage to the lecture and was thinking of with drawing his patronage altogether from the library.' Following a letter of apology and an undertaking to cancel the lecture the Archbishop agreed to continue his patronage of the Central Catholic Library.

Letter from Fr Stephen Brown SJ, Milltown Park, Dublin to Fr Patrick G Kennedy SJ concerning Fr Brown's collection of books and the transfer of some of them

Letter from Fr Stephen Brown SJ, Milltown Park, Dublin to Fr Patrick G Kennedy SJ concerning Fr Brown's collection of books and the transfer of some of them from Rathfarnham to Milltown Park. Includes a letter from Fr Kennedy SJ, Rathfarnham Castle, county Dublin to Irish Fr Provincial Laurence Kieran SJconcerning Fr Brown's letter. Remarks '(From his letter)...you will see he claims a large slice of our library as "his collections"... It was a well known fact...that Fr Brown as librarian here, got most of the new books on his pet subjects.' (15 May 1941, 2pp).