Subfonds 3 - Irish Jesuit Provincials’ Correspondence

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Irish Jesuit Provincials’ Correspondence


  • 1905-1958 (Creation)

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10 boxes

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Transferred from the Jesuit Provincialate Office at Eglinton Road, Dublin and Milltown Park, Dublin.

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Father Provincial of the Irish Province of the Society of Jesus:

Joseph Lentaigne 1860-1863
Edmund O'Reilly 1863-1870
Nicholas Walsh 1870-1877
Aloysius Sturzo 1877-1880
James Tuite 1880-1883
Thomas Browne 1883-1888
Timothy Kenny 1888-1894
Patrick Keating 1894-1900
James Murphy 12 November 1900-1905
John Conmee 11 August 1905-1909
William Delany 5 August 1909-1912
Thomas V. Nolan 22 October 1912-1922
John Fahy 22 February 1922-1931
(John Keane was Vice Provincial for [six] months while Fr. Fahy was in Rome from Sep. 1923 – [Feb.] 1924)
Laurence Kieran 2 March 1931-1941
John McMahon 8 September 1941-14 August 1947
Thomas Byrne 15 August 1947-1953
Michael O'Grady 31 July 1953-1959
Charlie O'Conor 20 July 1959-1965
Brendan Barry 5 August 1965-1968
Cecil McGarry 25 July 1968-1975
Paddy Doyle 9 March 1975-31 August 1980
Joseph Dargan 1 September 1980-1986
Philip Hartnett 31 July 1986-1992
Laurence Murphy 31 July 1992-1998
Gerry O'Hanlon 31 July 1998-2004
John Dardis 31 July 2004-2010
Tom Layden 31 July 2010-5 January 2017
Leonard Moloney 6 January 2017-

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Conditions governing access

Material before 1958 is available for consultation. The Irish Jesuit Archives are open only to bona fide researchers. Access by advance appointment. Further details: [email protected]

Conditions governing reproduction

No material may be reproduced without the written permission of the Archivist. Copyright restrictions apply. Photocopying is not available. Digital photography is at the discretion of the Archivist.

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  • English
  • Latin

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1998; 2008; 2020




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