Series MSSB - Manuscript B

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IE IJA MSSB

Title

Manuscript B

Date(s)

  • 1576-1673 (Creation)

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Series

Extent and medium

37 letters

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Name of creator

(1542-1773)

Administrative history

Archival history

Preserved at Stonyhurst College, Lancashure, England till transferred in 1866 to the Jesuits in Ireland. Long known from descriptions and transcriptions made by Fr John MacErlean SJ, there arrival at Stonyhurst is not known, since they were sent to Rome, Italy and were contained in ARSI, Anglia 29 (where the binding for this volume of letters is still extant). At ARSI, there is a copy of a list from J.T. Gilbert, ed., 'Historical Manuscripts Commission, Tenth Report, Appendix Part V', London, 1885, pp.340-41, which corresponds exactly to 'Memorial of Irish Province SJ', June 1904, pp350-51.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Rediscovered in November 1985 at the Jesuit curia, Eglinton Road, Dublin and restored to the Irish Jesuit Archives.

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Scope and content

Twenty-five of the manuscripts are letters to Fr General from non-Jesuits.

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Language of material

  • French
  • Italian
  • Latin

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Publication note

Moynes, Vera, ed. The Jesuit Irish Mission: A Calendar of Correspondence, 1566–1752. Roma: Institutum Historicum Societatis Iesu, 2017.

Publication note

Hogan, Fr Edmund SJ, 'Ibernia Ignatiana seu Ibernorum Societatis Iesu patrum monumenta', [Dublin], 1880.

Publication note

Moynes, Vera, ed. 'The Jesuit Irish Mission: A Calendar of Correspondence, 1566–1752', Roma, Institutum Historicum Societatis Iesu, 2017.

Publication note

Gilbert, J.T., ed. 'Historical Manuscripts Commission, Tenth Report, Appendix Part V', London, 1885.

Publication note

'Memorial of Irish Province SJ', 1903 and 1904.

Publication note

'Archivum Hibernicum', Vol.3, 1914, pp.273-284.

Publication note

Renehan, L. F., McCarthy, D., & Joly, J. R., ed. 'Collections on Irish church history from the MSS. of the ... Very Rev. Laurence F. Renehan, D.D., President of Maynooth College. Dublin'...Vol 1 Archbishops', Dublin, 1861

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2021

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