Institute of Jesuit History Collection

Collection number:   MIS.3.006
Repository Code: MoSlJA
Repository:   Jesuit Archives: Central United States
Title:   Institute of Jesuit History collection
Date [bulk]:  1920-1952 (1660-1890)
Date [inclusive]:  1920-1964 (1500-1937)
Extent:    23 linear feet (19 record cartons and 2 oversize boxes)

Creator:   Burrus, Ernest J.
Creator:   Delanglez, Jean, 1896-1949
Creator:   Garraghan, Gilbert J. (Gilbert Joseph), 1871-1942
Creator:   Jacobsen, Jerome V. (Jerome Vincent), 1894-
Creator:   Shiels, W. Eugene (William Eugene), 1897-

Language of material:   English, Latin, French, German, and Spanish.


Abstract: The Institute of Jesuit History was founded on June 11, 1936 by president of Loyola University, Chicago Samuel Knox Wilson and Jesuit Father Jerome J. Jacobsen. The Institute attempted to trace the roots of the Jesuits in America through the discovery and collocation of primary source documents as well as historical scholarship. Institute of Jesuit History Collection contains the administrative papers of the Institute as well as the professional papers of its Jesuit members, namely, Ernest J. Burrus, Gerardo Decorme, Jean Delanglez, Gilbert J. Garraghan, Jerome V. Jacobsen, and William E. Shiels.

Conditions governing access:   This collection is open for research.

Conditions governing reproduction and use:  The archival records in the Jesuit Archives: Central United States are the property of the New England, New York, Central and Southern, Chicago-Detroit, and Wisconsin Provinces of the Society of Jesus. Copies may not be duplicated or deposited elsewhere without the prior written consent of the archivist. Supplying a copy is not an authorization to publish or circulate. Written permission to publish any records in their entirety or a substantial portion thereof must be requested and approved prior to publication. The researcher has the sole legal responsibility for obtaining this written permission.


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