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Manuscripts Collection 

Major manuscript categories appear below. Click on the category of interest to find a listing of related manuscripts in the library. Follow the links to find summaries of certain items. To learn more about manuscripts holdings, contact the Burns Library reference staff.

American Authors
Art and Architecture
Banking and Business
Boston / Area Studies
British and British Catholic Authors
Caribbeana
Catholic Church and Catholic Spirituality
The Irish and Irish Americans
Jesuit Education Organizations
Jesuitana
Liturgical Movement

Medieval Manuscripts
Miscellaneous
Nursing and Medical Ethics
Printing and Publishing
Ships and Seafaring
Theatre, Dance, and Cinema

 


A listing of manuscripts in the Burns Library is provided below. Summaries of most manuscript collections are available in the Boston College Libraries Catalog, Holmes.

Note: The links below go directly to the record in Holmes.

American Authors
Clark, Charles Upson
Crane, Nathalia
Dearborn, H. A. S.
Early, Eleanor
Farragher, Elizabeth
Ford, Anne
Goldstein, David - Martha Moore Avery
Greenleaf, Simon
Henderson, Archibald
Jacobs, Jane
Johnson, Anna O'Neill
Kieran, John
Mariani, Paul L.
Markham, Edwin
Mather, Cotton
McNiff, Phillip J.
Morris, Charles
Pope, Myrtle Pihlman
Sheehan, Edward R. F.
Sherwood, Margaret Pollock
Simms, William Gilmore
Stout, Rex
Stout, Rex - Judson Council Sapp
Sweeney, Francis W.
Sweeney, Francis W. - Humanities Series
Wayman, Dorothy
Wieners, John and Charles Olson
Art and Architecture
Eisenstaedt, Alfred
Graham, Edward T. P.
Griset, Ernest Henry
LaForet, Eugene G. (Japanese Prints)
Maginnis, Charles Donagh
Morrissey, Walter (Japanese Prints)
O'Neill, Richard (American prints)
Patten, G. William
St. Vincent's High School (Poona, India)
Banking and Business
Hibernia Savings Bank
Home Savings Bank
John Donnelly & Sons, Inc.
Provident Institution for Savings
Savings Banks Association of Massachusetts
Union Savings Bank of Boston
Warren Institution for Savings
Boston / Area Studies
American Party (Boston, Mass.)
Bolan, Richard
Boston Gas Company
Boston (Mass.). School Committee
Boston Theological Institute
Brehaut,Ellerton J. (Bostoniana Collection)
Charlestown (Mass.)
Citywide Coordinating Council
Commercial Club of Boston
Concord School of Philosophy
Cushing, Richard, Cardinal
First Congregationalist Church of Plympton
Galvin, John T.
Halliday, William H.
Healy, Michael
J. D. Fallon & Son
Landais, Amelia
Lord, George Byron
O'Connor, Ignatius W.
Quincy, Josiah
Ryan, George E.
Savage, Edward H.
Sheehan, James T.
Stone, Ephraim Ward.
Sumner, Charles
Thayer, John
Tobin, Maurice J.
Trask, Edward
Veale, Joseph (Postcard Collection)
Walsh, Louis S.
Webster, Daniel
Weymouth (Mass.)
British and British Catholic Authors
Anstruther, Ian
Ayscough, John
Baring, Maurice
Barker, George
Beardsley, Aubrey
Belloc, Bessie Raynor - Kelsey Family
Belloc, Hilaire
Belloc, Hilaire - Patrick Cahill
Belloc, Hilaire - Herbert Family
Belloc, Hilaire - Hoffman Nickerson
Betjeman, John
Boardman, Brigid
Caraman, Philip
Chesterton, G. K.
Christitch, Annie and Elizabeth O'Brien
Cleverdon, Douglas
Coleridge, Samuel T.
Copleston, Frederick Charles
Cruikshank, George
D'Arcy, Martin Cyril
Dempster, Charlotte Louisa Hawkins
Douglas, Alfred Bruce, Lord
Duff, Juliet, Lady
English College of Lisbon
Frankau, Pamela
Furnivall, Frederick James
Gill, Eric
Graham, Sheilah
Green, F. L.
Greene, Graham
Greene, Graham - Gerald C. Walling
Hebblethwaite, Peter
Hollis, Christopher
Hopkins, Gerard Manley - Collection
Hopkins, Gerard Manley - Family Papers
Husenbeth, F. C.
Jennings, Elizabeth
Jones, David Michael
Kaye-Smith, Sheila
Knox, Ronald Arbuthnott
Lawrence, D. H. - Harry T. Moore
Levi, Peter
Longford, Elizabeth Harmon Pakenham
Longford, Frank Pakenham
Manning, Henry Edward
Martindale, C. C.
Meynell, Alice Christiana Thompson
Meynell, Viola
Meynell, Wilfrid
Meynell, Wilfrid - Joseph Randolph Sasnett
Milward, Peter
Munro, John James
Northcote, J. Spencer
Newman, John Henry
Noyes, Alfred
Patmore, Coventry Kersey Dighton
Patmore, Derek
Petrie, W. M. Flinders
Sackville-West, Edward
Sassoon, Siegfried
Sitwell, Edith
Tablet Publishing Company (London, England)
Thackery, William Makepeace
Thompson, Francis
Waugh, Evelyn
Williamson, George Charles
Woodruff, Douglas
Wordsworth, William
Caribbeana
Freemason Collection
Kirke, Henry
Williams, Joseph J.
Catholic Church and Catholic Spirituality
Archdiocese of Boston Collection
Castle, Norman (Holy Cards)
Convento di S. Maria degli Angeli (Florence, Italy)
Cuenot, Joseph
Harrington, Marion
Keystone View Company
Médaille, Pierre
Merton, Thomas
Merton, Thomas - James Forest
Newman Club Federation. New England Province
Newton Country Day School of the Sacred Heart
Pennington, M. Basil
The Irish and Irish Americans
Abbey Theater
Aldborough, Edward Stratford, Earl of
American Conference for Irish Studies
Ancient Order of Hibernians
Beckett, Samuel
Beckett, Samuel - Calvin Israel
Beckett, Samuel - Robert Pinget
Beckett, Samuel - Barney Rosset
Beckett, Samuel - Alan Schneider
Behan, Brendan
Belfast Theater and Arts Collection
Birmingham, George
Burchill, Carol Garibaldi (Irish Slide Collection)
Byrne, Patrick
Cahill, George D.
Cahill, Thomas P.
Casement, Roger
Charitable Irish Society
Cheavasa, Moirin
Childers, Erskine
Church of Ireland
Clarke, Thomas James
Collins, Patrick Andrew
Colum, Padraic
Conlan, Jane
Connolly, James Brendan
Connolly, Myles
Conway, Katherine E.
Costello, John A.
Cotton, Frances J. (Irish Post Card Collection)
Cuala Press
Cuala Press - John E. Murphy Collection
Dandy, Timothy
Dawe, Gerald
De Valera, Eamonn
De Vere, Aubrey
Deane, John F.
Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Baron
Eire Society of Boston
Fields, Rona M.
Fitzgerald, Margaret M.
Flynn, John J.
Friel, Brian
Gaelic Manuscripts Collection
Galvin, Patrick
Gibbon, Monk
Glennon, Patrick
Gogarty, Oliver St. John
Gregory, Lady
Grudin Royer
Guiney, Louise Imogen
Gwynn, Edward
Hanley, James
Hanvey, Bobbie
Heaney, Seamus
Herbert, Michael
Hoult, Norah
Hughes, Bridget.
Hughes, John T.
Index Locorum to Irish Patents and Grants
Irish Agriculture Note Books
Irish History Pamphlet Collection
Irish Photograph Collection
Irish Political Pamphlet Collection
Irish Republican Army Collection
Irish Silver Plates
Irish Stamp Collection
Jordan, M. J.
Joyce, Robert Dwyer
Kane, Patrick
Kavanaugh, Maurice
Kavanaugh, Patrick
Kelly, Michael
King, Richard
Landreth, Helen
Leary, Michael
Lenihan, Maurice
Leslie, Shane
Lindsay, Kennedy
Lucy, Seán
Lucy, Seán-David Gardiner
Lyric Players Theatre
MacDonagh, Thomas
MacLiammoir, Micheal
MacMahon, Bryan
MacManus, M. J.
Mahon, Derek
Mannin, Ethel and Gilbert Turner
Mannin, Ethel and Robert Huxter
McCarthy, Denis Aloysius
McKee, Eva
Moore, George
Moore, Thomas
Mount Saint Vincent (Irish Collection)
Murphy, Richard
Murray, Thomas
Murray, Thomas Cornelius
Ni Dhomhnaill, Nuala
O'Brien, Flann
O'Brien, John
O'Cahill, Donal
O'Casey, Sean
O'Casey, Sean - Robert Lowery
O'Connell, Daniel
O'Connell, Joseph F.
O'Connor, Ellen F. (Dun Emer Photographs)
O'Connor, Frank
O'Donnell, Peadar
O'Dwyer, George Francis
O'Faolain, Sean
O'Farachain, Roibeard
O'Flaherty, Liam
O'Grady, Standish
O'Keeffe, Timothy
O'Kelly, Seumas - Alphonus Sweeney
O'Neill, John
O'Reilly, John Boyle
O'Reilly, Mary Boyle
O'Sullivan, Seumas
Persse Family-Dugan Collection
Plunkett, Joseph Mary
Plunkett, Oliver
Prendergast, James
Ring, Thomas F.
Roberts, Graeme
Roche, James Jeffrey
Romney, Henry Sidney
Russell, George William
Russell, Matthew
Shaw, Bernard - Samuel N. Freedman
Shaw, Bernard - Bernard Partridge
Sheehan, Patrick Augustine
Stephens, James
Stuart, Francis
Synge, J. M.
Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland) - John Deedy
Trolleys and Trains in Ireland Photographs
Tynan, Katharine
Van Voris, William H.
Ward Family
Wise, William
Woods, Molly Flannery
Yeats, Elizabeth Corbett
Yeats, Jack Butler
Yeats, John Butler
Yeats, W. B. - Family Correspondence
Yeats, W. B. - Miscellaneous Correspondence
Yeats, W. B. - Notebooks & Manuscripts
Yeats, W. B. - Margot Ruddock
Yeats, W. B. - Marion Doyle
Jesuit Education Organizations
Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities
Jesuit Educational Association
Jesuitana
Bellarmino, Roberto
Borja, Francisco de, Saint
Bowe, J. Stanley
Cholenec, Pierre
Cisneros, Nicolás
Danielou, Jean
Fourmestraulx, Johannes Baptisa
Francis Xavier, Saint
Francis Xavier, Saint, 1506-1552 - Quadricentennial Celebration
Jesuit Portrait Collection
Mariana Islands Collection
McNeal, Mark
Médaille, Pierre
St. Ignatius Photograph Collection
Storer, Agnes
Liturgical Movement
Berger, Alfred
Bethune, Ade
Carroll, Thomas J.
Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Boston (Mass.) (Liturgical Commission)
Ducey, William
Ellard, Gerald
Hellriegel, Martin
Kissell Collection
Liturgical Conference, Inc.
Reinhold, Hans Ansgar
Ryan, Mary Perkins
Sheehan, Shawn G.
Vatican II Collection
Medieval Manuscripts
Augustinian Gradual
Book of Kells Memorabilia
Crucifixion Illumination on Vellum
Dutch Book of Hours
Franciscan Antiphoner
French Book of Hours
Spanish Manuscript Collection
Miscellaneous
Abraham, Gerald
Arabic Manuscript Collection
Authors Collection
Autograph Collection
Automobile Photographs
British Royal Family Photographs
Carpenter, Edward
Christian Scholars Group on Christian-Jewish Relations
Coin Collection
Confederate States of America
Cort, John C.
"De Prima Imperatori Cristiani"
Edward Wallis (Firm : London,England)
Gill, Howard Belding
Italian Love Poetry
Lydius, Johannes
Mascarello, Francesco Maria.
Mauriello, Frederick J.
Kuhmerker, Lisa
"Moeurs et Coutumes Des Grec"
Peace and Social Action Collection
Regan, Roland J.
Sconzo, Pasquale
Temperance Collection
Thomson, George Wyville
Université de Paris
Varchi, Benedetto
Nursing and Medical Ethics
The American Association of Nurse Attorneys
Colliton, Margaret A.
Dolan, Josephine (History of Nursing)
LaForet, Eugene G. (Bio-medical Ethics Collection)
Libraries and Information for Nursing Consortium
MacDonald, Mary
Medical Library Association
New England Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing
North American Nursing Diagnosis Association
Northrup, Cynthia E.
St. Elizabeth Hospital. School of Nursing
Vaillot, Madeleine Clemence
Visiting Nurse Association of Boston
Waldron, Eva Susan
Printing and Publishing
Alcuin Society Press
Bookbuilders of Boston
Pelican Press
Penny Royal Press
Private Presses Collection
Skelton Press
Stanbrook Abbey Press
Trenholm, George F.
Ships and Seafaring
Adams, Moses
Breese, Samuel L.
Lyon, Henry Thomas
Tarquin (Ship)
United States (Frigate)
Theatre, Dance and Cinema
Adams, Maude
Barry, John P. (Boston Theater Program Collection)
Beckwith Theater Program Collection
Boston Theater Handbill Collection
Browning, Bruce F. (Boston Theater Collection)
Daly, Augustin (Theater Program Collection)
Dance Umbrella (Boston, Mass.)
Dell, Robert M. (Theater Program Collection)
Fairbanks, Julia M.
Marcoux, J. Paul (Boston Theater Program Collection)
O'Brien, Richard G. (Cinema Collection)
Schubert Theatre (Boston, Mass.)