IMPORTANT: Researchers should note that the Archives of the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus are currently being digitized. While the bulk of the material remains accessible, select portions will be periodically unavailable. Researchers are encouraged to consult Booth Family Center staff well in advance of visiting to ensure availability of materials.
The finding aid is the best way to become familiar with the Maryland Province Archives.
For research guidance using the Maryland Province Archives and related collections, please see the following LibGuides.
- Research Guide: Maryland Province Archives
- Research Guide: Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation at Lauinger Library
Additional Materials Related to the MPA/Jesuit Collections
Reference and other materials related to the Maryland Province Archives:
- Institutional History of the Maryland Province
- Detailed Provenance of the Maryland Province Archives
- Biographical Information about Maryland Province Members and Other Jesuits
- Biographical information derived from the Woodstock Letters and from Beatriz Betancourt Hardy's Ph.D. dissertation Papists in A Protestant Age: The Catholic Gentry and Community in Colonial Maryland, 1689-1776 (University of Maryland, 1993).
- Jesuit Houses (Series 4 - Records of the Houses)
- 4.1: Background on Mission Churches, Seminaries, and Schools
- 4.1: Holy Trinity Church Pastors
- 4.1: Rectors and Pastors of Washington Seminary, Gonzaga College, and St. Aloysius Church
- 4.2: Background on the Houses of the Eastern Shore
- 4.2: Superiors of Bohemia
- 4.3: Background on the Frederick House and Novitiate
- 4.4: Background on the House at White Marsh
- 4.6: Background on the House at St. Thomas Manor
- 4.9: Background on the Houses at Newtown and Leonardtown
- 4.9: Superiors of Newtown-Leonardtown
- 4.10: Background on the Houses at St. Inigoes and Ridge
- 4.10: Superiors of St. Inigoes
- 4.11: Background on the House at Conewago
- 4.11: Superiors of Conewago
- 4.12: Background on the House at Goshenhoppen
- 4.12: Superiors of Goshenhoppen
- Maryland Mission (Series 5 - Records of the Maryland Mission)
- Suppression and Restoration (Series 6 - Records of the Suppression and Restoration)
- Individual Priests (Series 7 - Papers of Individual Priests of the Maryland Province)
- Catholic Families (Series 8 - Papers of Catholic Families)
- Previous finding aids (Series 10 - Legacy Finding Aids, Catalogs, and Guides)
Resources related to the papers of individual Jesuit priests and other Jesuit collections:
- Joseph P. Mobberly, SJ Papers
- Transcription of "Slavery or Cham" by Professor Alphonso Saville, from folder: Treatise on Slavery - Cham (2 of 2), 1823
Those interested in the Maryland Province Archives may be interested in other initiatives and scholarly projects pertaining to the Society of Jesus and slavery, memory, and reconciliation.
- Georgetown Slavery Archive, Georgetown University
- Slavery, History, Memory, and Reconciliation Project, Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States in St. Louis
- Jesuit Plantation Project, Dr. Sharon Leon/Michigan State University
- On These Grounds, Michigan State University, Georgetown University, University of Virginia, and Omeka