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RG 7 Education Apostolate


All physical materials associated with the New England Province Archive are currently held by the Jesuit Archives in St. Louis, MO. Any inquiries about these materials should be directed to the Jesuit Archives . Electronic versions of some items and the descriptions and finding aids to the Archives, which are hosted in CrossWorks, are provided only as a courtesy.

Record Group 7, Education Apostolate, documents the history and the day-to-day operation of the administrative functions of the office and contains minutes, correspondence, committee material, reports, booklets, published material, photographs, and information on each Jesuit-run high school in the Province kept by each administrator. The records date from 1914 to 2001. The documents provide information on the education apostolate activities and resources and each sub-record group contains items of particular note.

  • Record Group 7.1, Prefect of Studies, 1914-1968 includes material about American Jesuit colleges responsibility to support the war effort during the 1940s, a certified copy of the Act of Congress of 1815 which founded Georgetown University and a brief history of the school, and material about the schools located in Baghdad, Iraq.
  • Record Group 7.2, Director of Special Studies, 1968-1972, contains material from Father Paul T. Lucey. The students he placed were Jesuits studying for Master or Doctoral level degrees and the records consists of some correspondence and the New England Province Special Studies Student report forms filled out by students requesting study programs for the summer of 1970.
  • Record Group 7.3, Provincial Assistant for Secondary Education, 1955-2001, contains other items of interest such as the Archdiocese Educational Task Force material from the 1990s, the founding documents from Nativity Preparatory School in Boston, Cheverus High School correspondence with the Catherine McAuley School, and Fairfield College Preparatory School’s disbanding of its Board of Regents. Other information includes material regarding schools located in Jamaica.

Chronology of Office Holders.docx (15 kB)
Chronology of Office Holders

Chronology of High, Middle, Mission Schools.docx (15 kB)
Chronology of High, Middle, and MissionSchools



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