New York Herald Interviews Boston College Founder, May 1876


Interview with Boston College Founder Rev. John McElroy, S.J., New York Herald, May 8, 1876 I was born in the province of Ulster, the most northern province of Ireland, … in 1782, … At the time of my birth, Catholic emancipation had made no headway in Ireland, and hence I received simply a common education, [Read More...]

Student Reminiscences of 1820′s Georgetown


RECOLLECTIONS, GEORGETOWN COLLEGE IN 1820. Woodstock Letters (1885): 264-267.  About the middle of the afternoon of September 15th or 16th, 1820, the stage from Baltimore rumbled into the yard of Georgetown College and set down a lot of unfortunates. Amongst them was your humble servant. It is 65 years since, and perhaps a few reminiscences of [Read More...]