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Gwynn, Stephen Lucius, 1864-1950, author, politician, and soldier
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Aubrey Gwynn asking his father to become a Jesuit

Letter from Aubrey Gwynn to his father asking for leave to become a Jesuit ([June 1910], 4pp) and his father’s reply, urging him to wait at least until Aubrey reaches twenty-one before he makes such a momentous decision (20 June [1910], 4pp).

Gwynn, Aubrey, 1892-1983, Jesuit priest and academic

Letters to Fr Aubrey Gwynn SJ from National Portrait Gallery, London, seeking information on any known portraits of Stephen Lucius Gwynn

  • IE IJA J/10/44
  • File
  • 20 May - 10 June 1982
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Letters to Fr Aubrey Gwynn SJ from Sarah Wimbush, Archive Research Assistant, National Portrait Gallery, London, seeking information on any known portraits of Stephen Lucius Gwynn (Fr Gwynn’s father), as part of her work in cataloguing Edwardian portraits, one of which is a portrait by Sir William Rotherstein of Stephen (1915). Includes list of known portraits of Stephen (1p.) and photocopy of the portrait (1p.).

Wimbush, Sarah

Letters to Fr Aubrey Gwynn SJ informing him of sources of information on the Irish in the West Indies in the seventeenth century

  • IE IJA J/10/115
  • File
  • [1928]-1932; 1966; 1975
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Letters from various academics and clergy to Fr Aubrey Gwynn SJ mainly informing him of additional sources of information concerning his research on the Irish in the West Indies in the seventeenth century. Includes:

  • letter from Fr Gwynn’s father, Stephen Lucius Gwynn ([c1929], 2pp);
  • letters from Fr John MacErlean SJ (12 October 1929 – 28 May 1931, 6 items);
  • correspondence between Fr John MacErlean SJ, Mr Ambrose A. Kelly and Fr Gwynn concerning a manuscript originally thought to be in the possession of ‘the late Mr. Reddin, who…had been employed by the Foreign Office for a number of years making searches and reports amongst the archives in Spain’ (9 - 25 June 1931, 4 items);
  • letters from James Alexander Williamson, author of 'English in Guiana' (3,14 March 1932, 2 items);
  • letter from Fr Michael McGrath SJ (5 December 1936, 1p.) and
  • ‘Montserrat: “The Most Distinctively Irish Settlement in the New World”, by John C. Messenger, 'Ethnicity 2', 281-303. (1975).

Lock of Stephen Lucius Gwynn’s hair

Envelope containing a lock of Stephen Lucius Gwynn’s hair (Fr Gwynn’s father), ‘Stee’s hair 1867 Three year’s old.’

Gwynn, Stephen Lucius, 1864-1950, author, politician, and soldier

Poem by Stephen L. Gwynn entitled ‘We That Are Old’ beg

Cutting from the 'Times' of a poem by Stephen L. Gwynn entitled ‘We That Are Old’ beg. 'We that are old have little will To linger on'. Ten verses and copy of same written out by Fr Aubrey Gwynn (2pp).

Gwynn, Stephen Lucius, 1864-1950, author, politician, and soldier