Subfonds SANT - Irish College, Santiago de Compostela

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Irish College, Santiago de Compostela


  • 1880-2005 (Creation)

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31 items

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Deposited at the Irish Jesuit Archives from Irish Jesuit Provincialate.

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The Irish Jesuit College at Santiago de Compostela was established in 1605. Fr Thomas White SJ (1558-1622) founded Salamanca and went on to become Vice-Rector (for diplomatic reasons the title of Rector was held by a Spanish Jesuit) successively at Santiago (1612) and Seville (1619).

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The Irish Jesuit Archives are open only to bona fide researchers. Access by advance appointment. Further details:

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No material may be reproduced without the written permission of the Archivist. Copyright restrictions apply. Photocopying is not available. Digital photography is at the discretion of the Archivist.

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Hayes, Richard. ‘Ireland's Links with Compostella’. Studies: An Irish Quarterly Review, Vol. 37, No. 147 (Sep., 1948), pp. 326-332.

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O’Connell, Patricia. ‘The Irish College at Santiago de Compostela 1605-1769’. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2007.

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O’Donoghue, Fergus. ‘The Irish College at Santiago de Compostela, 1605-1769’ (review). The Catholic Historical Review. Volume 94, Number 3, (July 2008), pp. 593-594.

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2000; 2020




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