Russell, Matthew, 1834-1912

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Irish Jesuit, poet and editor.

Russell was born in Newry. He entered the Jesuit Order and was ordained to the priesthood at age 33. Father Russell established the IRISH MONTHLY in 1873 and served as editor for nearly forty years. He also wrote many volumes of verse.

From the description of Matthew Russell Papers, 1894-1912, (bulk 1908-1912). (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 33140303

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correspondedWith Catholic Church corporateBody
associatedWith Christitch, Annie, 1885-1977. person
associatedWith De Vere, Aubrey, 1814-1902. person
associatedWith Ignatia, Mary, Sr. person
correspondedWith Jesuits corporateBody
associatedWith O'Brien, John, 1838-1917. person
associatedWith Sheehan, Patrick Augustine, 1852-1913. person
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Ireland
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Poets, Irish--20th century--Correspondence
Editors--Correspondence
Authors, Irish--19th century--Biography
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Birth 1834

Death 1912-09-12

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