Baraga, Frederic, 1797-1868.
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content Correspondence of Rev. Gabriel Richard, co-founder and vice-president of the University of Michigan and U.S. Representative from Michigan; of Frederic Baraga, missionary to the Ottawa and Chippewa Indians of Michigan and later bishop of Marquette, Michigan; and of Bishops Frederic Résé, Peter Paul Lefevre, and Caspar Henry Borgess. Other correspondents include the missionary, Rev. Francis Xavier Pierz; the civic leader, Rev. Martin Kundig; Rev. Edward Sorin, founder of the University...
Scope and Content Note Correspondence and papers of Ignatius Mrak; transcripts of letters written by Ignatius Mrak and Frederic Baraga; catechisms composed by Ignatius Mrak, Francis X. Pierz, and N.L. Sifferath in Ottawa or Ojibwa; a manuscript dictionary of French, German, and Indian; and a biography of Bishop Baraga in Slovenian. Also printed material donated by Bishop Mrak, including national songs of Austria and Hungary printed in Hungarian and German, a Slovenian treatise on the making of charcoal,...
Dates: 1808-1895 (bulk 1839-1895)
Scope and Content Copies of typewritten transcripts of documentation assembled by the Bishop Baraga Association in support of the cause for his canonization as a saint; consisting of correspondence, reports, journal and account-book entries, and invoices. Also microfilm containing correspondence, 1850s-1860s; an Indian language (Ottawa or Chippewa) catechism; an introduction to Catholicism in North America, in German, possibly written for the Leopoldine Society; and correspondence and records of...
Scope and Content Five letters to Finotti (1855-1877), among them one concerning the exhumation of Bishop Frederic Baraga, one concerning the Society of California Pioneers, and one concerning the school question; and scrapbooks of political cartoons, including caricatures of Jefferson Davis, and newspaper clippings on the Civil War, popular poetry, and Catholicism.
Scope and Content Correspondence of many Austrians who were active in the American mission field, including St. John Neumann, Bishop of Philadelphia; Frederic Baraga, Bishop of Marquette; Father Caspar Rehrl, founder of the Sisters of St. Agnes; Father Joseph Salzmann, founder of St. Francis Seminary in Milwaukee; Father Francis X. Pierz, missionary, especially in Minnesota; Father John Stephen Raffeiner of New York. Other correspondents include Vincentius Eduard Milde, Archbishop of Vienna; Simon...
Scope and Content Five reels of letters from the United States to the Ludwig Mission Society and two reels of the society's magazine, Annalen der Glaubensverbreitung, volumes one through twenty-one (1848-1868), in which many of the letters were published. Correspondents include Rev. Franz Xaver Weninger, bishops Frederick Baraga, Egidius Jünger, Joseph Melcher, Ignatius Mrak, Michael O'Connor, Maurice de Saint-Palais, Rupert Seidenbusch, OSB, John Timon, CM, Richard V. Whelan, and others. Most...