Baraga, Frederic, 1797-1868.
Found in 4 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.