Pierz, Francis X., 1785-1880.
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 Correspondence to, from, and mentioning Pierz, including four letters to Bishop Frederick Résé of Detroit (in German 1837-1839); 48 letters to Bishop Peter Lefevre of Detroit (in French and English) which include mission reports from Arbre Croche, Michigan, (1842-1852); summaries of letters from Bishop Lefevre to Pierz (1835-1853); and letters mentioning Pierz from records of the Diocese of Detroit (1840) and the Archdiocese of Cincinnati (1854) and from the papers of Richard Henry Clarke...
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...