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Fr. Edward Sorin: Microfilm, 1842-1893

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Identifier: MUIP

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Correspondence, printed material, bills, sermons, and a diary, of Father Edward Frederick Sorin (1814-1893), founder and first President of the University of Notre Dame, Indiana Provincial, and later Superior General of the Congregation of Holy Cross. Includes letters from CSC members, bishops, and lay people, as well as other material, including a small diary, several Sorin sermons on spiritual matters, and bills and other financial material relating to the building up of Notre Dame. Some documents are in foreign languages, especially French.

Scope and Contents

The initial file inventory follows the order in which titles appear on film. A more detailed analytical series description follows.


  • Creation: 1842-1893

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Part of the University of Notre Dame Archives Repository

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