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Simon Bruté Papers

Identifier: SGB

Scope and Content

Microfilm of correspondence of Simon Gabriel Bruté, first Bishop of Vincennes (1834-1839), both before and after his appointment as bishop, made from documents in various collections held by the University of Notre Dame Archives. Consists mainly of letters handwritten by Bruté, with some printed material and correspondence received by Bruté.

Correspondents include William Gaston, Rev. Stephen T. Badin, and bishops Joseph Rosati, CM, John Timon, CM, John Baptist David, SS, Guy Ignatius Chabrat, and Anthony Blanc.

Also one printed item: a Bruté Missal.


  • Creation: 1810-1839.


Language of Materials

In English , French and Latin .


2 reels of microfilm.