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Vernacular Society Records

 Fonds
Identifier: VER

Scope and Content

Correspondence (1933-1969) of such Vernacular Society leaders as John Ross-Duggan (the Society's founder and secretary from 1946 to 1961), John Agathen, William F. Crowley, Joseph P. Evans and Irwin St. John Tucker; financial reports (1946-1957), minutes and committee reports (1950s-1960s), and newsletters (1947-1965); Ross-Duggan's reports, press releases and clippings from Vatican II; clippings on the vernacular movement (1950s-1960s); printed matter on the use of the vernacular and newsletters, including Amen (1951-1961); and tape recordings.

Dates

  • Creation: 1933-1969 (bulk 1946-1969)

Creator

Language of Materials

English.

Conditions Governing Access

Contractual restrictions may apply.

Background

American Catholic organization committed to the use of English liturgy in American churches.

Extent

4 linear feet. 1 linear foot of printed material. 70 audio tapes.

Title
Vernacular Society Records
Subtitle
Guide
Author
University of Notre Dame Archives
Date
2005
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Notre Dame Archives Repository

Contact:
607 Hesburgh Library
Notre Dame Indiana 46556 United States
(574) 631-6448