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Stephen T. Badin Papers

 Fonds — Box: UNDA-CC-0004
Identifier: ZCF

Scope and Content

Baptismal register of Badin's Mission at Notre Dame (1830-1841); a few letters by Badin including one to Bishop William Quarter of Chicago (1846) and drafts of a letter to the Society for the Propagation of the Faith in Paris (1845) with translation; copies of documents of Badin's baptism and ordination; documents that mention him, some dating from the twentieth century; photocopies of Badin's accounts recorded in the ledgers of Lathrop Minor Taylor and of S. Hanna & Company (originals held by the Northern Indiana Historical Society); and microfilm containing letters from Badin to Archbishop John Carroll of Baltimore (1796-1812) concerning Badin's experience as Vicar General of Bardstown (originals in the Baltimore Archdiocesan Archives).

Dates

  • 1768-1943 (bulk 1830-1846).

Creator

Language of Materials

In English, French, and Latin. .

Background

Father Badin, the first priest ordained in the United States of America, arrived in South Bend in 1830 and established a mission on the present site of the University of Notre Dame.

Extent

1 linear inch. 2 microfilm reels.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Northern Indiana Historical Society, South Bend, Indiana.

Archdiocese of Baltimore Archives, Baltimore, Maryland.
Title
Stephen T. Badin Papers
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:
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