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Congregation of Holy Cross Records

Identifier: SCG

Scope and Content

Correspondence, reports, constitutions, directories, publications, documentation of meetings, records of activities and institutions, representing the general adminstration of the congregation as it interacted with its provinces, institutions, and members, and with bishops and the Vatican.


  • Creation: 1812-2003

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted by contract.


Roman Catholic religious order of priests and brothers, founders of the University of Notre Dame in 1842. The Congregation of Holy Cross combined the Brothers of St. Joseph, founded by Jacques-François Dujarié at Ruillé in 1820, and the Auxiliary Priests of Le Mans, founded by Basile-Antoine Moreau in 1835. Holy Cross priests and brothers have worked in schools and parishes in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America.


336 linear feet.