Diocese of Covington Collection
Scope and Content
Correspondence of Bishop Maes; the manuscript of his History of the Catholic Church in Monroe City and County, Michigan ; minutes of the second preparatory meeting for the Eucharistic convention, 2 June 1894; and other correspondence, papers, and pamphlets relating to Catholic affairs in the diocese, 1858-1922.
- Creation: 1858-1922.
- Catholic Church. Diocese of Covington (KY) (Organization)
Language of Materials
Initially part of the Diocese of Bardstown (1808-1841) and then Louisville (1841-1853), Covington was established as a diocese in 1853. Its ordinaries during the period covered by this collection were George Aloysius Carrell, S.J. (1803-1868) from 1853-1868; Augustus Maria Toebbe (1829-1884) from 1870 to 1884; Camillus Paul Maes (1846-1915) from 1885 to 1915; and Ferdinand Brossart (1849-1930) from 1916 to 1923.
2.5 linear inches.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source: gift of Bishop Maes? Photostats of some letters of Bishop Maes came from St. Anne Convent, Melbourne, Kentucky.
- Diocese of Covington Collection
- University of Notre Dame Archives
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