Diocese of Hartford Collection
Scope and Content Note
Chiefly correspondence (1840-1874) of Francis Patrick McFarland with priests of the Dioceses of New York and Hartford and with members of the American hierarchy. Also one letter written by John England, Bishop of Charleston (1830); one letter written by William Tyler, first Bishop of Hartford (1849); the manuscript of a lenten sermon by Bishop Tyler, written in 1841 and delivered in 1844 and 1848; other papers concerning Catholic affairs in the Diocese of Hartford (1874-1892); photographs and clippings, with information on St. Joseph Cathedral, destroyed by fire in 1957.
- 1830-1892 (bulk 1840-1874)
- Catholic Church. Diocese of Hartford (Conn.) (Organization)
Language of Materials
Francis Patrick MacFarland (1819-1874), pastor of St. John's Church in Utica, New York, served as the third Bishop of Hartford (1858-1874). During his episcopacy, Hartford experienced rapid industrial expansion and an influx of new workers; the diocese grew accordingly.
7 linear inches.
- Catholic Church -- Bishops -- Correspondence Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Catholic Church -- Connecticut -- History -- 19th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Catholic Church -- Connecticut -- Sources Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Catholic Church. Diocese of Hartford (Conn.)
- England, John 1786-1842.
- Letters Subject Source: Genre Terms: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloguing
- MacFarland, Francis Patrick, 1819-1874.
- St. Joseph Cathedral (Hartford, Conn.)
- Tyler, William, 1806-1849.
- Diocese of Hartford Collection
- University of Notre Dame Archives
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