Diocese of Natchez Collection
Scope and Content
Six letters received by Bishop John Chanche (1852-1853); three letters received by Bishop James O. Van de Velde (1855); three letters sent by Bishop William Henry Elder (1861-1864) and a document in Elder's hand, dating from the 1870s, characterizing the Society of the Knights of the Legion of Honor as a secret society; clippings of pastoral letters and articles by Elder (1873-1881); and a few other letters and clippings.
In English, French, German, and Latin.
- Creation: 1849-1891.
- Catholic Church. Diocese of Natchez (MS) (Organization)
Language of Materials
In English , French , German and Latin .
Established in 1837, the diocese had John Joseph Chanche as its first bishop, James Oliver Van De Velde, SJ, as its second, and William Henry Elder as its third.
1 linear inch.
- Diocese of Natchez Collection
- University of Notre Dame Archives
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