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Francis Silas Chatard Letters received

Identifier: FSC

Scope and Content

Letters from family, friends, and American bishops, most of them dating from the time when Chatard lived in Rome; concerning the North American College and its students and European travels of American friends; with requests from American bishops for assistance in dealing with Vatican officials, inquiries about political conditions in Rome, and requests for accomodations at the College for the First Vatican Council.


  • 1855-1912 (bulk 1855-1875).


Language of Materials

In English , French , Latin and Italian .


Vice-rector (1863-1868) and rector (1868-1878) of the North American College, Rome, before his appointment as Bishop of Vincennes, Indiana, in 1878.


8 reels of microfilm.