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Alexis Granger Papers

Identifier: GRA

Scope and Content

Correspondence concerning the distribution of Lourdes water, donations for the construction of Sacred Heart Church and the reconstruction of the Main Building of the University of Notre Dame after the fire that destroyed it in 1879; with letters from Father Edward Sorin, CSC, and American bishops regarding provincial matters, manuscripts of writings on the early history of religious in the Notre Dame area, notes on discipline and spiritual reading, records of the St. Vincent de Paul Society (1865), and an annotated copy of the Ordo Divini Officii Recitandi, Missaeque Celebrandae, juxta Rubricas Breviarii ac Missalis Romani (Cincinnati: John P. Walsh, 1862).


  • 1817-1892 (bulk 1842-1892).


Language of Materials

In English , Latin and French .


Pastor of Sacred Heart Church on the campus of the University of Notre Dame; appointed Provincial of the Indiana Province of the Congregation of Holy Cross when Father Edward Sorin became Superior General in 1868.


5 linear inches.