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John Ireland Papers

 Fonds
Identifier: IRE

Scope and Content

Correspondence and related papers of John Ireland; scrapbooks; and supplementary papers including Denis O'Connell letters. For a more detailed description, see Guide to a Microfilm Edition of The John Ireland Papers by Scott Jessee (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society, 1984).

Dates

  • 1825-1948.

Creator

Language of Materials

English.

Background

John Ireland (1838-1918) served as the first archbishop of Saint Paul, Minnesota (1888-1918). He was involved in the Americanism controversy. See John Ireland and the American Catholic Church by Marvin R. O'Connell (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1988.)

Extent

23 reels of microfilm representing 14.5 linear feet of papers.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Original material held chiefly by the Catholic Historical Society of St. Paul, with some material from the Archives of the Diocese of Duluth, St. John's Abbey Archives, the Archives of the College of St. Thomas, and the Archives of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.
Title
John Ireland Papers
Subtitle
Guide
Author
University of Notre Dame Archives
Date
2010
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Notre Dame Archives Repository

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