John Ireland Papers
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).
- Creation: 1825-1948.
- Minnesota Historical Society. (Person)
Language of Materials
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.)
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.
- Ireland, John, 1838-1918 (Person)
- O'Connell, Denis Joseph, 1849-1927. (Person)
- Catholic Church. Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis (MN) (Organization)
- John Ireland Papers
- University of Notre Dame Archives
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