James Alphonsus McMaster Papers
Scope and Content
Correspondence with bishops, priests, prominent Catholics, and relatives, especially his son John; and drafts of a series of articles on prophecies.
Language of Materials
Convert to Catholicism; owner and editor of the New York Freeman's Journal and Catholic Register beginning in 1846; opponent of Protestantism and the policies of Abraham Lincoln. The journal was banned from the mails by the Postmaster General (August 1861 - April 1862) and McMaster was briefly imprisoned.
3.5 linear feet.
- Catholic Church -- Bishops -- Correspondence Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Catholic press -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Letters. Subject Source: Genre Terms: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloguing
- McMaster, James Alphonsus, 1820-1886.
- McMaster, John Bach, 1852-1932.
- Prophecies -- History -- 19th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- James Alphonsus McMaster Papers
- University of Notre Dame Archives
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