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PADRES Collection

 Fonds
Identifier: PDR

Scope and Content

Records kept by Fr Ramon Gaitan and Fr Juan Romero; consisting of bylaws, constitutions, press clippings, publications, directories, memoranda, letters, meeting material, papers from national congresses, recommendations, historical sketches, minutes, financial records, and interviews. Also audio recordings, slides and black-and-white photographic prints, publications by PADRES, and printed material collected by PADRES concerning Hispanic priests, bishops, sisters, and brothers.

Dates

  • 1969-1999.

Creator

Language of Materials

English and Spanish .

Background

PADRES (Padres Asociados para Derechos Religiosos, Educativos y Sociales) was a national organization of Latino priests. Fr. Ramon Gaitan served as president up to 1989, when PADRES dissolved. Fr. Juan Romero served as executive director 1973-1976.

Extent

25 linear feet

Immediate Source of Acquisition

We received Fr Juan Romero's records in 2003 and Fr Ramon Gaitan's records in 2011 through arrangements made by Tim Matovina, head of the Cushwa Center at Notre Dame, and with help from Nolvia Ramos of the Notre Dame Latino Center.
Title
PADRES Collection
Subtitle
Guide
Author
University of Notre Dame Archives
Date
2018
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Notre Dame Archives Repository

Contact:
607 Hesburgh Library
Notre Dame Indiana 46556 United States
(574) 631-6448