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Napoleon Joseph Perché Papers

 Fonds
Identifier: PRC

Scope and Content

Chiefly letters received by Joseph Napoleon Perché and papers that had come into his possession, including documents concerning the controversy over the foundation of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd in the early 1830s, involving the founder, Saint Euphrasie Pelletier, and Basil Anthony Moreau, founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross; also handwritten booklets of notes and instruction, 1824-1831, concerning moral theology, the service of God, contrition, Baptism, and Holy Scripture. Generally in French, with some typewritten English abstracts or paraphrases.

Dates

  • 1824-1868

Creator

Language of Materials

French.

Background

Napoleon Joseph Perché, born in Angers, France, 10 January 1805, served as a priest in the Dioceses of Angers (1829-1837), Bardstown, and New Orleans (1837-1870). In 1870 he became coadjutor bishop and then Archbishop of New Orleans.

Extent

1 linear foot

Title
Napoleon Joseph Perché Papers
Subtitle
Guide
Author
University of Notre Dame Archives
Date
2014
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:
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