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Francis X. Pierz Papers

 Fonds
Identifier: PRZ

Scope and Content

Correspondence to, from, and mentioning Pierz, including four letters to Bishop Frederick Résé of Detroit (in German 1837-1839); 48 letters to Bishop Peter Lefevre of Detroit (in French and English) which include mission reports from Arbre Croche, Michigan, (1842-1852); summaries of letters from Bishop Lefevre to Pierz (1835-1853); and letters mentioning Pierz from records of the Diocese of Detroit (1840) and the Archdiocese of Cincinnati (1854) and from the papers of Richard Henry Clarke (1873).

In English, French and German.

Brought together for microfilming from various collections in the Archives of the University of Notre Dame.

Dates

  • 1837-1873

Creator

Language of Materials

English.

Background

Catholic priest, missionary to the Indians of Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin in the middle 1800s.

Extent

1 reel microfilm.

Title
Francis X. Pierz Papers
Subtitle
Guide
Author
University of Notre Dame Archives
Date
2005
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