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Correspondence (1842-1885), poetry, sermons, and printed material including a copy of his book La Thebaïde en Amérique: ou Apologie de la vie Solitaire et Contemplative (1852).
Correspondence, 1888-1916; class lectures; grade book, 1904-1920; diary, 1886; books by Kirsch; U.S. Geological Survey Chart of Minerals, 1903-1904; a pamphlet titled "History of Christ Church, Alexandria, Va., 1773-1930"; and photographs.
In English, French, German and Latin.
Letters sent by Bishops Loras and Hennessy; manuscripts of lectures by Bishop Loras; drawings of saints for the Dubuque Cathedral; and a Denkschrift of Adam Handl, Richmond (Washington County), Iowa, 1861.
Records pertaining to the United States and territories that became part of it; consisting of decisions and decrees of the Congregation, correspondence with interested parties (often bishops and priests in the United States), and papers consulted or generated in monthly and weekly meetings, in audiences with the pope, or in meetings of commissions.
Xerox copies of letters received from Benedict Joseph Flaget, Martin John Spalding, Isaac Thomas Hecker, Victor Gay, and Elias Lyman Magoon.
Personal letters to his mother, 1821-1837, and to his sister, Lady Throckmorton, 1831 and 1837.
Obituary book of deceased brothers (1822-1878); last wills of many brothers (1843-1885); carbon copy of a compilation of notes on the brothers (1842-1945); register of brothers at Notre Dame (1842-1850); list of brothers associated with Notre Dame (1923-1948); correspondence and personal documents of various brothers.
Documents from the archives of the Canadian Province of the Congregation of Holy Cross having to do with the general history of the Congregation, including foundations in Europe, America, and India, and associated congregations of brothers and sisters.
Correspondence of Holy Cross fathers Peter P. Cooney, William Corby, James M. Dillon, Gilbert Francais, Julius A. Freré, and Basil Anthony Moreau; last wills (1844- 1861), manuscripts of poems, sermons, and speeches, instructions from superiors, military service records, notebooks, and other papers of many Holy Cross priests at Notre Dame.
Six letters received by Bishop John Chanche (1852-1853); three letters received by Bishop James O. Van de Velde (1855); three letters sent by Bishop William Henry Elder (1861-1864) and a document in Elder's hand, dating from the 1870s, characterizing the Society of the Knights of the Legion of Honor as a secret society; clippings of pastoral letters and articles by Elder (1873-1881); and a few other letters and clippings.
In English, French, German, and Latin.
Testament of Bishop Augustus Mary Martin, 1 May 1872 (French); printed letter from Bishop Martin approving the Catholic Militant Union of the Cross; obituary clipping "The Late Rt. Rev. A.M. Martin, Bishop of Natchitoches"; Succession of Bishop Martin, deceased, Bishop Francis Xavier Leray, executor, December 1880; and a document written by Bishop Leray commending Rev. Celestine Mahé and releasing him for a five-month leave of absence in his native country, circa 1884 (Latin).
Chiefly correspondence, but also clippings, notes, sermons, circulars, and photographs. Correspondents include James McMaster and Bishops Francis Chatard, Celestine de la Hailandière, Maurice de Saint-Palais, Napoléon Joseph Perché, and James Wood.
Correspondence with James Cardinal Gibbons, bishops John Ireland, John J. Keane, Denis O'Connell, and John Lancaster Spalding, and others, much of it concerning Americanism; also notes, clippings, pamphlets, drafts, and photographs.
Correspondence concerning the foundation of the Fathers of Mercy in the United States. Includes 34 transcribed and xeroxed letters written between Bach and Fathers Jean Baptiste Rauzan, SPM, and Jacques Le Vassuer, SPM, both of whom were at the Fathers of Mercy House in Paris. Also includes a xerox of a 1932 letter to Thomas McAvoy, CSC, concerning Bach.
Letters from family, friends, and American bishops, most of them dating from the time when Chatard lived in Rome; concerning the North American College and its students and European travels of American friends; with requests from American bishops for assistance in dealing with Vatican officials, inquiries about political conditions in Rome, and requests for accomodations at the College for the First Vatican Council.