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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).
Transcripts of 65 letters concerning the Catholic history of the state of Indiana from 1787-1837. Correspondents include Pope Benedict XIV, Cardinal Leonardo Antonelli, and Archbishop Joseph Signay; Bishops Jean-Oliver Briand, Simon Bruté, Edward Dominic Fenwick, Joseph Octave Plessis, and Joseph Rosati; and Charles Carroll, Jean Baptiste Louis Crévier, F.X. Dufaux, Pierre Gibault, Sebastian Meurin, Gabriel Richard, and John Tessier.
Russian and French manuscripts, notes, bibliographical material, and transcriptions of early sources for the study of St. Maxim the Greek, about whom Denissoff wrote a prize-winning book, Maxime le Grec et l'Occident, contribution à l'histoire de la pensée religieuse et philosophique de Michel Trivolis (Paris: Desclée, de Brouwer, 1943), with a small quantity of material having to do with his other books and research.
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.
Collection of documents relating to interment and mortuary law in early modern and modern France with a concentration on bureaucratic records from the Entreprise Générale des Inhumations of the Napoleonic era.
This collection of papers consists of materials created by Grace Atkinson Oliver, a 19th century American author and advocate of women's rights. Notable topics discussed in the papers include the portrayal of women in literature, morality and the press, taxation and the conditions at Danvers Asylum in Massachusetts.
Collection of printed telegrams and manuscript revisions of the French Havas news agency. Telegrams focus on Spanish citizens and refugees during the Spanish Civil War in Spain, Mexico, and South America.
A four-volume illustrated memoir, in scrapbook form, of the World War I military service of Humphrey M. Barbour, an artillery officer in the American Army's 42nd (Rainbow) Division. In addition to a 220-page typescript memoir the volumes contain close to 1000 photographic prints, postcards, published halftones, maps, manuscript military records, and drawings relating to Barbour's service, 1917 to 1919.
This collection consists of oral history interviews conducted by Jean Meyer and others about the Cristero Rebellion in Mexico. Included are interviews with former military and government personnel who witnessed or participated in the Rebellion, as well as interviews with citizens of Mexico, and some samples of popular music in Spanish and Nahuatl. Materials include open reel audio tapes, audiocassettes, compact discs, and digital versatile discs.
A collection of letters and other papers belonging to Jesús González Ortega, an important political and military figure in mid-19th century Mexico. The papers mainly relate to González Ortega's stay in the United States in 1865-1867, the efforts of Benito Juárez's government in Mexico to remove him from political office while he was away, and his detainment by the U.S. government in November 1866.
Scrapbook concerning American Catholicism containing many articles from Boston-area newspapers.
Letters received by Cappon, from his brother and others in Belgium, and letters regarding his parish, personal finances, and diocesan questions such as marriage dispensations from bishop; some correspondence unconnected to Cappon; and sermons, notes, certificates, and church documents. Correspondents include Rev. John De Neve, Bishop Peter Paul Lefevre of Detroit, and Bishop Caspar H. Borgess of Detroit.
Papers relating to the five sessions of the Special Papal Commission on Birth and Population Control and to the three meetings of the planning groups: consisting of material from meetings, correspondence, theological papers, demographic papers, sociological papers, economic papers, medical papers, and psychological papers.
The correspondence and other papers of the American Lenore Mooney (1859-1941), dating especially from her time as a relief worker in Paris during World War I. There are many letters to Mooney from French soldiers and others victimized by the war, as well as a substantial correspondence with nephew Charles E. Bayly, Jr., an ambulance driver with the American Field Service who subsequently served as sous-lieutenant in the French army.