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Archdiocese of Detroit Collection

 Fonds
Identifier: DET
Scope and Content Correspondence of Rev. Gabriel Richard, co-founder and vice-president of the University of Michigan and U.S. Representative from Michigan; of Frederic Baraga, missionary to the Ottawa and Chippewa Indians of Michigan and later bishop of Marquette, Michigan; and of Bishops Frederic Résé, Peter Paul Lefevre, and Caspar Henry Borgess. Other correspondents include the missionary, Rev. Francis Xavier Pierz; the civic leader, Rev. Martin Kundig; Rev. Edward Sorin, founder of the University...
Dates: 1797-1870.

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...
Dates: 1837-1873

Frederic Baraga Papers

 Fonds
Identifier: BAR
Scope and Content Copies of typewritten transcripts of documentation assembled by the Bishop Baraga Association in support of the cause for his canonization as a saint; consisting of correspondence, reports, journal and account-book entries, and invoices. Also microfilm containing correspondence, 1850s-1860s; an Indian language (Ottawa or Chippewa) catechism; an introduction to Catholicism in North America, in German, possibly written for the Leopoldine Society; and correspondence and records of...
Dates: 1809-1908.

John C. Cappon Papers

 Fonds
Identifier: CAP
Scope and Content 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.
Dates: 1830-1970