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Books having to do with the history of the Catholic Church in the United States and territories that eventually became part of the U.S.; reference works likely to be helpful to researchers in the Notre Dame Archives; and books collected by Francis P. Clark.
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.
Correspondence, 1886-1896; canonical faculties and official certificates given to Straniero, 1823-1886; Straniero's report on the state of the Catholic Church in America, "Rapporto Sullo Stato della Chiesa Cattolica negli Stati Uniti d'America," 1886; and cards, poems, and letters welcoming Straniero.
Correspondence dealing mostly with Shea's writing and his financial difficulties; manuscripts of the first three volumes of his History of the Catholic Church in the United States; and a manuscript of his American Martyrology: lives of Catholic missionaries killed on the Indian missions in Canada and the United States from the earliest times.
Mimeographed handouts, reports, correspondence, audio tapes, and printed ephemera having to do with Msgr. Joseph Cardijn and the Young Christian Workers, an organization associated with the Catholic Action or lay apostolate movement.
Correspondence, 1864-1910, including letters from many bishops and correspondence with Eliza Allen Starr, John Gilmary Shea, Charles O'Conor, and James F. Edwards; clippings, 1880s-1910; research notes; manuscripts of his History of the Catholic Church in the United States; and biographical information on bishops.
Papers of Timothy Unsworth, consisting of nine linear feet of manuscript material, chiefly drafts and copies of his writings with related correspondence, but also including his master's thesis and diploma; also five linear inches of high-school yearbooks and seven linear inches of video tapes of his television appearances.