Catholic Church -- United States -- History
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
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 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.
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.