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Catholic Church -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Francis P. Clark Collection

Identifier: FCL
Scope and Content A few original manuscripts, but chiefly photocopies, transcriptions, and translations of correspondence and documents concerning the history of the Catholic Church in Kentucky; correspondents include missionary priest Stephen T. Badin and bishops John Baptist David, Benedict Joseph Flaget, Martin John Spalding, Peter Joseph Lavialle, and William George McCloskey. Portraits of Catholic clergy and religious along with photographs and photomechanical prints of Catholic churches,...
Dates: 1773-1979.

Joseph A. Thie Notebooks

Identifier: JAT
Scope and Content Identified on the cover of each notebook as: "Historical Memoranda collected by Rev. Joseph A. Thie, at one time pastor of St. Paul's Parish, Tell City, Indiana". Thirty-nine notebooks roughly 7" x 8", with alphabetically arranged tabs bearing names of states. The notes tend to provide some scrap of information about a Catholic church, priest, or bishop, with few citations of sources. For example: "Buffalo, Jan 1890. St. Adelbert's Parish. This young parish has serious trouble over change of...
Dates: 1910-1920s.

Parish History Collection

Identifier: PHC
Scope and Content Anniversary books, pamphlets, dedications, financial statements, invitations, directories, bulletins, and newspaper clippings representing Catholic parishes throughout the United States, with more material for Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana than for other states; a few photographs, mainly from Indiana and Kentucky.
Dates: 1831-1983.