Catholic Church -- Missions -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content Photostats, typewritten transcipts, and microfilm copies of original correspondence and reports of All Hallows College, Dublin, Ireland. Two reels of microfilm contains American missionary correspondence, 1842-1877, in part from members of the American hierarchy, to members and officers of All Hallows, including Bartholomew Woodlock, Daniel Moriarty, and Thomas Bennet (Provincial of the Carmelites). The third reel contains a calendar of the college's correspondence with bishops...
Dates: 1842-1956 (bulk 1842-1877).
Scope and Content Pamphlets, leaflets, novenas, liturgical booklets, catechisms, pastoral lettters, papal encyclicals, reprints, and miscellaneous issues of periodicals; concerning the history of Catholicism in the United States, Catholic tradition, doctrine, clergy, religious orders, celibacy, Canon Law, Catholic Action, anti- Catholicism, the Bible, the social teaching of the popes, labor unions, scholasticism, immigration; the Second Vatican Council, birth control, saints, the Irish, Catholic missions and...
Scope and Content Records pertaining to the United States and territories that became part of it; consisting of decisions and decrees of the Congregation, correspondence with interested parties (often bishops and priests in the United States), and papers consulted or generated in monthly and weekly meetings, in audiences with the pope, or in meetings of commissions.
Scope and Content Newspaper clippings and pamphlets concerning Potawatomies, Miamis, and other Indians of North America; an "Appeal in Behalf of the Negro and Indian Missions in the United States," signed by the Commission for the Catholic Missions among the Negroes and Indians (James Cardinal Gibbons and Archbishops Patrick J. Ryan, and John J. Kain); scattered issues of the journal Kamloops Wawa (1894-1897); five issues (1896-1898) of Anishinabe Enamiad, a Monthly Journal Devoted to the Interests of the...
Scope and Content Two petitions involving Samuel Mazzuchelli. A positio (i.e., a volume containing documentation assembled to support his cause for canonization as a saint), "Samuel Mazzuchelli, O.P., Missionary to the United States: a documentary account of his life, virtues, and reputation for holiness." Also a copy of The Memoirs of Father Samuel Mazzuchelli, O.P. (Chicago: Priory Press, 1967) and a mimeographed index to the book prepared by...
Scope and Content Letters, 1828-1930, from the United States to the central council at Paris (27 reels of microfilm) arranged by diocese; and letters to and minutes of the central council at Lyon, 1822-1900, arranged chronologically (15 reels of microfilm). Correspondents include many members of the American hierarchy, among them Joseph Sadoc Alemany, August M. Blanchet, Francis Norbert Blanchet, Timothy Corbett, Joseph Fréri, Henry Granjon, John Baptist Lamy, Joseph P. Macheboeuf, Augustus M....