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Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History -- 19th century.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Bishop John Neumann Beatification and Canonization

Identifier: MC 109

This collection contains material covering the cause fo rBishop John Neumann's Beatification and Canonization.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1959 - 1977; 1886 - 1980

Martin I. J. Griffin papers

Identifier: MC 8
Abstract A prominent Catholic historian and Philadelphia native, Martin Ignatius Joseph Griffin was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on October 23, 1842. His parents, Terence J. and Elizabeth (Doyle) Griffin, were immigrants from Ireland. He was educated in parochial and public schools and began his journalistic career as a contributor to Catholic newspapers. Widely known as a church historian, Griffin authored many works dealing with Catholic history and was a frequent contributor to and editor...
Dates: 1842 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1911

Marc Frenaye Letters

Identifier: MC 101

This collection contains correspondence to and from Marc Freyane, collected by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. The bulk of the collection focuses on Freyane’s financial dealings with Catholics across the country.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1849 - 1861; 1783 - 1869

Nativist Riots

Identifier: MC 97

This collection contains materials related to the Nativist Riots (also known as the Anti-Catholic Philadelphia Riots, the Philadelphia Prayer Riots, and the Bible Riots) in 1844. The bulk of the collection is contemporary pamphlets published about the riots as well as correspondence from Morton McMichael the sheriff of Philadelphia at the time of the riots.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1843 - 1845; 1843 - 1970

Transcripts from the Irish College in Rome

Identifier: MC 53
Abstract In the late 19th century, the archivist of the American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia H. T. Henry began collecting transcripts to be used in a series that would be published in the Records of the American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia. The series was titled, "Papers Relating to the Church in America". A total of six series were produced; the first series appeared in 1896 and the final series appeared in 1898.The Transcripts from the Irish College in...
Dates: 1832-1848

Mary Brackett Willcox papers

Identifier: MC 10
Abstract This collection contains mostly incoming correspondence to Mary Brackett Willcox (1796-1866), wife of James M. Willcox (1791-1854) whose family owned one of the most significant paper mills in the country in Ivy Mills, now Glenn Mills, Pennsylvania. Along with their status in industry, the Willcox family was also one of the most prominent families within the Catholic community in the Philadelphia area. The family’s mansion became the center of Catholicity in Delaware County, and served as...
Dates: 1807 - 1864; Majority of material found within 1842 - 1854