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Catholic Church -- United States -- History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

The American Catholic Historical Researches Vol. 15 papers

Identifier: MC 56
Abstract Started in 1884, the Historical Researches in Western Pennsylvania—Principally Catholic was a quarterly magazine that facilitated the gathering of information--documents, comments, correspondence, etc.--that helped document the activities and history of the Church and Catholics in America for future scholars, historians, and Catholics interested in American Catholicism. By 1886, the quarterly magazine was renamed to American Catholic...
Dates: ca. 1810-1898

Anna Scull Case records

Identifier: MC 57
Abstract Anna Scull was born in December of 1832. She devoted nearly 30 years teaching in the public schools of Philadelphia. By 1874, Scull was appointed principal of the Hunter Girl’s Grammar School located at Dauphin and Mascher Streets in Philadelphia. During a class lecture in February of 1881, Anna Scull was alleged to have taught students false statements that insulted the Catholic faith. As a result of these allegations, a petition dated March 8, 1881 was presented by parents,...
Dates: 1881-1917; Majority of material found in 1881 - 1881

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Proposed 10th Synod

Identifier: MC 100

This collection contains plans and correspondence for the proposed 10th Synod of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia in the 1960s. The bulk of the collection contains statutes and plans from the various preparatory commissions.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1962 - 1965; 1832 - 1987

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

Father Francis Carbine Papers

Identifier: MC 108

This collection contains material focusing mainly on St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, as well as general history of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and writings by Father Carbine.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1930 - 1979; 1832 - 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

John Foley Papers

Identifier: MC 106

The collection contains material relating to the 1980 Synod of Bishops in Rome, the Holy Year of Renewal and Reconciliation in 1974, and the National Conference of Catholic Bishops from 1969 to the 1980s. This collection includes mainly correspondence and administrative records.

Dates: 1968 - 1985

John Gilmary Shea Correspondence

Identifier: MC 51
Abstract John Gilmary Shea (1824-1892) was a notable writer, editor, and historian of American Catholic history. Shea is considered one of the first American Catholic historians in the United States. Much of his recognition and lasting fame comes from the accolades and accomplishments of publishing nearly three hundred articles and books. The John Gilmary Shea Correspondence preserved in the Philadelphia Archdiocese Historical Research Center primarily consists of correspondences received...
Dates: 1836-1891; undated

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