Catholic schools -- Administration.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MC 92
Abstract The parochial school system in Philadelphia officially began in 1852 under Philadelphia's fourth bishop, John Nepomucene Neumann. However, the first Catholic schools in Philadelphia can be traced to the mid- to late-18th century under the purview of local parishes, and early expansion occurred unsystematically until the 1850s. Since few parishes had the resources to provide a K-12 education, many Catholic households chose to send their children to Philadelphia's public schools. Due to...
Dates: 1890 - 1932; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1926
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