Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 3 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 116
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records, photographs, and audio recordings belonging to the offices of the Cardinal’s Commission on Human Relations. The materials relate to the Commission’s work in quelling racial tensions within the Church and greater Philadelphia area, as well as foster relationships between Catholic and non-Catholic communities. The collection is held in 56 document boxes and 2 Bankers boxes, spanning 30.5 linear feet. The collection’s materials date from 1963 to 1990, with...
Dates: 1963-1990; Majority of material found within 1970-1983
Identifier: MC 27
Scope and Contents
The collection includes correspondence documenting the business activities and development of the newspaper.