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Clergy -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia (Pa.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Archbishop John P. Foley papers

Identifier: MC117
Scope and Contents This collection concernes the life of Cardinal John Foley, from his childhood to his passing in 2011.Series I contains correspdondence between Father Foley and various individuals, starting from his time in the Jesuit Novitiate. A large amount of letters, located in an oversized box, between Father Foley and his parents.Series II deals with Foiley's life as a priest, form his days at St Charles Borromeo Seminary up until he was elevated to the rank of Archbishop....
Dates: Majority of material found within 1949 - 2011

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 Edward Cullen Papers

Identifier: MC 103

This collection contains the papers of Bishop Edward Cullen when he was a Msgr. in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia while he was head of Catholic Social Services. The bulk of the material deals with his time on the City of Philadelphia’s MOVE Commission as well as his work on the 1983 Holy Year of Redemption and the Council of Priest.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1982 - 1987; 1965 - 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

Bonner, Monsignor John J. Papers

Identifier: MC 49
Scope and Contents

The documents in this collection consist mainly of correspondence, prayers, sermons, speeches, etc. which were amassed by Msgr. Bonner during his career associated with the city of Philadelphia Catholic School System.

Dates: 1909-1945

Patrick Coad family papers

Identifier: MC 37
Abstract Patrick Coad (1783-1872), an Irish immigrant who settled in Philadelphia, was the first patentee of a graduated galvanic battery with insulated poles. Touting his battery among other uses as an instrument that helped cure various diseases, Coad’s invention attracted a good deal of attention within the scientific and medical communities. A teacher whose interests focused on medicine and the sciences, Coad also travelled throughout Pennsylvania and the surrounding area as a lecturer on the...
Dates: 1798 - 1888

Episcopal Ordination of DeSimone and Schulte

Identifier: MC 105

The collection contains material relating to the ordination of Louis Anthony DeSimone and Francis Bible Schulte to Auxiliary Bishops in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. The collection includes both planning material and ephemera from the day of the ordination on August 12, 1981.

Dates: 1981

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

Monsignor Francis X. Meehan Papers

Identifier: MC 114

The collection housed at the CHRC contains many of the writings Francis Meehan penned for different journals, such as Catholic Mind and Linarce Quarterly. Also included are his sermons for Holy Days, liturgical celebrations, and Sundays.

Dates: 1960 - 2010

Monsignor William J. Lallou records

Identifier: MC 55
Abstract Born in Philadelphia and a graduate of St. Charles Seminary (Overbrook, Philadelphia, PA), William J. Lallou (1880-1973) served as an assistant pastor and pastor of several parishes within the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, including Our Lady of Lourdes, where he served as pastor for 17 years. He served as Director of the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and was a professor at St. Charles Seminary and at the Catholic University of America. He authored the book The fifty...
Dates: 1885 - 1975

Msgr. Thomas Falls Papers

Identifier: MC 107

This collection contains material covering the Legion of Mary, reports from Vatican II, and writings by Msgr. Falls.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1962 - 1965; 1938 - 1978

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