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Catholic Church -- Societies, etc.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Catholic Club of Philadelphia records

Identifier: MC 23
Abstract The Catholic Club of Philadelphia, formerly the De Sales Institute of Philadelphia, was founded January 2, 1877. The Club offered wealthy men of a certain socioeconomic background cultural, intellectual, and social opportunities. This collection contains administrative records, including by-laws and reports, as well as general correspondence. Programs, souvenirs, and ephemera related to club-sponsored events and events sponsored by other local Catholic societies are also...
Dates: 1871 - 1923

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

Irish Catholic Benevolent Union

Identifier: MC 98

This collection contains materials related to the Irish Catholic Benevolent Union. The bulk of the collection contains incoming and outgoing correspondence to the national headquarters as well as invitations and programs to events hosted by the I.C.B.U.

Dates: 1872 - 1893

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

Joseph A. Weber collection

Identifier: MC 111
Dates: Majority of material found within 1903 - 1920

Legion of Decency

Identifier: MC 102

This collection contains correspondence from the national Legion of Decency as well as correspondence dealing with the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. The collection also includes lists of numerous movies ratings as well as official publications form the Legion.

Dates: 1933 - 1968

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

National Conference of Vicars for Religious

Identifier: MC 104

This collection contains letters, programs, and minutes of the National Conference of Vicars for Religious (NCVR). Most material appears to be from the files of Father Joseph Galante, a member of the Executive Board for the NCVR.

Dates: 1967 - 1987

Serra Club of Philadelphia

Identifier: MC 112
Scope and Contents

The collection covers Serra club material from the 1950s to the mid- 1980s. It is subdivided into many different categories, from correspondence to pamphlets from various Serra International Conventions. 

Dates: Majority of material found within 1950 - 1983