Tagged: manuscripts

The Archdiocese of New Orleans Collection

Early in the 1880’s Professor James F. Edwards, librarian of the University of Notre Dame, aware that irreplaceable items pertaining to the history of Catholicism in America were constantly in danger of being lost through neglect, carelessness or willful destruction, began to implement a plan which he had conceived for...

News – Fall 2009

News – Fall 2009

In October, Michael A. Diebold gave us 26 cassette audio tapes containing interviews he conducted with teaching priests of the Archdiocese of Louisville, and transcriptions of the interviews. Sister Rose Marie Mantin, O.P., donated a collection of prayer books, missals, and hymnals used by the Dominican Sisters of Grand Rapids,...

News – Spring and Summer 2009

News – Spring and Summer 2009

Last February Christine Doan, archivist for the Sisters of the Presentation in San Francisco, donated papers documenting the participation of Sister Patricia Marie Mulpeters in the Leadership Conference of Women Religious. Since we serve as the archival repository for LCWR, we were happy to receive these papers. In March Alice...

News – Summer and Fall 2008

News – Summer and Fall 2008

Last July we received the Walter Ufer Papers from Dean Porter, Professor Emeritus of Art, Art History, and Design, and former director of the Snite Museum of Art on the Notre Dame campus. Walter Ufer (1876-1936) was an American artist associated with Taos, New Mexico; he is known for his...

News – Spring and Summer 2008

News – Spring and Summer 2008

Thanks to thank Mary Jo Weaver for recommending us as an archival repository to the Carmelite Sisters of Indianapolis. Since last October we have received 44 linear feet of records from their monastery, including documentation of their inclusive language psalter, their religious typesetting business, their web site, and their annual...

News – Fall 2007

News – Fall 2007

Gordon Zahn, one of the leaders of the Catholic peace movement, died last Dec. at the age of 89.  Many years ago he made arrangements to donate his papers to the Notre Dame Archives, and last Aug., with the help of Professor Loretta M. Morris, the first shipment has recently...

News – Spring 2007

News – Spring 2007

Dr. Daniel Cherico, known for his books and articles on thanatology and ministry to people near death, spends much of his spare time compiling data on Catholic clergy and religious, so that the contributions of individuals will not be forgotten, and so that the reputations of those who have been...

News – Fall 2006

News – Fall 2006

In the Fall of 2006, the Archives of the University of Notre Dame received two significant new collections.  At the end of October Timothy P. Schilling sent us seven scrapbooks of clippings and a box of newspapers documenting the crisis in the ecclesiastical career of Archbishop Raymond G. Hunthausen.  Schilling...