Records, 1822-1930.


Society for the Propagation of the Faith. Records, 1822-1930.

Records, 1822-1930.

Letters, 1828-1930, from the United States to the central council at Paris (27 reels of microfilm) arranged by diocese; and letters to and minutes of the central council at Lyons, 1822-1900, arranged chronologically (15 reels of microfilm). Correspondents include many members of the American hierarchy, among them Joseph Sadoc Alemany, August M. Blanchet, Francis Norbert Blanchet, Timothy Corbett, Joseph Fréri, Henry Granjon, John Baptist Lamy, Joseph P. Macheboeuf, Augustus M. Martin, John C. Neraz, Michael O'Connor, John M. Odin, John Baptist Purcell. Louis A. Rappe, John Baptist Salpointe, Rupert Seidenbusch, John Timon, John M.P. Augustine Verot, Richard V. Whelan, and Joshue M.M. Young, and priests, among them Marc Antony Frenaye, Samuel Mazzuchelli, OP, Basil Anthony Moreau, CSC, B.S. Piot, and Edward Sorin, CSC. Also typewritten translations of correspondence (1868-1882) of James Gibbons, Mark S. Gross, Henry P. Northrop, and John J. Keane to directors of the Society for the Propagation of Faith (Paris) describing the difficulties of the missionary task in North Carolina, asking for assistance, and discussing Catholic missions to American Blacks.

42 reels of microfilm.




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