Parish and institutional records collection, 1749-1979.


Parish and institutional records collection, 1749-1979.

8 Miscellaneous original and transcribed records of various Catholic parishes, orphanages, schools, and cemeteries in Illinois (4 churches and institutions), Indiana (7), Kentucky (more than 50), Michigan (5), Missouri (2), Pennsylvania (1), and Wisconsin (1). There are also records of one Jewish Synagogue (Temple Beth-El, South Bend, Indiana). Baptismal, confirmation, marriage, and death registers; gravestone inscriptions; membership lists; pew rent account books; consuses; announcement books and weekly announcements and bulletins; histories; scrapbooks; annual reports; minutes; correspondence; financial records and record books; and other similar records. There are substantial bodies of records for Holy Trinity Church (Chicago, Illinois), Notre Dame High School (Niles, Illinois), Holy Cross Church (South Bend, Indiana), St. Joseph's College (Bardstown, Kentucky), Sacred Heart Church (Louisville, Kentucky), and St. Lawrence Church (New Hamburg, Missouri). For other churches and institutions the records are scattered and consist mainly of register books.

87 reels of microfilm.

Related Entities

There are 7 Entities related to this resource.

St. Joseph's College (Bardstown, Ky.) (corporateBody)

St. Joseph's College was established by the Jesuits in Bardstown, Ky. From the description of St. Joseph's College accounts with W.H.H. Witherell for Wells Huston, 1859-1869, 1859-1860 (bulk dates). (University of Kentucky Libraries). WorldCat record id: 14289157 ...

Sacred Heart Church (Louisville, Ky.) (corporateBody)

Temple Beth El (South Bend, Ind.) (corporateBody)

Holy Trinity (Church : Chicago, Ill.) (corporateBody)

Notre Dame High School (Niles, Ill.) (corporateBody)

Holy Cross Church (South Bend, Ind.) (corporateBody)

St. Lawrence Church (New Hamburg, Mo.) (corporateBody)