Adrien Emmanuel Rouquette papers, 1842-1942 (bulk 1850-1890).


Rouquette, Adrien, 1813-1887. Adrien Emmanuel Rouquette papers, 1842-1942 (bulk 1850-1890).

Adrien Emmanuel Rouquette papers, 1842-1942 (bulk 1850-1890).

This collection contains letters, poems, articles, drawings, photographs, maps and other documents pertaining to Adrien Emmanuel Rouquette. Original manuscripts, as well as photocopies and typed transcripts of text are included. Also includes papers of his biographer, Dagmar Renshaw LeBreton.

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During much of Doctor JoseĢ Gaspar de Francia's dictatorship (1814-1840), Paraguay was without a bishop and the church was harrassed. From the description of Libro de providencias, ordenes, y autos : por Dn. Juan Antonio Riveras, cura rector de la parrequial de la Villeta : manuscript, 1804-1857. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612746619 An antiphonary is a book containing sacred vocal music, both the antiphons of the breviary, and the musical notes. An antiphon it...

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Rouquette, Adrien, 1813-1887 (person)

Adrien Emmanuel Rouquette, also know as "Chahta-Ima," was a native of New Orleans, La., who began associating with the Choctaw Indians as a young man. He was educated in France, began publishing poetry, and was ordained a Catholic priest in 1845. Rouquette served for 14 years as a priest in New Orleans before becoming a missionary among the Choctaw Indians in 1859. He served for 29 years among the Choctaws on the banks of Bayou Lacombe in St. Tammany Parish, La. From the description ...