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American (1), 1922-1987

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1

Collection-level scope and contents note

From the Collection:

A collection of personal letters, booklets, ephemera et cet. of Maurice Adelman (1932-1999). Includes pamphlets, magazines, photographs, autographed literature and miscellaneous materia. The collection contains a large number of informational booklets related to the histories of Catholic churches throughout the United States and Europe (from the 1950s to the 1990s). Also of note is the ephemera of Dr. James B. Donovan, former President of the Pratt Institute and foreign negotiator for the United States.


  • 1922-1987

Conditions governing access note

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From the Collection: 2.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Container Summary

Folder contains a pamphlet for the Historic S. Francis Xavier restoration (ND); an informational pamphlet on Maryland's first church; a card from St. Joseph's Church in Pomfret, Maryland (ND); a program from the Bicentennial Celebration of the Holy Trinity Church in Georgetown (1987); pamphlet from the exibition "Through Portals of the Past" at the Old Ursuline Convent in New Orleans (1955); a pamphlet entitled "A Brief History" of Christ Church, Frederica, Saint Simons Island, Georgia (ND); a pamphlet giving the history of Old Saint Mary's Church in Chicago (ND); a pamphlet about St. Joseph's Church in Washington, D.C. (ND); two copies of a pamphlet about the history of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Charleston (ND); and a large souvenir pamphlet from the Diamond Jubilee of St. Augustine's church in Cambria county, Pennsylvania (1922).

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Rare Books Repository

Lauinger Library, 5th Floor
37th and O Streets, N.W.
Washington DC 20057