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Josephite Archives, Baltimore, 1841 - 1989

Identifier: 692

Series-level Scope and Content Note

(Folders 25 - 27) Contains information gathered by the Josephite Archives in Baltimore, Maryland. Includes a Master of Arts thesis by Richard H. Steins on the history of the St. Joseph's Society of the Sacred Heart for Foreign Missions. Entitled, 'The Mission of the Josephites to the Negro in America, 1871-1893.' Also includes biographical data on numerous missionaries, such as Canon Peter L. Benoit, rector of the society's headquarters at Mill Hill, London; fathers Cornelius Dowling the society's first American provincial, and James Noonan, second provincial. In addition, information has been collected about the society by Father Peter Hogan, S.S.J., archivist of the Josephite Archives. All material is in typescript.


  • 1841 - 1989

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From the Collection: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

General Note

Series No. in Collection: 3

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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