Notes and research material relating to an oral history project on Holy Trinity Church, Washington, D.C., undertaken by William A. Maxwell.
Book: History of Holy Trinity Parish, Washington, D.C., 1795-1945 by Rev. Laurence J. Kelly, S.J., on the Occasion of the Sesquicentennial Celebration, November 4 to 11, 1945. John D. Lucas Printing Company, Baltimore, Md. With inscription: "Presented to the Archives by Rev. Laurence J. Kelly, S.J.
Video tape [VHS]: Holy Trinity Catholic Church: A Visual History. TRT: 48:38. Copyright 1999 Frank Productions, Inc.
Includes photographs of U.S. President William Howard Taft speaking and “reviewing the Third Sunday Brigade” at St. Aloysius Church in Washington, D.C. Also includes photographs of the Church's interior.
Thirty-three letters dated 1855 to 1865 from St. John Henry Cardinal Newman to Dr. Thomas Hayden, mostly regarding the affairs of the Catholic University of Ireland.
A folder-level inventory to the collection is available in the External Documents section of this finding aid.
The collection consists of music manuscripts of compositions by Eugene W. Hancock. It also includes biographies of Hancock and other Black composers, a letter from Robert J. Batastini (G.I.A. Publications), "Spiritual Lullaby" by William B. Cooper, "Funf Stucke fur Orchester" by Anton Webern, and the 1990-1991 choral music schedule for West End Presbyterian Church.
Scrapbook consisting of newspaper clippings documenting the 1858 trial of Rev. Patrick Cheyne for allegedly preaching in favor of transubstantiation in Aberdeen, Scotland. The clippings date from 1858 to 1860.