Collection on American Catholicism, 1862-1937


EXTENT: .5 cubic ft. (1 half-size letter archives box)

ACCESS: Unrestricted.

REPRODUCTION: All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

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CITATION: Collection on American Catholicism, RG 020-6, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.

Scope and Content Note

This collection is comprised of correspondence, photographs, retreats for first Communicants, and sermons. Sermons make up the greater part of the collection and include topics such as All Saints’ Day, the Blessed Virgin Mary, Christmas, the Immaculate Conception, and the Rosary. Only one sermon is signed, and it is signed by Thomas S. Lee - who also has a letter in the correspondence section of the collection. The photographs include portraits of Bishop Robert Paine and the Most Rev. M.J. Curley, D.D. Most of the correspondence belongs to Miss Helene Philbert..

Box/Folder      Description                          Dates
1/1 Rev. Thomas S. Lee 1894
1/2 Miss Helene Philbert 1933, 1937

1/3 Photographs n.d.

Retreats for first Communicants:
1/4 Agenda for retreat of three days 1897
1/5 Agenda for retreat of three days given to the boys
at Calvert Hall 1869
1/6 Talk given at retreat 1917

1/7 All Saints’ Day 1921
1/8 Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary 1870
1/9 Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary 1880-1882
1/10 Blessed Virgin Mary – signed by Thomas S. Lee 1862
1/11 Christmas 1882-1921
1/12 Christmas – Luke II: 1-14 1867-1894
1/13 Church Music 1908, 1910
1/14 Consecration of a church 1909
1/15 Dedication of St. Mary and Nives 1877
1/16 Devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary 1868, 1880
1/17 Devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary for 1st
Sunday of May n.d.
1/18 Divine maternity 1890-1910
1/19 Divinity of Christ n.d.
1/20 Ecclesiastes 44:1 n.d.
1/21 Exordium n.d.
1/22 Feast of the Holy name n.d.
1/23 Feast of the Holy name of Mary 1877-1889
1/24 Immaculate Conception 1868-1889
1/25 Mary’s graces for her Son 1915
1/26 Miscellaneous notes and pages n.d.
1/27 Nativity 1866
1/28 Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost 1879
1/29 Parable of the good seed and the cockle 1908
1/30 Patronage of the Blessed Virgin Mary 1878, 1889
1/31 Rosary 1873-1887
1/32 Sacred heart of Jesus 1874-1892
1/33 Seven Dolors of the Blessed Virgin Mary 1872, 1885
1/34 Untitled 1870-1875

Last Modified: 08/21/2006