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Catholic Church


Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Catholic Church records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 462
Scope and Contents Thirty-three handwritten records. The items are largely in Latin with some Greek references. The materials relate to the politics, internal matters, theological controversies, and censorship in the Catholic Church. The items date mainly from the last quarter of the sixteenth to the first quarter of the seventeenth centuries. Also included are references to important earlier events such as the Council of Trent. Many of the items relate to restricting certian works from being read.
Dates: 1570-1629

Council of Trent letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 460
Scope and Contents Official correspondence dealing with the Council of Trent, 1545-1563 which have been copied in a clear hand. The letters were written by different authors. They were men of ecclesiastical and political authority. They deal with matters relating to Catholic Church doctrine, liturgy, papal authority, and conciliar theory. They also deal with the various aspects of the conduct of the Council: its progress and decisions. The letters were addressed to Cardinal Alessandro Farnese, 1520-1589...
Dates: 1547-1548

Saint Francis de Sales papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 447
Scope and Contents Handwritten correspondence, a list, and licenses, including one printed form with handwritten notations. The letters are by Francis, Pierre Francois Faius (Vicar-general of the Geneva diocese), Charles Auguste de Sales (Francis' nephew and successor as Bishop of Geneva), and Antoine Favre (a friend of Francis). Also included is a typewritten biography of Francis.
Dates: 1610-1652

Thomas F. O'Dea papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1417
Abstract The Thomas O'Dea papers span the full breadth of his professional career. There are a few newspaper clippings and other papers concerning his activities as a young communist leader in 1940 but the substantial portion of the collection begins in the late 1940's with O'Dea's education at Harvard. The papers end in 1972.
Dates: 1929-1974

Paul IV letter to Philip II

 Item — oversize-folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8489
Content Description Letter from Pope Paul IV to Philip II to maintain his positions about the refusal of the abdication of Charles V, Philip's father. Also discusses that the papal authority has been discussed too much and obedience of Catholic States is needed. Dated 1555.
Dates: 1555

Philip II letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 752
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter on parchment addressed to Philip's court, family, and others which announces the death of his wife Mary I of England. Philip II expresses his grief and explains that Mary would have desired England to be Catholic. He also states that he is the most qualified person to lead England back to Catholicism.
Dates: 1558

Philip II letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 753
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter on velum. Philip II states that Henry IV of France is Catholic again because of Henry's intervention in the religious wars in France. Philip II stresses the importance of a Catholic France and Europe that can grow under the protective wing of the Church. The item is unclearly dated and addressed.
Dates: 1597

Hans Rost articles and letters received

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 983
Scope and Contents Two newspaper articles published in 1949 and a booklet entitled "Der Bamburger Reiter: deutsches Symbol," both by Rost. Also included are two letters received by Rost and two sections of rough drafts of articles or essays. Dr. Rost wrote in defense of the Catholic Church in the political climate of Germany.
Dates: 1936-1949

Sfondrati family letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 771
Scope and Contents Contains handwritten letters on paper, many of which are partially or entirely in code. The letters are written to Pope Gregory XIV and his brother, Paolo Sfondrati, and relate to the family's political and Catholic Church relationships in Italy and Spain.
Dates: 1583

Sfondrati family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 523
Scope and Contents Contains handwritten documents on parchment related to members of the Sfondrati family. These materials concern personal as well as political and Church matters in Cremona and Mantua, Italy, and other parts of the region.
Dates: 1478-1593