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Series X. Sisters of Charity and Archdiocese of New York, 1900-2006

Scope and Content

Nuns of the Sisters of Charity founded, administered, and worked at the Foundling and the St. Agatha Home, in the Archdiocese of New York. The series consists of four folders of materials on the Sisters of Charity and its founder St. Elizabeth Seton, and one bronze medal of Elizabeth Seton. The folders are followed by five folders of materials on five of the archbishops who have led the Archdiocese of New York, arranged chronologically.

Materials include, but are not limited to, pamphlets, memos, correspondence, photographic prints and clippings, and periodicals. Periodicals are housed in a separate oversized (OS) box, noted in the container list.

Two volumes on the Sisters of Charity may be found in Series XVII, Published Books. A volume by Frances Cardinal Spellman may also be found in Series XVII. Additional correspondence and photographic prints of the Archbishops of New York may be found throughout other series in the collection.

Brochures, booklets, pamphlets and information sheets re: Elizabeth Seton, circa 1950-1997

Offsite-Box: 58, Folder: 1 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Bronze medal commemorating Elizabeth Seton, separated to Box 77, circa 1975-2005

Offsite-Box: 77 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Sisters of Charity - lists of sisters missioned to N.Y. Foundling Hospital, circa 1977-2006

Offsite-Box: 58, Folder: 2 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

"175 Years of Presence": booklet about Sisters of Charity, 1992, inclusive

Offsite-Box: 58, Folder: 3 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Sisters of Charity miscellaneous - invitations, photograph, clippings, booklet, mass, circa 1983-1997

Offsite-Box: 58, Folder: 4 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Archbishop Michael Augustine Corrigan (1885-1902) - pastoral letter, 1900 April 21

Offsite-Box: 58, Folder: 5 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Cardinal Spellman (Archbishop 1939-1967) - photographic print, correspondence, masses, 25th Anniversary commemorative book. 2 commemorative issues of Catholic News separated to OS 1, Folder 6, circa 1940-1966

Offsite-Box: 58, Folder: 6 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Cardinal Cooke (Archbishop 1968-1983) - photographic prints, clippings. 1 commemorative issue of Catholic News separated to OS 1, Folder 6., circa 1968-1979

Offsite-Box: 58, Folder: 7 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Cardinal O'Connor (Archbishop 1984-2000) - photographic prints, clippings, circa 1989-2000

Offsite-Box: 58, Folder: 8 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Cardinal Egan (Archbishop 2000-2009) - Correspondence, 2001, inclusive

Offsite-Box: 58, Folder: 9 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)
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