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Catholic Studies: Primary Sources and Special Collections

This guide is designed to aid researchers who focus on Catholic Studies inquiry with support materials provided via the Monsignor William Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center and associated sources.

Catholic Church History Materials

The Center collects materials that document the history of the Roman Catholic Church in New Jersey, the United States, and the world, and has materials dating from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. The following is a partial list of archival collections in this area, organized chronologically or by topic, and will be added to as more collections are processed. Click on the link to the individual sub-page for a list of the archival collections describing Church history in that time period or topic. Clicking on the title of the collection will take you to the finding aid proper; unless otherwise indicated, materials in these collections are not digitally available.

Digital Catholic Resources