The à Kempis Club of New Jersey was a Catholic women's organization, affiliated with the National Conference of Catholic Women, that hosted events featuring speakers or lecturers on a variety of topics, raised money for charity, and celebrated mass. The à Kempis Club of New Jersey records include newsclippings, yearbooks, correspondence, stationary, and a guestbook, documenting the activities of the Club in the 1990's.
0.25 linear feet.
Ace Alagna was a photographer, editor and publisher of the Italian Tribune, and prominent member of the Italian American community in Newark, NJ. The Ace Alagna photographs consist of photographic negatives, prints, videos, and layout sheets from Ace Alagna's career as a photographer and as editor and owner of the newspaper the Italian Tribune.
40 linear feet, approximately 40,000 items.
Alpha Kappa Psi is a business fraternity;tThe Gamma Pi chapter of AKPsi was established at Seton Hall University in 1954. The materials in the Alpha Kappa Psi photographs and scrapbooks consist mainly of images of events and people. Many of the events and individuals depicted were identified by name.
0.75 Linear feet , Approximately 150 items.
The Apostolic Nuncio is the Vatican's ambassador to the United States and as the permanent diplomatic representative of the Holy See has both political and ecclesiastical powers. The Apostolic Nuncio records contain correspondence and general business that the Archdiocese of Newark conducted with the Vatican through the Apostolic Nuncio. The records span the years from 1950 to 2000 that the Archdiocese of Newark was in contact with the Apostolic Nuncio and document the tasks that were completed during those years. These records were assembled by the Archdiocese of Newark.
3.0 linear feet.
The Archdiocese of Newark celebrated the 125th anniversary of its founding in 1978. Materials in the Archdiocese of Newark 125th Anniversary records include correspondence and memoranda related to the planning and attendance of celebratory events.
½ linear foot, approximately 180 items.
The Diocese of Newark was created in 1853 and was elevated to an Archdiocese in 1937. The Chancery Office required parish priests to submit yearly reports reflecting the financial and spiritual condition of their churches. The Diocese of Newark Church reports include the annual reports of parish priests to the Chancery Office from 1843-1925, which themselves include information on population and sacramental statistics.
20.0 Linear feet, Approximately 6,000 items.
The Archdiocese of Newark's Expansion Program, also called the Archdiocese of Newark Development Program, was started in the 1960s as a fundraising drive to raise money needed for new schools and buildings. The Archdiocese of Newark Expansion Project records include correspondence, information on architects or architecture firms and contractors, and what appears to be preliminary research on developing building projects.
1 linear foot.
Archdiocese of Newark Parish records, 1856-2012, ADN 0010.005
The Archdiocese of Newark has 221 parishes. The Archdiocese of Newark Parish records include correspondence, parish histories, parish reports, brochures, and other materials documenting the activities of the parishes and their parishioners. Parishes that have closed have also sent their sacramental records to the Archives. For more information on sacramental records, please see our homepage. Types of records vary across parishes, and there is material from parishes outside the Archdiocese, as well.
Approximately 100 linear feet.
The Austin family of Perth Amboy, New Jersey, lived in the mid-1800s. The Austin family letters consist of letters to Louisa M. Austin from her sister Eliza Glover to the Austin children from their father A. Austin.
0.5 Linear feet, Approximately 50 items.
The Society of the Holy Name, also called Confraternity of the Most Holy Names of God and Jesus, is a group dedicated to the reverence of the names of God and Jesus, open to men age 18 and older. John P. Barrington was a police officer in the Newark Police Department and was an active member of the Newark Police Department Holy Name Society. The John P. Barrington collection on the Newark Police Department Holy Name Society consists of Holy Name Society handbooks and manuals, event programs, convention programs, and newclippings documenting the people and activities of the Society.
0.5 linear feet, Approximately 50 items
The Bayley Seton League was founded in 1938 and is recognized as the oldest service organization at Seton Hall University. The Bayley-Seton League records include documents related to the operation of the organization.
5.0 Linear feet
The Bishop's Relief Fund refers to Catholic Relief Services, a humanitarian organization founded by the United States Council of Catholic Bishops. Within the Archdiocese of Newark, the director of the Bishop's Relief Fund oversaw an annual collection within the archdiocese, as well as organizing any special collections in response to disasters and calamitous events. The Bishop's Relief Fund of the Archdiocese of Newark records include materials related to the collection of monies for Catholic Relief Services (CRS) within the Archdiocese of Newark.
3 linear feet.
Brendan Byrne was the governor of New Jersey from 1974-1982. A native of West Orange, NJ, Brendan Byrne attended Seton Hall University, Princeton University, and Harvard University, and was an attorney and a judge before becoming governor as a Democrat. As governor, he created a legacy that includes the Meadowland Sports Complex, development of the casinos of Atlantic City, dedication to the environment exemplified in the Pinelands Preservation Act, and a commitment to improving public education. The Brendan Byrne papers consist primarily of materials related to Byrne's campaigns for governor of New Jersey in 1973 and 1977, as well as some materials documenting his time as governor and his activities with the Democratic party.
Approximately 55 linear feet.
Catholic Forum records, 1949-1972, ADN 0037
The Catholic Forum records include the minutes, ledgers, event materials, correspondence, and reports from the Catholic Forum organization.
3.5 linear feet.
The Catholic Women's College Club was a New Jersey organization in operation from at least 1934-1985. This collection spans the years of 1934 through 1985 and documents the development and subsequent operations of the Catholic Women's College Club, a New Jersey organization. The collection includes records of meetings and activities as well as clippings and memorabilia.
2.0 Linear feet , Approximately 700 items.
Francis Joseph Parater of Richmond, VA, was determined to enter the priesthood as a diocesan priest and entered the Pontifical North American College in Rome in 1919, where he died in 1920. In 2001 proceedings began in Richmond for the Cause of Beatification and Canonization of the Servant of God, Frank Parater, Seminarian. The Cause for Frank Parater papers primarily consist of materials gathered by the Historical Commission for the Servant of God Frank Parater. Materials relate to the life, activities, and spirituality of Frank Parater, and are largely duplicates of original material held elsewhere.
0.25 Linear feet, approximately 100 items.
The Center for African American Studies at Seton Hall University was founded as the Black Studies Center in 1970, and is now the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures in the College of Arts and Sciences. The Center for African American Studies of Seton Hall University records contains materials documenting the operation of the Center from 1970 until the late 1980s, including budgets, memorandums, course offerings and lists, supply lists, meeting minutes, a variety of forms for operating in the University, newsletters, notices from other departments in the University, and other materials.
The 1940 United States presidential election took place on 5 November 1940; the two main candidates were Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt, the incumbent running for his third term, and Republican Wendell Willkie, a businessman from Indiana. Important issues of the election revolved around the controversy of Roosevelt running for a third term, which no President had ever done, isolationism and the question of American involvement in World War II in Europe, and America's recovery from the Great Depression. The Jack Chance collection on Wendell Willkie and the 1940 presidential campaign consists of newsclippings scrapbooks on the 1940 presidential election and some supplementary materials related to Wendell Willkie.
1.5 linear feet, 7 items.
Walter J. Cohrssen was a Professor of Music at Seton Hall University between 1952 and 1977, as well as a musical composer. This collection spans the time period between 1929 and 1983 and consists of Cohrssen's own handwritten musical scores, as well as some audio recordings of Cohrssen's pieces, a scrapbook, and several photographs and ephemera.
5 linear feet.
George A. Clyde was a priest of the Archdiocese of Newark who served in several parishes. The George A. Clyde papers include homilies, sermons, and other writings of George Clyde from his time as a parish priest.
0.25 linear feet.
The 1967 Newark Riots were a period of violence and civil disturbance in Newark, New Jersey, from 12 July 1967 - 17 July 1967. The Collection of 1967 Newark Riots newsclippings contains photocopied newspaper and journal articles on the riots and their aftermath.
0.5 Linear feet
The Collection on the Auxiliary Bishops of the Archdiocese of Newark includes materials related to the consecration, activities, and death of several auxiliary bishops of the Archdiocese of Newark.
6 linear feet.
Pierre Toussaint was born into slavery in 1766 in what is now Haiti and moved with his family and master to New York where he lived until his death in 1853. The Pierre Toussaint Guild was created to advocate his induction into sainthood. The Collection on the Cause for Pierre Toussaint primarily consists of newspaper clippings describing the life and cause for sainthood of Pierre Toussaint, as well as photographs, correspondence, and mass cards related to Pierre Toussaint.
0.25 linear feet.
Pope Benedict XVI was head of the Roman Catholic Church from 7 May 2005 until his resignation effective 28 February 2013, the first pope to resign since the 15th century. Pope Benedict XVI visited the United States in 2008 and celebrated Mass at Yankee Stadium in New York City. The Collection on Pope Benedict XVI includes materials related to the life and papacy of Pope Benedict XVI. The collection consists of memorabilia from the Pope's visit to the United States in 2008, primarily through a piece of the carpet from Mass celebrated in Yankee Stadium by the Pope.
Pope John Paul II was elected to the papacy of the Roman Catholic Church in October of 1978. In 1995, Pope John Paul II visited Newark, NJ, and East Rutherford, NJ, as well as New York and Baltimore. While in New Jersey, he celebrated Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral Basilica in Newark. The Collection on Pope John Paul II's visits to the United States describes and shows the build up, events, and aftermath of the Pope's visit. The bulk of the material covers Pope John Paul II's visit to Newark on October 4, 1995, but additional material is included on the Pope's trip to Baltimore on October 8, 1995 and past trips to the United States.
4.5 linear feet.
Pope Paul VI was head of the Roman Catholic Church from 21 June 1963 until his death on 6 August 1978, presiding over the conclusion of the Second Vatican Council called by his predecessor, Pope John XXIII. The Collection on Pope Paul VI consists of one issues of the New York News magazine dated 16 February 1964 featuring an article about the Pope.
Pope Pius IX was head of the Roman Catholic Church from 16 June 1846 until his death on 7 February 1878, making him the longest-reigning elected pope in history. The collection on Pope Pius IX consists of two issues of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper from 1878, commemorating the death of Pope Pius IX.
Elizabeth Ann Seton was the first American-born saint, and is the patroness of Seton Hall University. The Collection on Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton contains materials documenting the life and legacy of Elizabeth Anne Seton and was compiled by the Monsignor Field Archives and Special Collections Center.
2.5 linear feet.
The School of Education and Human Services at Seton Hall University began as the Department of Education, a part of the College of Arts and Sciences, in the 1920's, became the School of Education in 1950, and then the College of Education and Human Services in the 1980's. The College of Education and Human Services of Seton Hall University records primarily consists of annual reports, curriculum guides, alumni event programs and information, surveys and reports on teacher certification, bulletins, and some photographs.
Approximately 2.5 linear feet.
The Records of the Seton Hall College of Medicine and Dentistry (SHCMD) date from 1946 to 1965. The College was turned over to the State of New Jersey in 1965 (the White Paper), but files containing information on the post-transfer period up to 1969 are included in this collection.
7.0 Linear feet , Approximately 1900 items.
The Confederate States of America was formed in February 1861 after the secession of seven Southern states from the United States of America, starting the American Civil War. The Confederate Treasury began issuing bonds in February 1861 under an act authorized by the Confederate Congress. The Confederate States of America treasury bond, numbered 10225 and issued in the amount of $1,000, was issued 1 March 1864 under the authorization of an act passed on 17 February 1864 by the Confederate Congress.
1.0 Linear feet, 2 items
Michael A. Corrigan was the second Bishop of Newark and the third president of Seton Hall College. The Michael A. Corrigan papers primarily consist of materials related to Corrigan's tenure as Bishop.
4.5 Linear feet , 10 boxes, 1 microfilm reel and 3 bound volumes.
Walter William Curtis was born on 3 May 1913 in Jersey City, New Jersey. He attended Seton Hall University and Immaculate Conception Seminary, was ordained in 1937, became a professor of moral theology at Immaculate Conception, and was appointed Bishop of Bridgeport (N.Y.) in 1961. Bishop Curtis attended all sessions of the Second Vatican Council in Rome. The Walter W. Curtis papers primarily consist of Bishop Curtis' day-by-day reports on the proceedings of the Second Vatican Council from 1962-1965, which include notes on all major points of discussion during the council and includes Bishop Curtis' perspective on many of these issues. Also included in the collection are two folders of material written by Bishop Curtis regarding the issue of birth control.
0.5 linear feet, Approximately 400 items.
Marcus Daly taught political science and was nominated by President Eisenhower to be the Director of the Intergovernmental Committee for European Migration (ICEM), at which post he served from 1958-1961. He was also active in New Jersey politics. The Marcus Daly papers contain materials documenting Daly's professional life as Director of the Intergovernmental Committee for European Migration (ICEM), as a politician in New Jersey, and as an educator.
15.0 linear feet.
John Delaney was a priest of the Archdiocese of Newark and a chaplain of St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Newark for many years. The John Delaney papers include letters, newspaper clippings, business cards, and prayer cards, among other materials, from Msgr. Delaney's time at St. Patrick's Pro-Cathedral in Newark, N.J.
1.5 linear feet.
The American Studies Program was instituted on the graduate level in the mid-1960s, combining several areas of study, particularly History and English. The department appears to have dissolved in the 1980s. This is a small collection of papers from the Department of American Studies program at Seton Hall University, mainly between 1973 and 1978. The collection is composed of papers, mostly concerning the department's budget, correspondence, and minutes from the executive council.
1.0 linear foot.
The Department of Asian Studies at Seton Hall, now part of the larger Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, began as the Institute of Far Eastern Sudies in 1952 and has been recognized as a pioneer in the field of Asian Studies for more than 50 years. This collection contains records pertaining to the academic and administrative tasks that were completed from 1970 to 1987.
4 linear feet.
Leonard Dreyfuss was born in New York in 1886 and moved to Newark in 1914, working for the Newark Sign Company before and during its merger to form the United Advertising Corporation; he was highly active with the New Jersey Civil Defense Advisory Committee during and after the Second World War, and was also active in many civic organizations and activities. The Leonard Dreyfuss papers include materials from Dreyfuss's time involved with Civil Defense, materials related to his business, and a wide variety of personal effects including memorabilia and awards.
Approximately 15 linear feet.
John J. Feeley was a priest of the Archdiocese of Newark who served as a chaplain in the U.S. Navy during World War 2, taught religion and philosophy at Seton Hall University, and was a pastor of several parishes in the Archdiocese. John J. Feeley papers, 1926-1985, contains personal and business papers during John J. Feeley’s time at Our Lady of the Valley Parish, St. Mary’s Church, Seton Hall University, and the United States Navy.
3.5 linear feet.
Born in Providence, Rhode Island, on August 20, 1912, Edward H. Flannery was ordained priest for the Diocese of Providence, Rhode Island in 1937. Father Flannery served as associate director of the Institute of Jewish-Christian Studies at Seton Hall University (1965-67) and was president of the National Christian Leadership Conference for Israel (1985-88). The Edward H. Flannery papers is a collection of the professional papers and interests of Edward H. Flannery. Included are papers on issues within the Catholic Church along with Jewish-Christian relations.
6.5 Linear feet, Approximately 700 items
Stephen J. Foley is a lawyer involved with the New Jersey Right to Life organization. The Stephen J. Foley Right to Life papers include materaisl created and disseminated by the New Jersey Right to Life organization, including meeting notes, pamphlets and photographs, materials related to the pro-life movement in New Jersey such as newspaper articles, legal materials from court cases related to abortion, and Stephen Foley's notes and correspondence related to his involvement with Right to Life. Some of this material appears to be contemporary to the Supreme Court decision in the case of Roe v. Wade in 1973, and may refer to this case peripherally.
Approximately 6.0 linear feet.
Nancy Elizabeth Forsberg was born August 5, 1922 in Jersey City, New Jersey, and died April 5, 2008. Forsberg studied at many institutions, receiving her Master of Arts degree from New York University, New York, New York in 1965 concentrating in Hebrew culture and education. She was ordained in June 1951 and became pastor of the First Congregational Church in Union, New Jersey in 1967. The Nancy Forsberg papers include printed materials, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, magazines, sheet music, maps, essays, transcriptions, photographs, certificates, and her awards, focusing on her work on matters of interfaith and inter-religious topics, and religious education.
Approximately 17.0 linear feet.
Joseph Francis was ordained as a priest in 1950 and became the fourth African American Roman Catholic bishop in the country, and the first ordained in the Northeast. Bishop Francis was a pioneering figure in the discussion of race and religion. The materials in this collection span the years between 1934 and 1997, and includes much of Bishop Francis' own writings for his speeches and sermons.
4.0 linear feet.
Franklin Lakes Farms were a parcel of properties left to the Archdiocese of Newark by the estate of John McKenzie. The Franklin Lakes Farms of the Archdiocese of Newark records include correspondence, account statements, bank statements, bills, and reports related to the acquisition and maintenance of the Franklin Lakes Farms properties.
1.75 linear feet.
Robert F. Garner (1920-2000) served as priest and bishop in Hudson and Essex counties in NJ. This collection includes correspondence, video recordings, a sick call box, and memorabilia depicting his service to local communities.
1 linear foot.
Owen Walter Garrigan was born September 20, 1928 in the Bronx to Walter and Helen Garrigan. Helen died, and Walter married Alice Furlong on Aug 22, 1936. Alice died in 1966 and Walter married Dorothy Henning Garrigan in December 1974. Dorothy was devoted to her stepson Rev. Owen Garrigan and he to her. The Dorothy Garrigan papers consist of personal correspondence, photos, a book and ephemera that were collected by Dorothy Garrigan and primarily relate to Reverend Owen Garrigan, with additional materials related to Reverend John Morley. These papers do not include professional papers that Rev. Garrigan may have written during his career.
0.5 linear feet, Approximately 50 items.
John L. Gerety (1916-2000), brother to Archbishop Peter L. Gerety, was an insurance agent and a Lieutenant in World War II before becoming a priest of the Diocese of Trenton in 1957. The John L. Gerety papers include correspondence with family, including Archbishop Gerety, Fr. Gerety's military file and awards, books and personal items, scrapbooks, newsclippings, and photographs.
7.0 linear feet
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Charles P. Granstrand is a priest of the Archdiocese of Newark and pastor of Our Lady of Mercy Church in Park Ridge, N.J., who attended the Pontifical North American College in Rome, Italy. The Charles P. Granstrand seminary papers include papers and notes from Fr. Charles Granstrand's time in seminary.
1.5 linear feet.
Paul J. Hayes (1922- ) attended Immaculate Conception Seminary and was ordained into the priesthood in 1948. While a parish priest, Fr. Hayes produced educational films and was executive secretary for the National Catholic Office for Motion Pictures, 1953-1957. He was granted the title of Very Reverend Monsignor in 1965, taught ethics at Seton Hall University, and was the school chaplain of East Orange High School. The Paul J. Hayes papers include a large number of photographs and slides, a few papers, audiotapes, and two films.
3.0 linear feet
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William and Marie Henderson were New Jersey natives who were actively involved with the Seton Hall University community and the larger Catholic community in the South Orange area, through the Bayley Seton League, the Society for the Propagation of the Faith, the a Kempis Club of New Jersey, the Mercier Club, and other organizations. The William T. and Marie J. Henderson papers include the personal papers of William and Marie Henderson related to various activities, some photographs, and some material related to Seton Hall University and their family history.
3.0 linear feet.
The former Democratic governor of New Jersey and first Catholic elected to this particular office. After his term ended, he was appointed Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court. This collection includes his accumulated private papers, select public documentation, photographs, scrapbooks and related materials.
Approximately 60 linear feet.
The Human Relations Council (HRC) of Seton Hall University was formed in 1987 and has a mission to celebrate and foster diversity in the Seton Hall University community. The Human Relations Council of Seton Hall University records includes correspondence, meetings, and other documentation from the earliest years of the HRC.
0.75 Linear feet , Approximately 300 items.
Walter Jarvais (1904-2003) was a priest of the Archdiocese of Newark. He attended Seton Hall Preparatory School, Seton Hall University, and Immaculate Conception Seminary, and was ordained in 1930. Fr. Jarvais served in U.S. Merchant Marines as a chaplain during WWII, and was a professor of English and Chair of the Religious Studies department at Seton Hall University. The Walter Jarvais papers include official and personal correspondence, notes on and copied of sermons, photographs, awards, and certificates.
14.0 linear feet.
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John H. Koenig was born 24 December 1916. He graduated from Seton Hall college in 1938, was ordained into the priesthood on 30 May 1942 at St. Patrick's Cathedral in Newark, N.J., and served as director of the Archdiocesan Ecumenical Commission. Msgr. Koenig died on 15 August 2004. The John Koenig papers contain the professional papers of Rev. John Koenig from his work in the Archdiocese of Newark and as a parish pastor.
Approximately 3 linear feet.
Herbert Clemens Kraft (1927–2000) was a Professor Emeritus of anthropology at Seton Hall University, director of the Museum of Archeology at Seton Hall and the world's foremost expert on the Lenape Indians. The Herbert Kraft manuscripts consist primarily of pages from various books and manuscripts dating from 793 AD to the early twentieth century.
5 linear feet, approximately 250 items.
The Liturgical Commission of the Archdiocese of Newark was created after the Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy was produced by the Second Vatican Council and gave guidance to the priests and lay congregation of the Archdiocese of Newark on changes to the liturgy. The Liturgical Commission of the Archdiocese of Newark records includes materials related to the work of the Liturgical Commission during the 1960s to assist in selecting and incorporating new materials for and into the Liturgy.
2 linear feet.
The Legion of Decency was an organization dedicated to determining the moral content (objectionable or acceptable), according to the view of the Roman Catholic Church, of motion pictures in the United States. The Legion of Decency of the Archdiocese of Newark records primarily consist of index cards with titles and ratings, newsclippings, letters to government officials, records of the Legion's meetings and members, and other documents.
1.5 linear feet.
Sister Marie Celeste is a noted author, Sister of Charity, and professor of French Studies at Loyola University. She has written several books on the life of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton. The Marie Celeste papers consist of documents pertaining to the life of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton as well as some other professional and some personal papers.
6 linear feet.
Justin J. McCarthy was a priest and then auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Newark and Bishop of Camden. The Justin J. McCarthy papers primarily consist of the lecture notes and sermons of Bishop Justin J. McCarthy.
Approximately 1.5 linear feet.
Charles J. McDonnell (1928-) served as Auxiliary Bishop of Bergen and Essex counties in NJ as well as Brigadier General in the U.S. Army. This collection includes correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia depicting his service to the church and armed forces.
4.5 linear feet.
Ambassador Thomas P. and Dr. Margaret B. Melady have been involved in diplomatic and international affairs since the 1950s, particularly on the continent of Africa. Ambassador Melady has held multiple diplomatic posts for the United States, including Ambassador to Burundi, Ambassador to Uganda, and Ambassador to the Holy See, and the couple have written multiple books on politics in Africa, including Ten African Heroes: The Sweep of Independence in Black Africa. The Thomas and Margaret Melady papers primarily consist of correspondence related to African political leaders and movements during the 1960s and 1970s. Some materials are in French and Spanish.
2.5 linear feet, approximately 400 items.
This collection documents the history, activities, and celebrations of many of the men's religious orders throughout New Jersey, generally spanning the years from 1842-2011, with the majority of the documents dating from the 1940s to the 1990s.
7.0 linear feet.
The Milano Lardiere family immigrated to New Jersey from Itlay in the late 19th or early 20th century. The family lived in Belleville, N.J. Angelina, Filomena, and Josephine Lardiere were sisters born in the early 20th century. The Milano Lardiere family photographs primarily consists of snapshots and photographs of members of the Lardiere family, as well as photographs of the Milano family, landscapes and scenery, and some objects belonging to Angelina Lardiere.
The Mother Cabrini Catholic War Veterans, Post 156, was founded in 1946 by combat veterans of the second Wolrd War. The group was a chapter of the national Catholic War Veterans group and usually met at Our Lady of Mount Carmel parish in Newark. The Mother Cabrini Catholic War Veterens Post 156 records include materials related to the club's operation, such as correspondence, financial documents, information on membership, and the donation of a statue of Saint Francis Xavier Cabrini to the City of Newark.
0.5 linear feet.
The Mount Carmel Guild of Newark was established in 1929 by Bishop Thomas J. Walsh as an organization that provided mental, spiritual and physical relief to individuals receiving public assistance. The Mount Carmel Guild of the Archdiocese of Newark records include correspondence, newsletters, newsclippings, bills, and scrapbooks describing the activities of the guild.
Approximately 5.5 linear feet.
Stephen Moylan was born in Ireland in 1737, immigrated to Philadelphia, Penn., joined the Continental Army in 1775 and served with George Washington, and was appointed Quartermaster General for the Continental Army in 1776. Nathanael Greene was born in Rhode Island in 17xx, joined the Continental Army in 1775, and was appointed Quartermaster General in 1778, in which post he served until 1780. The Stephen Moylan letter to Nathanael Greene was written 15 October 1779 and is a letter of introduction from Stephen Moylan regarding his brother, John Moylan, who had been appointed to Clothier General, and requests Nathanael Greene's assistance to John Moylan in this office.
Papers and phonograph records relating to Rita Murphy's interest in Ireland and Irish culture.
6.6 linear feet.
National Council of Catholic Women of the Diocese of Newark records, 1923-1929, ADN 0026
The Diocese of Newark chapter of the National Council of Catholic Women was formed in 1923. This collection includes records of the Council such as minutes, by-laws, and reports.
½ linear foot, approximately 30 items.
The National Defense Language Institute, now known as the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC), is a foriegn-language instruction program for US Military personnel that was run through satellite instruction programs at college campuses during the 1950s-1970s. The National Defense Language Institute at Seton Hall University reports include reports on the program as it was run at Seton Hall during the 1960s and 1970s.
Approximately 1.75 linear feet.
The New Jersey Catholic Historical Commission (NJCHC) is a specially appointed board sponsored by the Catholic Bishops of New Jersey and Seton Hall University with its administrative offices within the Archives & Special Collections Center. The NJCHC records contain materials from the founding of the Commission to the present day.
11 linear feet.
The Society of the Holy Name, also called Confraternity of the Most Holy Names of God and Jesus, is a group dedicated to the reverence of the names of God and Jesus. In 1930, Holy Name Society groups in the Archdiocese of Newark combined to form the Newark Archdiocesan Federation of Holy Name Societies. However, after 1940 this Federation seems to have dissolved and Holy Name Society groups in the New Jersey area are under the auspices of the National Association of Holy Name Societies. The Newark Archdiocesan Federation of Holy Name Societies records document the formation and early years of the unification of Holy Name Society groups within the Archdiocese of Newark. The collection includes meeting minutes and the constitution of the organization.
0.5 Linear feet , Approximately 50 items.
John J. O'Connor was born in Newark, NJ in 1855, attended Seton Hall College and the North American College in Rome. He was a priest of the Diocese of Newark, a professor at Seton Hall College, the Vicar General of the Diocese under Bishop Winand Wigger, and became Bishop of the Diocese of Newark upon the death of Bishop Wigger, in 1901. He served as bishop until his death in 1927. The John J. O'Connor papers include the personal and professional papers of Bishop O'Connor, primarily from his time as the Bishop of the Diocese of Newark; these materials include episcopal and legal documents, correspondence, visitation ledgers, and other materials. The collection also includes some professional papers of Bishop O'Connor's Vicar General, Rev. John Sheppard, and his Chancellor, Rev. Thomas Wallace.
9.5 linear feet.
John M. Oesterreicher was born February 2, 1904 in Stadt-Liebau, Moravia, then a part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, into a Jewish family. He studied theology at the Universities of Graz and Vienna, was ordained to the priesthood in 1927, and In 1953 he founded the Institute for Judeo-Christian Studies at Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ. The John M. Oesterreicher papers include manuscripts, correspondence and sermons centering on his work in Judeao-Christian Studies and anti-Semitism.
Approximately 125 linear feet.
Joseph Stetar, PhD is a Seton Hall University professor. During the late 1980's and early 1990's, Dr. Stetar served as Associate Provost at Seton Hall University. The Joseph Stetar papers highlight the activities of Joseph M. Stetar during his time serving as Seton Hall University's Associate Provost. The materials in this collection are dated between 1984 and 1990, and include correspondence as well as documents dealing with committees with which Dr. Stetar was involved.
Approximately 2 linear feet.
John A. Cole was the interim President of Seton Hall University from 1976-1977. He became acting President upon the death of Msgr. Thomas Fahy in 1976 and continued in this role until the appointment of Dr. Robert Conley in 1977. The Office of the President & Chancellor of Seton Hall University: John A. Cole records consists of one letter, dated 25 April 1977, from John A. Cole to the University Community on the state of the University's finances and budget planning.
Robert Conley was the 17th president of Seton Hall University and served in that capacity from 1977 to 1979. Dr. Conley was the first official lay president of Seton Hall. The Office of the President & Chancellor of Seton Hall University: Robert Conley records include files and reports gathered and produced by Dr. Robert Conley during his time as President of Seton Hall University.
3.25 linear feet.
Bishop John J. Dougherty (1907-1986) was a president of Seton Hall University, a prominent public speaker, and played an active role in church politics in the 1960s and 1970s. During his tenure at Seton Hall, he oversaw a large expansion of facilities and the introduction of co-educational classes. The Office of the President: John J. Dougherty papers include the professional papers of Bishop John J. Dougherty during his tenure as President of Seton Hall University as well as a small amount of personal materials dating from the time of his presidency.
11.0 linear feet.
Thomas G. Fahy was the fifteenth President of Seton Hall University and oversaw significant physical growth as well as progress in equal access to education for minorities, improved governance, and student affairs during his tenure as president. The Office of the President and Chancellor: Thomas Fahy records include materials generated and gathered by Monsignor Fahy during his time as President of Seton Hall University.
18.5 linear feet.
Msgr. Edward Fleming was a priest of the Archdiocese of Newark and the 14th President of Seton Hall University, from 1969-1970. The Office of the President & Chancellor of Seton Hall University: Edward J. Fleming records include materials from Edward J. Fleming's time as a senior administrator of Seton Hall University.
7.5 linear feet.
Msgr. James F. Kelley was the President of Seton Hall University from 1936 to 1949. The James F. Kelley papers houses personal records, records of Seton Hall College, and the College's student body.
10 linear feet
Reverend Francis J. Monaghan served as president of Seton Hall College from 1933 to 1936, after having served as a faculty member at the Immaculated Conception Seminary. The Francis J. Monaghan papers contain documents from his tenure as President of Seton Hall College from 1933 to 1936.
The Office of Research and Planning for the Archdiocese of Newark initiates and maintains program-oriented planning and development to maximize the resources of the Church in Newark. The Office of Research and Planning of the Archdiocese of Newark records include materials related to the beginning of the ORP in 1975 and its activities through the 1970s and 1980s.
6.5 linear feet.
The Office of the Vice-Chancellor for University Affairs is now called the Office of the Vice-President for University Advancement. Traditionally, this office oversees Alumni Relations, Public Relations and Marketing, and University Development, or all functions related to fund-raising, outreach, and community relations, and reports directly to the President or Chancellor of the University. The Office of the Vice-Chancellor of University Affairs records, 1960-1988 (bulk 1982-1986), include materials related to the functions of the office of University Affairs, including meeting minutes, planning documents, budgets, and correspondence, among other documents.
Donald M. Payne, 1934-2012, was New Jersey’s first African American congressional representative and served as New Jersey’s 10th district representative from 1989-2012. During his time in Congress, Congressman Payne served on a number of important committees and was a leading advocate for education, democracy, and human rights. The Donald M. Payne papers contain the professional papers of Donald M. Payne from his time as U.S. Representative for New Jersey’s 10th congressional district. The collection includes materials related to Congressman Payne’s legislative work, particularly for the House Committee on Education and Labor and the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, as well as on behalf of his district and state.
Approximately 53 linear feet.
Jerome A. Pechillo (1919-1991) served as Prelate of Coronel Oviedo, Paraguay and Auxiliary Bishop of Newark, NJ. This collection includes photographs, certificates, and memorabilia depicting his service to the church; particularly the Hispanic community.
4.0 linear feet.
The Planning Office of Seton Hall University was responsible for the organization of coordinated efforts to plan for the future of the university, including student enrollment, campus buildings and grounds, the organization and structure of university departments and offices, and special projects as needed. The Planning Office of Seton Hall University records include materials generated by the Planning Office in the regular course of its activities during the 1980s, including meeting minutes, correspondence, and reports on topics including building plans, organizational plans for the university, and other subjects.
2 linear feet.
A former Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from the 12th Congressional District. He served on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, House Select Committee on Aging and the Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Consumer Protection and Finance. This collection includes his accumulated private, and select public papers.
Approximately 45 linear feet.
This collection is located in the Seton Hall University School of Law, Rodino Law Library in Newark, NJ.
Peter W. Rodino, Jr. served as a Representative for New Jersey's 10th District in the United States Congress for 20 terms, 1949-1989. Documents contained in the collection bear witness to and chronicle American legislative and political history. His legislative legacy includes work in civil rights, immigration, crime, and monopolies and trusts. Rodino served as Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee during the Vice Presidential confirmations of Gerald Ford and Nelson Rockefeller, and the Nixon Impeachment Inquiry. The Archives include personal papers, correspondence, press releases, legislative files, committee records, campaign information, scrapbooks, faculty records and audio-visual materials.
535.46 linear feet (not including the scrapbook collection)
Miriam Rooney was a lawyer, the first dean of the Seton Hall University Law School (making her the first female dean of a law school in the United States), and a professor of law. The Miriam Rooney papers include letters from friends, a diary, photographs, and religous papers, some of which relate to the death of Monsignor Edward Pace.
0.5 linear feet.
The Salt family originally lived in Brooklyn, NY but moved to Bath, NY in the 1840s. William Salt married Jane Dodge of Brooklyn and the couple had nine children: William Salt, Jr., Mary, John, Elinor, Caroline, Phoebe, Jennie, Dannie, Sarah, and Wellington. This collection primarily consists of correspondence between members of the Salt family. William M. Salt is a major contributor to this correspondence, as are three of his sisters Elinor, Mary (Mollie), and Caroline (Caddie). In addition, there are some letters from individuals not related to the Salt family. The collection spans the years of 1808 through 1917, although the bulk of the materials cover the 1850's through the 1890's. Topics covered in the correspondence includes the outbreak of the Civil War in Arkansas, life at Seton Hall College, and life for women and families in New York and New Jersey.
2.5 Linear feet, Approximately 800 items.
The School of Health and Medical Sciences is a professional school within the Seton Hall University structure. Established as the School of Graduate and Medical Education in 1987, the department utilizes partnership programs with Saint Joseph's Hospital and Saint Michael's Medical Center to train and teach students. The School of Health and Medical Sciences records primarily consist of budgets, departmental developments, agendas, and correspondence.
2.0 linear feet.
Serra International, founded in 1935, is the global lay apostolate for vocations in the Catholic Church, an organization made up of some 20,000 Catholic lay men and women in local Serra Clubs. The first Serra Club in New Jersey was chartered in Montclair, followed by the Oranges and many other locations. Many of these clubs are still in operation. The Serra Clubs records of the Archdiocese of Newark include files relating to the multiple Serra Clubs in operation in the Archdiocese of Newark since the 1950s, and includes correspondence, meeting minutes, programs, budgets, and other materials.
8 linear feet.
The Seton family of William Seton Sr. lived in New York in the late 1800s, at an estate called Cragdon near East Chester, a part of what is now the Bronx, in Westchester county. The Seton family photo album contains 51 images of the Seton family home, Cragdon Cottage, including the house, grounds, nearby landmarks, and family members.
Approximately 0.25 linear feet, 52 items.
The Seton Hall University Archives and Special Collections Center collects materials published by the University, offices or departments within the University, and/or students of the University. This finding aid includes a list of publications currently held; new additions will be added periodically.
Approximately 50 linear feet.
The Seton Junior League was founded in 1940 by young women fond of the idea of service in hopes of one day becoming part of the Bayley-Seton League. The Seton Junior League collection includes reports, meeting minutes, correspondence, and other materials related to the operation of the League.
1.0 Linear feet Approximately 50 items.
Bernard Shanley papers, 1952-1957, Mss 0002
A former political advisor and Republican National Committee official representing New Jersey. He served at various times as Deputy Chief of Staff and Special Counsel to President Dwight Eisenhower. This collection includes his accumulated private and family papers.
Approximately 40 linear feet.
Rev. Monsignor. George W. Shea was born on 27 December 1910 in Newark, New Jersey, and attended Seton Hall University. He was ordained on 29 March 1936, became a Navy chaplain during World War II, and was a Peritus (expert) of the Second Vatican Council, attending all four sessions. He died on 8 July 1990 in Orange, New Jersey. This collection covers the professional areas of Monsignor George W. Shea's life. Research topics with great significance are centered on the Second Vatican Council, one of his longest and most prominent studies.
Approximately 15 linear feet.
Fulton J. Sheen was a popular radio and television host of the Catholic Hour and Life is Worth Living, is considered the first televangelist, and was the director of the Society for the Propagation of the Faith from 1958-1966. The Society of the Propagation of the Faith supports the missions of the Catholic Church around the world. Edith C. Grissing of Montclair, NJ, made substantial contributions to the Society from at least 1957-1970. The Fulton J. Sheen letters to Edith Grissing regarding contributions to the Society of the Propagation of the Faith consist of approximately 40 letters, from 1957-1971, which were written by Fulton Sheen to personally acknowledge and thank Edith Grissing for her financial contributions.
Approximately 40 items.
The Sites and Building Committee of the Archdiocese of Newark was created to oversee and advise on the purchase and sale of property by the Archidiocese as well as oversee all building and construction projects. The Sites and Building Committee of the Archdiocese of Newark records include meeting minutes, correspondence, and files on individual parish property and building projects.
Approximately 0.5 linear feet.
The Second Vatican Council took place from 11 October 1962 to 8 December 1965 in St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City and is seen to mark a great change in the history of the Church, as the effects of its documents were wide-ranging and far-reaching. The Kathleen Skrupskis scrapbook on the Second Vatican Council consists of one large scrapbook and photocopies of the scrapbook pages containing numerous newsclippings and articles on the events and decisions of the Second Vatican Council.
(1 scrapbook and 1 set of photocopies of scrapbook)
Mary Theresa (King) Smith was a prominent figure in Catholic and volunteer works in New Jersey throughout the mid 1900's. The Mary Smith papers relate to her work within several different Catholic and volunteer organizations, and spans the years between 1933 and 1970, including the Mount Carmel Guild and the National Council of Catholic Women.
1 linear foot, Approximately 300 items.
Louis (or Aloisio) Sonntag lived in the 19th century and was likely a member of the Papal Zouaves, the military force of the Papal States. The Louis Sonntag military logbook is a single volume that appears to chronicle information about a Papal State regiment abroad, written in German, Italian, French, and English.
1 item, approximately 45 pages.
Martin Stanton (1897-1977) was a priest of the Archdiocese of Newark, a papal chamberlain, and an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Newark. The Martin W. Stanton papers include correspondence memorabilia regarding Martin Stanton's elevation to Bishop and the death of his sister.
2.5 linear feet.
Primarily original documents pertaining to land transactions in the early 1800s. Limited correspondence of Mr. Stillman's, and various Government banking proclamations.
1.0 Linear feet , Approximately 100 items.
The W. Paul Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University was established in 1950 and is one of the top-ranked business schools in the United States. The Stillman School of Business records include accreditation documents, reports, memos, and ephemera, among other materials, related to the Stillman School of Business and its operations.
7 linear feet.
Diocesan synods are called by the bishop of the diocese for the purpose of introducing, deliberating on, and promulgating statutes regarding matters pertaining to the members of the diocese. The Synod of the Archdiocese of Newark records include materials related to the synod called by Archbishop Thomas J. Walsh in 1941.
0.75 Linear feet , Approximately 150 items.
The Teaching, Learning, and Technology Center of Seton Hall University is a part of the Department of Information Technology at Seton Hall, offering support for faculty in the classroom and in the scholarship of teaching, promoting and supporting the use of technology in the classroom, and providing campus-wide training opportunities. The Teaching, Learning, and Technology Center of Seton Hall University records include materials generated by the TLTC for internal functions as well for distribution to the Seton Hall community, including subject files, planning documents, and handbooks.
1.5 linear feet.
Rose Elizabeth Thering was born on 9 August 1920, entered the Dominican sisterhood at 16 and later became a teacher. She was a lifelong activist dedicated to increasing tolerance and understanding between Christians and Jews, and her work had great impact, from legislation mandating the teaching of the Holocaust in New Jersey schools to documents created at the Second Vatican Council changing the relationship of the Catholic Church with Jewish people. Sister Rose Thering died 6 May 2006. The Rose Thering papers consists of the professional and personal papers of Sister Rose Thering. The collection includes writings, correspondence, speeches, travel information, and subject files.
Approximately 18.0 linear feet.
John P.C. Train was born 25 May 1928 in New York City and was educated at Harvard University. He started several businesses, and founded the New York investment firm Train, Cabot, and Associates, later Train, Smith Counsel, and currently Train, Babcock Advisors. The John Train Papers include personal and professional correspondence, agendas, reports both governmental and professional, committee and foundation information, fund contributions, articles both published and submissions by John Train, interviews and articles about John Train, and a small amount of photographs.
13.0 Linear feet , Approximately 2200 items.
The Vicar for Religious, historically a member of the clergy or a member of a religious order, serves as the liaison between the Archbishop and the religious orders of the diocese. The Vicar for Religious of the Archdiocese of Newark records primarily consists of correspondence between members of religious orders, primarily the womens' religious orders, and the Archbishop, via the Vicar. The correspondence covers topics including contracts, ceremonies, practices of the religious orders, canonization of the founders of some orders, and other matters.
Approximately 19 linear feet.
James A. Weisbecker was a priest of the Archdiocese of Newark from the 1930s-1960s. This collection contains his various sermons, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and scrapbooks from the 1930s to the 1960s.
2.0 linear feet.
The Second Vatican Council took place from 11 October 1962 to 8 December 1965 in St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City and is seen to mark a great change in the history of the Church, as the effects of its documents were wide-ranging and far-reaching. The Mrs. Frank Whitrock scrapbooks on the Second Vatican Council consists of ten volumes of scrapbooks containing documents and newspaper articles about the Council.
Approximately 4 linear feet.
This collection documents the history, activities, and celebrations of many of the women's Religious Orders throughout New Jersey, generally spanning the years from 1968-2012. The collection also contains materials related to some out-of-state orders, particularly in New York, and materials related to Saint Elizabeth Anne Seton and individual sisters of some orders.
WSOU is a student-run college radio station founded in 1948; it began broadcasting on 89.5 FM 14 April 1948. The WSOU records include sound recordings of past radio broadcasts and some documentation of station activities.
Approximately 4 linear feet.