Guide to the Catholic Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania Records, 1991-1993 AIS.1997.40

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
Catholic Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania Records
Creator
Catholic Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania.
Collection Number
AIS.1997.40
Date
1991-1993
Extent
1.25 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract
The Records of the Catholic Historical Society consist of programs, pamphlets, and brochures relating to the Sesquicentennial celebration of the founding of the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh and the 100th anninversary of the founding of the Rosalia Center.

Preferred Citation

Catholic Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania Records, 1991-1993, AIS.1997.40, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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History

The Catholic Historical Society was founded on May 27, 1940. The goal of the Society is to record the ongoing story of the Catholic Church in Western Pennsylvania and to share it with the public through their publications and programs. Since their inception they have been responsible for several publications regarding the Catholic church, Catholic Pittsburgh's One Hundred Years (1943) and  The Register of Fort Duquesne (1954). The Society also publishes a newsletter called  Gathered Fragments.

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Scope and Content Notes

The Records of the Catholic Historical Society consist of programs, pamphlets, and brochures relating to the Sesquicentennial celebration of the founding of the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh and the 100th anninversary of the founding of the Rosalia Center. The collection also contains miscellaneous material that provides a brief history of the Society.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, 1997

University of Pittsburgh Library System
Archives & Special Collections
Website: library.pitt.edu/archives-special-collections
412-648-3232 (ASC) | 412-648-8190 (Hillman)
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Revision Description

 Converted from EAD Version 1.0 to EAD Version 2002 July 1, 2006

Access Restrictions

No restrictions.

Copyright

Permission for publication is given on behalf of the University of Pittsburgh as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Acquisition Information

The collection was a gift of the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh on October 19, 1997.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Julie Aher on October 29, 1997.

Revision and rearrangement for the encoded version of the finding aid provided by Julie Aher in June 2003. Information about the collection title and the controlled access terms was extracted from the MARC record in the University of Pittsburgh catalog Voyager ID number: 4164174.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Catholic Church. Diocese of Pittsburgh (Pa.). -- Anniversaries, etc.
  • Catholic Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania. -- History

Geographic Name(s)

  • Pittsburgh (Pa.) -- History

Subject(s)

  • Societies

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Previous Citation

Catholic Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania Records, 1991-1993, AIS.1997.40, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

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Collection Inventory

  BoxFolder
Sesquicentennial Celebration programs, pamphlets, and brochures 1991-1993 11-2

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  Folder
Miscellaneous material 1991-1992 3

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