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American Bishops Collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: E5

Scope and Contents

From box list file: "This collection of Bishop's letters, autographs, photographs [cabinet cards], news clippings and miscellaneous materials, 1784-1953, with some 1200 items, was compiled through several smaller collections of Bishop's papers from Samuel Seabury (1729-1796) through Charles Scadding (1861-1914), together with some 160 later Bishops. The materials relate to the prelates' business, clerical and personal concerns, and to the University of the South. The majority of the letters are in bound volumes (Edmunds, Gailor, Glass-Dudney, White) and are indexed on cards in the archives master name file."

Dates

  • 1784 - 1953

Conditions Governing Use

None.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Title
American Bishops Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Kris Kallies
Date
2021.03.10
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
735 University Avenue
Sewanee TN 37383-1000