February 2015 Blog Posts (5)

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Purchase of the Week: 2/27/2015


The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University's Archives and Special Collections has acquired this late 19th century bisque figurine of a Daughter of Charity kneeling at prayer. Next to her on the top of the pres-Dieu is her alms purse.

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 27, 2015 at 2:08pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: "More World War I impact: the country house of the Lazarists at Gentilly"

As previously illustrated, the national mobilization to provide hospital spaces for the masses of French military wounded during World War I led to the creation of several hundred "hopitaux auxiliaires."  One of the institutions re-purposed as "hoptital auxiliaire #88" from 1914-1916 was the "country" home of the Lazaristes of the maison-mere in Paris.  The…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 23, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

DRMA Winter Quarter Lecture, DePaul University "The Gondi: Family Strategy and Survival in Early Modern France."

The Winter DeAndreis-Rosati Memorial Archives Lecture will be held on Wednesday, March 11. It will take place in the Richardson Library, Room 115, from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM.



The speaker will be Joanna Milstein, Ph.D.

Dr. Milstein currently resides in New York City and serves as director of the France…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 19, 2015 at 4:42pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Purchase of the week: 2/16/2015



This week's featured purchase for the Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University's Archives and Special Collections is an early 19th century hand-colored print depicting Vincent de Paul celebrating his first mass. The location of this event has traditionally said to have take place at the Church of Our Lady of Grace in the town of Buzet-sur-Tarn. This is also the… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 16, 2015 at 8:08pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: "Vincentiana Purchase of the Week" 2/4/2015

The Vincentiana Collection at Special Collections and Archives of DePaul University recently purchased a late 19th century holy card designed for children, highlighting the sanctity of Saint Vincent de Paul as a child. This depiction is based on the long-standing legend of Vincent helping a beggar as a child. The back of the card has an exhortation to young children to…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 4, 2015 at 8:51am — No Comments

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