March 2013 Blog Posts (4)

VHRN Newsnote: Recent Acquisition: "Loterie Saint-Vincent-De-Paul."


The Vincentiana Collection of the Archives/Special Collections department at DePaul University recently acquired a lottery ticket that was issued to raise money for the mid-nineteenth century construction of the shrine complex at Saint Vincent's birthplace "Le Berceau" near Dax.  This national lottery which was authorized by the government of Napoleon III was…


Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 21, 2013 at 9:12am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Article published in Catholic Library World

Morgen MacIntosh Hodgetts the longtime libarian/archivist at the John T. Richardson Library of DePaul University has just published an article (Catholic Library World, Volume 83, Number 3, pages 179-185).  The article is entitled: Religious Archives and Shifting Demographics: The Solution of the Vincentians and DePaul University.  The article explores how the decision of the then Midwest Province of the Vincentians to outsource the management of their archives to DePaul University…


Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 13, 2013 at 4:41pm — No Comments

VHRN Book of the Week: "Ecclesiastical Colony. China's Catholic Church and the French Religious Protectorate."

 Description from the Publisher:

The French Religious Protectorate was an institutionalized and enduring policy of the French government, based on a claim by the French state to be guardian of all Catholics in China. The expansive nature of the Protectorate's…


Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 12, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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