August 2014 Blog Posts (4)

VHRN Newsnote: Purchase of the Week The Vincentiana Collections at DePaul University 8/31/2014

The Vincentiana Collections at the Archives and Special Collections department of DePaul University's Richardson Library has purchased a rare yearbook (1910-1911) of Holy Trinity College, Dallas, Texas. This ill-fated university (1905-1927) was part of a disastrous over-extension of the then Western Province of…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on August 31, 2014 at 6:53pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Rare 18th century rule of the Ladies of Charity acquired



The Vincentiana Collection in Archives and Special Collections at DePaul University has acquired a rare 1754 edition of the rules for the Ladies of Charity in the parish of Saint-Severin in Paris. Saint-Severin is a parish that is still in existence and is located on the left bank of the Seine very… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on August 17, 2014 at 4:06am — No Comments

St. Vincent de Paul Image Archive

Since 2008, the St. Vincent de Paul Image Archive has been offering a large collection of downloadable images related to the Vincentian family. Thanks to DePaul University, which hosts the archive, more than 15,000 images are now available, divided into four general categories: Vincent de Paul, Louise de Marillac and the Daughters of Charity, Vincentian Persons, and Vincentian Places.…

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Added by John E. Rybolt, C.M. on August 16, 2014 at 3:32pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Mystery Daughter of Charity Portrait

The Vincentiana Collections at DePaul University recently purchased a c. 18th century oil portrait of an unknown Daughter of Charity.  The painting was marvelously restored by Faye Wrubel of the Art Institute of Chicago.  Efforts are now underway to identify the subject.  Early…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on August 10, 2014 at 2:21am — No Comments

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