October 2014 Blog Posts (6)

VHRN Newsnote: "Vincentiana Purchase of the week: 10/31/2014



This week's featured purchase for the Vincentiana Collection at Archives and Special Collections of DePaul University is another mid-19th century transferware plate commemorating the Daughters of Charity. This plate features the sisters' battlefield nursing during the Crimean War in the famous Siege… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on October 31, 2014 at 8:55am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Rare Book Purchase "La Puissance de la Charite."



The Vincentian Research Library of the Archives and Special Collections Department at DePaul University has recently purchased the following rare title: "La Puissance de la Charite." 1855. Rouen: Megard. The binding is beautifully done and there are many wonderful black and white engravings within the book as… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on October 21, 2014 at 5:34pm — No Comments

Lecture on Jansenism

This may be of interest to some of you, Dr. Brian Strayer presented a lecture at DePaul University on: "Jansenism: Its Key Figures, Themes, and Relevance Today" 

Added by Brian Cicirello on October 17, 2014 at 10:54am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: "Volume 14 (The Index Volume) of the English translation of Coste

Members of the Vincentian Family and Vincentian scholars have welcomed the recent publication of the last volume (the index volume) of the English translation of Coste.  This volume brings an almost 40 year project to a close.  The index is exhaustive and will be a great help to quick and easy access to this resource.  The V.S.I. had received several inquiries about the availability of Vol. 14 on our digital repository "Via Sapientiae."  Our agreement with the Vincentian Translation Project…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on October 16, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: "Vincentiana Purchase of the Week: 10/11/2014"



This transfer-ware companion piece to last week's featured purchase. This item is numbered "12" which means it belongs to a series. Estimated date of manufacture is mid-19th century. All items are house in the Vincentiana Collection at the Archives and Special Collections Department of the John T.… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on October 11, 2014 at 8:14am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Vincentiana Purchase of the Week: 10/04/2014



The Vincentiana Collections at DePaul University's Archives and Special Collections has recently purchased this small mid-19th century transfer-ware plate depicts Daughters of Charity as "Angels of the… Continue

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on October 4, 2014 at 9:18am — 3 Comments

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