December 2013 Blog Posts (5)

VHRN Newsnote: Rosalie Rendu post-mortem image

The Vincentiana Collection at the Archives and Special Collections Department of DePaul University's John T. Richardson Library has recently acquired a rare holy card post-mortem image of Blessed Rosalie Rendu (1856).

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on December 30, 2013 at 6:49pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Ozanam Centennial and Bicentennial

2013 marked the bicentennial of the birth of Frederic Ozanam.  The year that is about to end witnessed a large number of celebrations in Paris and world-wide for the anniversary.  The Vincentiana collection at the John T. Richardson Library at DePaul University in Chicago has recently acquired  a copy of the announcement for the centennial celebration held in Paris in April 1913.  The card appears below:



Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on December 22, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: DePaul University, Department of Geography: Map of the Month

Gabet and Huc's travels through China, 1844-1846 by Aaron Faulkner.

As part of his GEO 398: Internship focusing on Digital Humanities and Historical GIS, under the supervision of St. Vincent de Paul Professor Alex Papadopoulos, undergraduate student Aaron Faulkner has been transforming narratives from the Vincentian archives into maps.  This map was created for the fourth volume of The Vincentians, A General History of the Congregation of the Mission, to be published…


Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on December 4, 2013 at 5:59pm — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Rare early 19th century embroidered portrait acquired.

The Vincentiana Collection at DePaul University's Richardson Library has recently acquired this early 19th century silk embroidered portrait of Vincent de Paul.

Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on December 2, 2013 at 12:17pm — No Comments

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