University of Notre Dame

Edward Sorin Correspondence


  • Letters Sent
  • Letters Received
  • Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
    Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556
    In English, French, German, Italian, and Latin.

    Scope and Content

    Correspondence or copies of correspondence from Stephen T. Badin, Julian Benoit, and various American bishops regarding local and university legal and religious matters; letters to Vicar General Augustus Mary Martin at Terre Haute, Indiana, and Mother Theodore Guerin, Mother Superior of the Sisters of Providence at St. Mary of the Woods, Indiana; writings, meditations, instructions; a statement by Sorin on the relationship between the sisters at Notre Dame and those at St. Mary's College (1876) and a letter from Sorin on the death of Mother Angela Gillespie of St. Mary's College (1887).


    Founder of the University of Notre Dame, elected Superior General of the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1868.

    CSOR 1/01-49 - Series - 1. Correspondence: Letters Sent

    CSOR 1-2/ - Series - 2. Correspondence: Letters Received - 1840-1893