1762-1972.Origination : Catholic Church. Archdiocese of New York (N.Y.).
Archdiocese of New York Collection (ANY), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556
Occasional correspondence of the prelates of the Diocese of New York; letters (1875-1876) received by John O'Kane Murray of New York; commemorative material having to do with the diocese; letters received by John Talbot Smith (1849-1934); a minute book of the New York Ladies' Seamen's Friend Society (1842-1847); and a book of handwritten notes (1836) by James Roosevelt Bayley (later Bishop of Newark and Archbishop of Baltimore) before he converted to Catholicism.
Correspondents include members of the American hierarchy; Isaac Hecker, CSP (1819-1888); and Daniel Hudson, CSC (1849-1934). Also photostats of letters from the Archdiocesan Archives of New York (1848-1855).
John O'Kane Murray wrote Popular History of the Catholic Church in the United States. John Talbot Smith was a priest, a novelist, founder of the Catholic Summer School of America, author of History of the Diocese of Ogdensburg (1885) and History of the Catholic Church in New York, and editor of the Catholic Review (1889-1892). Isaac Hecker founded the Paulists. Daniel Hudson edited The Ave Maria.