1839-1842.Origination : Bach, Ferdinand Dominic.
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Ferdinand Dominic Bach Correspondence (BCH), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556
Correspondence concerning the foundation of the Fathers of Mercy in the United States. Includes 34 transcribed and xeroxed letters written between Bach and Fathers Jean Baptiste Rauzan, SPM, and Jacques Le Vassuer, SPM, both of whom were at the Fathers of Mercy House in Paris. Also includes a xerox of a 1932 letter to Thomas McAvoy, CSC, concerning Bach.
The Society of the Fathers of Mercy (SPM) became Congregation of the Fathers of Mercy (CPM) circa 1960.