University of Notre Dame

Benedict Joseph Spalding Papers


Origination : Spalding, Benedict Joseph, 1850-1887
Extent : 10 linear inches
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

Administrative Information


Estate of Francis P. Clark.

Preferred Citation

Benedict Joseph Spalding Papers (BJS), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Correspondence addressed to Benedict Joseph Spalding (1811-1868) by bishops Guy Ignatius Chabrat, Benedict Joseph Flaget, Francis X. Gartland, Peter R. Kenrick, Richard P. Miles, Martin John Spalding and Peter J. Lavialle; by priests including Francis Chambige, William E. Clark, Joseph Haseltine, and James M. Lancaster; by religious including Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, Sisters of Loretto, Jesuits, a Trappist, and a Dominican; and by lay people including L.W. Powell (Governor of Kentucky) and members of the Spalding family.

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Catholic priest. Agent of St. Joseph's College in Bardstown, Kentucky (1839-1840), assistant at Mount Merino Seminary in the Diocese of Bardstown (1841-1844), pastor of St. Joseph's Church in Bardstown (1845-1849), and Vicar General of the Diocese of Louisville, where he served at the Cathedral of the Assumption (1852-1868), as Councillor of the Diocese (1859-1865), and as Administrator of the Diocese (1865-1868).


Spalding, Benedict Joseph, 1850-1887
Catholic Church. Diocese of Bardstown.
Catholic Church. Diocese of Louisville.
Sisters of Loretto
Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, Kentucky
Spalding family
Chabrat, Guy Ignatius, 1787-1868
Flaget, Benedict Joseph, 1763-1850
Gartland, Francis Xavier, 1808-1854
Kenrick, Peter Richard, 1806-1896
Miles, Richard P., 1791-1860
Spalding, Martin John, 1810-1872
Lavialle, Peter Joseph, 1819-1867
Chambige, Francis
Clark, William E.
Haseltine, Joseph
Lancaster, James M.
Powell, L.W.

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