University of Notre Dame

Peter L. Benoit Diary


Origination : Benoit, Peter L.
Extent : 1 linear inch.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

Administrative Information


Original diary in three volumes remains in the Mill Hill Fathers Archives, St. Joseph's College, Mill Hill, London, N.W. 7, England.

The Josephite Fathers have a microfilm copy of the diary in their archives: 1130 North Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD, 21202.

Transcribed from microfilm by Peter E. Hogan, SSJ, in 1965.

Preferred Citation

Peter L Benoit Diary (BNO), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Photocopy of typewritten transcript of Canon Benoit's diary of a trip to America, 6 January to 8 June 1875, including descriptions of Josephite missions among freed slaves.


Josephite visitor to the United States.


Josephite Fathers.
Mill Hill Missionaries.
Afro-American Catholics.
Church and race relations -- Catholic Church.
Afro-Americans -- Missions.
Benoit, Peter L.
Converts, Catholic -- United States -- History -- 19th century.

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