University of Notre Dame

Diocese of Columbus Collection

1829-1968 (bulk 1847-1878)

Origination : Catholic Church. Diocese of Columbus (Ohio)
Extent : 5 linear inches
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

Administrative Information


Some of the material on Rosecrans was a gift of Lucien Mooney, 25 September 1956.

Preferred Citation

Diocese of Columbus Collection (DDO), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

A 242-page diary kept by Sylvester H. Rosecrans, 1847-1852, which covers his journey to Rome, travels in Italy and preparation for the priesthood; a typewritten transcript of the same diary; letters, poems and clippings by and about Sylvester H. Rosecrans; photostats of some 25 letters concerning the Dominican Sisters at St. Mary of the Springs, Columbus, Ohio, 1829-1860; and a few other items concerning the Catholic Church in Columbus.


Sylvester H. Rosecrans, a convert to the Catholic faith, was received into the Church in 1845 and ordained a priest in Rome in 1853. He served as first bishop of Columbus, 1868-1878.


Catholic Church. Diocese of Columbus (Ohio)
Dominican Sisters. Congregation of St. Mary of the Springs.
Rosecrans, Sylvester Horton, 1827-1878

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