University of Notre Dame

Ella B. Edes Papers

ca. 1900

Origination : Edes, Ella B.
Extent : 2 linear inches
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

Administrative Information


Ella B. Edes gave this to the Bishops Memorial Hall at Notre Dame, 24 June 1905.

Preferred Citation

Ella B. Edes Papers (EDS), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Manuscript book (10" x 12.5" x 1.75", bound in red leather with gold stamping) containing samples of writing in many languages, presented to Ella B. Edes; with photographs and lithographs of prelates, Roman scenes, and artworks; a musical composition in five parts for four voices, "Tota Pulchra Es Maria" by D. Lareto Sacovacci; and autographs of prelates with good wishes and blessings. Languages represented in the book include (as identified by the compiler of the book): English, Hebrew, Ancient Chaldean, Modern Chaldean, Arabic, Syrian, Syriac, Ancient Armenian, Modern Armenian, Arabian, Kurdistan, Persian, Sanscrit, Duhkhani, Telugunese, Tamil, Ancient Canarese, Modern Canarese, Canarese, Coptic, Voloffe, Chinese, Ancient Greek, Modern Greek, Latin, French, Italian, Spanish, Celtic, Irish, Dutch, Flemish, German, Danish, Illirian, Bulgarian, Russian, Albanese, Georgian, and Maori. Buildings pictured in the book include: St. Peter's Basilica, St. John Lateran, the Coliseum, St. Mary Major, the Pantheon, Castle St. Angelo, and Tivoli. The book also includes portraits of these prelates:


Ella B. Edes served as Roman corespondent of the New York Catholic News . She knew many members of the Catholic hierarchy.


Edes, Ella B.
Language and languages
Catholic Church -- Hierarchy

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