University of Notre Dame

Francis Silas Chatard Letters received

1855-1912 (bulk 1855-1875).

Origination : Chatard, Francis Silas, 1834-1918.
Extent : 8 reels of microfilm.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556
In English , French , Latin and Italian .

Preferred Citation

Francis Silas Chatard Letters received (FSC), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Letters from family, friends, and American bishops, most of them dating from the time when Chatard lived in Rome; concerning the North American College and its students and European travels of American friends; with requests from American bishops for assistance in dealing with Vatican officials, inquiries about political conditions in Rome, and requests for accomodations at the College for the First Vatican Council.


Vice-rector (1863-1868) and rector (1868-1878) of the North American College, Rome, before his appointment as Bishop of Vincennes, Indiana, in 1878.


Chatard, Francis Silas, 1834-1918.
North American College (Rome, Italy).
Alemany, Joseph Sadoc, 1814-1888.
Bayley, James Roosevelt, 1814-1877.
Corrigan, Michael Augustine, 1839-1902.
Elder, William Henry, 1819-1904.
Horstmann, Ignatius F. (Ignatius Frederick), 1840-1908.
McCloskey, John, 1810-1885.
McCloskey, William George, 1823-1909.
Purcell, John B.
Ryan, Patrick John, 1831-1911.
Seton, Robert, 1839-1927.
Hecker, Isaac Thomas, 1819-1888.

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