University of Notre Dame

Holy Cross Mission (Keystone, Iowa) Records


Origination : Holy Cross Mission (Keystone, Iowa)
Extent : 1 reel of microfilm
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

Preferred Citation

Holy Cross Mission (Keystone, Iowa) Records (IOW), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Records of missionary work of Holy Cross Fathers at Holy Cross Church, Keystone (Benton County), Iowa, and the surrounding area: record book of baptisms, marriages, and deaths (1884-1902) with entries by James Gleeson, CSC, and T.J. Reynolds; lists of baptisms and marriages (1866-1882) with most entries by Paul Gillen, CSC; a record by Gillen of accounts for pews at Holy Cross Church (1876-1878); records of baptisms and marriages (1885-1887); a letter dated 4 November 1947 from Rose Angela Anderson of Tacoma, Washington, requesting her baptismal records; two advertisements; and a picture of a church by Edwin Becker, Vinton, Iowa.

Also personal accounts of Brother Aloysius, CSC, (i.e., Edward Barnes, who died at the mission) from his time in Toledo, Detroit, and Notre Dame.


Holy Cross Mission (Keystone, Iowa)
Gleeson, James, 1840-1907.
Reynolds, T.J.
Gillen, Paul, 1810-1882
Aloysius, Brother, 1844-1869

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