1857-1892.Origination : Shea, John Dawson Gilmary, 1824-1892.
Apparently acquired by James Edwards. Edwards first asked for Shea's manuscripts on 10 February 1887.
John Dawson Gilmary Shea Papers (JSH), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556
Correspondence dealing mostly with Shea's writing and his financial difficulties; manuscripts of the first three volumes of his History of the Catholic Church in the United States; and a manuscript of his American Martyrology: lives of Catholic missionaries killed on the Indian missions in Canada and the United States from the earliest times.
Catholic historian, co-founder of the United States Catholic Historical Society (1844).