University of Notre Dame

Lay Societies Collection


Origination : Clark, Francis P.
Extent : 3.75 linear feet.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

Administrative Information


Probably given by Francis P. Clark.

Preferred Citation

Lay Societies Collection (LSO), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Printed material from a wide variety of Catholic lay societies, including the Knights of Columbus, the Catholic Knights of America, Catholic Central-Verein, Saint Joseph's Staats-Verband (State League) of Indiana, the German Saint Vincent Orphan Society, the Western Catholic Union, the Knights of Saint John, the Saint Vincent de Paul Society, the Legion of Mary, the Kolping Society, the National Catholic Alumni Federation, and various other lay organizations and sodalities.


Francis P. Clark, a microfilmer at the University of Notre Dame in the twentieth century, collected printed ephemera, leaflets, pamphlets, and books; at the time of his death he donated his collections to the Archives of the University of Notre Dame.


Knights of Columbus.
Catholic Knights of America.
Catholic Central Verein of America.
Saint Josephs Staats-Verbandes von Indiana.
St. Joseph's state league of Indiana.
German St. Vincent's Orphan Society, St. Louis.
Western Catholic union.
Knights of St. John.
St. Vincent de Paul Society.
Legion of Mary.
Kolping Society
National Catholic Alumni Federation.

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