University of Notre Dame

Samuel Mazzuchelli Positio


Origination : Mazzuchelli, Samuel, 1806-1864.
Extent : 2 linear inches.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

Preferred Citation

Samuel Mazzuchelli Papers (MAZ), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Two petitions involving Samuel Mazzuchelli.

A positio (i.e., a volume containing documentation assembled to support his cause for canonization as a saint), "Samuel Mazzuchelli, O.P., Missionary to the United States: a documentary account of his life, virtues, and reputation for holiness."

Also a copy of The Memoirs of Father Samuel Mazzuchelli, O.P. (Chicago: Priory Press, 1967) and a mimeographed index to the book prepared by Sister Mary Nona McGreal, O.P., a Sinsinawa Dominican associated with the Mazzuchelli Guild.


Early Dominican missionary to the United States.


Mazzuchelli, Samuel, 1806-1864.
Catholic Church -- Missions -- United States.
Indians of North America -- Missions.

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