University of Notre Dame

Retreats International Records


Origination : Retreats International
Extent : 8.66 linear feet.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

Administrative Information


National Catholic Laymen's Retreat Conference and Retreats International.

Audio-visual material open for use; otherwise closed.

Preferred Citation

Retreats International Records (RIN), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Files of National Catholic Laymen's / Laywomen's Retreat Conference (NCLRC) and of Retreats International, ca. 1935-1980s; annual congress proceedings, 1928-1964 (incomplete), minutes of the NCLRC 1945-1972; histories of the NCLRC; a few oversize, rolled photos of the annual conferences; two programs (1964 and 1971) of the National Laywomen's Retreat Congresses; the Secretary's notebook, Women's Division Meetings 1975-1978; NCLRC Executive Committee Minutes 1966-1969; Chairman William P. McCahill's file on the 1968 NCLRC Convention (one binder); an album of photographs and a few clippings concerning NCLRC Conventions and Meetings, 1950s-1960s; and two scrapbooks regarding retreats in the 1920s and 1930s.


The National Catholic Laymen's / Laywomen's Retreat Conference became Retreats International in the late 1970s.


National Catholic Laymen's Retreat Conference.
National Catholic Laywomen's Retreat Conference.
Retreats International.
Laymen's Retreat Movement in the United States of America.