1928-[ongoing].Origination : Retreats International
National Catholic Laymen's Retreat Conference and Retreats International.
Audio-visual material open for use; otherwise closed.
Retreats International Records (RIN), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556
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.