University of Notre Dame

Vincent J. Giese Papers


Origination : Giese, Vincent J.
Extent : 10 linear inches.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

Administrative Information


Rev. Marvin O'Connell gave scrapbooks and papers in 2004 and 2007; Rev. James Bates gave papers and clippings in 2009.

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Preferred Citation

Vincent J. Giese Papers (VJG), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Letters sent by Vincent J. Giese to Rev. James Bates, 1960-1965 and 1980-1990; mimeographed circular letters sent by Giese during his years in the seminary in Rome, 1962-1966; mimeographed newsletter sent by Giese after his retirement, 1989-1991; papers reflecting his interest in John Henry Newman; scrapbooks containing Fides Family Feature, published in Our Sunday Visitor in 1955, other OSV articles, 1956-1957, and editorials by Vincent J. Giese, published in The New World , 1968-1972; also clippings, 1953-1966 and 1981-1991.


Catholic author and editor Vincent J. Giese graduated from Saint Joseph College in Rensselaer, Indiana, in 1945, earned a Notre Dame Master of Science in Education degree in 1950, and served as editorial director for Fides publishing, 1950-1962. After working at Fides as a layman, Giese studied for the priesthood, and after 1968, as a priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago, served as an editor of The New World . In the 1970s and 1980s he edited Our Sunday Visitor.


Giese, Vincent J.
Newman, John Henry, 1801-1890
Saint Joseph's College (Rensselaer, Ind.)
Our Sunday Visitor
The New World

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