1855-1977.Origination : Neyron, Louis J. (Louis Joseph), 1791-1888.
Louis J Neyron Collection (ZCL), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556
A letter from Neyron to James McIntyre concerning acquaintances at Notre Dame (1866), a letter received by Neyron from Bishop M.J. Spalding of Louisville concerning Know Nothingism in Indiana (1855), and a letter from a former student at Notre Dame requesting help (1888); a fragment of a document, a lock of Neyron's hair, three surgical knives and one piece of embossed wood.
Also material gathered in 1977 for a memorial service in Albany, Indiana; and one reel of microfilm containing transcripts of seven letters by or concerning Neyron, 1864-1865.
In English and French.
Catholic priest, founder of Holy Trinity Parish, Albany, Indiana. Neyron claimed to have been a surgeon in the French Army under Napoleon, serving in both Napoleon's campaign at Moscow and his defeat at Waterloo.