University of Notre Dame

Helen Angela Hurley Papers


Origination : Hurley, Helen Angela.
Extent : 13 items. 1 reel of microfilm.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556
In English , Italian , French , Latin and Spanish .

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Archives of the Congregatio de Propaganda Fide, Vatican City.

Probably filmed at the Archives of the Congregatio de Propaganda Fide in the Vatican City for Sister Angela in the 1950s; later she gave this reel to Father Thomas McAvoy, Archivist, University of Notre Dame.

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Preferred Citation

Helen Angela Hurley Papers (ZCZ), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

An inventory of material collected by Sister Helen Angela for her biography of Ireland, John of St. Paul: The Making of Archbishop Ireland; correspondence concerning the biography, 1953-1961; and clippings and a manuscript by Sister Angela concerning Ireland's work as a Civil War chaplain.

Also microfilm containing notes and transcripts of letters in two different hands and clippings that span the years 1892-1905; concerning Catholic schools in America, the Spanish-American War, Isaac Hecker and Americanism, and other timely controversies; with letters between the British Foreign Office and Cardinal Rampolla, and between Queen Victoria and Pope Leo XIII, regarding attendance at the party to commemorate the sixtieth anniversary of her ascendancy to the throne; and correspondence involving Cardinal Rampolla, Cardinal Vaughan, Cardinal Gibbons, Cardinal Simeoni, Archbishop Keane, and Archbishop Ireland.


Biographer of Archbishop John Ireland.


Hurley, Helen Angela.
Ireland, John, 1838-1918.
Catholic Church. Archdiocese of St. Paul (Minn.).
Chaplains, Military.
Rampolla del Tindaro, Mariano, 1843-1913.
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901.
Leo XIII, Pope, 1810-1903.
Vaughan, Herbert Alfred, 1832-1903.
Gibbons, James, 1834-1921.
Simeoni, Giovanni, 1816-1892.
Keane, John J. (John Joseph), 1839-1918.
Great Britain. Foreign Office.

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