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Jesuit Memorial Card Collection

 Collection
Identifier: XUA-41

Scope and Content

This is a collection chiefly of funeral prayer cards for deceased members of the Society of Jesus, both priests and brothers. Typically each card provides an image of the deceased, full name, date of birth, date of entrance into the Society of Jesus, ordination date (if a priest), and date of death. Some memorial cards are found that memorialize other events (e.g., ordination days, offering Mass for the first time, etc.).

Dates

  • 1909-2018

History of Jesuit memorial card collection

This collection of memorial cards has been assembled by Xavier University Archives. Some of the Jesuits represented in this collection had affiliation with Xavier University. Others are Jesuits from the Chicago Province of Jesuits.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This is a collection chiefly of funeral prayer cards for deceased members of the Society of Jesus, both priests and brothers. Typically each card provides an image of the deceased, full name, date of birth, date of entrance into the Society of Jesus, ordination date (if a priest), and date of death. Some memorial cards are found that memorialize other events (e.g., ordination days, offering Mass for the first time, etc.).

Statement of Arrangement

The card collection is arranged by entry number. These entry numbers reflect the original alphabetical arrangement by last name done by the archives, followed by additions to the collection (non-alphabetical arrangement).

Other Finding Aid

A spreadsheet indexing entries in this card collection is held by the Xavier University Archives. Please contact the archives staff.

Accruals

XUA2017-005. jmc00923, 2018. Future additions are anticipated.
Title
Jesuit Memorial Card Collection
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Tim McCabe
Date
2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Special Collections, Xavier University Library Repository

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