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THE RICHARD H. CLARKE PAPERS
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Box: 1 Fold: 1 Census Correspondence
07/23/1891 - 10/02/1891

DESCRIPTION: 2 TLSs from the Census Bureau to Richard H. Clarke regarding inquiries Clarke made concerning religious statistics. Includes notes on religious statistics, probably by Clarke, and Census Bulletin No. 104.

Box: 1 Fold: 2 Clarke, William F., S.J.
04/03/1872 - 04/10/1872

DESCRIPTION: 2 ALSs from William F. Clarke, S.J. (1816 - 1890) to Richard H. Clarke, his brother, both letters discussing Richard Clarke's interest in pre-Columbian America.

Box: 1 Fold: 3 Dewey, R. S., S.J.
02/14/1885 - 04/01/1885

DESCRIPTION: 3 TLSs, 2 ALSs and 1 ANS with a sheet of notes from R. S. Dewey, S.J. to Richard H. Clarke mostly discussing Clarke's attempt to begin the United States Catholic Historical Society. References to missionary work among Native American Indians (including the Iriquois and the Mohawk), John Gilmary Shea, "Freeman's Journal," "Pilgrim," St. Isaac Jogues, Nicholas Point, S.J., Peter J. De Smet, S.J., Paraguay, Bishop John Carroll, Congregation of Rites, Commodore Sands, Archbishop Tache, Archbishop Corrigan, the American Philosophical Society, Francis Kino, S.J., Father Thayer, and Joseph M. Finnotti, S.J.

Box: 1 Fold: 4 Garesche, Alexander J. P.
02/17/1885 - 05/14/1886

DESCRIPTION: 5 ALSs and 1 ANS from Alexander J. P. Garesche to Richard H. Clarke mostly regarding the U.S. Catholic Historical Society. References to Bishop Edward Fenwick, "Watchman," and Rev. David S. Phelan.

Box: 1 Fold: 5 Griffin, Martin I. J.
12/23/1884 - 02/17/1886

DESCRIPTION: 8 ALSs from Martin I. J. Griffin to Richard H. Clarke mostly regarding the relationship between the United States Catholic Historical Society and the American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia. Reference to Archbishop Patrick Ryan and the Irish Catholic Benevolent Union.

Box: 1 Fold: 6 Healy, Patrick F., S.J.
05/09/1872

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from Patrick F. Healy, S.J. to Richard H. Clarke mostly regarding Ancient American history with emphasis on Mexico. Reference to L'Abbe de Bourbourg, John Peter Secchi, S.J., and Georgetown University.

Box: 1 Fold: 7 Lamson, Colonel D. S.
11/10/1885 - 02/20/1886

DESCRIPTION: 4 ALSs from Colonel D. S. Lamson to Richard H. Clarke mostly concerning the United States Catholic Historical Society. Reference to Bishop Edward Fenwick and Bishop John B. Fitzpatrick.

Box: 1 Fold: 8 New York Catholic Protectory
05/01/1863 - 11/19/1890

DESCRIPTION: 3 essays about the New York Catholic Protectory, an institution for "destitute Roman Catholic children," to which Clarke was elected to several terms as president during the late 1880's. Includes 1 ALS from John J. Rodrigues to Richard H. Clarke concerning the Protectory and excerpt copies from minutes of the organization in the 1860's.

Box: 1 Fold: 9 Pax, George
06/20/1872 - 10/28/1872

DESCRIPTION: 3 ALSs from George Pax to Richard H. Clarke mostly regarding pre-Columbian America. Includes 1 AMs sheet obituary of Rev. Joseph Raffeiner by Pax.

Box: 1 Fold: 10 Weninger, Francis X., S.J.
04/18/1849 - 01/01/1880

DESCRIPTION: 1 AMs by an unknown author, "Sign of the Cross in the Sky," about a vision of Francis X. Weninger, S.J. Includes 2 newsclippings about Father Weninger's missionary activities.

Box: 1 Fold: 11 Correspondence, A to L
07/07/1883 - 06/10/1892

DESCRIPTION: 4 ALSs, 1 TLS and 1 pamphlet sent to Richard H. Clarke. Includes 1 ALS from Samuel H. Frisbee, S.J.; 1 TLS from Alexander Johnson concerning the National Conference of Charities & Corrections including a pamphlet; and 1 ALS from Abby Hemenway.

Box: 1 Fold: 12 Correspondence, M to Z
09/21/1871 - 06/09/1890

DESCRIPTION: 4 TLSs and 1 ALS to Richard H. Clarke. Includes 2 TLS from Phoenix Mutual Life Insurance Company, 1 TL from Ramsey & Matthews regarding the "Archbishop's Case," 1 ALS from Right Rev. Robert Seton, and 1 TLS from an unidentified person in Rome regarding the canonization of Christopher Columbus.

Box: 1 Fold: 13 Essays: "America before Columbus"
01/01/1886

DESCRIPTION: 7 AMss by Richard H. Clarke in Latin and English about early discoveries and settlements of America (Greenland & New Foundland) by Vikings and Catholic missionaries in the tenth century. Includes notes.

Box: 1 Fold: 14 Notes & Manuscripts
01/01/1889

DESCRIPTION: 3 sets of handwritten notes kept by Richard H. Clarke and 1 AMs by Clarke, "The Legal Value of Human Life."

Box: 1 Fold: 15 Printed Materials
01/01/1885 - 05/24/1911

DESCRIPTION: 4 pieces of printed matter all but one of which collected by Richard H. Clarke. Includes a leaf on St. John's College in Fordham, New York; 1 printed sketch of St. Clara's Academy, Sinsawa Mound, Wisconsin; and the funeral notice for Richard H. Clarke. Includes a set of notes by Clarke on Rev. Charles Samuel Mazzuchelli, a founder of St. Clara's.

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