This collection consists of meeting minutes, correspondence, and a constitution of a Catholic men's group, documenting their mission to attain spiritual perfection based on the teachings of St. Ignatius of Loyola.
"A Biographical Sketch of the Honorable Isidore Moore", 1966 (C3754)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
The collection contains a biographical sketch of Moore (1771-1842), an early Catholic settler in what became Perry County, Missouri. Includes information on Moore's ancestors and descendants, as well as a typescript of his will.
Catholic Churches (Ralls and Monroe Counties, Mo.) Records, 1833-1954 (C2973)
5 rolls of microfilm
Baptismal, confirmation, burial, and marriage records from St. Peter's, St. Joseph's, St. Paul's, and Immaculate Conception Catholic Churches in Ralls County and St. Stephen's Catholic Church in Monroe County. Records are incomplete.
Catholic Union of Missouri, 17th State Convention, HISTORICAL SOUVENIR, 1909 (C2137)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Ralph Gregory's translation from German of excerpts from the HISTORICAL SOUVENIR of the 17th State Convention of the Catholic Union of Missouri. Arrival and names of the first German Catholics in Washington, MO, 1833. The church, mission and school of St. Francis Borgia Parish.
This single-sheet pamphlet contains the rules, schedule, and list of officials adopted on June 22, 1909 by the Church Baseball League at Rolla in Phelps County, Missouri. Teams representing the Catholic, Christian, Presbyterian, Baptist, Episcopal, and Methodist churches participated in the league.
Farrelly Family Papers, 1884-2003 (CA6412)
2 cubic feet
Papers of the Farrelly family of Allenton and St. Louis, Missouri, include correspondence, business papers, genealogy, photographs, poetry, religious material, and miscellaneous papers. The papers include material concerning Thomas Farrelly's life as a monk in Kentucky, Utah, and Israel. Also included is genealogical material concerning the related Linton and Gross families. The family farm in Allenton was called "Pinook."
Sister Ruth Heaney Papers, 1970s-1990s (CA6138)
2.4 cubic feet
The papers of Ruth Boylston Heaney, Benedictine sister of Our Lady of Peace Monastery in Columbia, Missouri. Widow of Larry Heaney (founder of the Milwaukee Catholic Worker) and a social activist, Heaney raised her six children on a Catholic Worker farm in Starkenburg, Missouri. She volunteered with the Benedictine sisters and eventually joined the order in 1979. Includes correspondence with prisoners, notebooks, and limited photographs.
These are newsletters, printed materials, and miscellaneous papers of the Knights of Columbus council at Rolla in Phelps County, Missouri.
This is a program booklet for the fifty-second annual conclave of the Grand Commandery Knights Templar of the State of Missouri, held a the Masonic Temple in Springfield in Greene County, Missouri, on May 27-28, 1913.
Landwehr Family Papers, 1920-2004 (CA6558)
4.6 cubic feet, 5 oversize items
The papers of a German Catholic family from Cole County, Missouri, that owned the Landwehr Dairy, contains correspondence, Christmas cards, recipes, financial records, religious material, and miscellaneous family material. The collection includes material concerning Sister Mary Gabriel Landwehr.
Missouri Church Records, 1811-2023 (C0558)
123.3 cubic feet (1424 folders), 3 computer discs
The Missouri Church Records consist of newsletters, conference proceedings, reports, directories, journals, and other publications of various religious denominations in Missouri including the Methodist, Baptist, Disciples of Christ (Christian), Presbyterian, and Catholic churches.
Statewide documentation of local churches by county. Includes cultural arts reports, church histories, floor plans, architectural details, clippings, slides, photographs, and miscellany.
Religious Culture of St. Louis Senior Seminar Papers, 1980-1982 (S0140)
0.01 cubic foot, 3 folders
This collection contains eleven papers from History 293 (Spring, 1981), a senior seminar held at the University of Missouri-St. Louis on the religious history of St. Louis.
Schroeder-Winkelmann Family Papers, 1847-1990 (S0305)
2.5 cubic feet, 178 photographs
The Schroeder-Winkelmann Family Papers consist of correspondence, photographs, sheet music, and artifacts chronicling the lives of a German-Catholic family in St. Louis, Missouri. Joseph and Daisy Schroeder were married in 1918, and their daughter Pat married Jim Winkelmann in 1949. The materials in the collection document the family’s involvement in St. Louis’ Catholic community. Also of interest are items related to Missourians’ experiences during World War I, including a German alien registration card and Joseph Schroeder’s military papers and souvenirs.
Ste. Genevieve Parish Records, 1764-1843 (C3040)
2 rolls of microfilm
Registers of baptisms, marriages, and deaths for Ste. Genevieve, MO, parish from the early days of the church in Ste. Genevieve to the statehood period. Records are in French and cover the whole community, including slaves. One register lists marriages between Catholics and non-Catholics and among non-Catholics which were performed by the parish priests.
Wallace Family Papers, 1929-1983 (S0725)
0.25 cubic feet, 5 folders, 33 photographs
The Wallace Family Papers contain the papers of Lester James Wallace (1902-1985) and his wife Eleanor Wallace (1903-1986), a Catholic family who lived at 4852 Tiemann Street in St. Louis, Missouri. Mr. Wallace worked as a truck driver for ice cream and wholesale dairy operations in the 1940s and 1950s. Their papers include correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, a volume of Wallace Family History, an identification card, and a WWII draft card.