Guide to the Byzantine and Roman Catholic Church Memorial Booklets Collection, 1949-1978 AIS.1979.42

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
Byzantine and Roman Catholic Church Memorial Booklets Collection
Creator
Catholic Church.
Collection Number
AIS.1979.42
Date
1949-1978
Extent
2.0 microfilm reels (776 frames)
Abstract
This collection contain 21 memorial booklets from a variety of Byzantine and Roman Catholic Churches, 1949-1978. The booklets commemorate a variety of church events including dedications, rededications, anniversaries, building fund drives, and consecrations.

Preferred Citation

Byzantine and Roman Catholic Church Memorial Booklets Collection, 1949-1978, AIS.1979.42, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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Scope and Content Notes

This collection contains memorial booklets from a variety of Byzantine and Roman Catholic Churches located in Southwestern Pa., Northeastern Ohio, and one church in Annandale, Va. The booklets commemorate a variety of church events including dedications, rededications, anniversaries, building fund drives, and consecrations. The collection is made up of two series. Series I contains 17 booklets from Byzantine Catholic Churches and Series II contains 4 booklets from Roman Catholic Churches.

The Southwestern Pa. communities included are: Avella, Canonsburg (Washington County); Ambridge (Beaver County); Clymer (Indiana County); Greensburg, Harrison City, Jeanette, Monessen (Westmoreland County); McAdoo (Schuykill County); McKeesport (Allegheny County); New Salem, Uniontown (Fayette County); Nicktown (Cambria County); and Trauger (Westmoreland County). Those in Ohio are in Youngstown and Newton Falls.

Note: The first part of this collection (394 frames) is filmed on the second half of a reel containing the St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Uniontown Pa. Records, AIS.1980.22. The second part of this collection (382 frames) is filmed at the beginning of a reel which also contains the Trinity Lutheran Church, Wexford, Pa. Records, AIS.1980.31.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, December 1980

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Revision Description

 Converted from EAD Version 1.0 to EAD Version 2002 July 1, 2006

Access Restrictions

No restrictions.

Copyright

Permission for publication is given on behalf of the University of Pittsburgh as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Acquisition Information

This collected was microfilmed with permission by Archives of Industrial Society using funds provided by the NEH grant RC-0036-79-1210, "Survey and Acquisition of Source Materials Relating to Immigrant and Ethnic Life in Southwestern Pa." in 1979.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Katie Kirwin in October 1980.

Revision and rearrangement for the encoded version of the finding aid provided by Dan Horvath in October, 2003. Information about the collection title and the controlled access terms was extracted from the MARC record in the University of Pittsburgh catalog Voyager ID number: 1433373

Existence and Location of Orginals

Original records are in the possession of Robert J. Skovira.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Catholic Church. -- Ohio

Geographic Name(s)

  • Annandale (Va.) -- Church history
  • Ohio -- Church history
  • Pennsylvania -- Church history

Subject(s)

  • Church buildings -- Ohio
  • Church buildings -- Pennsylvania
  • Church buildings -- Virginia -- Annandale
  • Churches and Synagogues

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Previous Citation

Byzantine and Roman Catholic Church Memorial Booklets Collection, 1949-1978, AIS.1979.42, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

Memorial Booklets, Byzantine and Roman Catholic Churches, Southwestern Pa.; Northeastern Ohio; and Annandale, Va., 1949-1978, AIS Micro 79:42, Archives of Industrial Society, University of Pittsburgh

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Collection Inventory

Series  I. Byzantine Catholic Church Booklets 

  Microfilm-cabinetDrawerReel
Silver Jubilee, 1924-1949, Byzantine Slavonic Rite, Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh, 1949 291
  Reel
Building Fund, St. Mary's, Monessen, PA., 1957 1
  Reel
Dedication, St. John's, Pittsburgh, PA., 1959 1
  Reel
Dedication, St. Mary's, Monessen, PA., 1960 1
  Reel
Rededication, St. Mary's, Trauger, PA., 1961 1
  Reel
Dedication, Educational and Recreational Center, St. Mary's, Trauger, PA., 1961 1
  Reel
Dedication, St. Mary's, Youngstown, OH., 1961 1
  Reel
Dedication, St. John the Baptist, Avella, PA., 1962 1
  Reel
50th Anniversary, St. Micheal's, Canonsburg, PA., 1962 1
  Reel
Dedication, St. Mary's, Ambridge, PA., 1963 1
  Reel
Dedication, Motherhouse and Novitiate, Mt. St. Macrina, Uniontown, PA., 1964 1
  Reel
Dedication, St. Mary's Assumption, New Salem, PA., 1967 1
  Reel
50th Anniversary, St. Michael's, Newton Falls, OH., 1972 2
  Reel
Dedication, Epiphany of Our Lord, Annadale, VA., 1973 2
  Reel
Dedication, St. Anne's, Clymer, PA., 1974 2
  Reel
75th Jubilee, St. Nicholas', McKeesport, PA., 1976 2
  Reel
Rededication, St. Michael's, McAdoo, PA., 1978 2

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Series  II. Roman Catholic Church Booklets 

  Reel
Dedication, Ascension Church, Jeanette, PA., 1961 2
  Reel
Dedication, St. Barbara, Harrison City, PA., 1963 2
  Reel
Consecration, Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, Greensburg, PA., 1973 2
  Reel
History, St. Nicholas', Nicktown, PA., 1977 2

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