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Memorabilia

 Series
Identifier: Series II

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The Collection on Pope John Paul II's visits to the United States describes and shows the build up, events, and aftermath of the Pope's visit. The contents center around Pope John Paul II's visit to Newark's Sacred Heart Cathedral and Giants Stadium on October 4, 1995. Additionally, this collection contains material related to the Pope's past visits to the United States as well as memorabilia and artifacts. These events are exhibited through newspaper clippings, photographs, itineraries, background information on the Pope, and videos of the Papal masses at Giants Stadium and Sacred Heart Cathedral. Background information on the Pope is provided as are task force documents, the Pope's schedule and the entire planning that went into this event in history. Artifacts include t-shirts, caps, and a figure of the Pope.

Dates

  • 1979-1996 (bulk 1995)
  • Majority of material found in 1995 - 1995

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Extent

From the Collection: 4.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the The Monsignor Field Archives & Special Collection Center Repository

Contact:
Archives, Walsh Library
400 South Orange Ave
South Orange NJ 07079 US
973-761-9476