Archdiocese of Newark 125th Anniversary records
Identifier: ADN 0054
The Archdiocese of Newark 125th Anniversary records include correspondence and memoranda related to the planning of the celebratory events, letters of invitation to U.S. bishops and other individuals, replies to invitations, programs, and other materials. Also included are memoranda, correspondence and drafts related to Archbishop Peter Leo Gerety's pastoral letter delivered on 8 December 1978.
Conditions Governing Access
Temporarily closed to research.
Conditions Governing Use
All materials available in this collection (unless otherwise noted) are the property of the Monsignor William Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center and Seton Hall University, which reserves the right to limit access to or reproduction of these materials. Reproduction of materials or content is subject to United States copyright restrictions and may be subject to federal or state privacy regulations. Permission to publish exact reproductions must be obtained from the Director of the Archives and Special Collections Center.
0.42 Linear Feet (, Approximately 180 items.)
The Archdiocese of Newark celebrated the 125th anniversary of its founding in 1978. Materials in the Archdiocese of Newark 125th Anniversary records include correspondence and memoranda related to the planning and attendance of celebratory events.
Biographical / Historical
The Diocese of Newark was founded in 1853. In 1978, the Archdiocese of Newark celebrated its 125th anniversary with a mass at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart on 8 December 1978 as well as a museum display and multi-cultural event at Seton Hall University on 17 November 1978. Bishops from other diocese, local politicians, and various members of the Catholic community from around the country attended the celebratory mass.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Materials were transferred to the Archives and Special Collections Center from the Archdiocese of Newark. Terms of accession unknown.
Collection processed by the Archives and Special Collections Center, revised by Tracy M. Jackson in June 2012.
- Archdiocese of Newark 125th Anniversary records, 1977-1988
- Tracy M. Jackson
- June 2012
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.