SEARCH program of the Archdiocese of Newark records,
Identifier: ADN 0059
The SEARCH program of the Archdiocese of Newark records include materials related to the planning and staffing of SEARCH weekends in the Archdiocese of Newark. The majority of the collection dates from the 1990s and includes administrative documents, correspondence, planning documents, lists, two audio cassettes, and a videotape.
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.
0.58 Linear Feet
The Search for Christian Maturity program was started by the Catholic Youth Organization in San Francisco in the 1960s and was started in the Archdiocese of Newark in 1973. The SEARCH program of the Archdiocese of Newark records include materials related to the planning and staffing of SEARCH weekends in the Archdiocese of Newark.
Biographical / Historical
The Search for Christian Maturity program was started by the Catholic Youth Organization in San Francisco in the 1960s. The program is a three-day retreat for young adults at least 15 years of age, designed to foster feelings of Christian community and to allow participants to explore their personal and spiritual growth. In 1966 the National Catholic Youth Organization adopted the program as its official retreat program, and in 1973 the Archdiocese of Newark's Catholic Youth Organization began to hold SEARCH weekends. By 1981, the program was popular enough to warrant the creation of a second program just for Union county. The SEARCH program continued through the 1990s in the Archdiocese of Newark.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Materials were transferred to the Archives and Special Collections Center from the Archdiocese of Newark. Terms of accession unknown.
Collection was processed and finding aid created by Ben Clark and Tracy M. Jackson, 2012-2013.
- SEARCH program of the Archdiocese of Newark records, 1979-1996
- Tracy M. Jackson
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.