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New Jersey Catholic Historical Commission records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Mss 0014
The NJCHC records contain materials from the founding of the Commission to the present day. Reports, agendas and correspondence document the administrative functions of the commission. Also included are details regarding the work of the Commission, such as its Publications and oral history work. Included are items relating to The Bishops of Newark 1853-1978, The Diocesan Journal of Michael Corrigan and the Guide to Northern New Jersey Catholic Records.

Dates

  • 1974-2005

Conditions Governing Access

This collection includes audio-visual materials. Access copies of audiotapes, audio cassette tapes, video cassette tapes, film reels, or other audio-visual materials may need to be ordered prior to on-site research. Please contact us to inquire about access to audio-visual materials.


Otherwise, materials are available for research at the Msgr. William Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center. Advance appointments are required for the use of archival materials.

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.

Extent

11 Linear Feet

Overview

The New Jersey Catholic Historical Commission (NJCHC) is a specially appointed board sponsored by the Catholic Bishops of New Jersey and Seton Hall University with its administrative offices within the Archives & Special Collections Center. The NJCHC records contain materials from the founding of the Commission to the present day.

Biographical / Historical

The New Jersey Catholic Historical Commission (NJCHC) is a specially appointed board sponsored by the Catholic Bishops of New Jersey and Seton Hall University with its administrative offices within the Archives & Special Collections Center. The NJCHC was founded in 1976, and until 2008 was known as the New Jersey Catholic Historical Records Commission. The objective of this Commission is to collect, preserve and publish works related to the New Jersey Catholic history experience. The first chairman of the Commission was Rev. John Dougherty, who was succeeded by Archbishop of Newark, Peter Leo Gerety. The founding executive director was Dr. Joseph Mahoney who served from 1976-2005.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collection was transferred by the New Jersey Catholic Historical Commission to the Archives and Special Collections Center. Accession number 1988.0011.ADN.

Existence and Location of Copies

Select items from this collection have been digitized. To view these items, click here for NJCHC documents and here for NJCHC newsletters.

Processing Information

Collection was processed and finding aid created by the Archives and Special Collections Center and Sarah Beth Seymore, 2011-2012.
Title
New Jersey Catholic Historical Commission records, 1974-2005
Author
Sarah Beth Seymore
Date
2012
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid written in 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