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Kathleen Skrupskis scrapbook on the Second Vatican Council

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Mss 0038
The Kathleen Skrupskis scrapbook on the Second Vatican Council consists of one large scrapbook and photocopies of the scrapbook pages. The scrapbook contains numerous newsclippings and articles on the events and decisions of the Second Vatican Council, and are primarily from the New York and New Jersey area. The scrapbook is extremely delicate.

Dates

  • 1962-1965

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is not yet processed. Materials may be available to researchers with staff assistance 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

1 Linear Feet (1 scrapbook and 1 set of photocopies of scrapbook)

Overview

The Second Vatican Council took place from 11 October 1962 to 8 December 1965 in St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City and is seen to mark a great change in the history of the Church, as the effects of its documents were wide-ranging and far-reaching. The Kathleen Skrupskis scrapbook on the Second Vatican Council consists of one large scrapbook and photocopies of the scrapbook pages containing numerous newsclippings and articles on the events and decisions of the Second Vatican Council.

Biographical / Historical

The Second Vatican Council took place from 11 October 1962 to 8 December 1965 in St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City. It was the 21st Ecumenical Council of the Catholic Church and produced a number of documents, decrees, and declarations that addressed the renewal of the Church and its place in the modern world and in relation to other religions. The Council was announced and opened by Pope John XXIII, who died 3 June 1963, and continued and closed by Pope Paul VI, both of whom stressed the pastoral nature and role of the Church. The Council met in four session between 1962-1965 and while only Roman Catholic bishops participated in the sessions, lay Catholics and observers from other religions were present. The Council is seen to mark a great change in the history of the Church, as the effects of its documents were wide-ranging and far-reaching. At the time of the Council, its sessions were well-covered by news media in the United States, particularly Catholic news media.

Kathleen Skrupskis was a member of St. Luke's parish in Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collection is the gift of Kathleen Skrupskis to Father Weiner of St. Luke in Ho-Ho-Kus, of the Archidocese of Newark, and were transferred to the Archives and Special Collections Center. Accession number 2009.053.

Related Materials

Mrs. Frank Whitrock scrapbooks on the Second Vatican Council, 1958-1965, ADN 0065, in the Monsignor William Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center, Seton Hall University.

Walter W. Curtis papers, 1963-1965, ADN 0003.006, in the Monsignor William Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center, Seton Hall University.

Processing Information

Initial processing and photocopying by the Archives and Special Collectons Center. Creation of finding aid by Erica Garcia and Tracy M. Jackson as part of the Overhaul Project collection survey, 2013.
Title
Kathleen Skrupskis scrapbook on the Second Vatican Council, 1962-1965
Author
Tracy M. Jackson
Date
2013
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
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