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John P. Barrington collection on the Newark Police Department Holy Name Society

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Mss 0066
The John P. Barrington collection on the Newark Police Department Holy Name Society consists of Holy Name Society handbooks and manuals, event programs, convention programs, and newclippings documenting the people and activities of the Society. Included are programs for the many events, especially dinners and communion breakfasts, organized by the Society, as well as photographs of people and events.

Dates

  • 1914-1977, bulk 1947-1977
  • Majority of material found within 1947 - 1977

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

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

0.42 Linear Feet (, Approximately 50 items)

Overview

The Society of the Holy Name, also called Confraternity of the Most Holy Names of God and Jesus, is a group dedicated to the reverence of the names of God and Jesus, open to men age 18 and older. John P. Barrington was a police officer in the Newark Police Department and was an active member of the Newark Police Department Holy Name Society. The John P. Barrington collection on the Newark Police Department Holy Name Society consists of Holy Name Society handbooks and manuals, event programs, convention programs, and newclippings documenting the people and activities of the Society.

Biographical / Historical

The Society of the Holy Name, also called Confraternity of the Most Holy Names of God and Jesus, is a group dedicated to the reverence of the names of God and Jesus and suppression of blasphemy, as well as evangelism and assisting church and parish ministries in Spiritual and Corporal Acts of Mercy. Originating in the 13th century at the Council of Lyons, the society today exists in many branches around the world. In the United States, a diocese may have a union or federation of branches, each associated with individual parishes or groups. Membership is open to practicing Catholic men over the age of 18.

John P. Barrington was a police officer in the Newark Police Department from 1949-1979, and was an active member of the Newark Police Department Holy Name Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials were transferred to the Archives and Special Collections Center from the Archdiocese of Newark. Terms of accession unknown.

Processing Information

Collection was processed and finding aid created by Tracy M. Jackson, July 2012.
Title
John P. Barrington collection on the Newark Police Department Holy Name Society, 1914-1977 (bulk 1947-1977)
Author
Tracy M. Jackson
Date
June 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