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Vatican II scrapbook, 1962-1964

Identifier: Mss 0110

Scope and Contents

This scrapbook includes materials dating from 1962 to 1964. It contains newspaper clippings and magazine articles relating to Pope John XXIII, the Second Vatican Council, and the effect it had on the church.


  • 1962-1964

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

All materials available in this collection (unless otherwise noted) are the property of the Monsignor William NoƩ 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.

Biographical / Historical

The Second Vatican Council took place from 11 October 1962 to 8 December 1965 in St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City. Vatican II represented a great change in the Catholic Church, with an emphasis on spiritual renewal and modernizing the church. It produced a number of documents, decrees, and declarations that shaped the new direction of the church. The newspaper clippings and magazine articles in this scrapbook relate to Pope John XXIII, who opened the council, and the developments of the Second Vatican Council.


.125 Linear Feet (1 oversized flat box)

Language of Materials



This scrapbook includes newspaper clippings and magazine articles dating from 1962 to 1964 that document the Second Vatican Council and its effect on the Catholic Church.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials found in the Archives and Special Collections Center.

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Repository Details

Part of the The Monsignor Field Archives & Special Collection Center Repository

Archives, Walsh Library
400 South Orange Ave
South Orange NJ 07079 US