James A. Weisbecker papers
Scope and Contents
The James A. Weisbecker papers primarily consists of sermons that incorporated the contemporary issues of the world with the teachings of Catholicism from the 1930s to the 1960s. In addition to the sermons, which make up the bulk of the collection, newspaper clippings, correspondences, and scrapbooks are also included. The three scrapbooks in the collection contain diary entries as well as newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and entries in German.
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.
Biographical / Historical
James A. Weisbecker was a priest of the Archdiocese of Newark during the 1930s-1960s. He served as the Hospital Chaplain at Alexian Brothers Hospital in Elizabeth, New Jersey for many years. He provided the church with insightful and contemporary sermons. Father Weisbecker diligently saved newspaper clippings about then-contemporary issues and incorporated these themes into his weekly sermons. He was well loved and respected by those in his parish.
1.71 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
James A. Weisbecker was a Catholic priest in the Archdiocese of Newark from the 1930s-1960s. This collection contains his various sermons, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and scrapbooks from the 1930s to the 1960s.
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 Jacqui Bowen and Tracy M. Jackson as part of the Overhaul Project collection survey, 2013.
- James A. Weisbecker papers, 1930s-1960s
- Jacqui Bowen and Tracy M. Jackson
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- Finding aid written in English.