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Sites and Building Commission of the Archdiocese of Newark records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: ADN 0013
The Sites and Building Committee of the Archdiocese of Newark records include meeting minutes, correspondence, and files on individual parish property and building projects. The materials include discussions and plans for new buildings, additions to existing buildings, and the purchase of properties; the projects include schools, convents, and parish churches. The materials have been put into folders but are not arranged.

Dates

  • 1928-1957 (bulk 1928-1934)
  • Majority of material found within 1928 - 1934

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.

Extent

0.42 Linear Feet

Overview

The Sites and Building Committee of the Archdiocese of Newark was created to oversee and advise on the purchase and sale of property by the Archidiocese as well as oversee all building and construction projects. The Sites and Building Committee of the Archdiocese of Newark records include meeting minutes, correspondence, and files on individual parish property and building projects.

Biographical / Historical

The Sites and Building Committee of the Archdiocese of Newark was created to oversee and advise on the purchase and sale of property by the Archidiocese, as well as oversee all building and construction projects. The committee was founded by Bishop Thomas Walsh on 12 July 1928. The early focus of the committee was to recommend the purchase of sites for future parishes, but the work of the committee also included overseeing the purchase and construction of sites for schools and convents. Today, the work of the Sites and Building Committee is performed by the Property Management Adminstration and the Office of Research and Planning.

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

This collection is not yet processed. Finding aid and basic collection description created in 2013 by Ruben Pereira and Tracy M. Jackson as part of the Overhaul Project collection survey.
Title
Sites and Building Commission of the Archdiocese of Newark records, 1928-1957 (bulk 1928-1934)
Author
Tracy M. Jacskon
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
400 South Orange Ave
South Orange NJ 07079 US
973-761-9476