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Identifier: Mss 0036
Overview Pierre Toussaint was born into slavery in 1766 in what is now Haiti and moved with his family and master to New York where he lived until his death in 1853. The Pierre Toussaint Guild was created to advocate his induction into sainthood. The Collection on the Cause for Pierre Toussaint primarily consists of newspaper clippings describing the life and cause for sainthood of Pierre Toussaint, as well as photographs, correspondence, and mass cards related to Pierre Toussaint.
Identifier: SHU 0019
Overview The Center for African American Studies at Seton Hall University was founded as the Black Studies Center in 1970, and is now the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures in the College of Arts and Sciences. The Center for African American Studies of Seton Hall University records contains materials documenting the operation of the Center from 1970 until the late 1980s, including budgets, memorandums, course offerings and lists, supply lists, meeting minutes, a variety of forms for...
Identifier: ADN 0003-011
Overview Joseph Francis was ordained as a priest in 1950 and became the fourth African American Roman Catholic bishop in the country, and the first ordained in the Northeast. Bishop Francis was a pioneering figure in the discussion of race and religion. The materials in this collection span the years between 1934 and 1997, and includes much of Bishop Francis' own writings for his speeches and sermons.