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Identifier: Mss 0100
Abstract The Fuligni family correspondence collection dates from 1937 to 1948 and contains correspondence between members of the Fuligni family living in Rome and Rutherford, NJ. The collection documents the mood in Italy in the time just prior to World War II and offers a unique window into the everyday lives and struggles of Italian immigrants in the United States.
Dates: 1937 - 1948
Identifier: Mss 0090
Abstract This collection documents the life of Jacob I. Fass, a chemical engineer who worked at National Oil Products Co. (NOPCO) during WWII and later went on to start his own chemical company. Much of the material in the collection dates from the volatile years of 1942 to 1945 and includes correspondence with his diverse group of friends and family, secret notes taken during his work at NOPCO, and a small number of photographs.
Dates: 1906 - 1964
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Mss 0025
Overview The Austin family of Perth Amboy, New Jersey, lived in the mid-1800s. The Austin family letters consist of letters to Louisa M. Austin from her sister Eliza Glover to the Austin children from their father A. Austin.
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Mss 0034
Overview Francis Joseph Parater of Richmond, VA, was determined to enter the priesthood as a diocesan priest and entered the Pontifical North American College in Rome in 1919, where he died in 1920. In 2001 proceedings began in Richmond for the Cause of Beatification and Canonization of the Servant of God, Frank Parater, Seminarian. The Cause for Frank Parater papers primarily consist of materials gathered by the Historical Commission for the Servant of God Frank Parater. Materials relate to the life,...
Identifier: Mss 0091
Abstract Jean Phillips Cootes (1922-2004) was a patroness of American and Italian arts and music and wife of senior American diplomat Merritt Cootes. She entered the Foreign Service in 1944 and served as a stenographer on the staff of General Lucius Clay, chief of the United States occupation forces in Germany. The Jean Phillips Cootes collection contains personal correspondence, a small amount of clippings, and a history of her home, Il Palagetto, in Florence, Italy.
Dates: 1979 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1985 - 2004
Identifier: Mss 0102
Overview This collection contains materials dating from 1939 to 2013 documenting the life and work of Luna Kaufman, a holocaust survivor who became an advocate for Jewish-Christian relations. The collection consists of Kaufman’s papers, audio-visual materials, and scrapbooks relating to her life and activism.
Dates: 1939 - 2013
Identifier: Mss 0021
Overview Stephen Moylan was born in Ireland in 1737, immigrated to Philadelphia, Penn., joined the Continental Army in 1775 and served with George Washington, and was appointed Quartermaster General for the Continental Army in 1776. Nathanael Greene was born in Rhode Island in 1742, joined the Continental Army in 1775, and was appointed Quartermaster General in 1778, in which post he served until 1780. The Stephen Moylan letter to Nathanael Greene was written 15 October 1779 and is a letter of...
Dates: 15 October 1779
Identifier: Mss 0122
Scope and Contents The following contents of this collection constitute various materials representing the intellectual files of John C.H.Wu along with personal items that illustrate his family life and faith. This includes original manuscripts, printed works, photographs, notebooks, sketch books, subject files, posters, clippings, and other research matter of note.
Dates: 1958 - 1996
Identifier: Mss 0053
Abstract John M. Oesterreicher was born February 2, 1904 in Stadt-Liebau, Moravia, then a part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, into a Jewish family. He studied theology at the Universities of Graz and Vienna, was ordained to the priesthood in 1927, and in 1953 he founded the Institute for Judaeo-Christian Studies at Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ. The John M. Oesterreicher papers include manuscripts, correspondence and sermons centering on his work in Judaeo-Christian Studies and...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Mss 0064
Overview Owen Walter Garrigan was born September 20, 1928 in the Bronx to Walter and Helen Garrigan. Helen died, and Walter married Alice Furlong on Aug 22, 1936. Alice died in 1966 and Walter married Dorothy Henning Garrigan in December 1974. Dorothy was devoted to her stepson Rev. Owen Garrigan and he to her. The Dorothy Garrigan papers consist of personal correspondence, photos, a book and ephemera that were collected by Dorothy Garrigan and primarily relate to Reverend Owen Garrigan, with additional...