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Anti-Catholic Ephemera collection, 1765-1952 (Bulk: 1765-1844)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0108
Abstract

This small collection of ephemera dates from 1765 to 1844. It consists of pamphlets relating to anti-Catholic sentiment, including addresses denouncing Catholicism and materials relating to the Philadelphia Nativist Riots, in which Protestant nativist groups lashed out against Irish Catholic immigrants and burned several Catholic churches.

Dates: 1765-1952; Majority of material found in 1765-1844

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  • Subject: Pamphlets. X
  • Subject: Nativism X
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