Sailors

Sailors

NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE APOSTLESHIP OF THE SEA RECORDS, 1952-1990
The records include reports, correspondence from clubs and others, bulletins, issues of the Catholic Maritime News and other publications, by-laws and constitutions, conference and meeting materials, prayer materials, annual reports, meeting minutes, directories, and other materials related to the Pontifical Commission on Migration and Tourism, Superior Council of Apostolatus Maris, and International Congresses and Conferences of the Apostleship of the Sea.

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UNITED STATES CATHOLIC CONFERENCE, MIGRATION AND REFUGEE SERVICES, OFFICES OF THE APOSTLESHIP OF THE SEA RECORDS, 1940S-1990S
The collection contains materials related to the national office of AOS in Washington DC, correspondences, port files, and materials generated by Monsignor Vincent A. Yzermans. The collection also contains publications, including the Catholic Maritime News and conference proceedings, oral histories, sometimes sold to catechize Filipino seafarers, video tapes documenting activities of the ports, plaques used to identify the donors of Communion kits for priests to use to say Mass and other artifacts, photographs, negatives, and slides of ports and priests involved with the AOS, and books.

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CATHOLIC MARITIME CLUBS AND THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE APOSTLESHIP OF THE SEA RECORDS, 1943-1979
This collection contains the records of the Catholic Maritime Clubs and the National Conference of the Apostleship of the Sea (AOS), and their work with the War Relief Services-National Catholic Welfare Conference and the Pontifical Commission for Migrants and Tourism. The collection contains executive correspondence, photographs, financial reports, annual reports, meeting minutes, monthly records of activities, materials related to the local Maritime Clubs, and other materials.

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