ITALIAN AMERICANS AND RELIGION COLLECTION, 1864-1962
Credit: Center for Migration Studies of New York

ITALIAN AMERICANS AND RELIGION COLLECTION, 1864-1962

Note: A box and folder list is available in the repository.

This compiled collection pertains to the religious life of the Italian immigrants and their descendants. It contains both primary and secondary materials from diocesan and archdiocesan archives of New York, Brooklyn, Newark, Boston, and Providence. Most of the materials were gathered by Reverend Sylvano Tomasi during his research. The collection contains photocopies of parish records and correspondence, clippings, journal articles, excerpts from books and copies of unpublished papers and announcements, printed letters of appeal, and parish bulletins. It also contains materials from two New York parishes, St. Brigid’s and its Italian offshoot, Our Lady Help of Christians.

Arrangement
Series I: Documents from Miscellaneous Archives
Series II: Rare Printed and Secondary Source Materials
Series III:Documentation on Individual Parishes

Note: A box and folder list is available in the repository.

Collection Title Italian Americans and Religion Collection, 1864-1962
Call Number CMS 019
Extent 3 linear feet in 6 manuscript boxes