CATHOLIC MARITIME CLUBS AND THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE APOSTLESHIP OF THE SEA RECORDS, 1943-1979
Credit: Center for Migration Studies of New York

CATHOLIC MARITIME CLUBS AND THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE APOSTLESHIP OF THE SEA RECORDS, 1943-1979

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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. In 1920, the Apostleship of the Sea, an international Catholic organization for the spiritual care of seafarers, was founded in Glasgow, Scotland. The National Conference of the Apostleship of the Sea, the official organization governing the Catholic Maritime Clubs, was formed on January 8, 1947 in Brooklyn, New York, under the sponsorship of the War Relief Services-NCWC. The National Office develops training programs for newly appointed chaplains and expands the ongoing programs for experienced chaplains. It coordinates the annual meeting of the National Conference of the Apostleship of the Sea and arranges and develops regional meetings. It publishes a monthly bulletin, “The Catholic Maritime News” and prepares the annual report of the National Conference of the Apostleship of the Sea. 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.

Arrangement
Record Group A: Records of the War Relief Services-National Catholic Welfare Conference and Catholic Maritime Clubs
Subgroup I: War Relief Services-National Catholic Welfare Conference
Subgroup II: Catholic Maritime Club of New Orleans, Louisiana
Subgroup III: Catholic Maritime Club of San Francisco, California
Subgroup IV: Catholic Maritime Club of San Pedro, California
Subgroup V: Catholic Maritime Club of Brooklyn, New York
Subgroup VI: Catholic Maritime Club of New York, New York
Subgroup VII: Catholic Maritime Club of Newport News, Virginia
Subgroup VIII: Catholic Maritime Club of Seattle, Washington
Subgroup IX: Catholic Maritime Club of Portland, Oregon
Subgroup X: Catholic Maritime Club of Mobile, Alabama
Subgroup XI: Catholic Maritime Club of Caracao, Netherlands, West Indies
Subgroup XII: Catholic Maritime Club of Montevideo, Uruguay, South America
Subgroup XIII: Catholic Maritime Club of Halifax, Canada
Subgroup XIV: Catholic Maritime Club of the Kingdom Netherlands
Subgroup XV: Catholic Maritime Club of British Isles
Subgroup XVI: Catholic Maritime Club of Tricomales, Ceylon
Record Group B: National Conference of the Apostleship of the Sea
Subgroup I: National Catholic Apostleship of the Sea Conference
Subgroup II: National Conference of the Apostleship of the Sea and the Pontifical Commission for the Migrants and Tourism

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Collection Title Catholic Maritime Clubs and the National Conference of the Apostleship of the Sea Records ,1943-1979
Call Number CMS 032
Extent 20 linear feet in 44 boxes

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