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Henry Joseph Browne papers, 1797-1980

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Series I: Research and Scholarship,1792-1980

The Research and Scholarship Series contains Browne's research material, published articles and drafts, and lecture and reading notes


Subseries 1: John Hughes Biographical Materials, 1792-1956

This Subseries, which forms the bulk of the Research and Scholarship series, contains primary materials relating to Archbishop John Hughes, such as Hughes's original correspondence and topical files, both arranged alphabetically. Hughes's correspondence files include letters from such notable figures as Abraham Lincoln, Popes Leo XII, Gregory XVI, and Pius IX. William Henry Seward was also a regular correspondent. This subseries also contains typescripts and microfilmed copies of Hughes's correspondence, as well as his letterbooks and scrapbooks. Additionally, the subseries contains material collected by other would-be biographers of Hughes, including an unpublished manuscript of a Hughes biography by Peter Guilday.



Box 1 Folder 1 to 17 Correspondence-- A-Z, 1860-1895, (17 Folders)


Correspondence



Box 2 Folder 1 to 18 A-R, 1826-1920, (18 Folders)



Box 3 Folder 1 to 7 S-Y and Unknown, 1840-1880, (7 Folders)


Box 3 Folder 8 to 13 Typescripts and Photocopies, 1827-1863, (6 Folders)


Box 3 Folder 14 Correspondence-- McCloskey-- Typescript, 1835-1836


Correspondence



Box 4 Folder 1 Photostats



Box 5 Folder 1 to 2 Letterbooks, 1841-1854, (2 volumes)


Box 5 Folder 3 Typescript of Letterbooks



Box 6 Folder 1 Photocopies, 1794


Box 6 Folder 2 to 7 Microfilm, 1986-1910 (5 rolls), 1986-1910


Box 6 Folder 8 The Complete Works of John Hughes, vol. 1



Box 7 Correspondence--Father Smith


Box 7 Letterbook, 1857-1859



Box 8 Folder 1 to 3 Scrapbooks, 1844-1861, (3 volumes)


Topical Files


Box 8 Folder 4 to 5 St. John's College-- Fordham, 1841-1846, (2 Folders)


Box 8 Folder 6 St. Joseph's Seminary, 1845-1855


Box 8 Folder 7 St. Patrick's Cathedral, 1839


Box 8 Folder 8 Statistics on Catholic Population, 1848-1855


Box 8 Folder 9 Varela, Felix (Obituary by Hughes), circa, 1855


Thomas Cassidy's Materials on Hughes



Box 9 Folder 1 General


Box 9 Folder 2 General-- Transferred to Guilday


Box 9 Folder 3 Clippings, 1933-1934


Box 9 Folder 4 to 5 Correspondence, 1933-1934, (2 Folders)


Box 9 Folder 6 List of Clergy in New York, 1847-1895


Box 9 Folder 7 McCloskey, Cardinal, 1879-1888


Box 9 Folder 8 McGlynn Case Materials


Box 9 Folder 9 Murray, Nicholas-- Memoirs, 1862


Box 9 Folder 10 Notes on Hughes's Meeting with Pope Leo XIII


Peter Guilday's Material on Hughes


Correspondence



Box 10 Folder 1 to 2 Guilday, 1927-1937, (2 Folders)


Box 10 Folder 3 New York Negotiation, 1928-1946


Box 10 Folder 4 Sisters of Charity, 1827-1846


Box 10 Folder 5 M.H. Ward, 1890-1909


Research Notes, 1928-1930s


Box 10 Folder 6 to 7 General, (2 Folders)



Box 11 Folder 1 Church History


Box 11 Folder 2 Clippings (originals and photocopies), 1827-1861


Box 11 Folder 3 DuBois Material


Box 11 Folder 4 Hughes Genealogical Material


Box 11 Folder 5 Letters Referenced in Hassard's John Hughes


Box 11 Folder 6 McKenna Clan History


Box 11 Folder 7 Notre Dame and Baltimore Archives Research


Box 11 Folder 8 Research in Europe, 1929


Box 11 Folder 9 St. Patrick's Cathedral Archives


Box 11 Folder 10 San Francisco


Box 11 Folder 11 Outline of Hughes Biography


Box 11 Folder 12 Register of Documents in Jesuit Archives, Rome Relating to Hughes


Box 11 Folder 13 to 16 Manuscript of Hughes Biography, (4 Folders)



Box 12 Folder 1 to 3 Manuscript of Hughes Biography, (3 Folders)


Henry Joseph Browne's Hughes Biography, circa, 1956


Box 12 Folder 4 to 8 Research Notes, (4 Folders)



Box 13 Folder 1 to 6 Research Notes, (6 Folders)



Box 14 Folder 1 to 5 Drafts and Notes, (5 Folders)



Box 15 Folder 1 to 5 Manuscript, (5 Folders)


Subseries 2: Scholarly Research-- Church and Social History, 1947-1980

This subseries is comprised of Browne's research materials and published articles, including his master's thesis, and extensive notes he used to prepare and present his classroom lectures. These files indicate Browne's interest in church and social history.


Box 15 Folder 6 to 7 Church History Research and Resources, (2 volumes)



Box 16 Folder 1 Browne's Publication List


Box 16 Folder 2 Publications-- General, 1956-1958


Box 16 Folder 3 Publications-- In Typescript


Box 16 Folder 4 Publications and Clippings, 1956


Box 16 Folder 5 Articles, 1952-1957


Box 16 Folder 6 Browne on Jack Egan, 1980


Box 16 Folder 7 to 8 The Catholic Church in American Life, (2 Folders)


Box 16 Folder 9 Catholic University of America-- Research Notes


Box 16 Folder 10 "Catholics Face a New Frontier,", 1960


Box 16 Folder 11 Church History Articles, 1951-1956


Box 16 Folder 12 Church and Labor Research


Box 16 Folder 13 "Diocesan Clergy of New York: An Historical Sketch,", 1950-1951


Box 16 Folder 14 "The Faculty and the Archivist," circa, 1960s


Box 16 Folder 15 "Groping for Relevance in an Urban Parish,", 1971



Box 17 Folder 1 "Housing the Poor: The Confused Catholic Social Apostolate,", 1968


Box 17 Folder 2 "Majority Interests,", 1979


Box 17 Folder 3 "Maxima Vigilantia"


Box 17 Folder 4 Molly Maguires, 1947


Box 17 Folder 5 to 6 "One Stop Above Hell's Kitchen: Sacred Heart Parish in Clinton,", 1976, (2 Folders)


Box 17 Folder 7 Parochial Archives-- Notes, undated


Box 17 Folder 8 "Power and the Institutional Church,", 1967


Box 17 Folder 9 "A Preliminary Survey of the Historical Bibliography of the Archdiocese of New York,", 1946


Box 17 Folder 10 "St. Ann's on East Twelfth Street New York City, 1852-1952,", 1952


Box 17 Folder 11 "Terence Powderley: His Relationship with the Catholic Church,", 1945

(Browne's Master's Thesis)


Box 17 Folder 12 "Toward Symbolic, Theopolitical Ministry"


Box 17 Folder 13 Urban Renewal-- Various., 1966


Teaching Materials



Box 18 Folder 1 American Community, 1976


Box 18 Folder 2 to 3 Church History-- Catholic University of America, (2 Folders)


Box 18 Folder 4 Church History-- St. Joseph's


Box 18 Folder 5 Civil War and the Church


Box 18 Folder 6 Comparative Social Movements, 1975


Box 18 Folder 7 Medieval History, 1967


Box 18 Folder 8 to 10 Notes, 1952-1970s, (3 Folders)