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Marian Library

 Organization

administrative history

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of relics and reliquaries

 Collection
Identifier: CSC-001
Abstract:

Collection of reliquaries and relics of various Catholic saints, and the accompanying documentation.

Dates: 1795-2011

Eastern Church art and ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: ML-025
Abstract

This collection contains greeting cards, postcards, commemorative cards, clippings, pamphlets, and other printed ephemera depicting the Blessed Virgin Mary, Maddonna and Child, the life of Jesus and Mary, and other religious themes in the style of Byzantine and Eastern Orthodox art.

Dates: circa 1950-circa 2011

Henri Koehler correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: ML-019
Abstract

The Henri Koehler correspondence contains letters, photographs, articles, and brochures that Mr. Koehler received in response to his written requests to churches in France with Marian titles. The correspondence was initiated through the suggestion of Fr. Theodore Koehler, Henri's brother, and director of the Marian Library at the University of Dayton.

Dates: 1982

Holy Childhood Association Christmas card collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: ML-026
Abstract

This collection contains Christmas cards that were drawn, painted, or otherwise created by children as part of the 2005/2006 and 2006/2007 Holy Childhood Association annual Christmas artwork contest. The cards primarily depict nativity scenes, Madonna and Child, and other Christmas themes. Original artwork was displayed in the Marian Library gallery in 2007.

Dates: 2005-2007

International and cultural Christmas cards

 Collection
Identifier: ML-027
Abstract

This collection contains Christmas cards created by international artists and/or representing cultural and ethnic groups. The cards primarily depict the nativity, Madonna and Child, and other Catholic themes.

Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1980-circa 2010

Marian apparitions collection

 Collection
Identifier: ML-035
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, personal accounts, articles, newsletters, photographs, audio recordings, artifacts, and ephemera documenting reported Marian apparitions in the United States and around the world. The collection primarily includes material related to apparitions in the 20th century from circa 1980 to circa 2000. The collection contains some material dealing with the major, approved Marian apparitions (for example, Fátima and Lourdes), but its focus is documentation of...
Dates: circa 1940-present

Marian bulletins and newsletters

 Collection
Identifier: ML-036
Abstract

This collection contains bulletins and newsletters published by Catholic organizations with a Marian dimension. The collection also contains some information about organizations including promotional, historical, or ephemeral material. This collection is international in scope with a focus on Marian organizations and movements in the United States. Documents date from circa 1950 through the present day.

Dates: circa 1950 - present

Marian devotional scapular collection

 Collection
Identifier: ML-016
Abstract

The Marian devotional scapular collection contains scapulars representing the Blessed Virgin Mary including the Brown Scapular of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, the Green Scapular, the Red Scapular of the Passion, and the Blue Scapular of the Immaculate Conception. The collection also includes various scapulars with a Marian dimension, handmade or otherwise unique scapulars, and brochures or printed ephemera relating to the scapulars.

Dates: circa 1940-2012

Marian holy cards collection

 Collection
Identifier: ML-031
Abstract

This collection contains approximately 10,000 holy cards and printed ephemera related to the Blessed Virgin Mary, Madonna and Child, events in the life of Jesus and Mary, Marian titles, and Marian shrines.

Dates: circa 1675-present; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1950

Marian Library photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: ML-049
Abstract

This collection contains photographs documenting Marian artwork, awards, books, churches and shrines, educational programs, events, groups, individuals, libraries and museums, organizations, and religious objects. The collection is international in scope and materials date from circa 1920 through circa 1990.

Dates: circa 1920-circa 1990

Marian Library records

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: UASC-2012-032
Dates: 1959

Marian postcard collection

 Collection
Identifier: ML-006
Abstract The Marian postcard collection contains approximately 41,000 photographic and picture postcards (as of 2019) documenting: Marian shrines around the world, Marian artwork, and Marian themes. The shrine postcards include images of shrine statues and art works; interiors and exteriors of structures including churches, basilicas, sanctuaries, and grottos; pilgrimages and celebrations at shrines; and other images related to Catholic shrines and churches in over 70 countries. The countries that...
Dates: circa 1900-present; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2000

Marian prayer cards and leaflets

 Collection
Identifier: ML-020
Abstract

This collection contains Marian prayers in the form of cards and small leaflets and includes prayers in both English and foreign languages. The materials in the collection were most likely used in private devotion and represent a variety of popular and unique American and European Marian prayers since the 19th century.

Dates: circa 1848-circa 1990; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1985

Marian print ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: ML-032
Abstract This collection contains Catholic and Marian printed ephemera including postcards, Christmas cards, greeting cards, photographs, souvenirs, brochures, pamphlets, marketing materials, and clippings. The images date from circa 1850 through 2011 and depict the Blessed Virgin Mary, Madonna and Child, events in the life of Jesus and Mary, Marian shrines, and Marian titles. In some cases, the images include text such as a prayer or advertisement. The materials in this collection primarily date...
Dates: 1850-2011

Marian shrines in the United States collection

 Collection
Identifier: ML-046
Abstract

This collection contains materials related to Marian shrines located in the United States. The collection was acquired in response to a form letter sent by the Marian Library in 1995. Materials in this collection include information about the shrine and postcards, brochures, pamphlets, articles, and other ephemera documenting the history and activities of each shrine.

Dates: circa 1995

Marian travel and tourism collection

 Collection
Identifier: ML-023
Abstract The Marian travel and tourism collection contains printed ephemera, primarily pamphlets, but also brochures, maps, and guides to Marian destinations in the United States and internationally. The collection includes travel and visitor information for Marian shrines, sanctuaries, churches, and cathedrals, as well as visitor information for towns or regions with travel destinations related to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Some materials in the collection were created for the purpose of Marian...
Dates: 1926-2012 inclusive, 1950-1970 bulk; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970

Marian Year collection

 Collection
Identifier: ML-043
Abstract

This collection includes articles, newsletters, promotional materials, and other ephemera documenting Catholic programs and activities that celebrated the 1987-1988 Marian Year.

Dates: 1987-1988

Marianist magazine and Mary Today records

 Collection
Identifier: ML-030
Abstract This collection contains materials relating to the history and activities of the Catholic periodical, the Marianist (formerly the Apostle of Mary), later renamed Mary Today. The collection includes meeting minutes, reports, planning documents, marketing materials, manuscripts, and correspondence documenting the history and activities of the periodical, primarily from 1955-1967 when it was...
Dates: 1944-1968; Majority of material found within 1959 - 1964

Mouth and foot artists Christmas cards

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: ML-013
Abstract

This collection contains Marian Christmas cards that have been painted or drawn by artists who utilize brushes or drawing tools held in their mouths or feet as a result of a disability.

Dates: circa 1960-2012

Sacred Heart of Jesus devotional materials

 Collection
Identifier: ML-024
Abstract

This collection contains devotional materials on the Sacred Heart of Jesus including holy cards, prayer leaflets and novenas, foreign language prayers, badges, handmade devotional objects, pamphlets, membership cards, and printed ephemera.

Dates: circa 1880-circa 2000

Sample: Marian artifacts and realia

 Collection
Identifier: ML-sample-01
Dates: circa 1880-circa 1950

Stations of the Cross pamphlet collection

 Collection
Identifier: ML-021
Abstract

This collection contains Stations of the Cross (also referred to as the Way of the Cross) pamphlets in English and European languages. The collection represents methods and traditions of praying the Stations of the Cross including Redemptorist and Franciscan methods, as well as pamphlets written for a particular audience or group. Many pamphlets also include artistic representations or illustrations of each station.

Dates: 1915-2011

Additional filters:

Type
Collection 21
Unprocessed Material 1
 
Subject
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Pictorial works 5
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Art 4
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Shrines 4
Christmas cards 3
Jesus Christ -- Art 3