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Marian Library

 Organization

administrative history

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

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 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 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

Filtered By

  • Subject: Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Shrines X
  • Subject: Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Shrines X

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Subject
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Pictorial works 4
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Shrines 4
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Art 3
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Miscellanea 3
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Shrines -- United States 2