Boeddeker, Alfred, 1903-
- Existence: 1903-
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
The Father Alfred Boeddeker collection contains stories on Marian apparitions and devotions, brochures, prayers, sheet music, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and materials for a course in Mariology. Father Boeddeker was a Franciscan priest based in California. He was the founder of the St. Anthony Dining Room in San Francisco, and is known for his humanitarian work as well as his participation in a number of Marian organizations.
This collection contains by-laws, meeting minutes, reports, papers, and ephemera which document the history and activities of the Franciscan National Marian Commission, an organized movement within the Order of Friars Minor. The organization’s purpose was to promote Marian congresses, institutes, studies, and centers, and to sponsor the publication of The Marian Era from 1960-1976.