Father John T. Arsenault rosary collection
Scope and Contents
This collection includes rosaries given to Father John T. Arsenault, Catholic priest, and his notes on them.
- 1955-08-29 - 1969-11-05
- Arsenault, John T. (Person)
Language of Materials
Collection is in English.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open and available to the public for research in the Marian Library reading room. The materials are non-circulating.
Conditions Governing Use
The materials in this collection may be protected by copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). The materials are available for personal, educational, and scholarly use. It is the responsibility of the researcher to locate and obtain permission form the copyright owner or his or her heirs for any other use, such as reproduction and publication.
Biographical / Historical
John T. Arsenault was born January 23, 1904, in Saint Louis, Prince Edward Island, Canada. His seminary studies were in Worcester, Massachusetts, and Baltimore, Maryland. He was ordained on June 14, 1930 at Saint Andre parish in Biddeford, Maine, by Bishop John Gregory Murray. He served as a pastor in many different parishes throughout the state of Maine. He was named a monsignor (domestic prelate) in 1963. He retired from active priestly ministry ion September 15, 1968. He died on August 26, 1974.
Information from the Diocese of Portland, Maine, United States of America, archives.
5 Linear Feet (4 Paige Record-tainer boxes, 1 small binder) ; 9.25"x24"x4.25"
This collection is of rosaries that were donated to Father John T. Arsenault, priest for the Diocese of Portland, Maine.
The rosaries are arranged in the order original to Father John T. Arsenault's notes. The collection has some gaps when compared to the notebook, and other rosaries are in the collection without notes by Fr. Arsenault.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The materials in this collection were acquired by Marian Library staff from the John T. Arsenault estate.
This collection was processed under the supervision of Jean Frisk, completed in May 2016. It has been rehoused by Andrew J. Kosmowski in December 2016.
- Guide to the Father John T. Arsenault rosary collection, 1955 - 1969
- Brother Andrew Kosmowski
- February 2017
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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