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Catholic Press Association records

Identifier: CSC-042

Scope and Contents

The Catholic Press Association records contain a variety of records, mostly related to their annual conventions, and various marketing and publicity initiatives. The records cover the decade from about 1956 to 1966, thus covering the beginning of the Second Vatican Council.


  • Creation: 1950 - 1969

Restrictions on Access

The collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

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 from the copyright owner or his or her heirs for any other use, such as reproduction and publication.

Historical Note

The Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada was founded in 1911. It supports newspaper and media journalists and specialists, and includes over 600 member organizations.

The Association believes that "effective communications lie at the heart of the Church's mission to preach the Good News to all."


1 Linear Feet (1 box)

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Acquisition Information

Donated to the U.S. Catholic Special Collection in 2012.

Collection guide for the Catholic Press Association records
In Progress
Stephanie Shreffler
2019 July
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Repository Details

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