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Father Bert Buby collection on Ephesus

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: ML-082

Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, publications, reports, and ephemera related to Fr. Bert Buby's study of Ephesus. A large portion of the collection includes letters and email exchanges with Joseph Quatman of The American Society of Ephesus, Inc. regarding Ephesus.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1992 - 2009

Language of Materials

Bulk of collection is in English, with some publications in German

Access to Materials

This collection is open and available to the public for research in the Marian Library reading room. The materials are non-circulating.

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 their heirs for any other use, such as reproduction and publication.

Biographical/Historical Notes

This collection includes correspondence, publications, writings, and ephemera about Ephesus and St. Mary in Ephesus collected by Father Bertrand (Bert) Buby.

Fr. Bert is a Marianist priest and Professor Emeritus at the University of Dayton, where he teaches courses on Mary at the International Marian Research Institute. He is past president of the Mariological Society of America, a member of the Pontifical International Marian Academy, and the author of several works on the topic of Mary. Fr. Bert earned his his licentiate in Scripture from the Pontifical Biblical Institute and his doctorate in Marian Theology from the International Marian Research Institute at the University of Dayton.

A significant portion of the collection includes correspondence with Joseph B. Quatman (1916-2011), who founded The American Society of Ephesus (George B. Quatman Foundation) with his father in 1955. The society engages in and funds efforts to restore ancient Christian sites, with particular interest in those located in Ephesus, Turkey.


0.5 Linear Feet (1 record box)

Guide to the Father Bert Buby collection on Ephesus, 1992-2009
Liz Grauel
March 2023
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Repository Details

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