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Henri Koehler correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: ML-019

Scope and Contents

The Henri Koehler correspondence contains letters, photographs, articles, and brochures that Mr. Koehler received in response to his written requests for information to churches in France with Marian titles. The correspondence was initiated through the suggestion of Fr. Theodore Koehler, Henri's brother, and director of the Marian Library at the University of Dayton from 1969-1987.

Included in the collection are handwritten or typed responses from each church, and the photographs, postcards, brochures, or articles that they sent to Koehler. Many of the photographs are interior and exterior views of the church or cathedral.

Dates

  • 1982

Creator

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

Biography of Henri Koehler

Henri Koehler was the brother of the late Father Theodore Koehler, director of the Marian Library at the University of Dayton, in Dayton, Ohio, from 1969-1987 (and continued to serve at the Marian Library until his death in 2001). The Koehlers were French, from the Alsace region. During Fr. Koehler's directorship at the Marian Library, he asked his brother, Henri, still residing in France, to write to French churches with Marian titles and request information such as photographs, articles, and brochures for the Marian Library collections.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 document case)

Abstract

The Henri Koehler correspondence contains letters, photographs, articles, and brochures that Mr. Koehler received in response to his written requests to churches in France with Marian titles. The correspondence was initiated through the suggestion of Fr. Theodore Koehler, Henri's brother, and director of the Marian Library at the University of Dayton.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by church, in the order it was kept by Mr. Koehler.

Acquisition Information

The materials were acquired by former director of the Marian Library, Fr. Theodore Koehler, S.M., from his brother, Henri Koehler.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Jillian Slater in 2011.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Henri Koehler correspondence, 1982
Status
Completed
Date
2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Marian Library

Repository Details

Part of the Roesch Library Repository

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