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Charles B. Broschart papers

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Identifier: ML-004
Abstract This collection contains the original typed manuscript for the book Call Her Blessed, published in 1961. The collection also contains Mr. Broschart's research and unpublished manuscripts on nearly 1,000 additional titles of the Blessed Virgin Mary from around the world. Some stories are accompanied by an image of the shrine, sanctuary, or monument to which the title relates. The collection also includes supplementary research materials as well as visual...
Dates: 1949-1977 inclusive, 1961-1976 bulk; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1976

Father José María Salaverri collection

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Identifier: ML-078
Abstract According to his book La Anunciación: Conversaciones con Fray Angélico (1998), Fr. José María Salaverri, S.M. had a lifelong fascination with the mystery of the Annunciation. He was born on the Feast of the Annunciation in 1926, and he always viewed the mystery as in some way "his" (14). For Fr. Salaverri, the Annunciation/Incarnation event is the central mystery of the Christian faith, a unique moment in which heaven and earth met and God became one of...
Dates: 2005 - 2015

Father Mersberger and the Shrine of Our Lady of the Green Scapular collection

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Identifier: ML-017
Abstract

This collection documents the history and activities of the Shrine of Our Lady of the Green Scapular and the Green Scapular travel club based in Palmyra, Wisconsin. The collection also contains the early personal papers of Father Jerome Mersberger, pastor at the shrine and organizer of the travel club.

Dates: 1931-2010; Majority of material found within 1960-1978

French Catholic photograph album

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Identifier: ML-050
Abstract This album contains photographs taken in France, circa 1900. It is most likely a travel album created by an (unknown) individual or family. The album documents Catholic sites and other points of interest in France including photographs of churches, buildings, parks, individuals, and monuments. Locations documented in this album include Lourdes, Betharam, Bagnères de Bigorre, Vallée d'Argelès, Gavarnie, Bayonne, Biarritz, Pontarabie, Arcachon, Bordeaux, Tours, Amboise, Blois, Chambort,...
Dates: circa 1900

Josef Levit collection on Marian art

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Identifier: ML-033
Abstract

This collection includes postcards, photographs, holy cards, and clippings depicting Marian shrines, paintings, statues, and other Catholic artwork. The collection primarily covers Marian art in western Europe during the second half of the 20th century.

Dates: circa 1934-2000

Léon Clugnet Marian image collection

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Identifier: ML-048
Abstract The Léon Clugnet Marian image collection documents Catholic and Marian devotion in France during the late 19th century. Mr. Clugnet's personal collection contains Catholic devotional images associated with French Marian shrines and titles of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The images include graphical representations of Mary, Madonna and Child, Marian statues, Catholic churches, and other Catholic holy sites. Materials in this collection are primarily related to France, however, several images...
Dates: circa 1850-circa 1910

Marian holy cards collection

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Identifier: ML-031
Abstract

This collection contains approximately 10,000 holy cards and printed ephemera related to the Blessed Virgin Mary, Madonna and Child, events in the life of Jesus and Mary, Marian titles, and Marian shrines.

Dates: circa 1675-present; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1950

Marian Library photograph collection

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Identifier: ML-049
Abstract

This collection contains photographs documenting Marian artwork, awards, books, churches and shrines, educational programs, events, groups, individuals, libraries and museums, organizations, and religious objects. The collection is international in scope and materials date from circa 1920 through circa 1990.

Dates: circa 1920-circa 1990

Marian postcard collection

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Identifier: ML-006
Abstract The Marian postcard collection contains approximately 41,000 photographic and picture postcards (as of 2019) documenting: Marian shrines around the world, Marian artwork, and Marian themes. The shrine postcards include images of shrine statues and art works; interiors and exteriors of structures including churches, basilicas, sanctuaries, and grottos; pilgrimages and celebrations at shrines; and other images related to Catholic shrines and churches in over 70 countries. The countries that...
Dates: circa 1900-present; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2000

Marian print ephemera collection

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Identifier: ML-032
Abstract This collection contains Catholic and Marian printed ephemera including postcards, Christmas cards, greeting cards, photographs, souvenirs, brochures, pamphlets, marketing materials, and clippings. The images date from circa 1850 through 2011 and depict the Blessed Virgin Mary, Madonna and Child, events in the life of Jesus and Mary, Marian shrines, and Marian titles. In some cases, the images include text such as a prayer or advertisement. The materials in this collection primarily date...
Dates: 1850-2011

Marian shrines in the United States collection

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Identifier: ML-046
Abstract

This collection contains materials related to Marian shrines located in the United States. The collection was acquired in response to a form letter sent by the Marian Library in 1995. Materials in this collection include information about the shrine and postcards, brochures, pamphlets, articles, and other ephemera documenting the history and activities of each shrine.

Dates: circa 1995

Marian travel and tourism collection

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Identifier: ML-023
Abstract The Marian travel and tourism collection contains printed ephemera, primarily pamphlets, but also brochures, maps, and guides to Marian destinations in the United States and internationally. The collection includes travel and visitor information for Marian shrines, sanctuaries, churches, and cathedrals, as well as visitor information for towns or regions with travel destinations related to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Some materials in the collection were created for the purpose of Marian...
Dates: 1926-2012 inclusive, 1950-1970 bulk; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970

Mariology article file

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Identifier: ML-047
Abstract

The Mariology article file contains both published and unpublished material on a variety of Marian topics. Items are arranged alphabetically by author's last name when known.

Dates: 1845-2009