The Associations Collection contains various printed material on Catholic associations and societies. These are mainly national associations but also include material on local chapters of national associations as well as local associations and societies. Types of printed material include Constitutions and By-Laws, histories, programs of annual meetings and dinners and ephemeral material such as circulars and brochures.

The Institutions Collection (1838- present) contains various printed material on Catholic institutions in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, New York, Maryland and Washington, D.C. A variety of types of institutions are included, especially hospitals, orphanages, and colleges. Types of material include institutional histories and anniversary books, annual reports, prospectuses and course catalogs. Also included are ephemera such as brochures.


Some material may also be found in the General Pamphlet collection.


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