Mathew Carey

...an increased interest in American literature.[6] An even larger impact on the American literary scene was Carey’s book company, which was described as the “greatest publishing and distributing firm in the country.”[7] In addition to publishing American works, Carey was a major player in importing European works, being the first

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Catholics in WWII

...re no atheists in the foxholes. Louis Meyer Photograph, Assasm India, 1844 The other major part of Dougherty’s WWII correspondence deals with chaplains, both from an administrative national level and an individual priest level. A common theme of the correspondence with Bishop John O’Hara of the Military Ordinariate (later Cardinal

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In Her Own Right: Jane and Marianne Campbell

...igitized their monthly publication, Women’s Progress. Together the journal and the correspondence open a window into these important Catholic activists. The Campbell family were booksellers based in Germantown and largely involved in the intellectual life of Philadelphia. Jane and Marianne’s father was active in the labor movement and their brothers

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Collection Development Policy

...sent Archdiocese since their founding. CHRC also houses the collections of the American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia, as well as some records from St. Charles Borromeo Seminary. ACHS records include printed, visual, and ephemeral materials that document institutions, associations, societies, religious orders, and parishes located within the Archdiocese as

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