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Historical Old Catholic Cathedral, Library and Rectory, Vincennes, Indiana
Historical Old Catholic Cathedral, Library and Rectory, Vincennes, Indiana
TitleHistorical Old Catholic Cathedral, Library and Rectory, Vincennes, Indiana
TypeImage
Digitized Materialcolor postcard
Coverage-SpatialVincennes, Indiana
SubjectLibrary buildings Indiana
DescriptionOn Front: HISTORIC OLD CATHOLIC CATHEDRAL, LIBRARY AND RECTORY, VINCENNES, IND. THE LIBRARY CONTAINS SOME OF THE OLDEST BOOKS AND RELICS IN THE COUNTRY ;On Back: THE OLD CATHEDRAL--St. Francis Xavier Church was founded in 1702. The present stately old Cathedral is the third church on this site and was projected in 1825, the corner stone being laid with elaborate ceremony in 1826. Its two predecessors for worship were built of logs, the first of which Indian converts assisted in erecting. Thirty-nine pastors have served this church during these many years. Seven of these have attained high positions in the church , six as bishops and one as arch-bishop. The four first bishops of the diocese of Vincennes are buried in the crypt of the present church. The diocese is now known as ""Indianapolis."" The library contains some of the oldest books and rarest manuscripts in this section of the country.
Creator-CorporateA. A. Arnold
Creator-Role?
Creator-ContactsVincennes, Indiana
PublisherALA Archives - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
ThemeLibrary Postcards
Sub-themeIndiana
Techniqueartist rendering
Inclusive Dates1895-
LanguageEnglish
Work Dimensions-Measurement14.2 x 8.9 cm.
MediumPaper
Digital Dimensions-Measurement3356 x 2104 pixels
FormatTIFF
Resolution-Measurement600 dpi
File Size-Measurement21183312 bytes
Resource IdentifierALA0000705
Date Created2010-07-14
CopyrightUnknown
Group-Record97
Sub Group-Record1
Series-Record55
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. University Archives
CollectionSjoerd Koopman Library Postcard Collection
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