Scope and Contents: This collection consists of correspondence and others materials relating to the Diocese of Springfield. In a letter of Mar. 24, 1919, Granville H. Sherwood, Bishop of Springfield, wrote to the Standing Committee of the Diocese of Springfield requesting its consent to the sale and purchase of Church property in Centralia. A second letter of Nov. 1, 1920 from J. W. Ware, President of the Standing Committee of the Diocese of West Virginia to the Standing Committee of the Diocese of Springfield asks consent to the election of a Bishop Coadjutor. The collection also includes an article by Joseph Dutton entitled "Molokai" for publication in the Catholic Encyclopedia, and a song sheet of "God of Our Fathers" by Rudyard Kipling.