The Catholic University of America

Healy, Patrick Joseph

An inventory of Patrick Joseph Healy papers at The American Catholic History Research Center and University Archives


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Descriptive Summary

Repository: The Catholic University of America, The American Catholic History Research Center and University Archives
Creator: Patrick Joseph Healy, 1871-1937
Title: Patrick Joseph Healy papers
Dates: 1908-1937, n.d.
Extent: 5 linear feet; 4 boxes
Abstract: Patrick Joseph Healy was a professor in the Department of Church History in the School of Sacred Sciences at Catholic University from 1904 to 1937. Collection contains primarily his lecture and research notes.
Collection Number: 54
Language: English, German

Biographical Note

Msgr. Patrick Joseph Healy was born on July 26, 1871 in Waterford, Ireland. He was ordained in 1897. He received his Bachelor of Sacred Theology in 1898, the S.T.L. in 1899, and the S.T.D. in 1903. He also spent three years of special studies at the universities of Bonn and Heidelberg in Germany. He became an instructor in Church History at the Catholic University in 1903, was promoted to Assistant Professor in 1905, Associate Professor in 1907 and to a full professorship in 1910. He held the Patrick Quinn Chair of Church History until his death in 1937.

At one time Dr. Healy had served as Dean of Faculty of Theology at the University. Mgsr. Healy was a member of the American Society of Church History, American Historical Association, American Catholic Historical Association, American Irish Historical Society and the American Political Science Association. He was the author of two books, The Valerian Persecution and Historical Christianity and the Social Question. He spent a month touring Europe in 1933 and had an audience with Pope Pius XI. He died at Providence Hospital in Washington and was buried in Brooklyn, New York.

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Scope and Contents

This collection is divided into four series.

The first series is Correspondence, 1923-1937, in box 1. Most of this is about Father Healy's appointment to Domestic Prelate.

The second series is Lecture Notes, 1908-1926, and undated, in boxes 2-4, consisting primarily Healy's lecture notes from the various Church History classes that he taught at Catholic University.

The third series is Research and Writings, 1920s and undated, in box 4. This includes reference materials, probably used for his writings, both in print and for sermons. For example, he wrote several books reviews for publications such as Commonweal and the Catholic Historical Review.

The fourth and last series is Catholic University Administrative, 1930 and undated, in box 4. This has material related to the Theology school at Catholic University and some student grades (restricted access).

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Arrangement

The Patrick Joseph Healy papers consists of three series:





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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

None except for a file of student grades in box 4.

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Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

There is no information known about the donor of this collection.

Processing Information

Processing and EAD markup in December 2013 by Ryan Bass and W. J. Shepherd.

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Related Material

American Catholic History Research and University Archives:

John Tracy Ellis Papers

Peter Guilday Papers

Hubert Louis Motry Papers

William Henry Russell Papers

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Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.


Persons:
Healy, Patrick Joseph

Organizations:
Catholic University of America

Places:
Washington (D.C.)

Subjects:
Catholic University of America. Department of Church History


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Bibliography

Year-Book, The Catholic University of America, Vol. III-Vol. XV, 1901-1937

Patrick Joseph Healy Accession File

Reports of the Rector 40th-44th, Catholic University of America, 1929-1933

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Detailed Description of the Collection

                       
Series 1: Correspondence, 1923-1937 (1 Box)
This series contains both personal and professional correspondence. Most of the personal correspondence is around Father Healy's appointment to Domestic Prelate.
Box Folder
1 1 Personal Correspondence, 1923-1937
  2 Professional Correspondence, April 11,1931
                       
Series 2: Lecture Notes, 1908-1926, n.d. (4 Boxes)
This series contains various files for all of the church history classes that Father Patrick Joseph Healy taught during his tenure at Catholic University.
Box Folder
1 3 Church History (1), n.d.
  4 Church History (2), n.d.
  5 Church History (3), n.d.
  6 Church History (4), n.d.
  7 Church History (5), n.d.
  8 Church History (6), n.d.
  9 Church History (7), n.d.
  10 Church History (8), n.d.
  11 Church History (9), n.d.
  12 Church History (10), n.d.
  13 Church History (11), n.d.
  14 Church History (12), n.d.
  15 Church History (13), n.d.
  16 Crusades (1), 1926
  17 Crusades (2), 1926
  18 Christianity among the Visigoths, 1908
  19 Pelagianism, n.d.
  20 Ancient History, n.d.
  21 Historiography, n.d.
  22 Healy's Notes on Irish History, n.d.
  23 Healy Lectures and Notes (1), n.d.
  24 Healy Lectures and Notes (2), n.d.
  25 Lectures and Notes, n.d.
  26 Healy Lecture and Book Notes, n.d.
  27 Healy Lectures and Notes, n.d.
  28 Notes on Theology and Religion (1), n.d.
  29 Notes on Theology and Religion (2), n.d.
  30 Lectures on Education and Modern Problems of the Church, n.d.
  31 Church History Lecture Notes (1), n.d.
Box Folder
2 1 Church History Lecture Notes (2), n.d.
  2 Church and Society, n.d.
  3 Lecture Note Fragments, n.d.
  4 Christian Charity, 1924
  5 Church and State 1916
  6 Church History: Patrology (1), n.d.
  7 Church History: Patrology (2), n.d.
  8 Church History: Patrology (3), n.d.
        Apostolic Constitutions
  9 Church History: Patrology (4), n.d.
  10 Church History: Patrology (5), n.d.
  11 Church History: Patrology (6), n.d.
  12 Church History: Patrology (7), n.d.
  13 Church History: Patrology (8), n.d.
  14 Church History: Patrology (9), n.d.
  15 Church History: Patrology (10), n.d.
  16 Church History: Patrology (11), n.d.
  17 Church History: Patrology (12), n.d.
Box Folder
3 1 Church History: Patrology (13), n.d.
  2 Church History: Patrology (14), n.d.
  3 Text of Church History (1), n.d.
  4 Text of Church History (2), n.d.
  5 Church History (1), n.d.
  6 Church History (2), n.d.
  7 Church History (3), n.d.
  8 Introduction to Church History, n.d.
  9 Notes on the Early Church, n.d.
  10 Asceticism and Monasticism, n.d.
  11 Meaning of the Social Question, n.d.
  12 Monasticism, n.d.
  13 Miscellaneous (1), n.d.
  14 Miscellaneous (2), n.d.
  15 Lecture Notes Aspects of Education Classical Scholarships in Ireland, n.d.
  16 Liberty, Charity, and Education, n.d.
  17 Sacred Vestments, n.d.
  18 Beginning of Protestant America, n.d.
  19 Geneva Chapter Protestants, n.d.
  20 Protestants America: New World, n.d.
  21 Protestantism (1), n.d.
  22 Protestantism (2) n.d.
  23 Protestantism (3), n.d.
  24 Spanish and French in the New World, n.d.
  25 Unions n.d.
  26 American Protestantism n.d.
  27 Modern History, n.d.
Box Folder
4 1 Miscellaneous Lecture Notes (1), n.d.
  2 Miscellaneous Lecture Notes (2), n.d.
  3 Miscellaneous Lecture Notes (3), n.d.
  4 Miscellaneous Lecture Notes (4), n.d.
  5 Miscellaneous Lecture Notes (5), n.d.
  6 Miscellaneous Lecture Notes (6), n.d.
  7 Miscellaneous Lecture Notes (7), n.d.
  8 Miscellaneous Lecture Notes (8), n.d.
  9 Chapter Review n.d.
  10 Chapter Eight n.d.
  11 Modern Civilization, n.d.
  12 History of Liturgy (1), n.d.
  13 History of Liturgy (2), n.d.
  14 History of Liturgy (3), n.d.
  15 History of Liturgy (4), n.d.
                       
Series 3: Research and Writings, n.d. (1 Box)
This series contains various miscellaneous documents or document transcriptions that Father Patrick Joseph Healy might have used for classes, sermons, books, or book reviews.
Box Folder
4 16 P.F. Synod Photo May 32, ca. 1832
  17 P.F. Provincial Council, 1833
  18 A.P.F. Provincial Council, Baltimore, 1837
  19 P.F. on 4th Provincial, 1840
  20 German-American Catholics to Austrian Emperor, 1836
  21 German Archive Document Transcriptions, ca. 1920-1921
        Originals from the 1830s-1840s
  22 Leopoldinen-Stiftung (1), ca. 1822-1830
        The material in this folder is in German
  23 Leopoldinen-Stiftung (2), ca. 1822-1830
  24 Documentary History of CUCL in U.S., n.d.
        This folder contains materials both in German and English
  25 Notes Miscellaneous, n.d.
  26 Miscellaneous, n.d.
  27 Miscellaneous Notes, n.d.
  28 Publications, n.d.
  29 Clippings-Politics, n.d.
  30 Clippings Church Mergers, n.d.
  31 Clippings-Fundamentalism vs. Modernism, n.d.
  32 Clippings Mission schools, K.K.K., Etc., n.d.
  33 Notes, n.d.
  34 Essays, n.d.
  35 Sermons (1), n.d.
  36 Sermons (2), n.d.
  37 Short Pieces and Sermons n.d.
                       
Series 4: Catholic University Administrative Files, 1930, n.d. (1 Box)
Material related to the Theology school at Catholic University.
Box Folder
4 38 Catholic University (1), n.d.
  39 Catholic University (2), n.d.
  40 Student Grades-List of Names, 1930
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TABLE OF CONTENTS


Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Arrangement

Restrictions

Administrative Information

Related Material

Index Terms

Bibliography

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: Correspondence, 1923-1937

Series 2: Lecture Notes, 1908-1926, n.d.

Series 3: Research and Writings, n.d.

Series 4: Catholic University Administrative Files, 1930, n.d.

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