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Diocese of Bardstown (Ky) Records,1808-1846

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Diocese of Bardstown (Ky) Records




The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Diocese of Bardstown (Ky) Records, 1808-1846, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.


0.33 cubic ft.

Scope and Content

Collection of photocopied letters that relate to persons who were instrumental in the formation of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bardstown, Kentucky. Papers include correspondence of Ignatius Chabrat, John Baptist David, and Benedict Joseph Flaget discussing the affairs of the Diocese of Bardstown, St. Thomas Seminary, St. Joseph's College, and St. Joseph's Proto-Cathedral and its dependent buildings, as well as general information about the work of the Roman Catholic Church in the eastern and midwestern United States during the early nineteenth century


  • Catholic Church-- Education-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
  • Catholic Church-- Education-- Kentucky-- History.
  • Catholic Church-- Kentucky-- Bardstown-- Archives.
  • Chabrat, Guy Ignatius, 1787-1868-- Correspondence.
  • David, John Baptist Mary, 1761-1841-- Correspondence.
  • Flaget, Benedict Joseph, 1763-1850-- Correspondence.
  • Religious thought-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
  • Spalding, M.J. (Martin Joseph), 1810-1872-- Correspondence.
  • St. Joseph's Proto-Cathedral (Bardstown, Ky.)-- History-- Sources.
  • St. Thomas' Seminary (Nelson County, Ky.)

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