Overview of Provincial Archives collections
The provincial archives are the official repository for all records of permanent historical value created or received by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Joseph’s and the St. Louise province of the Daughters of Charity in the pursuit of its ecclesiastical and legal obligations and in the accomplishment of its mission and the transaction of its business. Gifts from individuals not associated with the company that relate directly to the history and works of the Sisters of Charity of Saint Joseph’s and the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul are welcome and documented by a deed of gift. Other materials from within the company should be arranged with the appropriate individual department or subsidiary corporations. The collection encompasses the period from the establishment of the community by Elizabeth Seton in 1809 to the present.
The Province of St. Louise consists of the states and provinces of the United States and Canada east of the Rock Mountains.
You can search our online database at this link, where you can find certain digitized materials, featured collections, and searching by keywords, subjects, or collections. You can also find finding aids for individual collections below. They are sorted alphabetically by title. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have difficulty. More collection-level finding aids will be posted as they become available.
Finding Aids for Individual Collections
(Finding aids are in Word format. Contact us if you have trouble opening the files)
Simon G. Bruté (Most Rev.)
Simon Bruté Correspondence Inventory A#1-71
Simon Bruté Correspondence Inventory B#1-150
Simon Bruté Correspondence Inventory B#151-278
Simon Bruté Correspondence Inventory C#1-16
Simon Bruté Sketches Inventory
Other finding aids will be added as they become available.