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Father Sorin letter

 Collection — Folder: S1221
Identifier: S1221

Scope and Contents

This collection includes one letter from Father Edward Sorin to Ariel E. Drapier dated August 4, 1849 regarding attending Notre Dame University.

Dates

  • 1849

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Ariel E. Drapier, who established the South Bend Forum, received a letter from Father Sorin about his sons attending the University of Notre Dame. Father Edward Frederick Sorin was born in 1814 in Ahuille, Departement de la Mayenne, Pays de la Loire France and died in 1893 in South Bend, Indiana. He is the founder of the University of Notre Dame in 1842 in Northern Indiana at the age of 28.

Sources:

Materials from collection and Ancestry Library.

Flanagan, T. (2007-2016). History of the University: A Place Born of Imagination and Will. University of Notre Dame. Retrieved from https://www.nd.edu/about/history/.

Extent

0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Arrangement

This collection consists of one item.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Laura Drapier on 1917/06/21.

Accruals

No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/08/03 by Kori Nell. EAD finding aid created 2016/08/03 by Kori Nell.
Title
Father Sorin letter
Status
Completed
Author
Kori Nell
Date
2016/8/3
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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