General Governance Collection

Collection number:   MIS.2.001
Repository Code: MoSlJA
Repository:   Jesuit Archives: Central United States
Title:   Missouri Province General Governance collection
Date [bulk]:   1823-1990
Date [inclusive]:  1823-2009
Extent:    5.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
Creator:   Jesuits. Missouri Province
Language of material:   English and Latin


Abstract: The Missouri Province of the Society of Jesus, established as a mission in 1823, was the second Jesuits province to be established in the United States. The General Governance collection contains foundation documents, general administrative records related to the Missouri Province of the Society of Jesus from its foundation to the early 2000s. This collection was compiled from various sources by Province Archives Staff.

Conditions governing access:  This collection is open for research.

Conditions governing reproduction and use:  The archival records in the Jesuit Archives: Central United States are the property of the Central and Southern, Chicago-Detroit, Northeast, and Wisconsin Provinces of the Society of Jesus. Copies may not be duplicated or deposited elsewhere without the prior written consent of the archivist. Supplying a copy is not an authorization to publish or circulate. Written permission to publish any records in their entirety or a substantial portion thereof must be requested and approved prior to publication. The researcher has the sole legal responsibility for obtaining this written permission.


MIS.2.001 General Governance collection finding guide