General History Collection

Collection number:   MIS.2.002
Repository Code: MoSlJA
Repository:   Jesuit Archives: Central United States
Title:   Missouri Province General History collection
Date [bulk]:   1823-1923
Date [inclusive]:  1823-2010
Extent:    8.25 linear feet (1 record carton, 3 document boxes, 3 glass slide boxes, 1 map drawer)
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 Missouri Province General History collection contains narratives, memoirs, photographs, maps, and ephemera related to the History of the Missouri Mission, Vice-Province, and Province founded in 1823. This collection was compiled from various sources by Missouri Province Archives’ staff.

Conditions governing access:  This collection is open for research. Some items are restricted due to extreme fragility.

Conditions governing reproduction and use:  The archival records in the Jesuit Archives: Central United States are the property of the Northeast, Central and Southern, Chicago-Detroit, 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.2.002 General History collection finding aid