Peter J. Verhaegen Papers

Collection number:   MIS.5.004
Repository Code: MoSlJA
Repository:   Jesuit Archives: Central United States
Title:  Peter J. Verhaegen papers
Date [bulk]:   1830-1867
Date [inclusive]:  1826-1868
Extent:    .5 linear feet (1 accordion folder)
Creator:   Verhaegen, Peter Joseph, 1800-1868
Language of material:   English, Latin, and French


Abstract: Father Peter Joseph Verhaegen S.J. one of the seven Belgian novices recruited by Charles Nerinckx to work among Native Americans in Missouri. He was one of the founding members of the Missouri Mission established in 1823. The papers include correspondence, photographs, writings, and Verhaegen’s last will and testament.

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 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.5.004 Verhaegen Finding Guide