Saint Stanislaus Seminary Collection

Collection number:   MIS.3.008
Repository Code: MoSlJA
Repository:   Jesuit Archives: Central United States
Title:   Saint Stanislaus Seminary collection
Date [bulk]:   1833-1972
Date [inclusive]:  1818-1996
Extent:    42.4 linear feet (30 boxes and 2 file drawers)
Creator:   Jesuits. Missouri Province
Language of material:   English, Latin, and some German.


Abstract: Saint Stanislaus Seminary, established in 1823 and located in Florissant, Missouri, was the longest continually operating Jesuit novitiate in the United States. The Missouri novitiate educated Jesuits in the Midwest until 1971. The Saint Stanislaus Seminary collection contains governance documents, rector’s files, treasurer’s files, publications, writings, photographs, artifacts, and ephemera related to the history of the Seminary. This collection was compiled from various sources by 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 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.3.008 Saint Stanislaus Seminary Finding Guide