Archives

Title: Archives, Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse

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Syracuse, NY 13202
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Maintains archival collections of information and materials of historical value for the diocese and parishes.

240 East Onondaga Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

Tel: (315) 470-1493
Fax: (315) 478-4619

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The Diocesan Archives

  • Is the depository for documents and records of the diocese
  • Provides for an accurate and clear record of those events which comprise the official histroy of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse
  • Collects,appraises,organizes,preserves,describes,catalogs, and where appropriate makes available those records of administrative,legal,fiscal, and historical value
  • Is made up of three distinct areas: the museum,the library, and the records/work room which are located in the basement of the Chancery building at 240 East Onondaga Street, Syracuse,New York
  • Is open to researchers by appointment on Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Hosts tour groups and provides guest speakers with a slide show on the history of the diocese
  • Does NOT house sacramental records. These are kept at the parish level.

 

Established in 1986

Maintains archival collections of information and materials of historical value for the diocese and parishes.Archives does not house sacramental records. These are kept at the parish level.

Collections:

  1. Episcopate
  2. Cathedral Parish
  3. Soft Bound Books and Pamphlets
  4. Sister's Council
  5. Seminaries and Seminarians
  6. Msgr. David Gildea
  7. Msgr. Joseph Champlin
  8. Ordained Ministers
  9. Reference
  10. Ready Reference-Bishops
  11. Ready Reference-Institutions
  12. Ready Reference-Parishes
  13. Current Collection-1970's, 80's and 90's
  14. Department of Archives
  15. Scrapbooks
  16. Msgr. Charles Fahey and Daniel Lawler
  17. Special I Before 1950
  18. Rare Books
  19. Hard Bound Books
  20. Dr. David O'Brien
  21. Catholic Sun
  22. Blue Prints
  23. Encapsulation
  24. Parishes
  25. Bernadette M. Russell
  26. Dr. Thomas R. O'Connor
  27. Museum
  28. Msgr. Charles Joseph Brady
  29. Special II-1950's and 1960's
  30. Diocesan School Records

*Collections- a body of manuscripts or papers having a common source