Historical images of the University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul Seminary and the St. Thomas Military Academy are included in this collection.
A collection of materials from the papers of Arvid Reuterdahl, Dean of the Department of Engineering at the College of St. Thomas, 1918 to 1922.
Christopher Dawson (1889-1970) was an English Catholic intellectual and author of books, articles, and scholarly monographs on the relation of religion and culture and on the Christian sources for the development of western civilization. This collection includes a selection of materials from his personal papers.
Msgr. John A. Ryan was an 1892 graduate of the St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary (now the University of St. Thomas) and a 1898 graduate of the Saint Paul Seminary (1898). He served as a professor of moral theology at the Saint Paul Seminary from 1902 - 1915. Known as the foremost social justice advocate and theoretician in the Catholic Church of the United States during the first half in the 20th century, Ryan’s speeches and writings were focused on economic and political issues. His Ph.D. dissertation (published later as A Living Wage) was an influential early economic and moral argument for minimum wage legislation. This collection includes various pamphlets written by Msgr. Ryan relating to variety of social issues
Digital images of the stained glass windows adorning the O’Shaughessy-Frey Library at the University of St. Thomas are included in this collection.
A collection of temperance tracts from the collection of the Archbishop Ireland Memorial Library at the Saint Paul Seminary.
Early texts published in Native American languages consisting of traditional religious material translated by frontier missionaries.
A selection of holy cards found in books in the collection of Archbishop Ireland Memorial Library, St. Paul Seminary