Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
A series of letters from Laurence Kelly, SJ, to Mother Seraphim Byrnes detailing developments in the Restorers, renovation going on, funds collected and asked for, interaction and structuring of the organization.
A letter from Mother Seraphim Byrnes to Laurence Kelly, SJ, in which she states "You will find enclosed a few reasons I have presented for claiming Mother Clare Joseph as the principal foundress."
A letter from Mrs. John J. Hagerty to Mother Seraphim Byrnes about restoring Mt. Carmel in Maryland. Two copies in booklet form.
As Bishop of Quilon, India, Aloysius Benziger OCD writes first to Mother Raphael, then to Sister Teresa and to Mother Seraphim, to solicit Mass money, other funds, and tells of amazing growth of Catholic population and native clergy as the years unfold. The letters also provide insight re World War I, the great depression, and the contribution of Carmelite nuns.
Re: canonization of Cornelia Connelly, 4 clothings in 1934.
Re: Easter, 1939, the Oklahoma foundation, they are looking at blueprints, Spellman has visited.
Re: illness and death of Sister Stanislaus; need help badly, understaffed.
Re: opening Of Oklahoma Carmel; suggestion for one in Maine.
Re: weekly confernece, differences between French, Latin, and Americans, upcoming ceremonies.
From Anne Teresa of Mary Immaculate re: her profession.
Three letters re: 4 new postulants, Rev Mo endocarditis, check for restoration ot PT, relection of Rev Mo- permission from Rome.
From Elizabeth of the Mother of God re: her receiving the holy habit.
three letters re: ask her to rewrite Rev Mo profession song and to write a jubilee poem; tells of Rev Mo's failing health; her anniversary celebration.
Re: on her pronouncing vows.
Mostly re: the Oklahoma foundation. Names the six foundresses.
Re: two parcels; her silver jubilee.
Tells secret of new foundation to Oklahoma.
Re: Gregorian chant use, Father General's visit, buying property, McCrone's death, Tom Kane, missionary to China.
Re: Father General's visit.
Notes: Brief Account of Carmel in America, extracts from Carmel in America by C. W. Currier compiled by Mother Seraphim.
Brief Notes about Mount Carmel in Maryland by Mother Seraphim which includes: Dates from Carmel in America by Charles Warren Currier, Discalced Carmelite Nuns in the United States (list of the foundations), Answers to questions concerning the first Carmel in Maryland, a letter to Father Kelly from Mother Seraphim, a Memorandum on Charles Neale, the convent on Aisquith St., and the Carmels in England.
- AUTOGRAPHED LETTER 17
- CARMEL, NEW YORK-BEACON, CORRESPONDENCE 8
- CARMEL, NEW YORK-BEACON 7
- MANUSCRIPT 5
- AISQUITH ST. 2
- ANTWERP 2
- BERNARDINA MATTHEWS 2
- BIDDLE ST. 2
- CARMEL, BALTIMORE, HISTORY 2
- CLARE JOSEPH DICKINSON 2
- CURRIER, CHARLES W. 2
- DICKINSON, CLARE JOSEPH 2
- FOUNDATION, OKLAHOMA 2
- HISTORY, CARMEL IN AMERICA 2
- HOOGSTRAET 2
- MARY ALOYSIA MATTHEWS 2
- MARY ELEANORA MATTHEWS 2
- MATTHEWS, BERNARDINA 2
- MATTHEWS, MARY ALOYSIA 2
- MATTHEWS, MARY ELEANORA 2 + ∧ less