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Antonio de Sedella collection

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-764

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of copies and translations of documents from Documentos Procendentes de la Isla de Cuba, the Society of the Propagation of the Faith, the Roman Catholic Church, and the Michel Pontalba Library relating to Padre Antonio de Sedella (Pere Antoine), who served as parish priest of New Orleans from 1785-1790 and 1795-1805.

Dates

  • 1778-1816

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Physical rights are retained by the Lousiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Biographical / Historical

Padre Antonio de Sedella (Pere Antoine) (1748-1829) was a Capuchin friar who served as parish priest in New Orleans from 1785-1790 and 1795-1805. He was sent to Louisiana as commissary of the Inquisition in 1779. He was pastor of St. Louis Cathedral during the period following the Louisiana Purchase.

Extent

1.00 Boxes

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically. The collection consists of one box.

Processing Information

Collection processed in 1988 by HB and ML.
Title
Antonio de Sedella collection
Author
LAC Group
Date
05/09/2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Jones Hall Room 202
6801 Freret Street
New Orleans 70118 US