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Special Collections — Catholic Education Resources

A selected list of holdings of the American Catholic History Research Center and University Archives, at The Catholic University of America.


In addition to photographs contained within manuscript collections, thousands of images document the history of The Catholic University of America as well as Catholic education in Washington, D.C. (Various photograph inventories are available for researcher use.)

Catholic Educational Exhibit, World’s Colombian Exposition, Chicago, IL. Photograph Scrapbook. 1893. 1 volume. Donor: Kelly Fitzpatrick, 1995.

A finding aid for the Catholic Educational Exhibit.

A scrapbook containing photographs, mostly 8" x 10", reflecting the sites and scenes of the 1893 World’s Colombian Exposition in Chicago. The subjects of the Catholic Educational Exhibit include Catholic universities, colleges, academies, and industrial and parish schools from across the nation.