CollectionCardinal MacRory Archive
Collection DescriptionNote: (a) The Archive of His Eminence Cardinal MacRory, Archbishop of Armagh from 1928-1945, includes the archive of his Down and Connor episcopate 1915-1928 (b) Thus for the period 1915-1924 it may be necessary to consult the archive of Cardinal Logue; (c) and for the period 1924-1927 it may be necessary to consult the archive of Cardinal O'Donnell.

Material relating to the Sacred Congregation of Religious, includes:

Letter, dated 9 September, 1943, of Mother M Agnes, St Clare's Convent, Newry, addressed to His Eminence Cardinal MacRory - 'The Mother-General of the Dominicans gave us a copy of their Constitutions and they have been permitted to retain the title of Mother Prioress in all their Convents having over 12 members in Community. In smaller houses the local Superior is called the Mother Vicar. This information may be of use to Your Eminence, both Orders being similar in many respects'.

AccessThe material in this repository is privately held. Access to this material is limited and at the discretion of the Diocesan Secretary. To have your application for access considered please write, giving precise details of your research project, to the address provided.
Repository NameArmagh Diocesan Archive (RC)
AddressAra Coeli Cathedral Road Armagh
UK Postal CodeBT61 7QY
Telephone+44 28-3752-2045
Repository Web Address
CommentThe information listed from this repository was extracted in the late 1990s from lists available in the archives. The lists were compiled by staff of Armagh Diocesan Archive and we are grateful for their assistance. Due to time constraints not all items in this repository were examined individually.