CollectionCullen Papers
Collection DescriptionPaul Cullen (1803-1878) Archbishop of Armagh 1850 and translated to Dublin in 1852, created Cardinal in 1866. There is a very broad range of material in these files relating to women. The lists, available in the Archives, are detailed. The entire Cullen collection is made up of 108 boxes of material. The entries here offer some indication of the type of material available.
ReferenceAB4 (File II, Nuns)

8 February 1856, M. F.X. Julia Lynch, Carmel, Loughrea, to Archbishop Cullen, asking him to see Bishop Whelan, who will explain their situation. She fears publicity as locals resent the closing of their successful school for young ladies. Their poor school is declining since the Sisters of Mercy came. Their funds are low and debts heavy. They depend on some nuns' dowries. She begs leave to reopen the school.

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Repository NameDublin Diocesan Archives (RC)
AddressHoly Cross College Clonliffe Road Dublin 3
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