Church Buildings

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Church Buildings

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The Graphics Collection contains numerous images of churches, institutions, and places relating to the history of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Catholic Church on a whole.

Items in the Church Buildings Collection

St. Peter's, Rome.
Print from Harper's Weekly, August 4, 1866. Two page spread showing the exterior of St. Peter's Cathedral in Rome.

St. Mary's Church. 1797. The first Catholic church in Albany. From original painting in possession of [Col. Thos. Barry, Ne]w York.
Colored lithograph print of St. Mary's Church, 1797, First Church in Albany, N.Y. From original painting in possession of Colonel Thomas Barry. Printed by Donaldson Litho. Co. Inscribed on verso: "This view is given [?] Amer. Cath. Hist. [Society] by…

St. Patrick's Cathedral, in New York
Print (engraving) from Harper's Weekly, December 18, 1869. Print shows the exterior of St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York City, N.Y., and clipping of short article about construction of cathedral. Adhered to heavy paper.

Motherhouse of the Sisters of St. Joseph.
Photograph showing an exterior view of the Motherhouse of the Sisters of St. Joseph (now part of Chestnut Hill College). Undated.

A western view of the Catholic chapel at Conewago, near Hanover, Pa.
Framed watercolor painting of Catholic chapel. Includes a key for identifying buildings in the painting. Inscribed in bottom right corner of painting: "Copied from painting of H. Meyers. By L. Corrigan, Feb. 1891." Inscribed below painting: "Painted…

Church of the Immaculate Conception and House of the Augustinian Fathers, Hoosick Falls, New York
Lithograph divided into two panels. The top panel shows the exterior of the church and is captioned "The Church of the Immaculate Conception, Hoosick Falls, N.Y."; the bottom panel shows the exterior of the House of the Augustinian Fathers and is…

Church of the Visitation and Pastoral Residence, Schuylerville, New York
Lithograph of Church of the Visitation in Schuylerville, N.Y. Lithographer unknown.

St. Patrick's Church and Presbytery, Cambridge, Wash. Co., N.Y.
Lithograph of St. Patrick's Church in Cambridge, N.Y. Signed in bottom right corner: "Lith. by W.H. Rease, Phila." Inscribed below lithograph: "about 1868. In care of the Augustinian Fathers".

St. Mary's Church. Roslyn, L.I. Pastor Rev. Mortimer C. Brennan. Dedicated June 23rd, 1878
Lithograph of St. Mary's Church in Roslyn, Long Island, New York. Includes inset portrait of Rev. Mortimer C. Brennan, Pastor. Signed in bottom left corner: "Lith. F.M. Haskell & Co., 61 Hanover St., Boston".

St. Mary's Church. Long Island City, New.Y. Pastor, Rev. John Crimmin
Lithograph of St. Mary's Church in Long Island City, Queens, New York. Includes vignette portrait of Rev. John Crimmin, Pastor and picture of rectory. Signed below lithograph: "Lith. Haskell & Allen, 61 Hanover St., Boston".

New Church of the Visitation, B.V.M., So. Brooklyn, N.Y. To be dedicated Oct. 1878. Rev. John M. Kiely, Pastor. Rev. M. Riordan and Rev. H. Hand
Lithograph of Church of the Visitation in Brooklyn. Includes vignette portraits of Rev. H. Hand, Rev. John M. Kiely, and Rev. M. Riordan. Lithographer unknown.

St. Vincent de Paul's Church, Germantown, Pa.
Lithograph of St. Vincent de Paul Church in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa. Lithographer's mark appears in bottom right corner.

St. Michael's Church
Lithograph of St. Michael's Church in Philadelphia. Signed in bottom left corner: "Drawn & lith. by C. Inger".

Church of the Gesu, attached to St. Joseph's College, Philadelphia, Pa.
Lithograph of Church of the Gesu in Philadelphia. Includes vignettes of the Preparatory Department of St. Joseph's College and the East and North Side of St. Joseph's College. Signed "A. Little. Ledger Building, Phila."

St. Ann's Church, Philadelphia, Pa.
Lithograph of St. Anne's Catholic Church in Philadelphia. Lithographer's mark appears in lower right corner.

St. Theresa's Catholic Church and Pastoral Residence, Lincoln, Neb.
Lithograph of St. Theresa's Church in Lincoln, Nebraska. Includes vignette of the Convent of the Holy Child Jesus. Lithographer unknown.

Catholic Church Property at Breese, Clinton Co., Ill.
Lithograph of St. Dominic Catholic Church in Clinton County, Illinois. Surrounded by vignettes of Rev. August Reineke (Pastor), schoolhouse, convent, parsonage, and teacher's residence. Signed J.W.S. (perhaps Joseph Winifred Spenceley?).

St. James Catholic Church, Gibson Co. Ind.
Lithograph of St. James Church in Gibson County, Indiana. Includes vignettes of Rev. J. J. Merckle, church organ, and church altar. Printed below vignette of Rev. J. J. Merckle: "S. W. Douglas, Photo. Evansville, Ind."

St. Patrick's Church, Somerset, Mass. Eglise St. Jean Baptiste, Warren, R.I.
Lithograph of St. Patrick's Church, Somerset, Massachusetts; and Eglise St. Jean Baptiste, Warren, Rhode Island. Also includes a vignette of Rev. E. E. Nobert and the parochial residence (of St. Patrick's?). St. Jean Baptiste was a mission church of…

Church of the Immaculate Conception, Jenkintown Pa.
Interior view of the Church of the Immaculate Conception. Lithographer's mark appears in bottom right corner.

Augustinean (St. Mary's) Church, Lawrence Mass.
Exterior view of St. Mary's Church in Lawrence, Massachusets. Inscribed in bottom right corner: "H.S.P." (i.e., Herbert S. Packard). Printed below lithograph: "Haskell & Allen Lith. Boston". Handwritten notation at bottom: "Founded A.D. 1866. In care…

Grand Altar in the Cathedral of St. Peter & St. Paul, Philadelphia. Logan Square, Philadelphia.
Interior view of the Cathedral of SS. Peter & Paul in Philadelphia, facing the altar. Title and date taken from verso.

Corpus Christi Church. Mt. Royal Ave, Baltimore.
Exterior view of Corpus Christi Church (Baltimore, MD). Note inscribed on verso reads: "Jenkins family may have been involved w/ this Baltimore church. Built: 1890. Memorial to Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Courtenay Jenkins. Photo taken ca. 1895."…

Camp Cardinal Dougherty.
Photograph of Camp Cardinal Dougherty in Sea Isle City, NJ. Exterior view with campers lined up in front of building. Photographer's mark to bottom right of photo reads "Dan E. Paul, Photographer, Philadelphia, Pa."

St. Francis de Sales auditorium after alterations
St. Francis de Sales Church, Philadelphia. Interior of auditorium after alterations. Note inscribed on verso reads: "Henry D. Dagit, Registered Archictects, 1329 Race St., Phila., Pa."

St. Gregory's Church, Philadelphia, PA
Note inscribed on verso: "St. Gregory's new marble altar. Erected 1913. Consecrated by Rt. Rev. J. J. Mc[-----] Sept. 4, 1917. Rev. R [-] Hannagan, Rector." Title devised by cataloger.

St. John the Evangelist Church, Philadelphia.
Interior view of St. John the Evangelist Church, Philadelphia, looking toward the altar.

St. James Church, Philadelphia.
Exterior view of St. James Church, Philadelphia.

St. Agatha's Church, Philadelphia.
Interior view of St. Agatha's Church, Philadelphia, looking toward altar. Photographer unknown. Undated.

St. Patrick's Church and School, Philadelphia.
Exterior view of St. Patrick's Church and School, Philadelphia. Undated.

Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul (Philadelphia)
Interior view of the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul, Philadelphia, looking toward altar. Photographer unkown. Undated.

Three church towers
Architectural drawing of designs for three alternative church towers. Title devised by cataloger.

Front elevation of altar to Virgin, St. Vincent's Ch[urch], Germantown
Architectural drawing of altar of St. Vincent de Paul's Church in Germantown.

High altar. St. Vincent de Paul, Germantown
Architectural drawing of high altar of St. Vincent de Paul's Church in Germantown.

Dome of altar. St. Vincent, Germantown Cath[olic] Ch[urch]
Architectural drawing of altar of St. Vincent de Paul's Church.

Third floor, St. Vincent's College [i.e., Seminary]
Architectural drawing of ground plan of third floor of St. Vincent's Seminary.

Second floor, St. Vincent's College [i.e., Seminary]
Architectural drawing of ground plan of second floor of St. Vincent's Seminary.

First floor, St. Vincent's College [i.e., Seminary]
Architectural drawing of ground plan of first floor of St. Vincent's Seminary.

Front elevation, St. Vincent's [Seminary], Germantown
Architectural drawing of front view of St. Vincent's Seminary.

Longitudinal section of St. Augustine Church
Architectural drawing of interior of St. Augustine Church.

Sections of St. Augustine Church
Architectural drawing of sections of St. Augustine Church, showing sections for altar and organ.

Altare Alte
Architectural drawing of altar (church unknown).

Principal floor of St. Augustine Church
Architectural drawing of principal floor of St. Augustine Church.

Ground plan
Architectural drawing of ground plan of unidentified church (possibly St. Augustine).

Plan of basement
Architectural drawing of basement of unidentified church. May be St. Peter the Apostle Church (Philadelphia) based on date of the drawing.

Front view of unidentified church
Architectural drawing of front view of unidentified church (possibly St. Peter the Apostle).

Ground plan of St. Peter the Apostle Church
Architectural drawing of ground plan of St. Peter the Apostle Church.

Side view, grand altar. St. Francis Church
Architectural drawing of side view St. Francis Xavier Church.

Grand altar. St. Francis Church, Fairmount
Architectural drawing of grand altar of St. Francis Xavier Church.

Ground plan. Grand altar, St. Francis Ch[urch]
Architectural drawing of ground plan of altar of St. Francix Xavier Church.