Practical Discourses on the Virtues and Duties of the Monastic State, by a monk of Melleray Abbey, 1826

Collection Overview

Title: Practical Discourses on the Virtues and Duties of the Monastic State, by a monk of Melleray Abbey, 1826

Record Series: MsC-67

Record Group:

Manuscripts

Creator: An unnamed monk of Melleray Abbey

Date: 1826

Extent: 1 box (0.42 linear feet)

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

Language: Materials entirely in English.

Information for Users

Accessing the Collection:

No restrictions. Materials are open for research.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Adjunct instructor Harvey Hess gave the first two volumes of this typescript to the Rod Library Special Collections in about 2000. He gave the third volume to the Rod Library Special Collections in November 2008.

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Scope and Content

This is a 1,473 page carbon copy of a typescript, comprising four intellectual volumes, but bound into three physical volumes. The title page for volume two states that the work is "Taken Partly from the French by a Cistercian Monk of Melleray Abbey La Trappe." The devotions are arranged in chronological order according the the church year. The date "1826 A. D." appears in several places.

Inventory

Box 1

Folder 1: The typescript.

Processing Information

Material processed and finding aid prepared by University Archivist Gerald L. Peterson, December 9, 2008; updated February 3, 2015 (GP). Last updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, October 2017. Linear feet count updated on August 7, 2017.