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Vincentian Collections

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The Vincentian Collections are drawn from historical documents, letters and manuscripts as well as maps, holy cards and postcards focused on Vincentian heritage.

Select one of the following collections:

The Commonplace Book of Louis de Marillac
16th century French commonplace book, compiled by Louis de Marillac (1556-1604)

Handwritten Letters of the Vincentian Tradition
Collection of letters written by St. Vincent de Paul (1581-1660) and other prominent figures in Vincentian history.

Vincentian Foundational Texts
Writings by St. Vincent de Paul, St. Louise de Marillac, Frederic Ozanam, and St. Elizabeth Seton.

Vincentian Historical Maps
Locations that are significant to the life and legacy of St. Vincent de Paul (1581-1660).

Vincentian Historical Texts
A collection of works about Vincentian spirituality, biographies of religious figures, and histories of significant Vincentian locations. 

Vincentian Holy Cards
Selection of devotional cards featuring St. Vincent de Paul, St. Louise de Marillac, and the Daughters of Charity.

Vincentian Postcards
Locations, buildings, and religious artwork related to St. Vincent de Paul or the Daughters of Charity.



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