Author: Andrew Rea

Important Vincentian Publication Now Available Online

The DePaul University Library and DePaul’s Office of Mission and Values are proud to announce the digital publication of The Annals of the Congregation of the Mission: A Collection of Edifying Letters. Volumes may be viewed and downloaded for free at The thirty-two volumes of The Annals (1894-1926) represent the

New Library Exhibit Celebrates Two Centuries of Vincentians in America

  The Congregation of the Mission, the religious community founded by St. Vincent de Paul in 1625, marks its 200th anniversary in America this year. In honor of this milestone, DePaul University Library and the Office of Mission and Values are proud to present The Bicentennial Celebration of the Vincentians

Vincentian Studies Collection Exhibit Opens to Celebrate 2016 National Assembly

From Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 15, 2016, DePaul University will host the 42nd General Assembly of the Congregation of the Mission. The Congregation of the Mission, whose members are commonly called the Vincentians, is a religious order of priests and brothers founded in France in 1617 by St.

DePaul Special Collections Contributes to New French Renaissance Paleography Website

  DePaul is proud to be a contributor to a new website exploring French paleography from 1300-1700. The site, French Renaissance Paleography (, was developed by the Newberry Library and supported by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. DePaul University Special Collections and Archives joins a number of

4,000 Year-Old Written Artifacts Now at DePaul’s Special Collections and Archives

In 2014, DePaul University Library’s Special Collections and Archives became the new repository of the Charles L. Souvay Cuneiform Tablets Collection. This collection consists of 94 clay cuneiform tablets in the Sumerian and Akkadian languages, the majority of which date to as early as 2300 BCE. Cuneiform, a Mesopotamian writing