University of Minnesota

St. Vitus Church (Cleveland, OH), Records

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IHRC


Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Saint Vitus Church (Cleveland, Ohio).
Dates: 1893-1957
Abstract: Records (1893-1957) of St. Vitus Church (Cleveland, Ohio) comprise baptism, confirmation, communion, marriage, and death registers.
Quantity: 3 microfilm reels.
Language: In English and Slovenian.
Collection ID: IHRC2524

HISTORICAL SKETCH

St. Vitus Church (Cleveland, Ohio) was organized in 1893 by the Rev. Vitus Hribar, and had a congregation of almost 1,000 Slovene Americans. By 1930, it had become, and remains, the largest Slovenian church in America.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The St. Vitus Church (Cleveland, OH) collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The St. Vitus Church (Cleveland, OH) collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

For further information regrading the copyright, please contact the IHRC.


CITE AS

The St. Vitus Church (Cleveland, OH) Records, Slovene American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

RELATED COLLECTIONS

The baptism register is located on the Mother of Sorrows Church (Cleveland, Ohio) reel of microfilm at IHRC.A related collection at the IHRC is records of St. Lawrence Church (Cleveland, Ohio).


Index Terms

Church records and registers--Ohio--Cleveland.
Slovene Americans--Ohio--Cleveland.

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