William Bassett Vatican II Collection

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Abstract: The William Bassett - Vatican Council II Collection contains three bound volumes of Second Vatican Council material, including a series of press reports and summaries from numerous congregations of the council, as well as a book edited by Bassett on the appointment of bishops.

Collection Size (number of document cases and boxes):

.5 linear feet; 1 box

Collection Description (Ex., administrative notes, diary, printed matter):

Bassett was facilitator for Senior Archbishops at the third and fourth sessions of the Council, and this collection contains three bound volumes from his time at the Council, including a collection of press reports and summaries from Opening Second Session of Council to General Congregation No. 127, Sept. 29, 1963-Nov. 20, 1964.