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Vincentian Heritage Collections

Plan with descriptions from Commonplace book of Louis de Marillac

Plan with descriptions from: Marillac, Louis de. [Commonplace book of Louis de Marillac] [manuscript]. [Paris, ca. 1589]. SpCR. 809 M336c1589
From the library of Estelle Carrie Doheny.
-Vincentian Heritage Collection, Rev. Edward Udovic, C.M. and the Office of Mission and Values.

With the transfer of the Opening Day Collection to DePaul, a coordinated approach to develop a research collection that reflects the university’s Vincentian heritage was born. For almost two decades now, Rev. Edward Udovic, C. M. and the Office of Mission and Values have been gathering historic materials relating to the life and times of St. Vincent de Paul and St. Louise de Marillac, including a library of texts representing books that Vincent was known to have read. The Commonplace book shown below was created by Louis de Marillac, the father of St. Louise de Marillac who would co-found the Daughters of Charity with Vincent in 1633.

Cover binding of Commonplace book of Louis de Marillac.

Front cover: Red morocco binding with gold tooling. Marillac, Louis de. [Commonplace book of Louis de Marillac] [manuscript]. [Paris, ca. 1589]. SpCR. 809 M336c1589
From the library of Estelle Carrie Doheny.
-Vincentian Heritage Collection, Rev. Edward Udovic, C.M. and the Office of Mission and Values.

Back cover binding of Commonplace book of Louis de Marillac.

Back cover: Red morocco binding with gold tooling. "Ung Dieu, Une Foy, Ung Roy" (one faith, one country and one king).

Marillac, Louis de. [Commonplace book of Louis de Marillac] [manuscript]. [Paris, ca. 1589]. SpCR. 809 M336c1589
From the library of Estelle Carrie Doheny.
-Vincentian Heritage Collection, Rev. Edward Udovic, C.M. and the Office of Mission and Values.

Animals of Madagascar

Folded illustration of the animals of Madagascar from: Flacourt, Etienne de. Histoire de la grande isle Madagascar / composée par le sieur de Flacourt, directeur general de la Compagnie françoise de l’orient, & commandant pour Sa Majesté dans ladite isle, & isles adjacentes. A Paris : Chez Guillaume de Luyne, libraire juré, au Palais, dans la gallerie des merciers, à la Justice, 1658.
SpC. 969.101 F632h1658
-Vincentian Heritage Collection, Rev. Edward Udovic, C.M. and the Office of Mission and Values.