Saint Francis de Sales papers

Saint Francis de Sales papers

Dates: 1610-1652

Handwritten correspondence, a list, and licenses, including one printed form with handwritten notations. The letters are by Francis, Pierre Francois Faius (Vicar-general of the Geneva diocese), Charles Auguste de Sales (Francis' nephew and successor as Bishop of Geneva), and Antoine Favre (a friend of Francis). Also included is a typewritten biography of Francis.

  • Extent: 11 folders (1.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Faius, Pierre Francois. -- Favre, Antoine, 1557-1624. -- Francis, de Sales, Saint, 1567-1622. -- Sales, Charles-Auguste de, 1606-1660
  • Call Number: Vault MSS 447
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: The collection may be used only with the permission of the curator.
Languages and Scripts
The items are in French, Latin, and Italian.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: Vault MSS 447; Saint Francis de Sales papers; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: Vault MSS 447, LTPSC.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Catholic Church--Clergy--Correspondence; Faius, Pierre Francois--Correspondence; Favre, Antoine, 1557-1624--Correspondence; Francis, de Sales, Saint, 1567-1622; Francis, de Sales, Saint, 1567-1622--Correspondence; Sales, Charles-Auguste de, 1606-1660--Correspondence; Catholic Church--France--History; Catholic Church--History--17th century; Catholicism; Religion
Genre / Form
Biography; Letters; Licenses; Lists; Typescripts
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
de Sales (Saint Francis) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Leslie Evens
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-09-30T10:00-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

French Roman Catholic preacher, Doctor of the Church, and key figure in the Catholic Reformation in France.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts