Societas Sanctae Crucis: Records

Scope and Content

Records of the Societas Sanctae Crucis, 278 folios: (fos 1-3) preliminary notice; (fos 4-8) E.B. Pusey to Sabine Baring-Gould, 9 January [1854]; (fos 9, 10) copy of a letter from James Elwin Millard to Baring-Gould, 24 January [1854]; (fos 11 and 12) copy of a letter from J.M. Neale to an unidentified recipient, 21 February 1854; (fos 13, 14) dates of meetings held; (fo. 15) list of members; (fos 16, 17) statements of accounts; (fos 20-42) minutes of meetings and a report, 28 October 1854 - 20 May 1855. Fos i, ii, 18, 19 and 43-276 are blank.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Societas Sanctae Crucis, the Society of the Holy Cross, was formed in 1854 by Catholic churchmen resident in Cambridge University for the purpose of mutual encouragement in their religious life and activities.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Bequeathed by John Willis Clark, 1910.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.