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Catalog Number 1977.2.1
Object Name Book
Author Ludvik Nemec
Title Czech Catholics at the 41st International Eucharistic Congress
Date of Publication 1977
Summary Documents the Czech Catholics at the 41st Eucharistic Congress held August 1-8,1976 in Philadelphia. Highlights the conference of Czech Heirarchy, Clergy, and Laymen at Chestnut Hill College. Includes photographs. 105pp.
Physical Description Paperback
Notes On the front page, it includes a typed note from Sister Margaret Rose, SSJ, addressed to J. McArthur Harris.

"Dr. Mr. Harris:
The enclosed book I am sending from the editor and writer, the Reverend Ludvik Nemec, who is in the History department here at Chestnut Hill College. Since the historic meeting took place here at the college beside us, I suggested to Father that the historical society should have a copy. You saw in the CH Local, perhaps, the account of the August, '76 Czech Committee meeting, which I submitted at that time.
I address this to you, since your name alone is familiar to me in your CH Society. Your interest in local history is stimulation. I am a member of the Germantown Historical Society, and a Friend of Wyck, so I too am involved you see. Likewise I am a member of the American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia, which came into being in 1884 largely through the initiative of another Chestnut Hiller, Thomas Cooke Middleton, OSA, who was a boy in this house.
You will be speaker I understand at the next meeting of the CHHS. Your interest in the old mills interest me, especially the Willem Dewees paper-flour mill on our concent property. Melchisidech Arnold ran away from him, I learned from the GHS files. It would be interesting to trace his story. The project of a Chestnut Hill history is good news.
Have a good meeting; the GHS meets on March 17 to hear the Swiss consul."
LCNO 76-52885