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Roman Catholicism in Western Pennsylvania: Cardinal Wright Collection

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Cardinal John J. Wright Collection

Cardinal John J. Wright Collection

The Duquesne University Archives is the home of the Cardinal John J. Wright Collection. Cardinal Wright was the Bishop of Pittsburgh from 1959-1969. He was also an American representative to Vatican II. The Wright Collection includes the Cardinal’s addresses, papers, sermons, writings, and personal library, with substantial material from the Second Vatican Council. To access the Wright Collection, contact:

Thomas White, University Archivist and Curator of Special Collections

Phone: 412.396.4870


Location: 1st Floor, Gumberg Library

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (or by appointment)

 Coat of Arms of the Diocese of Pittsburgh

Coat of Arms of the Diocese of Pittsburgh.

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