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Union City, NJ
Pittsburgh, PA Dunkirk, NY

The first three Passionist foundations in the United States: Union City, NJ (top), Pittsburgh, PA (bottom left) and Dunkirk, NY (bottom right). Click on a photo to learn more about that site's history.

  • General historical records from the Passionist Historical Archives of St. Paul of the Cross Province (eastern U.S.) are now located at the University of Scranton's Weinberg Memorial Library in the Special Collections section. Scholars and researchers should make an appointment before visiting.

  • Passionist legal and personnel records can be found at the Passionist Province Center, located at the following address:
    111 South Ridge Street
    Suite 302
    Rye Brook, NY 10573

  • The Passionist China Collection is in California until September 2014 while being digitized as part of a collaborative project between the PHA and the Ricci Institute at the University of San Francisco.

It is preferred that all inquiries pertaining to these collections be e-mailed to Fr. Rob Carbonneau, C.P. at Fr. Rob is the historian for the Passionists of St. Paul of the Cross Province.

If necessary, you may contact Michael Knies at the University of Scranton:
Michael Knies
Special Collections Librarian
Weinberg Memorial Library
The University of Scranton
815 Linden St.
Scranton, PA 18510
Phone: 570-941-6341