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Local Catholic History

St. Martin's College
St. Martin's College, Lacey circa 1910

"The documentation contained in archives constitutes a heritage which is preserved in order to be transmitted and utilized. Its consultation allows an historical reconstruction of a specific Particular Church and the society in which it operates. In this sense the papers of memory are a living cultural good because they are offered for the training of the Church and civil community and handed down for generations to come."
The Pastoral Function of Church Archives
The Pontifical Commission for the Cultural Heritage of the Church

General Resources
Events throughout the history of the Archdiocese of Seattle, from 1774 - 2005.
Brief History
Three-page summary of the history of the Archdiocese of Seattle
Recommended Reading
Bibliography of resources currently in print and on film.

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