Contents


Administrative Information

Biographical note

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence - General 1957-1958

Invitations - Episcopal Consecration 1957

Coat of Arms 1957

Consecration - List of Attendees 1957

Congratulations, elevation to Bishop 9th July 1957

Congratulations - Professional 1957

Congratulations - Bishops, Abbots 1957

Congratulations, Professional, Clergy, Sisters

Congratulations - Clergy 1957

Congratulations - Clergy 1957

Congratulations - Clergy, Sisters 1957

Congratulations - Clergy, Sisters 1957

Congratulations - Personal 1957

Personal Congratulations 1957

Congratulatory Telegrams 1957

Congratulatory Telegrams - Sisters, Organizations 1957

Congratulations - Telegrams - Bishops 1957

Congratulatory Cards and Spiritual Bouquets 1957

Congratulations - Cards 1957

Congratulatory Cards 1957

Congratulations - Cards 1957

Gift List 1957

Thank you's 1957

News Clippings- Episcopal Ordination 1957

Spiritual Bouquets re: Death of his sister, Sr. Mary Martina, VHM 1961

Condolance letters on death of his sister, Sr. Mary Martina, VHM 1961

Cards in remembrance of St. Mary Martina, VHM, Sister of Bishop Stanton August, 1961

Sister Mary Martina Society enrollments 1961

Greetings to Auxilliary Bishops undated

Programs 1957

Press Release - appointment - Episcopal 1957

Memorabilia 1905-2002

Memorabilia Jersey City, St. Aedan undated+

Expenditures, Diplomas and Pictures 1912-1989

Martin W. Stanton papers, 1957-1977, bulk 1957-1961 ADN 0003.005

Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Clark

March 2013

creator Stanton, Martin W., (Martin Walter), 1897-1977
Title: Martin W. Stanton papers
Dates: Bulk, 1957-1961
Dates: 1957-1977, bulk 1957-1961
Abstract: Martin Stanton (1897-1977) was a priest of the Archdiocese of Newark, a papal chamberlain, and an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Newark. The Martin W. Stanton papers include correspondence memorabilia regarding Martin Stanton's elevation to Bishop and the death of his sister.
Extent: 2.5 Linear feet
Identification: ADN 0003.005

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials were transferred to the Archives and Special Collections Center from the Archdiocese of Newark via St. Aedan Church, Jersey City. Accession number 2012.005.

Related Archival Materials note

The Justin Joseph McCarthy papers, 1936-1960, ADN 0003.004, in the Monsignor William Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center, Seton Hall University.

The Joseph A. Francis papers, ADN 0003.011, in the Monsignor William Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center, Seton Hall University.

Processing Information note

The collection was processed by the Archives and Special Collections Center. Finding aid created in 2013 by Benjamin Clark as part of the Overhaul Project collection survey. Folder listing added by Catriona Hill, 2013.

Preferred Citation note

Martin W. Stanton papers, 1957-1977, bulk 1957-1961, ADN 0003.005, in the Monsignor William Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center, Seton Hall University.

Restrictions:

Collection is currently being processed at the Msgr. William Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center; some portions of the collection may be unavailable for research. Advance appointments are required for the use of archival materials.

Conditions Governing Use

All materials available in this collection (unless otherwise noted) are the property of the Monsignor William Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center and Seton Hall University, which reserves the right to limit access to or reproduction of these materials. Reproduction of materials or content is subject to United States copyright restrictions and may be subject to federal or state privacy regulations. Permission to publish exact reproductions must be obtained from the Director of the Archives and Special Collections Center.

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Biographical note

Martin Stanton was born in 1897 in Horseshoe, New Jersey, the son of Irish born parents. Following graduating as a member of St. Peter's Prep final graduating class, he entered the Immaculate Conception Seminary, and was ordained a priest in Newark. After being a parish priest in Newark and Summit, he obtained his doctorate in philosophy and sacred theology from Fordham University. Fr. Stanton was elevated to the rank of papal chamberlain in 1949, then to bishop in 1957. Bishop Stanton served a number of different organizations, including the Society for the Propagation of the Faith, of which he was the archdiocesan director, the Associated Catholic Charities, and the Advocate, of which he was a charter member. He also attended all sessions of the Second Vatican Council in Rome. Bishop Stanton retired in 1972 and died 1 October 1977.

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Scope and Contents note

The Martin W. Stanton papers include letters to and from Bishop Stanton to other clergy members, invitations to events, and several letters to Bishop Stanton regarding his election to the Episcopacy by Pope Pius XII. Most of the documents are congratulatory letters and notices. Some correspondence was received by Bishop Stanton during his time in Rome for the first session of the Second Vatican Council. Several documents relate to the death of Bishop Stanton's sister, Sr. Mary Martina, including condolences from faculty of Seton Hall University.

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Correspondence - General 1957-1958

Invitations - Episcopal Consecration 1957

Coat of Arms 1957

Consecration - List of Attendees 1957

Congratulations, elevation to Bishop 9th July 1957

Congratulations - Professional 1957

Congratulations - Bishops, Abbots 1957

Congratulations, Professional, Clergy, Sisters

Congratulations - Clergy 1957

Congratulations - Clergy 1957

Congratulations - Clergy, Sisters 1957

Congratulations - Clergy, Sisters 1957

Congratulations - Personal 1957

Personal Congratulations 1957

Congratulatory Telegrams 1957

Congratulatory Telegrams - Sisters, Organizations 1957

Congratulations - Telegrams - Bishops 1957

Congratulatory Cards and Spiritual Bouquets 1957

Congratulations - Cards 1957

Congratulatory Cards 1957

Congratulations - Cards 1957

Gift List 1957

Thank you's 1957

News Clippings- Episcopal Ordination 1957

Spiritual Bouquets re: Death of his sister, Sr. Mary Martina, VHM 1961

Condolance letters on death of his sister, Sr. Mary Martina, VHM 1961

Cards in remembrance of St. Mary Martina, VHM, Sister of Bishop Stanton August, 1961

Sister Mary Martina Society enrollments 1961

Greetings to Auxilliary Bishops undated

Programs 1957

Press Release - appointment - Episcopal 1957

Memorabilia 1905-2002

Memorabilia Jersey City, St. Aedan undated+

Expenditures, Diplomas and Pictures 1912-1989