Joan, of Arc, Saint, 1412-1431
- Existence: 1412-May 30, 1431
Biographical / Historical
Saint Joan of Arc (ca. 1412-1431) is a national heroine of France. She led the French army during battles of the Hundred Years' War, and was later captured and executed by the English. She was canonized as a Catholic saint in 1920.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Call Number: MS 704
Overview: The principal figures in the papers are T. Lawrason Riggs and his grandfather, George Washington Riggs. The papers of T. Lawrason Riggs, a Catholic priest, consist of correspondence, research materials and manuscripts for two works: "Joan of Arc and the Church" and "Readings in Church Latin." Also included are a notebook, photographs and memorabilia. His principal correspondents are Clarence J. McCabe and Alfred Purcell who wrote on Joan of Arc. Also letters from John LaFarge, Hamilton Holt and...