IBVM Constitutions, Rules and Customs
This series is a collection of various editions of the IBVM Constitutions, published explanations, Rules of the Institute, 1921 Manual for Superiors by M. Michael Corcoran, 1917 Instructions for Superiors, Short Summary of History of Constitutions by M. Evangeline MacDonald 1970, 1951 Customs Books and Directories. Constitutions included are the editions of 1707 (English translation), 1877 (Latin), 1903 (Latin), 1908, 1913, 1928, 1938, 1971, 1983 and 1985. Also included is a Latin copy of the Bull of Clement XI of 1703 establishing the Institute. There is also a German Constitution with an envelope postmarked St. Poltan, probably sent in the late 19th century.
For a detailed list of items within this series please contact the custodial archives.