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Parish Boundaries records

Identifier: A-01-2009.027

Scope and Contents

This collection contains original and photocopied materials regarding diocesan parish boundaries. Records were compiled by Father William C. Burns during his tenure as diocesan archivist, 1974-1979, and officially accessioned on 18 Nov. 2009. Materials include correspondence regarding establishment and shifting of parish boundaries; meeting minutes; newspaper clippings regarding parish boundaries; and various notes regarding the establishment of parishes, dedication dates, physical addresses, and county populations. Materials are arranged alphabetically by subject.


  • Created: 1860-1989
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1952-1975


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Diocese of Charleston makes no representation that it is the owner of any copyright or other literary property in the materials contained in its archives. In providing access to or permitting the reproduction of any such materials, the Diocese of Charleston does not assume any responsibility for determining the nature of any rights, ownership or interest therein; nor for obtaining the appropriate permissions to publish or use; nor for determining the nature of any liabilities (for defamation and invasion of privacy) that may arise from any publication or use. This rests entirely with the researcher.


0.84 Linear Feet (2 document boxes)

Language of Materials



Original and photocopied materials regarding diocesan parish boundaries.

Source of Acquisition

Received from William C. Burn.

Related Materials

Parish Files 2009.002 William C. Ehrhardt Files 2009.025

Processing Information

Processed by Jennifer E. Neal.

Inventory of the Parish Boundaries records
Jennifer E. Neal
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Repository Details

Part of the Catholic Diocese of Charleston Archives Repository

114 Broad Street
Carriage House
Charleston SC 29401 US