Skip to main content

Knights of Columbus Centennial Celebration collection

 Collection — Folder: Knights of Columbus centennial celebration collection
Identifier: A-02-9001

Scope and Contents

The collection includes newspaper articles, anniversary program, and speech from the Grand Knight regarding the Knights of Columbus Reverend P.N. Lynch council number 704 centennial celebration.


  • Created: 2002
  • Other: Date acquired: 11/13/2002


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.

Biographical or Historical Information

The Knights of Columbus is a worldwide men’s organization founded in 1882 in New Haven, Connecticut.  In 1902, Father Charles du Bose Wood founded the Reverend P.N. Lynch Council No. 704 in Charleston, South Carolina. The council began with fifty-five men and at the time of the 100th anniversary celebration had increased to 435 members. The council focuses on charity, unity, fraternity, and patriotism. Their mission is to support the gospel, help charitable causes, serve people in need, and support Catholic education and vocations to the priesthood.

Note written by


1.00 folder

Language of Materials



Memorabilia regarding the Knights of Columbus Reverend P.N. Lynch council number 704 centennial celebration.

Source of Acquisition

Shahid, Peter

Method of Acquisition


Processing Information

Processed by Melissa Bronheim, September 2012.

Archon Finding Aid Title
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note

Repository Details

Part of the Catholic Diocese of Charleston Archives Repository

114 Broad Street
Carriage House
Charleston SC 29401 US