Detailed Description

Title: Las Conferencias de Bogotá en el año de 1916.
Creator: Sociedad de San Vicente de Paúl.
Publication Info: Bogotá : Casa Editorial de, 1917.
Physical Details: 3-31 pp. ; 23 2/10 x 15 5/10 cms.
Physical Condition: Yellowed wrappers & interior, but good.

Summary: An account of the income and expenses of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Bogotá during the year of 1916. It details the different activities that the society conducted in the city during that year.
Historical Notes: The Conference of Saint Vincent de Paul was founded in Paris, in 1833. From there, the Conference expanded its charitable mission throughout the world. A branch of the Conference was established in Bogota in 1857, and another in Medellín in 1882. [Paola Andrea Morales Mendoza, “Sociedad de beneficencia San Vicente de Paúl en Medellín (Antioquia, Colombia), 1890-1930”, Historelo 3, no. 6 (July-December, 2011)] This pamphlet pertains to the Conference's activities in the Bogotá branch.
Donor Notes: A report on the activities & the conferences of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul during 1916 in Bogotá. - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Religious life and customs -- Colombia -- 20th century
Colombia -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Colombia -- History -- 1903-1930

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: P01923
Record Number: 590