Finding aid for the Msgr. Harry J. Ansbury Collection

Msgr. Harry J. Ansbury Collection
Archdiocese of Cincinnati Archives
Phone: 513-421-3131
Msgr. Harry J. Ansbury
0.5 linear feet
A scrapbook/photograph album on the 50th Anniversary Ordination of Msgr. Ansbury.
RG 6.8
The records are in English and Latin

Biography of Msgr. Harry J. Ansbury

Monsignor Ansbury, eighth child in his family, was born October 24, 1888, in Dayton, Ohio. He graduated from St. Mary's Institute (now University of Dayton) in 1908 and studied for the priesthood at Mt. St. Mary's Seminary. He was ordained on February 8, 1913. Fr. Ansbury began his priestly ministry as an assistant at St. Mary's Parish in Hyde Park. In 1921 he was assigned to establish the new parish of St. Margaret of Cortona and in 1935 he was appointed pastor of Corpus Christi parish in Dayton. Msgr. Ansbury has received many honors and distinctions throughout his ministry and undertook many extensive projects at his parishes.

Scope and Content

This collection contains a scrapbook/photograph album on the 50th Anniversary Ordination of Msgr. Ansbury. In the back of the album there are newspaper clippings and two pamphlets, all containing notes on the ministry throughout his 50 years.

Statement of Arrangement

There is one series in this collection: Series 6.8-01: Scrapbook

Restrictions on Access

This record group is open for research.

Related Material: Related Material

The following record groups held by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Archives contain materials relevant to the Rev. Harry J. Ansbury Collection: RG 6.1: Deceased Priests

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.


Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Cincinnati (Ohio)


Catholic Church--Clergy--Biography

Preferred Citation

Item Description, date, box number, folder number, Record Group Number, Record Group Name, Archdiocese of Cincinnati Archives.

Detailed Description of The Collection

Scrapbook, 1963

Box 1 / Folder 1
Fiftieth Anniversary Ordination Pictorial Album, 1963