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Catholic Ladders collection

  • Coll 51
  • Collection
  • 1840-1896

Collection consists of hand-drawn and commercially printed Catholic ladders designed by Francis Norbert Blanchet between 1840 and 1859. The hand-drawn 1840 ladder is believed to have been drawn by Blanchet. The ladder matches extant examples of Blanchet’s handwriting and is addressed to his brother A. M. A. Blanchet at Cedars parish in Canada. Also included in the collection are three printed lithograph ladders with instructions written in French (1846-47 ladder), Spanish (1856 ladder), and English (1859 ladder). There are also photostatic copies of two additional early examples of Blanchet ladders. The collection also includes one Pictorial Catechism printed in 1896 that was designed by Albert Lacombe based off Blanchet’s ladders.

Blanchet, Francis Norbert, 1795-1883

Echelle Catholique [Catholic Ladder], 1840

Catholic ladder from 1840 attributed to F. N. Blanchet. The document is hand-drawn with ink on paper. Blanchet developed the ladder as a visual teaching aid with simple symbols and illustrations of biblical scenes. The document includes descriptions for the symbols in French. Blanchet and other missionaries in the Pacific Northwest used the ladders as an instructional tool for Christian evangelization to Native American and French métis communities.

Blanchet, Francis Norbert, 1795-1883

Echelle Catholique, Historique et Chronologique [Catholic Ladder, History and Chronology], 1846-1847

Catholic ladder designed by F. N. Blanchet. The ladder was printed in Paris circa 1846 and is written in French. The ladder is in four sections on two double-sided panels.Blanchet developed the ladder as a visual teaching aid with illustrations of biblical scenes. Blanchet and other missionaries used the ladders as an instructional tool for Christian evangelization to Native American and French métis communities.

Blanchet, Francis Norbert, 1795-1883

Escala Católica Y Misteriosa de Jacob [The Catholic and Mysterious Ladder of Jacob], 1856

Catholic ladder designed by F. N. Blanchet. The ladder is written in Spanish and printed in Valparaíso, Chile in 1856. Blanchet developed the ladder as a visual teaching aid with illustrations of biblical scenes. Blanchet and other missionaries used the ladders as an instructional tool for Christian evangelization to Native American and French métis communities. Handwritten notes on the back of the document read, "July 26, 1902, St. Mary's Academy & College," and, "Catholic Chart, 1839, c. 1856."

Blanchet, Francis Norbert, 1795-1883

Tableau-catéchisme [Pictorial Catechism], 1896

A Pictorial catechism designed by Father Albert Lacombe. It is based off the Catholic ladder design by F. N. Blanchet. The ladder is written in French and English. It was printed in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada circa 1896. The ladder is a visual teaching aid with illustrations of biblical scenes. Missionaries used the ladders as an instructional tool for Christian evangelization to Native American and French métis communities.

Lacombe, Albert, 1827-1916

Catholic Ladder or a Chronological and Historical Chart of the Christian Religion and Doctrine, 1859

A hanging scroll style Catholic Ladder based on the designs of Francis Norbert Blanchet copyrighted in 1859. The ladder is written in English and is titled, "A Catholic Ladder or a Chronological and Historical Chart of the Christian Religion and Doctrine." A handwritten note on the back of the ladder reads, "Chronological Chart of Christian Religion by Rev. F. N. Blanchett." The document is a printed lithograph with illustrations and descriptions of biblical scenes used by Blanchet and other missionaries as an instructional tool for Christian evangelization to Native American and French métis communities.

Blanchet, Francis Norbert, 1795-1883

The key to the Catholic ladder : containing a sketch of the Christian religion and universal history, useful to all : with the authorization of the Archbishop of Oregon City, 1859

A pamphlet key to accompany the 1859 edition of the Catholic ladder, printed in English. The corresponding ladder is held in Coll 51, Box 1, Item 004.

Blanchet, Francis Norbert, 1795-1883