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Kapsner, Oliver Leonard. Catholic Religious Orders: Listing Conventional and Full Names in English, Foreign Language, and Latin, Also Abbreviations, Date and Country of Origin and Founders. 2nd. ed., enl. Collegeville, MN, St. John's Abbey Press, 1957. xxxviii, 594p. LC 57-1997.

A comprehensive and useful dictionary. "Primarily this is a list of religious orders intended for the use of library cataloguers" (Preface). All kinds of religious orders, societies, congregations, tertiaries, and military orders, surviving and extinct, are included with cross references from various forms of their names. A glossary of the terminology of religious orders is included along with an index of founders.

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