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Box: 1 Fold: 1 Balaban, Barney
DATE SPAN: 04/28/1947 - 12/21/1956

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to and from Barney Balaban, President of Paramount Pictures. Includes letters regarding the Legion of Decency's objections to Cecil DeMille's "The Greatest Show On Earth" and letters from Y.F. Freeman, Paramount's Vicepresident.

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TLS from Barney Balaban to MQ. 04/28/1947

TLS from Barney Balaban to MQ. 06/28/1951

TLS from Barney Balaban to MQ. 12/18/1951

TLS from Y.F. Freeman to MQ. 03/10/1952

TLS from Barney Balaban to MQ. 12/21/1956



Box: 1 Fold: 2 Benjamin, Robert S.
DATE SPAN: 02/28/1956 - 02/28/1956

DESCRIPTION: Letter from Robert S. Benjamin, Chairman of the Board of United Artists Corporation.

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TLS from Robert S. Benjamin to MQ. 02/28/1956



Box: 1 Fold: 3 Breen, Joseph I.
DATE SPAN: 07/05/1930 - 12/06/1939

DESCRIPTION: Seventeen TLS from Joseph I. Breen regarding his job as Director of the Production Code Administration in the Association of Motion Picture Producers. Includes references to Cardinal Mundelein of Chicago , Rev. John J. Burke + other ecclesiastical figure

Box: 1 Fold: 4 Breen, Joseph I.
DATE SPAN: 01/26/1940 - 01/05/1950

DESCRIPTION: Eleven TLS from Joseph I. Breen. Includes references to possible changes in the Production Code, the new president of the Motion Picture Association, Eric Johnston, David Selznick, Turnabout, The Laberynthine Ways, and The Fighting Sixty-Nine.

Box: 1 Fold: 5 Facey, S.J., Paul, W.
DATE SPAN: 07/12/1944 - 11/30/1944

DESCRIPTION: Letters to and from Father Paul W. Facey, S.J. Discussions about the origins of the Production Code and the Legion of Decency. Includes 2 TLS from Father Facey, and excerptfrom his dissertation on the legion of Decency.

Box: 1 Fold: 6 Hays, Will H.
DATE SPAN: 11/30/1925 - 09/22/1945

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to and from Will H. Hays, President of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America from 1922 to 1945. Includes copy of his work contract with MPPDA, discussions about the trade press and The Federation of BritishFilm industri

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TLS from Will Hays to MQ. 08/01/1931

TLS from Will Hays to MQ. 09/10/1934

TLS from Will Hays to MQ. 12/04/1934

ALS from Will Hays to MQ. 07/12/1936

TLS from Will Hays to MQ. 09/30/1941

ALS from Will Hays to MQ. 01/01/1944

TLS from Will Hays to MQ. 09/22/1945

ALS from Will Hays to MQ. 03/24/1948



Box: 1 Fold: 7 Hughes, Howard
DATE SPAN: 07/14/1948 - 02/04/1970

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence regarding the business relationship of MQ and Howard Hughes. Includes letters from noted businessman Jay Levine, discussiong the possible purchase by him and Albert A. List of Hughe's RKO stockholdings. Also, discussions on Born to be Bad

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TLS from Howard Hughes to MQ. 07/14/1948

TLS from Jay Levine to MQ. 07/02/1953

TLS from Jay Levine to MQ. (Two different letters, same date) 07/02/1953



Box: 1 Fold: 8 Johnston, Eric
DATE SPAN: 03/14/1947 - 10/06/1947

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence regarding Eric Johnston, President of the Motion Picture Association of America. Includes letters by Joseph Breen, a telegram regarding the film "Duel in the Sun," and discussion about the development and introduction ofthe Production Code

Box: 1 Fold: 9 Kearney, James E., Bishop of Rochester
DATE SPAN: 01/16/1942 - 01/27/1942

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to and from James E. Kearney, Bishop of Rochester. Includes one TLS by Bishop Kearney, regarding the controversy over a film called "No Greater Sin."

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TLS from James E. Kearney, Bishop of Rochester, To MQ. 01/20/1942



Box: 1 Fold: 10 Kennedy, Joseph P.
DATE SPAN: 12/20/1925 - 01/07/1960

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to and from Joseph P. Kennedy.

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ALS from Joseph Kennedy to MQ. 00/20/1926

TLS from Joseph Kennedy to MQ. 01/07/1960



Box: 1 Fold: 11 Keough, Francis P., Bishop of Providence
DATE SPAN: 09/25/1945 - 09/27/1945

DESCRIPTION: TLS from Francis P. Keough, Bishop of Providence, and copy from a letter to him by MQ.

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TLS from Francis Keough, Bishop of Providence, to MQ. 09/27/1945



Box: 1 Fold: 12 Krol, John J., Archbishop of Philadelphia
DATE SPAN: 01/25/1962 - 06/18/1962

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to and from John J. Krol, Archbishop of Philadelphia. Includes two TLS by Archbishop Krol, responding to MQ's letters (copies included) about the deterioration of the standards of moral standards in motion pictures.

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TLS from Archbishop Krol, of Philadelphia, to MQ. 02/01/1962

TLS from Archbishop Krol to MQ. 06/11/1962



Box: 1 Fold: 13 Leslie, Joan
DATE SPAN: 11/07/1949 - 11/30/1949

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence regarding the employment as an actress of Joan Leslie. Includes ALS by Joan Leslie, letters by William H. Mooring, and TLS by Francis Cardinal Spellman, Archbishop of New York.

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TLS from Archbishop Spellman, of New York, to MQ. 11/30/1949



Box: 1 Fold: 14 Little, Thomas F.
DATE SPAN: 08/03/1948 - 12/23/1954

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to and from Rev. Thomas F. Little, S.T.L., Exec Secretary of the Nat Legion of Decency. 5 TLS + 2 TNS by him. Letters from ecclesiastical authorities and regular priests regarding the classification of several movies by the Legion of Dece

Box: 1 Fold: 15 Little, Thomas F.
DATE SPAN: 01/11/1955 - 01/07/1957

DESCRIPTION: Copies of corresp to + fr Msgr. Little regard miscellaneous subjects about the Legion of Decency. 2 TLS + 2 ANS by Msgr. Little. 1 TLS from Mary Looram. Carbons of letters from Darryl F. Zanuck, and Rev. Francis J. Connell. Refs to Int.Cath. Film Office

Box: 1 Fold: 16 Little, Thomas F.
DATE SPAN: 01/28/1957 - 03/08/1960

DESCRIPTION: Carbons of letters to and from Msgr. Little. 3 TLS and 2 ANS from Msgr. Little. Copies of letters by Y.F. Freeman, and Archbishop Scully. Discussions on "Babette Goes to War," "Suddenly, Last Summer," and "The Wayward Bus."

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TLS from Archbishop Samuel Stritch, of Chicago, to MQ. 01/03/1958



Box: 1 Fold: 17 Little, Thomas F.
DATE SPAN: 03/09/1960 - 02/14/1966

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to and from Msgr. Little. 2 TLS by Msgr. Little. Discuss. on Babette goes to War, and Suddenly, last Summer. Letters from Pat Scalan, Managing Editor of The Tablet, William H. Mooring, and copies of letters from Bishop McNulty, of Paterson

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TLS from Bishop Lawrence J. Shehan, of Bridgeport, to MQ. 03/25/1960



Box: 1 Fold: 18 Lord, S.J., Daniel A.
DATE SPAN: 01/02/1930 - 10/26/1935

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to and from Father Daniel A. Lord. 15 TLS from Rev. Lord. Discussions about the creation, presentation and implementation of the Production Code. Observations on the movie "No Man of Her Own," and material regard. The Queen's Work.

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TLS from Will Hays to MQ. 06/24/1931



Box: 1 Fold: 19 Lord, S.J., Daniel A.
DATE SPAN: 08/03/1936 - 03/18/1954

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to and from Rev. Daniel J. Lord, S.J. 4 TLS from Father Lord. Letters regarding the controversy over the autorship of the Production Code. Includes letters from Patrick Scalan and Joseph Breen.

Box: 1 Fold: 20 Lord, S.J., Daniel A.
DATE SPAN: 02/14/1956 - 06/06/1956

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence regarding the authorship of the Production Code.Includes TLS by Rev. Lord, letters from Quigley Jr., Geoffrey M. Shurlock, Director of the Production Code Administration, Thurston N. Davis, S.J., Ed. of America + other Catholic Journalists

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TL from Wilfrid Parsons, S.J., to MQ. 05/24/1956

TLS from Thurston N. Davis, S.J., to MQ. 03/16/1956

TLS from Thurston N. Davis, S.J., to MQ. 06/04/1956



Box: 1 Fold: 21 Masterson, Patrick J.
DATE SPAN: 10/15/1942 - 11/03/1949

DESCRIPTION: Correspto+ from Rev. Patrick J. Masterson, Exec Secretary of the NatLegion of Decency. 7 TLS + 1 ALS by Masterson. Dis about drugs in Movies.Letters on Joan of Lorrain, Silent Conflict, The Outlaw, My Foolish Heart, Sleep my Love, The Saint and the Devil

Box: 1 Fold: 22 Masterson, Patrick J.
DATE SPAN: 11/29/1949 - 11/22/1954

DESCRIPTION: Corresp to and from Rev. Masterson. 7 TLS + 1 ALS by Masterson. Numerous references to the Pontificial Comm for Mot Pict and its members. Discussions on Riding High, The Cardinal, Facts of Love, Glass Mountain, A Lady Without Passport. TLS fr Mary Looram

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TLS from MQ to Rev. Patrick J,. Masterson. 09/02/1952



Box: 1 Fold: 23 Mayer, Louis B.
DATE SPAN: 06/26/1951 - 07/05/1951

DESCRIPTION: TLS by Louis B. Mayer, responding to a testimonial letter from MQ. (Carbon included).

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TLS from Louis B. Mayer to MQ. 07/05/1951



Box: 1 Fold: 24 McClafferty, John J.
DATE SPAN: 05/19/1938 - 12/29/1939

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to and from Rev. McClafferty, Executive Secretary of the National Legion of Decency. 16 TLS from McClafferty regarding miscellaneous subjects. Includes discussions on Mexicana, The Housekeepers' Daughter, Juarez and Le Souffle de la Vie.

Box: 1 Fold: 25 McClafferty, John J.
DATE SPAN: 01/04/1940 - 04/28/1942

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to and from Rev. McClafferty, regarding miscellaneoussubjects about the National Legion of Decency. 19 TLS + 1 TL by him.TLS by Mary Looram. Letters regarding Fred Nible and Arch. John T. McNicholas. Discuss on Strange Cargo, Ball of Fire

Box: 1 Fold: 26 McClafferty, John J.
DATE SPAN: 05/06/1942 - 11/12/1943

DESCRIPTION: Corresp to + from Rev. McClafferty, mostly regarding motion pictures reviewed by the Nat Legion of Decency. 20 TLS by McClafferty. References to The Outlaw, This Above All, For Whom the Bells Toll, and Mission to Moscow. References to Latin American Cin

Box: 1 Fold: 27 McClafferty, John J.
DATE SPAN: 12/14/1943 - 02/11/1966

DESCRIPTION: Corresp to + from Rev. McClafferty regarding the National Legion of Decency. 16 TLS from him. Letters to Eric Johnston, Francis S, Harmon, The Catholic Times, and references to The Pontificial Commission on Motion Pictures, Howard Hughes and motion pic

Box: 1 Fold: 28 McDonald, E.F., Jr.
DATE SPAN: 01/16/1948 - 01/28/1948

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to and from E.F. McDonald Jr., President of Zenith Radio Corporation. Discussions about the future of television and what can it do to or for the movie industry.

Box: 1 Fold: 29 McIntyre, James Francis Cardinal, Archbishop of L.A.
DATE SPAN: 06/21/1954 - 07/26/1954

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to and from Archbishop McIntyre. Also letters regarding the 1954 Columbus-Quigley controversy. Memorandum by William H. Mooring to Msgr. North.

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TLS from Archbishop Francis McIntyre, of Los Angeles, to MQ. 07/19/1954



Box: 1 Fold: 30 McNicholas, John T., Archbishop of Cincinnati
DATE SPAN: 09/29/1933 - 07/25/1934

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to and from Archbishop McNicholas, regarding the concerns of the Bishops' committee on Motion Pictures. References to Archbishop Cicognani and Joseph Breen.

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TLS from Archbishop McNicholas, of Cincinnati, to MQ. 03/25/1934

TLS from Will Hays to MQ. 06/09/1943

TLS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. 06/09/1934

TLS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. 06/10/1934

TLS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. 07/22/1934

TLS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. (second letter, same date) 07/22/1934



Box: 1 Fold: 31 McNicholas, John T., Archbishop of Cincinnati
DATE SPAN: 08/10/1934 - 12/08/1935

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to and from Archbishop McNicholas, regarding the concerns of the Episcopal Committee for Motion Pictures. Also references to Will Hays and Arthur D. Maguire, author of a critique to MQ.

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TLS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. 11/24/1934

TLS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. (two letters same date) 11/24/1934

TLS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. 11/25/1934

TLS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. 01/15/1935

TLS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. (2nd letter, same date) 01/15/1935

TLS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. (3rd letter same date) 01/15/1935

TLS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. 12/08/1935



Box: 1 Fold: 32 McNicholas, John T., Archbishop of Cincinnati
DATE SPAN: 03/28/1936 - 12/01/1936

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to and from Archbishop McNicholas. References to Robin Hood of El Dorado, Wilfrid Parsons, S.J, the Episcopal Committee for Motion Pictures.Refer. to problems w Rev. Daly and Dinnee

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TLS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. 03/30/1936

TLS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. 04/14/1936

TLS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. 07/17/1936

TLS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. 09/30/1936

TLS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. 10/17/1936

ALS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. 10/18/1936

TLS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. 10/24/1936

ALS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. 10/28/1836

ALS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. 10/29/1936

TLS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. 11/06/1936

TLS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. 10/13/1936

TLS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. 11/23/1936



Box: 1 Fold: 33 McNicholas, John T., Archbishop of Cincinnati
DATE SPAN: 02/17/1937 - 11/04/1945

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to and from Archbishop McNicholas, regarding the concerns of the Episcopal Committee on Motion Pictures. Also, references to the Catholic Institute For Film Analysis, and Joe Breen's successor.

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TLS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. 11/03/1937

TLS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. 11/14/1937

ALS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. 08/15/1938

TLS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. 09/03/1938

TLS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. 05/20/1939

TLS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. 01/14/1945

TLS from Archbishop McNicholas to MQ. 10/01/1945



Box: 1 Fold: 34 Moskowitz, Joseph
DATE SPAN: 10/04/1945 - 10/04/1945

DESCRIPTION: Character affidavit signed by MQ in support of the application of Joseph Moskowitz to the President of the United States for a pardon to restore his full civil rights.

Box: 1 Fold: 35 Pegler, Westbrook
DATE SPAN: 10/11/1951 - 10/15/1951

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence regarding Westbrook Pegler attacks on MQ. Includes letters, a telegram and related newspaper clippings.

Box: 1 Fold: 36 Pence, William P.
DATE SPAN: 02/09/1948 - 02/09/1948

DESCRIPTION: Letter from Wm. P. Pence, from Pence and Company.

Box: 1 Fold: 37 Randolph, A. Philip
DATE SPAN: 01/15/1949 - 03/31/1950

DESCRIPTION: Letters from A. Philip Randolph, International President of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters.

Box: 1 Fold: 38 Roosevelt, Franklin D.
DATE SPAN: 06/04/1941 - 07/31/1941

DESCRIPTION: Letter and memorandum from MQ to President Roosevelt, expressing his ideas about the role of the United States in the war. Includes a letter from Grace G. Tully, from the White House, acknowledging MQ's proposal.

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TLS from MQ to President Rooselvelt. 07/21/1941

TLS from MQ to President Rooselvelt. (Memorandum) 07/21/1941



Box: 1 Fold: 39 Schlesinger, Arthur, Jr.
DATE SPAN: 01/10/1954 - 02/15/1954

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence regarding a controversy between MQ and Arthur Schlesinger, based on an article written by Mr. Schlesinger. Includes related letters from Eric Johston.

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TLS from Arthur Schlesinger JR. to MQ. 01/18/1954

TLS from Eric Johnston to MQ. 01/25/1954

TLS from Eric Johnston to MQ. 02/05/1954

TLS from Arthur Schlesinger to MQ. 02/08/1954

TLS from Eric Johnston to MQ. 02/15/1954



Box: 1 Fold: 40 Scully, William A., Bishop of Albany
DATE SPAN: 10/09/1947 - 07/28/1954

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to and from Bishop Scully. References to James A. Mulvey, William H. Mooring, Rev. Little, The Moon is Blue, Guilty of Treason, and The Miracle.

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14 TLS from Bishop Scully, of Albany, to MQ.

ALS from Bishop Scully to MQ.

TLS from Archbishop John F. Noll, of Fort Wayne, to MQ. 03/24/1954



Box: 1 Fold: 41 Scully, William A., Bishop of Albany
DATE SPAN: 03/08/1956 - 11/06/1958

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to and from Bishop Scully. References to John Courtney Murray S.J., Patrick J. Sullivan, S.J., Eric Johnston, Rev. Little, the Episcopal Committee, America, Baby Doll, and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

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12 TLS from Bishop Scully to MQ.

ACS from Bishop Scully to MQ. 03/08/1956



Box: 1 Fold: 42 United States Representatives
DATE SPAN: 05/07/1941 - 05/10/1941

DESCRIPTION: Letters to and from U.S. representatives and senators.

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TLS from Lucien Maciora, M.C. to MQ. 05/10/1941

TLS from Le Roy D. Downs, M.C., to MQ 05/09/1941

TLS from John A. Danaher, Senator, to MQ. 05/10/1941

TLS from Francis Maloney, Senator, to MQ. 05/12/1941



Box: 1 Fold: 43 Skouras, Spyros P.
DATE SPAN: 04/21/1953 - 03/07/1962

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence from Spyros P. Skouras, President of the Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, thanking MQ for his support in various occassions.

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TLS from Spyros Skouras to MQ. 04/21/1953

TLS from Spyros Skouras to MQ. 05/17/1961

TLS from Spyros Skouras to MQ. 01/29/1962

TLS from Spyros Skouras to MQ. 03/07/1962



Box: 1 Fold: 44 Spellman, Francis C., Archbishop of New York
DATE SPAN: 10/11/1934 - 07/30/1956

DESCRIPTION: Correspondencen to and from Archbishop Francis C. Spellman. References to Will Hays, Richard Hayes, and The Film the Moon Is Blue.

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8 TLS from Francis C. Spellman, to MQ.

TDS from Archbishop Spellman to MQ. 10/27/1949



Box: 1 Fold: 45 Spellman, Francis C., Archbishop of New York
DATE SPAN: 07/30/1956 - 01/31/1960

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to and from Archbishop Spellman. Discussions on possible changes on the pledge of the Legion of Decency. References to Baby Doll, Untamed Youth and Suddenly, Last Summer.

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8 TLS from Archbishop Spellman to MQ.



Box: 1 Fold: 46 Stritch, Samuel C., Archbishop of Chicago
DATE SPAN: 05/13/1954 - 11/30/1956

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to and from Archbishop Stritch. References to Francis J. Connell S.SS.R and the controversy on the Columbus Catholic Times.

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TLS from MQ to Archbishop Stritch. 06/28/1954

TLS from Archbishop Stritch to MQ. 07/07/1954

TLS from Archbishop Stritch to MQ. 10/04/1954



Box: 2 Fold: 1 Legion of Decency / Buffalo, New York
DATE SPAN: 01/10/1935 - 01/21/1936

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to and from Rev. Edward S. Schwegler, Diocesan Director of the Legion of Decency in Buffalo. 10 TLS from Schwegler. Discussions on The Devil is a Woman, Side Streets, Born to be Bad, A Night at the Opera.

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TLS from Will Hays to MQ. 08/13/1935



Box: 2 Fold: 2 Legion of Decency / Chicago
DATE SPAN: 02/18/1930 - 07/31/1934

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence regarding the initial campaign of the Legion of Decency in Chicago. Includes fourteen letters from Rev. F.G. Dinneen, S.J., and numerous references to George C. Mundelein, Charles C. Pettijohn, Will Hays, Daniel A. Lord and Harrison's Rep

Box: 2 Fold: 3 Legion of Decency / Chicago
DATE SPAN: 08/06/1934 - 07/06/1935

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence regarding the Legion of Decency in Chicago. Includes three letters by Rev. Dinneen, letters from Charles C. Pettijohn and Samuel K. Wilson, S.J. References to Will Hays, Rev. Parsons and Rev. Lord. Controversy between Dinneen and MQ.

Box: 2 Fold: 4 Legion of Decency / Massachusetts
DATE SPAN: 07/06/1934 - 02/23/1943

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence regarding the Legion of Decency in Massachusets. Numerous letters from Rev. Edward Gorman, Director of the Legion of Decency in Fall River. Discussions on The Gay Bride and The Devil is a Woman.

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5 TLS from Archbishop Spellman to MQ.

TLS from Bishop James E. Cassidy, of Fall River, to MQ. 06/06/1935

TLS from Will Hays to MQ. 07/12/1935

ALS from Bishop Cassidy to MQ. 04/08/1938



Box: 2 Fold: 5 Legion of Decency / Mexico
DATE SPAN: 12/12/1938 - 07/28/1958

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence regarding the Mexican Legion of decency. Includes letters from its President, E. Traslosheros and its Secretary of Exterior, Manuel V. Vidal.

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