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Box: 1 Fold: 1 Eugene Cardinale - Correspondence 1960
Date: 9/13/60

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to AV from his friend and colleague Archbishop Eugene (sp. var. "Igino") Cardinale, chief of protocol in the Vatican secretary of state's office (1961-1963) and papal nuncio to Belgium and Luxembourg (1969-1983). [For more biographical information, see obituaries, Folder 1:6.]

@ TLS, 9/13/60 - A social letter, written after AV left Rome as political officer at the U.S. Embassy.



Box: 1 Fold: 2 Eugene Cardinale - Correspondence 1961
Datespan: 5/6/61-9/3/61

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to AV from Archbishop Eugene Cardinale -

@ TLS, 5/6/61 - Condolences on the death of AV's mother.

@ TLS, 6/1/61 - More sympathy on the death of AV's mother. Also refers to AV's new position at the State Department: "I was very glad to know that you are now in charge of the Italian desk in the Department."

@ TLS, 8/18/61 - Refers to death of Cardinal Domenico Tardini and the succession of Cardinal Amleto Giovanni Cicognani.

@ TLS, 9/3/61 - Refers to Don Carlo Ferrero, vice president of the Universita Internazionale degli Studi Sociali.

Box: 1 Fold: 3 Eugene Cardinale - Correspondence 1962
1/6/62-11/1/62

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to AV from Archbishop Eugene Cardinale -

@ TLS, 1/6/62 - Refers to Archbishop Cardinales's work as chief of protocol to the Vatican (1961-63).

@ TLS, 6/15/62 - More on Archbishop Cardinale's work as chief of protocol.

@ TLS, 8/9/62 - Written while Archbishop Cardinale was on vacation in Torvaianica, Rome. Mainly social news.

@ TLS, 11/1/62 - Includes a reference to Norman Cousins: "Could you tell me exactly who Norman Cousin is and what is his influence with the President? He had something to do in suggesting the recent message for peace by the Holy Father during the Cuban-USA crisis."

Box: 1 Fold: 4 Eugene Cardinale - Correspondence 1963-1967
Datespan: 1/9/63-1/14/67

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to AV from Archibishop Eugene Cardinale -

@ TLS, 1/9/63 - Mixed news, business and personal.

@ TLS, 3/9/63 - Concerns a paper by Archbishop Cardinale on the Holy See and consular law.

@ TLS, 2pp., 8/2/63 - Refers to visit of President John F. Kennedy to the Vatican.

@ TLS, 1/14/67 - Refers to an enjoyable visit from AV to Archbishop Cardinale in Britain. Also refers to Francis Cardinal Spellman: "Cardinal Spellman embarrassed us all with his Vietnam statement."

Box: 1 Fold: 5 Eugene Cardinale - Correspondence 1974-1975
Datespan: 1/4/74-12/29/75

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to AV from Archbishop Eugene Cardinale -

@ ACS, 1/4/74 - New Year's greetings and personal news.

@ TLS + envelope, 12/29/75 - Notifying AV of new address. Includes general personal news.

@ TLS Christmas card, n.d.

Box: 1 Fold: 6 Eugene Cardinale - Obituaries
Date: March 1983

DESCRIPTION: Contains xerox copies of newsclipping obituaries for Archbishop Eugene Cardinale (2 English, 1 Italian).

Box: 1 Fold: 7 Business Correspondence 1955-1960
Datespan: 9/29/55-1/8/60

DESCRIPTION: Contains miscellaneous correspondence to AV from Italian officials and embassy personnel. Arranged chronologically. Includes signed card from Angelo dell'Aqua, secretary of state to the Vatican (12/31/59); and 1 TLS (1/8/60) from Robert Donhauser, special assistant to the under secretary of state for political affairs, Washington, D.C., citing a commendatory letter from Robert Murphy for AV's work during President John F. Kennedy's visit to the Vatican (carbon included here).

Box: 1 Fold: 8 Business Correspondence 1961
Datespan: 1/24/61-9/6/61

DESCRIPTION: Contains miscellaneous correspondence to AV from Italian officials and embassy personnel. Arranged chronologically. Includes 1 TLS from Don Carlo Ferrero, vice president of Universita Internazionale degli Studi Sociali (9/6/61).

Box: 1 Fold: 9 Business Correspondence 1962
Datespan: 1/11/62-12/30/62

DESCRIPTION: Contains miscellaneous correspondence to AV from Italian officials and embassy personnel. Arranged chronologically. Includes 1 TLS, thank you note for a pleasant visit to US, from Silvio Costantini, of the CISL (8/11/62, in English); 1 TLS from Anselmo Crisafulli, Italian lawyer and publicist (3/23/62, in Italian); 1 ALS (5/10/62, Italian), 1 TLS (10/19/62, Italian) from Don Carlo Ferrero; 1 TLS thank you note for reception, from Paolo Vittorelli, of the Partito Socialista Italiano (5/31/62, in English).

Box: 1 Fold: 10 Business Correspondence 1963-1967
Datespan: 8/15/63-1/14/67

DESCRIPTION: Contains miscellaneous correspondence to AV from Italian officials and embassy personnel. Arranged chronologically. Includes, 1 TLS from Fr. Felix A. Morlion, O.P., president of Universita Internazionale Degli Studi Sociali (7/29/63), with TL carbon from AV (8/15/63); 1 TLS from Angelo

dell'Aqua, thanking AV for sending recordings (3/20/65).

Box: 1 Fold: 11 Papal Deaths - Protocol
Datespan: 12/8/45-6/8/63

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed carbons of protocol guidelines in the event of the pope's death. Includes Chapter V, The Pope's Funeral Rites, from Apostolic Constitution Regarding the Vacancy of the Holy See and the Election of the Roman Pontiff, issued by Pope Pius XII, 12/8/45. Also includes a general announcement (in French) issued by the secretary of state to the Vatican of the memorial sevices to be held for Pope John XXIII (6/8/63).

Box: 1 Fold: 12 Apostolic Constitution regarding the Vacancy of the Holy See
Date: 12/8/45

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the Constitutio Apostolica de sede Apostolica Vacante et de Romani Pontificis Electione, issued by Pope Pius XII, 12/8/45 (25 pages).

Box: 1 Fold: 13 Sacred College of Cardinals
Date: 1963

DESCRIPTION: Contains a report on and history of Il Sacro Collegio dei Cardinali.

Box: 1 Fold: 14 Treaty of Friendship, Commerce and Navigation (Italy-USA 1948)
Date: 2/2/48

DESCRIPTION: Contains a typescript copy of the Treaty of Friendship, Commerce and Navigation between Italy and the US (February 2, 1948). 3 pages.

Box: 1 Fold: 15 Universita Internazionale degli Studi Sociali
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains a typed report concerning the university. In three parts, entitled successively, "The juridical position of the International University of Social Studies," "Some scholastic facts about the university," and "Some administrative facts about the university."

@ The university was to be "a permanent instrument in Rome for the international promotion of democracy under God." Felix A. Morlion was the first president with Don Carlo Ferrero as vice president.

Box: 1 Fold: 16 Vatican Law of Public Security
Date: 6/7/29

DESCRIPTION: Contains a typed copy of articles of conduct relating to public security under Vatican law. 2 pp.

Box: 1 Fold: 17 Vatican and US Diplomacy
Datespan: 3/4/63-9/17/63

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed English translation of a news article entitled La Santo Sede E Il Diritto Consolare, printed in L'Osservatore Romano, March 4-5 1963. The title, in English: "The Holy See and the Consular Right" (21 pages).

Box: 1 Fold: 18 Vatican and US Diplomacy - An Outline of Relations 1848-1870
Date: June 1950

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of a typed report issued by the Division of Historical Policy Research, Office of Public Affairs, US Department of State. Entitled, "An Outline of the Relations of the United States with the Papal States, 1848-1870, and the Missions of Myron C. Taylor, 1940-1950." 8 pages.

Box: 1 Fold: 19 Journal Fragments
Datespan: 9/24/48-11/6/48

DESCRIPTION: Contains personal accounts and note fragments of interviews conducted by AV of various Italian party leaders. Includes (in order of appearance) - Igino Giordani, aide to Don Luigi Sturzo, founder of the Partito Popolore Italiano (Italian Popular Party); Dr. Antonio d'Aroma, secretary to Luigi Einaudi, president of the Republic of Italy; Matteo Secchia, brother of Pietro Secchia, vice secretary of the Italian Communist party (P.C.I.); Fernando Storchi, president of ACLI; and Giampietro Dore, journalist, concerning the Popular Party.

Box: 1 Fold: 20 "The Position of the Vatican toward the New Italian State, 1870-1922"
Datespan: 2/2/76-2/3/76

DESCRIPTION: Contains proposal and draft for a book by AV entitled, "the Position of the Vatican toward the New Italian State, 1870-1922." Includes copies of 2 letters commenting on and recommending the book for publication, from John DiSciullo, deputy director, INR/RWE, Department of State; and from Luigi Amaduzzi, counsellor at the Italian Embassy.

Box: 1 Fold: 21 Dissertation: de Gasperi, Alcide
Date: 6/28/54

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcription of a news article concerning the position of Alcide de Gasperi, president of the first congress of the Popular Party and leader of the Christian Democratic party which coalesced after the fall of Mussolini in 1943.

Box: 1 Fold: 22 Dissertation: Murri, Romolo
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed transcription of extracts from "Il Cristianesimo in Italia" by Armaldo della Torre. Special focus on Romolo Murri, a priest from central Italy, later excommunicated, who led the early movement of the Christian Democrats.

@ Includes index cards with bibliographical data.

Box: 1 Fold: 23 Dissertation: Sturzo, Don Luigi
Datespan: c. 1950-1951

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph notes by AV, and newsclippings about Don Luigi Sturzo collected for the former's dissertation on the Italian Christian Democrats.

Box: 1 Fold: 24 Dissertation: Notes on Anticlericalism
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph/typed notes by AV for his doctoral dissertation on the Italian Christian Democratic movement. Notes on anticlerical parties and sentiment.

Box: 1 Fold: 25 Dissertation: Notes on ACLI
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph/typed notes by AV for his doctoral dissertation on the Italian Christian Democratic movement. Notes on ACLI (Associazioni Cristiane Lavoratori Italiani or Catholic Association of Italian Workers).

Box: 1 Fold: 26 Dissertation: Notes on Catholic Action
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph/typed notes by AV for his doctoral dissertation on the Italian Christian Democratic movement. Notes on Catholic Action, the lay organization instigated by Pope Pius XI to mold the Christian Democratic movement.

Box: 1 Fold: 27 Dissertation: Notes on Catholicism in Italy
Datespan: 1952-c.1960

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph/typed notes by AV for his doctoral dissertation on the Italian Christian Democratic movement. Notes on Catholicism in Italy.

Box: 1 Fold: 28 Dissertation: "La Democrazia Cristiana in Italia"
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains TMs entitled, "La Democrazia Cristiana in Italia." Presumably by AV for his doctoral dissertation on the Italian Democratic movement. (159 pages.)

Box: 1 Fold: 29 Dissertation: Notes on CD Characteristics
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph and typed notes by AV for his doctoral dissertation on the Italian Christian Democratic party. Notes on CD characteristics.

Box: 1 Fold: 30 Dissertation: Notes on CD Elections
Datespan: 1/1/48-12/31/50

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph and typed notes by AV for his doctoral dissertation on the Italian Christian Democratic party. Notes on elections relating to the CD and the Church.

Box: 1 Fold: 31 Dissertation: Notes on CD Factionalism
Date: c. 1949-1950

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph and typed notes by AV for his doctoral dissertation on the Italian Christian Democratic movement. Notes on factions within the CD. Includes a lengthy TMs by AV entitled, "The Position of the Christian Democratic Party in the Italian Political Scene" (17 pages).

Box: 1 Fold: 32 Dissertation: Notes on CD Factionalism
Datespan: 1949-1951

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph and typed notes by AV for his doctoral dissertation on the Italian Christian Democratic movement. Notes on news items re factionalism within the CD.

Box: 1 Fold: 33 Dissertation: Notes on CD History
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph and typed notes/drafts by AV for his doctoral dissertation on the Italian Christian Democratic party. Notes are on the history of the party.

Box: 1 Fold: 34 Dissertation: Notes on CD Ideology
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph and typed notes/drafts by AV for his doctoral dissertation on the Italian Christian Democratic party. Notes are on party ideology.

Box: 1 Fold: 35 Dissertation: Notes on Laicism
Date: 8/2/49

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph and typed notes/drafts by AV for his doctoral dissertation on the Italian Christian Democratic party. Notes are on the party and laicism.

Box: 1 Fold: 36 Dissertation: Notes on CD Press
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph and typed notes/drafts by AV for his doctoral dissertation on the Italian Christian Democratic party. Notes are on the party's news publications. Includes handwritten list of titles.

Box: 1 Fold: 37 Dissertation: "Christian Democratic Theory"
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains AMs draft and TMs notes by AV for his dissertation on the Italian Christian Democratic party. This manuscript was orginally labelled, "Christian Democratic Theory."

Box: 1 Fold: 38 Dissertation: Notes on Church and Communism
Date: c. 1949

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph and typed notes/drafts by AV for his doctoral dissertation on the Italian Christian Democratic party. Notes are on the church and communism.

Box: 1 Fold: 39 Dissertation: Notes on Church and Labor
Datespan: c.1950-1952

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph and typed notes/drafts by AV for his doctoral dissertation on the Italian Christian Democratic party. Notes are on the church and labor.

Box: 1 Fold: 40 Dissertation: Notes on Church and Politics
Date: c.1950

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph and typed notes/drafts by AV for his doctoral dissertation on the Italian Christian Democratic party. Notes are on the church and politics. Specifically, the position of the Vatican in Italian politics.

Box: 1 Fold: 41 Dissertation: Notes on Church, Socialism and Sociology
Datespan: c. 1949

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph and typed notes/drafts by AV for his doctoral dissertation on the Italian Christian Democratic party. Notes are on the Vatican's attitude to socialism and social action.

Box: 1 Fold: 42 Dissertation: Notes on Church and State
Datespan: c.1950-1954

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph and typed notes/drafts by AV for his doctoral dissertation on the Italian Christian Democratic party. Notes are on the church and the Italian state. Includes a typed transcription (in Italian) of a news article (dated 1954) concerning the arrest of a priest for speaking against the monarchy during elections.

Box: 1 Fold: 43 Dissertation: Notes on Church and Unity
Datespan: c.1949-1950

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph and typed notes/drafts by AV for his doctoral dissertation on the Italian Christian Democratic party. Notes are on the church's position on Italian unity. Primarily notes on news articles on the subject.

Box: 1 Fold: 44 Dissertation: Notes on the Church (Italy)
Datespan: c.1946-1950

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph and typed notes/drafts by AV for his doctoral dissertation on the Italian Christian Democratic party. General notes concerning the church, including the role of the pope during World War II.

Box: 1 Fold: 45 Dissertation: Notes on Civic Committees
Date: 1948

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph/typed notes by AV for a doctoral dissertation on the Italian Christian Democratic party. Notes on civic committees. These were led by Professor Luigi Gedda, who aimed to create a rallying center for Italian citizens against Communism, irrespective of political or religious affiliation.

Box: 1 Fold: 46 Dissertation: Notes on CISL
Date: c.1951

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph/typed notes by AV for a doctoral dissertation on the Italian Christian Democratic party. Notes on CISL, Confederazione Italiana Sindacati Lavoratori, the Italian Catholic Labor Union. Includes TMs by AV entitled, "A Visit with Tom Lane," an interview with a union organizer in Italy.

Box: 1 Fold: 47 Dissertation: Notes on Popular Party
Date: c. 1948

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph/typed notes by AV for a doctoral dissertation on the Italian Christian Democratic party. Notes on the Italian Popular Party.

Box: 1 Fold: 48 Dissertation: Notes on Vatican/Papal Matters
Datespan: c.1945-1953

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph/typed notes by AV for a doctoral dissertation on the Italian Christian Democratic party. Notes on the Vatican and papal attitude on Italian politics.

Box: 1 Fold: 49 Dissertation: Miscellaneous Notes
Datespan: c.1944-1954

DESCRIPTION: Contains miscellaneous autograph/typed notes by AV for a doctoral dissertation on the Italian Christian Democratic party.

Box: 1 Fold: 50 Dissertation: Outline
Date: 10/1/50

DESCRIPTION: Contains TMs outline for AV's doctoral dissertation on the Italian Christian Democratic party. Includes TLS from Henry R. Spencer, 2 pp., 10/1/50.

Box: 1 Fold: 51 Dissertation Bibliography - Notes
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains bibliographic notes taken by AV for his doctoral dissertation on the Italian Christian Democratic Party.

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