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Box: 1 Fold: 1 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: August 30, 1932

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (1 page/1 sheet, in English with postmarked envelope). Reference(s) to his departure the next morning from Peiping for Hong Kong. (p.1)

Box: 1 Fold: 2 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: October 20, 1932

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (2 pages/1 sheet, in English with postmarked envelope). Reference(s) to travel to France; work on essay, "La Route de l'Ouest." (p.1)

Box: 1 Fold: 3 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: January 23, 1933

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (1 page/1 sheet, in English with postmarked envelope). Reference(s) to meeting Davidson Black and wife in London. (p.2)

Box: 1 Fold: 4 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: June 20, 1933

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (1 page/1 sheet, in English). Reference(s) to friendship. (p.3)

Box: 1 Fold: 5 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: July 3, 1933

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (folio with postmarked envelope). Reference(s) to Dr. Amadeus Grabau and travel to Honolulu, Hawaii. (p.4)

Box: 1 Fold: 6 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: July 16, 1933

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (2 pages/1 sheet). Reference(s) to arriving in Chicago to visit parents of Lucile Swan, then travelling to New York and reuniting with friends from the Natural History Museum, including Walter Granger. (p.5)

Box: 1 Fold: 7 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: July 26, 1933

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (folio). Written from s.s. President Coolidge. Reference(s) to shipboard companions Dr. Amadeus Grabau and V.K. Ting. (p.3)

Box: 1 Fold: 8 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: August 5, 1933

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph postcard in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan. Written from Flagstaff, Arizona. Reference(s) to Amadeus Grabau. (p.6)

Box: 1 Fold: 9 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter dates: August 16, 1933 & September 22, 1933

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS dated 8/16/1933 in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (2 pages/1 sheet with postmarked envelope). Written from Arcata, California. Reference(s) to continuing travel in the U.S. and to Dr. and Mrs. Amadeus Grabau. (p. 6)

Includes autograph postcard dated 9/22/1933 with postmarked envelope written from the s.s. President Coolidge with news of imminent return to China. (p.6-7)

Box: 1 Fold: 10 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: November 14, 1933

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (folio). Reference(s) to his perspective on his friendship with Swan. (p.7)

Box: 1 Fold: 11 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: January 7, 1934

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (folio). Written from on-board ship enroute to Hong Kong. Reference(s) to lunch with Maj. James and Mrs. MacHugh. (p.8)

Box: 1 Fold: 12 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: March 9, 1934

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (folio). Reference(s) to his friendship with Swan. (p.9)

Box: 1 Fold: 13 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: March 13, 1934

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (2 pages/1 sheet). Written from Peking. Reference(s) to prospective visit with George Barbour in Shanghai; and to quotation from Paul Valery on human love (cited in French). (p.9)

Box: 1 Fold: 14 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: March 18, 1938

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (2 pages/1 sheet). Written from Peking. Reference(s) to death of Dr. Davidson Black. (p.10-11)

Box: 1 Fold: 15 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: March 21, 1934

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (1 page/1 sheet). Written from Peiping. Reference(s) to Davidson Black. (p.11)

Box: 1 Fold: 16 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letters dated March 29 & 30, 1934

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (2 pages/1 sheet with postmarked envelope). Written from Shanghai. Reference(s) expedition along the Yangtse River with George Barbour, Dr. Wen-Hao Wong, Dr. Dieuaide, V.K. Ting, and Mrs. MacHugh. (p.12)

Includes postscript note dated March 30, 1934 re departure for Nanking the next day.

Box: 1 Fold: 17 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: April 5, 1934

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS with postmarked envelope, in English, from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (2 pages/1 sheet). Written from Nanking. Reference(s) to travels in China and to George Barbour. (p.13)

Box: 1 Fold: 18 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: April 10, 1934

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (2 pages/1 sheet). Written from Nanking. Reference(s) to continued travels around China with George Barbour. (p.13)

Box: 1 Fold: 19 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: April 20, 1934

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (3 pages/2 sheets). Includes petals of dried/pressed flower. Reference(s) to travels in Kulin with George Barbour and J.S. Lee. (p.14)

Box: 1 Fold: 20 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: May 16, 1934

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (3 pages/2 sheets). Written from Hankow. Reference(s) to continued travels in China; and to reading an article by C.G. Jung, "Does the World Stand on the Verge of a Spiritual Rebirth?" about which Teilhard de Chardin comments, "The ideas, substantially, are curiously akin to mine..." (p.15)

Box: 1 Fold: 21 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: May 23, 1934

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (4 pages/2 sheets). Written from Ichang. Reference(s) to travels in China with George Barbour. (p.16)

Box: 1 Fold: 22 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: May 29, 1934

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (2 pages/1 sheet). Written from onboard ship on the Yangtze River. Reference(s) to Capt. Clavell Wilkinson in whose company he is travelling. (p.17)

Box: 1 Fold: 23 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: June 8, 1934

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (4 pages/2 sheets). Written from Wanhsien, Szechuan. Reference(s) to Clavell Wilkinson and Dr. Bechamp and more on travels in China. (p.17)

Box: 1 Fold: 24 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: July 18, 1934

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (folio). Written from Loyang. Reference(s) to his perspective on love and his relationship with Swan. (p.19)

Box: 1 Fold: 25 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: July 27, 1934

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (2 pages/1 sheet). Written from Lushih. Reference(s) to travels in China by "carts...chairs and mules..." (p.20)

Box: 1 Fold: 26 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: August 17, 1934

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (2 pages/1 sheet). Written from Peiping. Reference(s) to travels in China. (p.22)

Box: 1 Fold: 27 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: January 3, 1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (2 pages/1 sheet). Written from Pengpu. Reference(s) to meeting Rene Charvet enroute to Tientsin and to reading an article by Charles Hall Perry. (p.23)

Box: 1 Fold: 28 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: January 12, 1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (2 pages/1 sheet). Written from Canton. Reference(s) to Dr. Chang (leader of the travelling group and professor of geology at Sun Yat-sen University), Roy Chapman Andrews, and Chung-Chien Yang (Young), as well as to Teilhard de Chardin's impressions of Canton. (p.24)

Box: 1 Fold: 29 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: January 18, 1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (2 pages/1 sheet). Written from Nanning. Reference(s) to pleasant travels with companions Chung-Chien Yang, Wen-Chung Pei and Dr. Chang. (p.25)

Box: 1 Fold: 30 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: January 28, 1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (2 pages/1 sheet). Written from Kweiling (Kwangsi). Reference(s) to impressions of the area, and to Chinese colleagues Dr. Chang, Chung-Chien Young, and Wen-Chung Pei. (p.26)

Box: 1 Fold: 31 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: February 8, 1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (1 page/1 sheet with postmarked envelope). Written from Hong Kong. References to meeting Mr. and Mrs. Champeaux, director of the Franco Chinese Bank in Peking (1934-36) and Hong Kong (1937). (p.27)

Box: 1 Fold: 32 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: February 14, 1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (folio with postmarked envelope). Written from onboard ship enroute to Shanghai. Referenc(s) to preparing paper, "Discovery of the Past." (p.27)

Box: 1 Fold: 33 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: March 29, 1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (2 pages/1 sheet). Written from Peiping. Reference(s) to their friendship. (p.29)

Box: 1 Fold: 34 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: April 6, 1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (2 pages/1 sheet). Written from Peiping. Reference(s) to Henri Breuil and Amadeus Grabau. (p.29)

Box: 1 Fold: 35 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: April 14, 1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English and French from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (2 pages/1 sheet). Written from Peiping. Reference(s) to Amadeus Grabau, Henri Breuil, Franz Weidenreich and Ida Pruitt. (p.30)

Box: 1 Fold: 36 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: April 25, 1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (2 pages/1 sheet). Written from Peiping. Reference(s) to archeological digs with Franz Weidenreich in Choukoutien, as well as to Henri Breuil, Amadeus Grabau, Philip Grabau, Rose Jameson and Magdalen Lloyd. (p.33)

Box: 1 Fold: 37 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: May 2, 1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (2 pages/1 sheet). Written from Peiping. Reference(s) to Betty Tucker, Amadeus Grabau and the divorce of Rose Jameson. (p.34)

Box: 1 Fold: 38 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: May 18, 1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (2 pages/1 sheet). Written from Paris. Reference(s) to impressions on returning to Paris. (p.34-35)

Box: 1 Fold: 39 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: June 4, 1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (4 pages/2 sheets). Written from Paris. Reference(s) to his work, "Comment Je Crois." Note: At the time of the publication of this letter, the second sheet was missing -- it has now been restored to the collection as part of the Swan papers. Reference also to Jacques Bardac. (p.36-37)

Box: 1 Fold: 40 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: June 16, 1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (4 pages/2 sheets with postmarked envelope). Written from Paris. Reference(s) to Ida Treat Bergeret, Malvina Hoffman, and to colleagues in China, Wen-Hao Wong, Wen-Chung Pei and Chung-Chien Young, as well as to writings, "Comment Je Crois," and "La Structure de l"Esprit."(p.37-39)

Box: 1 Fold: 41 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: June 30, 1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (2 pages/1 sheet with postmarked envelope). Written from Paris. Reference(s) to concluding his stay in Paris and to disseminating copies of his essay, "Comment Je Crois" to friends. (p.39-40)

Box: 1 Fold: 42 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: July 11, 1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (2 pages/1 sheet with postmarked envelope). Written from Paris. Reference(s) to visiting England and meeting with Sir Arthur Keith and Malvina Hoffman. References also to writings, "Metaphysique de l'Union," and "La Decouverte du Passe." (p.40-41)

Box: 1 Fold: 43 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: July 20, 1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (2 pages/1 sheet with postmarked envelope). Written from Paris. Reference(s) to reactions from friends to his essay, "Comment Je Crois," to colleagues Franz Weidenreich, Alice Cosme, Rose Jameson, Amadeus Grabau, and to the resignation of Roger Greene, successor to Davidson Black as director of the Peking Union Medical College (PUMC). (p.41-42)

Box: 1 Fold: 44 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: August 2, 1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (2 pages/1 sheet with postmarked envelope). Written from Paris. Reference(s) to his philosophy on the "Universal Christ," and to news of friends, Rose and Michel Jameson, Alice Cosme, Amadeus Grabau, and Franz Weidenreich. (p.43-44)

Box: 1 Fold: 45 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: August 13, 1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (folio with postmarked envelope). Written from Auvergne. Reference(s) to travels to his birthplace in the Auvergne, France and visit with his mother and sister, and to lunch with Nirgidma de Torhout, Princess of Mongolia. (p.44)

Box: 1 Fold: 46 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: August 25, 1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (2 pages/1 sheet with postmarked envelope). Written from Paris. Reference(s) to departure from his family in the Auvergne, and to Franz Weidenreich, Wen-Chung Pei, and to plans for travelling to Rawalpindi with Helmut de Terra. (p.45)

Box: 1 Fold: 47 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: September 8, 1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (3 pages/2 sheets with postmarked envelope). Written from shipboard bound for Malta. Reference(s) to meeting with Ida Treat (prior to marriage to Andre Bergeret), Nirgidma de Torhout, and to writings, "La Decouverte du Passe." (p. 46-47)

Box: 1 Fold: 48 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: September 23, 1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (2 pages/1 sheet). Written from Bombay. Reference(s) to impressions of Bombay and expedition to Rawalpindi with English paleontologist T.T. Patterson and Helmut de Terra. Also reference to his writing progress on "La Decouverte du Passe." (p.47-48)

Box: 1 Fold: 49 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: October 2, 1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (folio with postmarked envelope). Written from Srinagar, Kashmir. Reference(s) to impressions of Kashmir, and to companions T.T. Patterson and Helmut de Terra. (p.48-49)

Box: 1 Fold: 50 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: October 7, 1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (2 pages/1 sheet with postmarked envelope). Written from Rawalpindi. Reference(s) to his activities in the area and further travels on the Pakistan and other parts of the Indian continent. (p.50)

Box: 1 Fold: 51 Correspondence: Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan
Letter date: October 29, 1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS in English from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan (2 pages/1 sheet). Written from Rawalpindi. Reference(s) to Max and Simone Begouen, Nirgidma de Touhout, Helmut de Terra, Sir Mark Aurel Stein (p.50-52)

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