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Box: 7 Fold: 3 Francis X. Talbot Correspondence "M" (Jan.-Jul. 1940)
DATE SPAN: 01/06/1940 - 07/30/1940

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of the "M" Correspondence (Jan.-Jul. 1940) of Francis X. Talbot, S.J., Editor of America Magazine (1936-1944). Items of interest include: letter (Jan. 30) has attachments which speak of Communism, the New Deal and the Roosevelts; letter (Feb. 27) and attachment address the topic of anti-clericalism and a new form of bigotry; letter (May 6) discusses nature of insurance policies taken out by the Jesuits with Lloyds of London.

Box: 7 Fold: 4 Francis X. Talbot Correspondence "M" (Aug.-Dec. 1940)
DATE SPAN: 08/03/1940 - 12/19/1940

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of the "M" Correspondence (Aug.-Dec. 1940) of Francis X. Talbot, S.J., Editor of America Magazine (1936-1944). Items of interest include: letter (Aug. 10) concerns Franco and Spain; letters (Sept. 13 & 17) and attachment concern the American Youth Congress; letter (Oct. 12) provides brief impressions of a talk given by Sigrid Undset; letter (Oct. 17) and attachment discuss Sigrid Undset's work; letter (Nov. 12) from Fr. Talbot express concern over rumors about America Magazine; letter (Dec. 16) and attachment concerns the Jehovah's Witness sect; letter (Dec. 30) provides brief biographical sketch of Madeleine Vinton Goddard Dahlgren who gave Dahlgren Chapel to Georgetown University.

Box: 7 Fold: 5 Francis X. Talbot Correspondence "M" (Jan.-Apr.1941)
DATE SPAN: 01/02/1941 - 04/30/1941

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of the "M" Correspondence (Jan.-Apr. 1941) of Francis X. Talbot, S.J., Editor of America Magazine (1936-1944). Items of interest include: letter (Jan. 29) states the position of America Magazine with regard to Germany.

Box: 7 Fold: 6 Francis X. Talbot Correspondence "M" (May-Dec.1941)
DATE SPAN: 05/02/1941 - 12/31/1941

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of the "M" Correspondence (May-Dec. 1941) of Francis X. Talbot, S.J., Editor of America Magazine (1936-1944). Items of interest include: letter (May 7) has attachment which concerns American foreign policy and entry into the war; two letters (May 8) from a member of the America First Committee support U.S. non-intervention in the European war. Attached is printed copy of "A Letter to Americans" by Charles A. Lindbergh. Also attached are two small pamphlets which contain the aims and principles of the America First Committee; letter (May 9) and attachment concern "The Protestant Digest" and its positions regarding Jews and Catholics; letter (no date) from a member of the America First Committee speaks of Charles A. Lindbergh and his unpopularity in the Mid-west and Canada.



Box: 7 Fold: 7 Francis X. Talbot Correspondence "N" (1930)
DATE SPAN: 01/02/1930 - 12/15/1930

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of the "N" Correspondence (1930) of Francis X. Talbot, S.J., Editor of America Magazine (1936-1944); however, these items date from his tenure as Literary Editor. Items of interest include: letter (Nov. 12/12-1-30) comments upon the writer Sigrid Undset.

Box: 7 Fold: 8 Francis X. Talbot Correspondence "N" (1936-1939)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1936]? - [12/31/1939]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of the "N" Correspondence (1936-1939) of Francis X. Talbot, S.J., Editor of America Magazine (1936-1944). Items of interest include: letter (June 4, 1936) concerns Franz von Papen who, at the time, served as German Minister to Austria; letter (Mar. 9, 1938) discusses the organization of the Spanish Relief Fund.

Box: 7 Fold: 9 Francis X. Talbot Correspondence "N" (1940-1941)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1940]? - [12/31/1941]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of the "N" Correspondence (1940-1941) of Francis X. Talbot, S.J., Editor of America Magazine (1936-1944).



Box: 7 Fold: 10 Francis X. Talbot Correspondence "O" (1930)
DATE SPAN: 01/29/1930 - 11/15/1930

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of the "O" Correspondence (1930) of Francis X. Talbot, S.J., Editor of America Magazine (1936-1944); however, these items date from his tenure as Literary Editor.

Box: 7 Fold: 11 Francis X. Talbot Correspondence "O" (1936)
DATE SPAN: 04/28/1936 - 12/26/1936

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of the "O" Correspondence (1936) of Francis X. Talbot, S.J., Editor of America Magazine (1936-1944). Items of interest include: letter (May 18) has attached a newsclipping concerning Father Charles Coughlin being castigated for use of papal encyclicals; letter (Aug. 12) has an attachment which concerns news commentaries upon the Spanish Civil War; letter (Sept. 26) has attached a printed copy of an open letter of Arthur L. O'Leary to James A. Farley, Chairman of the Democratic State and National Committees. In the letter are allegations of Communism of David Dubinsky, one of President Roosevelt's 47 New York State Presidential Electors and New York Governor Herbert H. Lehman; letter to the Editor (ack'd 10-17) challenged moral injustice of the British towards the Arabs on the Palestine question; letter (Nov. 11) has attached a typescript which concerns the moral importance of a primary school education.



Box: 7 Fold: 12 Francis X. Talbot Correspondence "O" (1937-1938)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1937]? - [12/31/1938]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of the "O" Correspondence (1937-1938) of Francis X. Talbot, S.J., Editor of America Magazine (1936-1944). Items of interest include: letter (Mar. 28) concerns the American Labor Party and Communism.



Box: 7 Fold: 13 Francis X. Talbot Correspondence "O" (1939)
DATE SPAN: 01/18/1939 - 12/15/1939

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of the "O" Correspondence (1939) of Francis X. Talbot, S.J., Editor of America Magazine (1936-1944). Items of interest include: letter (Jan. 27) has attached a report of the Committee on American Citizenship presented at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the New York State Bar Association; letter (Mar. 6) from the Committee for Catholic Refugees from Germany seeks assistance in housing the refugees; letter (June 12) and attachment concern the Massachusetts State statute requiring the pledge of allegience in public schools and cites the case of a child of Jehovah's Witness parentage who refused; letter (June 27) addresses the topics of organized labor. It also makes mention of John L. Lewis, Catholic University's Monsignor John A. Ryan, the CIO [i.e., Congress of Industrial Organizations], and communism; letter (Mar. 17) has attachment which the radical priests of the Cleveland diocese and gives mention to Archbishop Schrembs of Cleveland and his industrial conference; letter (Aug. 8) has attachment which addresses organized labor; letter (Nov. 8) and attachment concern General Walter G. Krivitsky and his former Communist and current political views; letter (Nov. 8) addresses an anti-Catholic radio broadcast; letter (Nov. 18) has attached a copy of the "Congressional Record: carrying a radio address entitled "America's Catholic Youth and Europe's War" given by Bishop Bernard D. Shiel, Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago.

Box: 7 Fold: 14 Francis X. Talbot Correspondence "O" (1940)
DATE SPAN: 01/04/1940 - 12/12/1940

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of the "O" Correspondence (1940) of Francis X. Talbot, S.J., Editor of America Magazine (1936-1944). Items of interest include: letter (Feb. 13) alleges the N.E.A. [National Education Association] of having a masonic influence and being "pinkish"; letter (June 21) from Fr. Talbot addresses the question as to why priests don't become writers; letter (June 26) discusses the war situation with England. Attached is a report of a lecture tour of Father William E. Orchard; letter (Jul. 11) from the Bishop of Savannah, Georgia addresses the subject of an invitation extended by him to the Ku Klux Klan Imperial Wizard to attend the dedication of the Co-Cathedral of Christ the King in Atlanta in 1939.



Box: 7 Fold: 15 Francis X. Talbot Correspondence "O" (1941)
DATE SPAN: 01/03/1941 - 06/26/1941

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of the "O" Correspondence (1941) of Francis X. Talbot, S.J., Editor of America Magazine (1936-1944). Items of interest include: letter (Aug. 10) has attachment which chides William [Cardinal] O'Connell, Archbishop of Boston for criticizing President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his administration.

Box: 7 Fold: 16 Francis X. Talbot Correspondence "P" (1929-1930)
DATE SPAN: [01/31/1929]? - [12/31/1930]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of the "P" Correspondence (1929-1930) of Francis X. Talbot, S.J., Editor of America Magazine (1936-1944). These folder items date from Father Talbot's tenure as Literary Editor. Items of interest include.

Box: 7 Fold: 17 Francis X. Talbot Correspondence "P" (1935-1937)
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1935 - 12/31/1937

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of the "P" Correspondence (1935-1937) of Francis X. Talbot, S.J., Editor of America Magazine (1936-1944). Items of interest include: letter (July 16, 1936) addresses some remarks regarding the President made by Father Charles Coughlin; letter (Sept. 1, 1936) has attached a manuscript entitled "Chronicle of Austria" which provides material concerning commerce in Austria before the war; letter (Mar. 20, 1937) from Fr. Talbot defends America Magazine on charges of provincialism.



Box: 7 Fold: 18 Francis X. Talbot Correspondence "P" (1938-1939)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1938]? - [12/31/1939]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of the "P" Correspondence (1938-1939) of Francis X. Talbot, S.J., Editor of America Magazine (1936-1944). Items of interest include: letter (Jan. 30, 1939) indicates Talbot's views of Nazi Germany and the totalitarian state.



Box: 7 Fold: 19 Francis X. Talbot Correspondence "P" (1940-1941)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1940]? - [12/31/1941]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of the "P" Correspondence (1940-1941) of Francis X. Talbot, S.J., Editor of America Magazine (1936-1944). Items of interest include: letter (Oct. 22, 1940) concerning Monsignor John A. Ryan supporting Senator Robert La Follette, Jr., of Minnesota; letter (Mar. 18, 1941) concerns Herbert Hoover's plan to feed the starving in Europe; letter (May 9, 1941) concerns Father Brophy and the National Conference of Christians and Jews.

Box: 7 Fold: 20 Francis X. Talbot Correspondence "Q" (1936-1941)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1936]? - [12/31/1941]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of the "Q" Correspondence (1936-1941) of Francis X. Talbot, S.J., Editor of America Magazine (1936-1944). Items of interest include: letter (Jun. 2, 1936) has attachment announcing the convening of the Third U.S. Congress Against War and Fascism sponsored by the American League Against War and Fascism; letter (Aug. 5, 1936) concerns the Legion of Decency; letter (Nov. 30, 1936) has an attachment which relates the rumors of Wallace Simpson (the future Dutchess of Windsor and wife of Edward VIII of England) having fascist sympathies. It also contains material concerning child victims of the Spanish Civil War who were killed in Madrid; letter (Mar. 18, 1937) has an attachment which concerns the subject of Communism and the Spanish Civil War; letter (Apr. 1, 1940) has attachment which concerns Freemasonry and the subject of federally subsidized Catholic school education; letter (Nov. 10, 1941) and attachments address such topics as Freemasonry, Nazism and Jews.



Box: 7 Fold: 20 Francis X. Talbot Correspondence "R" (1930)
DATE SPAN: 02/24/1930 - 12/22/1930

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of the "R" Correspondence (1930) of Francis X. Talbot, S.J., Editor of America Magazine (1936-1944). The items in this folder date from his tenure as Literary Editor.



Box: 7 Fold: 22 Francis X. Talbot Correspondence "S" (1929-1931)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1929]? - [12/31/1931]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder contains the "S" Correspondence (1929-1931) of Francis X. Talbot, S.J., Editor of America Magazine (1936-1944).

Box: 7 Fold: 23 Francis X. Talbot Correspondence "T" (1930)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1930]? - [12/31/1930]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of the "T" Correspondence (1930) of Francis X. Talbot, S.J., Editor of America Magazine (1936-1944); however, these items date from his tenure as Literary Editor.



Box: 7 Fold: 24 Francis X. Talbot Correspondence "V" (1929-1930)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1929]? - [12/31/1930]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of the "V" Correspondence (1929-1930) of Francis X. Talbot, S.J., Editor of America Magazine (1936-1944); however, these items date from his tenure as Literary Editor. Items of interest include: pamphlet and leaflet advertising the sale of Rene Fulop-Miller's book "The Power and Secret of the Jesuits," concerning the life of Ignatius Loyola and the Society of Jesus.

Box: 7 Fold: 25 Francis X. Talbot Correspondence "W" (1930-1931)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1930]? - [12/31/1931]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of the "W" Correspondence (1930-1931) of Francis X. Talbot, S.J., Editor of America Magazine (1936-1944); however, these items date from his tenure as Literary Editor.

Box: 8 Fold: 1 America Publishing Corresp.-Re: Old Manuscripts (1938)
DATE SPAN: 11/22/1938 - 11/22/1938

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of America Magazine Publishing Correspondence pertaining to old Manuscripts (1938) submitted for publication.

Box: 8 Fold: 2 Manuscript Cover Letters (1938)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1938]? - [12/31/1938]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of cover letters accompanying manuscripts submitted for publication to America Magazine for the year 1938.

Box: 8 Fold: 3 Manuscript Cover Letters (1939-1941)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1939]? - [12/31/1941]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of cover letters submitted with manuscripts for publication in America Magazine for the years (1939-1941). Items of interest include: letter (Apr. 23, 1939) has attachment which addresses Communism; letter (May 27, 1939) points out the growth in the spread of Communism; letter (Jan. 17, 1941) speaks about the Jehovah's Witness sect.

Box: 8 Fold: 4 Pamphlet Publication Letters
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1939]? - [12/31/1941]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of the correspondence regarding publication of pamphlets between the years 1939-1941. Items of interest include: letter (Jan. 4, 1939) has attached a pamphlet on Catholic postage stamps; letter (Feb. 1, 1939) has attached a printed copy of "Letters from a Young Trappist Monk to His Mother."



Box: 8 Fold: 5 Petitions for Prayers
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1938]? - [12/31/1938]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Petition for Prayers. Items included are copies of a standard petition as well as copies of letters in which the body of the petition was printed and subsequently mailed.

Box: 8 Fold: 6 Requests for Employment (1936-1940)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1936]? - [12/31/1940]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of office file copies of letters requesting employment. These items cover the years 1936-1940.

Box: 8 Fold: 7 Requests for Publication Reprints (1941)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1941]? - [12/31/1941]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of file copies of letters requesting permission to reprint articles previously published in America Magazine. These items cover the year 1941.

Box: 8 Fold: 8 Letters of Commendation for America Articles-(1936-1937)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1936]? - [12/31/1937]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of file copies of letters of commendation from readers regarding America Magazine articles (1936-1937). Items of interest include: letter (Sept. 8, 1936) has attached an anti-semitic pamphlet entitled: "Judaism and Bolshevism-A Challenge and a Reply," which alleges, among other things, that Judaism is the source of Bolshevism.

Box: 8 Fold: 9 Letters of Commendation for Published Articles (1938-1941)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1938]? - [12/31/1941]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of office copies of letters of commendation regarding articles published in America Magazine (1938-1941). Items of interest include: letter (June 13, 1939) and attachment comment upon the activities of Monsignor John A. Ryan of Catholic University.

Box: 8 Fold: 10 America Magazine Readers' Poll Correspondence (1939)
DATE SPAN: [10/01/1939]? - [10/31/1939]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of the America Magazine Readers' Poll Correspondence (1939) which accompanied the submitted questionnaire ballots.

Box: 8 Fold: 11 America Magazine Subscription Renewals (1936-1939)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1936]? - [12/31/1939]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of America Magazine subscription renewal letters dating from the period 1936-1939.

Box: 8 Fold: 12 America Magazine Financial Papers (1928-1929)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1928]? - [12/31/1919]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of the Financial Papers of America Magazine (1928-1929). Included are receipts, letters of receipt, invoices and the house account records for Campion House.

Box: 8 Fold: 13 America Magazine Financial Papers (1926-1935)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1926]? - [12/31/1935]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of the Financial Papers of America Magazine (1926-1935). Among the items found are: receipts, letters of receipt, invoices and other general and miscellaneous items pertaining to the finances.

Box: 8 Fold: 13 America Magazine Financial Papers (1937-1941)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1937]? - [12/31/1941]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of the Financial Papers of America Magazine (1937-1941). Among the items to be found are: receipts, invoices and other general and miscellaneous items pertaining to finances.

Box: 8 Fold: 15 Requests for Publication Reprints (1933-1936)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1933]? - [12/31/1936]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of letter requesting permission to reprint previously published America Magazine materials (1933-1936). Items of interest [originally letter attachments] include: a pamphlet entitled "A Movement for World Christianity," providing information regarding an organization by that name, and the July, 1935 issue of "The Current Digest," which includes an article on sterilization and an article on Communism.

Box: 8 Fold: 16 Requests for Publication Reprint (1937-1938)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1937]? - [12/31/1938]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of office file copies of requests (1937-1938) for permission to reprint items previously published in America Magazine. Items of interest include: letter (Feb. 15, 1937) concerns the topic of labor unions.

Box: 8 Fold: 17 Requests for Publication Reprints (1939)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1939]? - [12/31/1939]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of office file copies of requests (1939) for permission to reprint items previously published in America Magazine.

Box: 8 Fold: 18 Requests for Publication Reprints (1940)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1940]? - [12/31/1940]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of office file copies of requests (1940) for permission to reprint previously published America Magazine items.

Box: 8 Fold: 19 New Subscriptions via Readers (1938-1940)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1938]? - [12/31/1940]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of letters (1938-1940) from individuals providing names of potential subscribers.

Box: 8 Fold: 20 Subscriber Complaints re: Raised Price Increase
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1940]? - [12/31/1940]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of a subscriber's complaint letter regarding the raised price increase for an America Magazine subscription.

Box: 8 Fold: 21 Readers' Comments/Article Suggestions (Jan.-May, 1938)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1938]? - [05/31/1938]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Comments and Article Suggestions from readers during the period of January-May, 1938.

Box: 8 Fold: 22 Readers' Comments/Article Suggestions (Jun.-Dec. 1938)
DATE SPAN: [06/01/1938]? - [12/31/1938]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of readers' comments and article suggestions submitted for the period June-December, 1938.

Box: 8 Fold: 23 Readers' Comments/Article Suggestions (1939)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1939]? - [12/31/1939]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of readers' comments and article suggestions for the year 1939.

Box: 8 Fold: 24 Readers' Comments/Article Suggestions (1940)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1940]? - [12/31/1940]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of readers' comments and article suggestions for the year 1940.

Box: 8 Fold: 25 Readers' Comments/Article Suggestions (1941)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1941]? - [12/31/1941]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of readers' comments and article suggetions for the year 1941.

Box: 8 Fold: 26 America Magazine-Telegrams (1939-1940)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1939]? - [12/31/1940]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of telegrams and telegram copies sent during the period 1939-1940.

Box: 8 Fold: 27 America Magazine-Advertising Correspondence (1937-1938)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1937]? - [12/31/1938]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of correspondence (1937-1938) pertaining to the matter of advertisement "in" and "of" America Magazine.

Box: 9 Fold: 1 Newsclippings re: Aid to Russia (1941)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1941]? - [12/31/1941]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder mainly contains newsclippings concerning aid to Russia during the year 1941. There are also some correspondence items attached to articles.

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