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REV. WILFRID PARSONS, S.J. PAPERS
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Box: 5 Fold: 39 General Correspondence-(Rev.) Will W. Whalen (1926-1934)-[Folder I]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1926]? - [12/31/1934]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 1 of 3] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1926-1934) of Rev. Will W. Whalen. Items of interest include: letter (Oct. 24, 1929) from priest makes some defamatory inferences about a bishop; letter (Feb. 27. 1934) addresses finances raised by Father Charles Coughlin.

Box: 5 Fold: 40 General Correspondence-(Rev.) Will W. Whalen (1930-1934)-[Folder II]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1930]? - [12/31/1934]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 2 of 3] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1930-1934) of Rev. Will W. Whalen.

Box: 5 Fold: 41 General Correspondence-(Rev) Will W. Whalen (1935-1936)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1935]? - [12/31/1936]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [the last of 3] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1935-1936) of Rev. Will W. Whalen.

Box: 5 Fold: 42 General Correspondence-F.C. Wheeler (1920-1923)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1920]? - [12/31/1923]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1920-1923) of F.C. Wheeler.

Box: 5 Fold: 43 General Correspondence-Jean Wick [Mrs. Achmed Abdullah] (1936-1939)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1936]? - [12/31/1939]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1936-1939) of Jean Wick [i.e., Mrs. Achmed Abdullah].

Box: 5 Fold: 44 General Correspondence-Crank Letters [Folder I]

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 1 of 2] consists of crank letters belonging to the Wilfrid Parsons Papers.

Box: 5 Fold: 45 General Correspondence-Crank Letters [Folder II]

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 2 of 2] consists of crank letters belonging to the Wilfrid Parsons Papers.

Box: 6 Fold: 1 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-Academy of World Economics (1940-1950)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1940]? - [12/31/1950]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general/topic material (1940-1950) pertaining to the Academy of World Economics. Included are: correspondence, agendae and board meeting minutes.

Box: 6 Fold: 2 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-America Magazine (1923-1926)-[Folder I]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1923]? - [12/31/1926]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 1 of 20] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1923-1926) pertaining to America Magazine. Items of interest include: America Magazine Style Book.

Box: 6 Fold: 2 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-America Magazine (1927)-[Folder II]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1927]? - [12/31/1927]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 2 of 20] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1927) pertaining to America Magazine.



Box: 6 Fold: 4 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-America Magazine (1928-1930)-[Folder III]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1928]? - [12/31/1930]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 3 of 20] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1928-1930) pertaining to America Magazine.

Box: 6 Fold: 5 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-America Magazine (1931-1932)-[Folder IV]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1931]? - [12/31/1932]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 4 of 20] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file (1931-1932) pertaining to America Magazine.



Box: 6 Fold: 6 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-America Magazine (1933)-[Folder V]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1933]? - [12/31/1933]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 5 of 20] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1933) pertaining to America Magazine. Items of interest include: letter (Mar. 30) has attached a draft of an Appeal issued by the National Civic Federation to the Hitler Government and the American Jewish Congress to cease their respective boycotts.

Box: 6 Fold: 7 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-America Magazine (1934)-[Folder VI]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1934]? - [12/31/1934]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 6 of 20] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1934) pertaining to America Magazine.

Box: 6 Fold: 8 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-America Magazine (1935)-[Folder VII]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1935]? - [12/31/1935]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 7 of 20] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1935) pertaining to America Magazine. Items of interest include: letter (Sept. 23) from President Franklin D. Roosevelt discussing the newly passed Social Security legislation.

Box: 6 Fold: 9 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-America Magazine (1936)-[Folder VIII]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1936]? - [12/31/1936]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 8 of 20] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1936) pertaining to America Magazine.

Box: 6 Fold: 10 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-America Magazine (1937-1938)-[Folder IX]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1937]? - [12/31/1938]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 9 of 20] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1937-1938) pertaining to America Magazine. Items of interest include: letter (May 26, 1937) pertains to mission work among the Negroes; letter (Dec. 16, 1937) speaks of Communist appeal among Negroes; America Magazine form letter (Jan. 27, 1938) makes appeal for more subscribers due to rising costs; form letter (Mar. 20, 1938) requests assistance in urging the President and U.S. Senate in the application of a policy of non-recognition to the annexation of Austria by Germany. Attached letter from Wilfrid Parsons, S.J., renders a response; letter (Mar. 23, 1938) describes attitudes of Austrians to union with Germany.

Box: 6 Fold: 11 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-America Magazine (1939)-[Folder X]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1939]? - [12/31/1939]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 10 of 20] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1939) pertaining to America Magazine. Items of interest: Parsons article in America Magazine (Feb. 18) on Pius XI; letter (Mar. 4) and attachment relates inability of Father Parsons and unwillingness of others to help with an [Negro] anti-lynching bill. Parsons letter also infers negative reactions regarding Georgetown University lending use of its hall for a recital by Negro concert singer Marian Anderson during the time of the Daughters of the American Revolution/Constitution Hall incident; Typescript of Radio Address which analyzes and highly critiques Rev. Charles Coughlin's radio talks, accusing him of plagiarizing from the anti-semitic speeches of Nazi official Goebbels.

Box: 6 Fold: 12 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-America Magazine-(1940-1941)-[Folder XI]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1940]? - [12/31/1941]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 11 of 20] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1940-1941) pertaining to America Magazine. Items of interest include: letters (Apr. 28/Apr. 29, 1941) clarify Father Parsons' involvement with the National Conference of Christians and Jews.

Box: 6 Fold: 13 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-America Magazine (1944-1945)-[Folder XII]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1944]? - [12/31/1945]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 12 of 20] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1944-1945) pertaining to America Magazine. Items of interest include: letter (May 15, 1945) of a former New Deal beaurocrat recollects allegations of Communism made against the New Deal.

Box: 6 Fold: 14 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-America Magazine (1946-1947)-[Folder XIII]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1946]? - [12/31/1947]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 13 of 20] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1946-1947) pertaining to America Magazine.

Box: 6 Fold: 15 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-America Magazine (1948-1949)-[Folder XIV]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1948]? - [12/31/1949]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 14 of 20] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1948-1949) pertaining to America Magazine. Items of interest include: one typescript copy of (Rev) Charles Coughlin's 16 points.

Box: 6 Fold: 16 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-America Magazine (1950)-[Folder XV]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1950]? - [12/31/1950]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 15 of 20] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1950) pertaining to America Magazine. Items of interest include: letters (June 7/June 22) pertaining to the question of federal subsidies and Catholic schools. Much is mentioned regarding the position of Francis [Cardinal] Spellman, Archbishop of New York, on the issue; letter (Nov. 16) speaks of nuns teaching in Public school in certain sections of Kentucky. Letter also speaks of wrong-doings on the part of the religious in Marion County, Kentucky.

Box: 6 Fold: 17 Gen.Corresp./Topic File-America Magazine (1952-1954)-[Folder XVI]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1952]? - [12/31/1954]?


Box: 6 Fold: 18 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-America Magazine (1955-1958)-[Folder XVII]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1955]? - [12/31/1958]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 17 of 20] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1955-1958) pertaining to America Magazine.

Box: 6 Fold: 19 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-America Magazine (No Date)-[Folder XVIII]

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 18 of 20] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (No Date) pertaining to America Magazine. Items of interest include: Profile of Washington [D.C.] by Wilfrid Parsons, S.J., which relates material pertaining to the history of the city as well as its current situation. A large segment of this material discusses racist attitudes concerning the so-called "Negro problem" as well as providing information concerning the Washington Negro populace; typescript copy of an article entitled: "Catholic Journalism-A Survey of the Field Today [Wilfrid Parsons Advises Aspiring Journalists to Know One Subject Well]."

Box: 6 Fold: 20 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-America Magazine (1951)-[Folder XIX]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1951]? - [12/31/1951]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 19 of 20] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1951) pertaining to America Magazine.

Box: 6 Fold: 21 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-America Magazine-(Donnell Case)-[Folder XX]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1945]? - [12/31/1946]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [the last of 20] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1945-1946) pertaining to America Magazine and its response to the position of Forrest C. Donnell [U.S. Senator-Missouri] concerning the opposition of federal aid to Catholic schools.

Box: 6 Fold: 22 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-American Academy of Polit. & Social Science
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1930]? - [12/31/1950]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1930-1950) pertaining to the American Academy of Political and Social Science.

Box: 6 Fold: 23 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-American Assoc.for Int'l Office for Education
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1944]? - [12/31/1946]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1944-1946) pertaining to the American Association for an International Office for Education, Inc. [New York]. Items of interest include: letter (Dec. 11, 1945) co-signed by George N. Shuster.

Box: 6 Fold: 24 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-American Catholic Historical Ass'n (1932-50)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1932]? - [12/31/1950]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1932-1950) pertaining to the American Catholic Historical Association.

Box: 6 Fold: 25 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-The American Peace Society (1946-1957)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1946]? - [12/31/1957]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1946-1957) pertaining to the American Peace Society.

Box: 6 Fold: 26 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-American Political Science Ass'n (1940-1953)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1940]? - [12/31/1953]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1940-1953) pertaining to the American Political Science Association.

Box: 6 Fold: 27 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-American Zionist Emergency Council (1946-48)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1946]? - [12/31/1948]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1946-1948) pertaining to the American Zionist Emergency Council.

Box: 6 Fold: 28 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-Apostolic Delegate (1931-1939)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1931]? - [12/31/1939]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1931-1939) pertaining to the Apostolic Delegate.

Box: 6 Fold: 29 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-Articles [Folder I]-(1926-1947)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1926]? - [12/31/1947]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 1 of 2] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1926-1947) pertaining to articles. In addition to the article correspondence are typescript copies of articles.

Box: 6 Fold: 30 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-Articles [Folder II]-(1933-1941)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1933]? - [12/31/1941]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 2 of 2] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1933-1941) pertaining to articles. Also included are typescript copies of articles.

Box: 6 Fold: 31 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-Article Corresp. [Folder I]-(1934-1944)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1934]? - [12/31/1944]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 1 of 3] consists of Parsons Papers article correspondence (1934-1944). Items of interest include: Post card (Dec. 11, 1936) with attached letter concerns the history of the Scottish Rite Masonic Order.

Box: 6 Fold: 32 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-Article Corresp. [Folder II]-(1945-1948)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1945]? - [12/31/1948]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 2 of 3] consists of Parsons Papers article correspondence (1945-1948).

Box: 6 Fold: 33 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-Article Corresp. [Folder III]-(1924-1938)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1924]? - [12/31/1938]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 3 of 3] consists of Parsons Papers article correspondence (1924-1938).

Box: 6 Fold: 34 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-Research Assistance (1949-1958)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1949]? - [12/31/1958]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file (1949-1958) pertaining to research assistance.

Box: 6 Fold: 35 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-Assistance [Miscellaneous] (1949-1957)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1949]? - [12/31/1957]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1949-1957) pertaining to assistance miscellany.

Box: 6 Fold: 36 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-Atomic Energy [Folder I] (1945-1948)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1945]? - [12/31/1948]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 2 of 3] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1945-1948) pertaining to atomic energy. Items of interest include: Typescript of an eyewitness account of the bombing of Hiroshima, Japan; Typescript (Mar. 29, 1946): State Department Report on International Control of Atomic Energy; 2 copies of an atomic energy bill.

Box: 6 Fold: 37 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-Atomic Energy [News Letters] -Folder II
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1946]? - [12/31/1946]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 2 of 3] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material [e.g., news letters (1946)] pertaining to atomic energy.

Box: 6 Fold: 38 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-Atomic Energy [Folder III]-(1946-1949)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1946]? - [12/31/1949]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 3 of 3] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1946-1949) pertaining to atomic energy. Items of interest include: summary report of the Conference of Theologians on Atomic Energy (Jan. 20, 1946).

Box: 7 Fold: 1 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-Bellarmine Hall Summer School (1939-1940)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1939]? - [12/31/1940]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1939-1940) pertaining to the Bellarmine Hall Summer School.

Box: 7 Fold: 2 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-Benziger Brothers (1923-1939)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1923]? - [12/31/1939]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1923-1939) pertaining to the Benziger Brothers.

Box: 7 Fold: 3 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-Biographical Society of America (1938-1940)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1938]? - [12/31/1940]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1938-1940) pertaining to the Biographical Society of America.

Box: 7 Fold: 4 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-Books to Buy (1939-1947)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1939]? - [12/31/1947]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1939-1947) pertaining to books to buy.

Box: 7 Fold: 5 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-Catholic Ass'n for Int'l Peace [Folder I]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1931]? - [12/31/1943]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 1 of 6] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1931-1943) pertaining to the Catholic Association for International Peace. Items of interest include: draft of proposed report of Committees of the CAIP. Also included in folder are typescript copies of article/lecture material on various topics of CAIP interest.

Box: 7 Fold: 6 Gen. Corresp./Topic File-Catholic Ass'n for Int'l Peace [Folder II]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1943]? - [12/31/1946]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 2 of 6] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence/topic file material (1943-1946) pertaining to the Catholic Association for International Peace.

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