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REV. WILFRID PARSONS, S.J. PAPERS
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Box: 4 Fold: 37 General Correspondence-Marie R. Madden (1927-1930)-[Folder I]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1927]? - [12/31/1930]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 1 of 4] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1927-1930) of Marie R. Madden. Items of interest include: undated letters at rear of folder concern views of U.S. President Herbert Hoover's politics.

Box: 4 Fold: 38 General Correspondence-Marie R. Madden (1930-July/1932)-[Folder II]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1930]? - [07/31/1932]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 2 of 4] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1930-July/1932) of Marie R. Madden. Items of interest include: letter (Aug. 24, 1930) describes in detail conditions in Mexico.

Box: 4 Fold: 39 General Correspondence-Marie R. Madden (Aug./1932-1933)-[Folder III]
DATE SPAN: [08/01/1932]? - [12/31/1933]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 3 of 4] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (Aug./1932-1933) of Marie R. Madden. Items of interest include: letter (Nov. 9, 1933) has attachment which relates second-hand related impressions of Russia and relates comments pertaining to Hitler and events in Germany.

Box: 4 Fold: 40 General Correspondence-Marie R. Madden (1934-1936)-[Folder IV]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1934]? - [12/31/1936]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [the last of 4] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1934-1936) of Marie R. Madden.

Box: 4 Fold: 41 General Correspondence-Mallmann Family (1927-1936)-[Folder I]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1927]? - [12/31/1936]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 1 of 2] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence 1927-1936) of the Mallmann Family.

Box: 4 Fold: 42 General Correspondence-Mallmann Family (1932-1936)-[Folder II]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1932]? - [12/31/1936]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 2 of 2] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1932-1936) of the Mallmann Family.

Box: 4 Fold: 43 General Correspondence-Emile Mattern (SJ) (1929-1934)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1929]? - [12/31/1934]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1929-1934) of Emile Mattern (SJ). Items of interest include: letter (June 29, 1929) which makes inquiry concerning Rene Fulop-Miller's controversial book "The Power and Secrets of the Jesuits."

Box: 4 Fold: 44 General Correspondence-John P. McArdle (1928-1947) [Folder I]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1928]? - [12/31/1947]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 1 of 2] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1928-1947) of John Philip McArdle.

Box: 4 Fold: 45 General Correspondence-John P. McArdle (1927-1950)-[Folder II]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1927]? - [12/31/1950]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [the second of two] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1927-1950) of John P. McArdle.

Box: 4 Fold: 46 General Correspondence-Rita C. McGoldrick-(1926-1933)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1926]? - [12/31/1933]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1926-1933) of Rita C. McGoldrick [Mrs. Thomas A. McGoldrick]. Items of interest include: letter (Feb. 17, 1927) speaks of censorship efforts of the Motion Picture Department of the International Federation of Catholic Alumnae; Confidential Memo (June 30, 1932) regarding a closed hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee pertaining to issues concerning birth control; report of talk under auspices of Protestant Defense League [Brooklyn] where allegations were made against the morays of Catholic religious [i.e., priests and nuns].

Box: 4 Fold: 47 General Correspondence-Frank Y. McLaughlin (1932-1936)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1932]? - [12/31/1936]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1932-1936) of Frank Y. McLaughlin. Items of interest include: letter (Oct. 4, 1933) concerns NRA [National Recovery Administration]; letter (Oct. 7, 1936) concerns General Calles and political affairs in Mexico. There are other correspondence items which refer to various aspects of Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal.



Box: 4 Fold: 48 General Correspondence-Constantine E. McGuire (1936-1939)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1936]? - [12/31/1939]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1936-1939) of Constantine E. McGuire.

Box: 5 Fold: 1 General Correspondence-John J. O'Rourke (1907-1936)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1907]? - [12/31/1936]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1907-1936) of John J. O'Rourke.

Box: 5 Fold: 2 General Correspondence-Michael O'Shaughnessy (1928-1932)-[Folder I]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1928]? - [12/31/1932]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 1 of 3] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1928-1932) of Michael O'Shaughnessy. Items of interest include: "The Sacred Heart and World Distress" [1932]-Encyclical Letter of Pope Pius XI.



Box: 5 Fold: 3 General Correspondence-Michael O'Shaughnessy (1933)-[Folder II]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1933]? - [12/31/1933]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 2 of 3] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1933) of Michael O'Shaughnessy. This body of correspondence pertains mainly to the topic of social justice and relates the activities of the Catholic League for Social Justice. Items of interest include: O'Shaughnessy typescript entitled "What Is Social Justice," at the end of which appears a statement of purpose and the rules of organization for the New York branch of the league. Also included in the folder is Bulletin #2 [Feb. 24, 19-?] entitled: "Report of the Progress in the Crusade for Social Justice."

Box: 5 Fold: 4 General Correspondence-Michael O'Shaughnessy (1934-1943)-[Folder III]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1934]? - [12/31/1943]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [the last of 3] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1934-1943) of Michael O'Shaughnessy. Much of this material pertains to the topic of social justice and "The Social Justice Bulletin." Included is the February, 1943 edition of "The Social Justice Bulletin" [Vol. VI, No. 1].

Box: 5 Fold: 5 General Correspondence-Frances Perkins/U.S. Secretary of Labor (1939)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1939]? - [12/31/1939]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1939) of Frances Perkins, U.S. Secretary of Labor under Franklin Roosevelt's administration. Also included are newsclippings pertaining to Miss Perkins.

Box: 5 Fold: 6 General Correspondence-Martin Quigley (1929-March, 1932)-[Folder I]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1929]? - [03/31/1932]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 1 of 10] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1929-March, 1932) of Martin Quigley. Items of interest include: letter (Dec. 2, 1930) briefly describes events pertaining to a G.K. Chesterton lecture.

Box: 5 Fold: 7 General Correspondence-Martin Quigley (Apr. 1932-1933)-[Folder II]
DATE SPAN: [04/01/1932]? - [12/31/1933]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 2 of 10] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1932-1933) of Martin Quigley. Much of this material pertains to censorship of the motion picture productions.

Box: 5 Fold: 8 General Correspondence-Martin Quigley (1934)-[Folder III]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1934]? - [12/31/1934]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 3 of 10] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1934) of Martin Quigley. Much of this material pertains to censorship of motion picture productions. Also included are newsclippings pertaining to the activities of the Legion of Decency.

Box: 5 Fold: 9 General Correspondence-Martin Quigley (Jan.-Apr. 1935)-[Folder IV]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1935]? - [04/30/1935]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 4 of 10] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (January - April, 1935). Most of this material pertains to censorship of new motion picture productions.

Box: 5 Fold: 10 General Correspondence-Martin Quigley (May-Dec. 1935)-[Folder V]
DATE SPAN: [05/01/1935]? - [12/31/1935]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 5 of 10] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (May - December, 1935) of Martin Quigley. Much of this material pertains to the censorship of motion picture productions. Items of interest include: Stenographer's Minutes (June 26) from the legal case "The United States of America vs. Two Tin Boxes Containing the Motion Picture Film Marked T.F.C."

Box: 5 Fold: 11 General Correspondence-Martin Quigley (1936)-[Folder VI]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1936]? - [12/31/1936]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 6 of 10] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1936) of Martin Quigley. Much of this material pertains to censorship of motion picture productions.

Box: 5 Fold: 12 General Correspondence-Martin Quigley (1937)-[Folder VII]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1937]? - [12/31/1937]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 7 of 10] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1937) of Martin Quigley. Some of this correspondence pertains to censorship of motion picture productions.

Box: 5 Fold: 13 General Correspondence-Martin Quigley-(1938-1939)-[Folder VIII]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1938]? - [12/31/1939]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 8 of 10] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1938-1939) of Martin Quigley.

Box: 5 Fold: 14 General Correspondence-Martin Quigley (1940-1941)-[Folder IX]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1940]? - [12/31/1941]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 9 of 10] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1940-1941) of Martin Quigley.

Box: 5 Fold: 15 General Correspondence-Martin Quigley (1944-1958)-[Folder X]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1944]? - [12/31/1958]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [the last of 10] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1944-1958) of Martin Quigley. Much of this material pertains to censorship of motion picture productions. Items of interest include: excerpt of report [Religious Commission] of Rev. John Ellicott (June 22, 1944) pertaining to inter-faith cooperation; Editorial (Apr. 9, 1954) from "The Catholic Times" entitled: "Mr. Quigley vs. Legion and Code"; letter (May 17, 1948) from a Colored [Negro] Methodist Episcopal Church in Tennessee to local white citizens appealing for financial assistance. A rare social document for its time, this letter reflects psychological insights into negative racial attitudes of some Negroes regarding their own race as well as indicating approaches of some Negroes in dealing with racist whites.

Box: 5 Fold: 16 General Correspondence-Martin Quigley, Jr. (1935-1955)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1935]? - [12/31/1955]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1935-1955) of Martin Quigley, Jr. Items of interest include: letter (Oct. 5, 1935) describes the lack of religious instruction exhibited by many Georgetown University freshmen; letter (Oct. 13, 1935) describes the drinking and gambling among Georgetown students.

Box: 5 Fold: 17 General Correspondence-Joseph Quinn (1927-1939)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1927]? - [12/31/1939]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1927-1939) of Joseph Quinn, Managing Editor of "The Southwest Courier."

Box: 5 Fold: 18 General Correspondence-Richard Reid (1925-1931)-[Folder I]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1925]? - [12/31/1931]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 1 of 3] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1925-1931) of Richard Reid, Publicity Director of the Catholic Laymen's Association of Georgia. Items of interest include: Plan (Oct. 25, 1925) for the establishment of an Endowment Fund for support of the Catholic Laymen's Association.

Box: 5 Fold: 19 General Correspondence-Richard Reid (1932-1933)-[Folder II]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1932]? - [12/31/1933]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 2 of 3] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1932-1933) of Richard Reid.

Box: 5 Fold: 20 General Correspondence-Richard Reid (1934-1948)-[Folder III]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1934]? - [12/31/1948]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [the last of 3] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1934-1948) of Richard Reid.

Box: 5 Fold: 21 General Correspondence-Joseph Rockwell (SJ) (1919-1923)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1919]? - [12/31/1923]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1919-1923) of Joseph H. Rockwell, S.J.

Box: 5 Fold: 22 General Correspondence-Patrick F. Scanlan (1927-1928)-[Folder I]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1927]? - [12/31/1928]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 1 of 9] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1927-1928) of Patrick F. Scanlan, Managing Editor of "The [Brooklyn] Tablet." Items of interest include: letter (Feb. 28, 1928) refuting Father Parsons' position regarding the responsibility of the Mexican clergy for the religious-political situation in Mexico; letter (Feb. 29, 1928) alleges religious bias and misconduct of Jews towards Catholicism.

Box: 5 Fold: 23 General Correspondence-Patrick F. Scanlan-(1929)-[Folder II]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1929]? - [12/31/1929]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 2 of 9] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1929) of Patrick F. Scanlan, Managing Editor of "The [Brooklyn] Tablet."

Box: 5 Fold: 24 General Correspondence-Patrick F. Scanlan (1930-1931)-[Folder III]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1930]? - [12/31/1931]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 3 of 9] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1930-1931) of Patrick F. Scanlan, Managing Editor of "The [Brooklyn] Tablet."



Box: 5 Fold: 24.5 General Correspondence-Patrick F. Scanlan (1932)-[Folder IV]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1932]? - [12/31/1932]?


Box: 5 Fold: 25 General Correspondence-Patrick F. Scanlan -(1934)-[Folder V]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1934]? - [12/31/1934]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 5 of 9] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence of Patrick F. Scanlan, Managing Editor of "The [Brooklyn] Tablet." Many items pertain to the issue of birth control. Items of interest include: letter (May 9, 1933) has attachment which criticizes religious bias of Judge Rutherford of the Jehovah's Witness.

Box: 5 Fold: 26 General Correspondence-Patrick F. Scanlan-(1934)-[Folder VI]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1934]? - [12/31/1934]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 6 of 9] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1934) of Patrick F. Scanlan, Managing Editor of "The [Brooklyn] Tablet." Items of interest include: letter (Nov. 20) has attached a typescript relating the events of a lecture presented by an ex-nun in New York on Nov. 18, 1934, sponsored by the Atheist Society. In the lecture the ex-nun makes many serious allegations against the morays of the Catholic Church.

Box: 5 Fold: 27 General Correspondence-Patrick F. Scanlan (1935)-[Folder VII]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1935]? - [12/31/1935]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 7 of 9] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1935) of Patrick F. Scanlan, Managing Editor of "The [Brooklyn] Tablet." Items of interest include: letter (Jan. 11) has two attachments-1) the first defends the Church's position on birth control-2) the second is a letter from Scanlan to a Detroit priest in rebuttal of some serious allegations made against Scanlan's character; letter (Jan. 13) addresses the topic of "lay schools" and Catholic education; letter (Mar. 16) has attachment which describes religious conditions in Mexico; letter (Apr. 1) has attachment providing conflicting views of motion pictures in an extract from "The [Buffalo] Echo" entitled "The Legion of Decency"; letter (Apr. 9) has attached a newsclipping and letter concerning Mexican leader General Saturnino Cedillo; letter (July 5) has attached a letter from the American Association for the Advancement of Atheism addresses the right of free speech; letter (Sept. 14) concerns the Legion of Decency list of movie classifications.

Box: 5 Fold: 28 General Correspondence-Patrick F. Scanlan (1936-1937)-[Folder VIII]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1936]? - [12/31/1937]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 8 of 9] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1936-1937) of Patrick F. Scanlan, Managing Editor of "The [Brooklyn] Tablet." Items of interest include: letter (Feb. 21, 1936) pertains to the work of the Legion of Decency; letter (Nov. 6, 1936) discusses the Roosevelt victory in the 1936 Election; letter (Jan. 5, 1937) from John LaFarge (SJ) fears that lack of religious education will cause splinter groups and schism within the Church; newsclipping (June 12, 1937) alleges that Catholic newspapers led by "The Tablet" are portraying secular papers as mouthpieces for loyalist Spain; letter (Sept. 24, 1937) concerns Margaret Sanger; letters (Nov. 4/Nov. 6, 1937) have attachments which pertain to political conditions in Spain.

Box: 5 Fold: 29 General Correspondence-Patrick F. Scanlan (1938-1954)-[Folder IX]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1938]? - [12/31/1954]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [the last of 9] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1938-1954) of Patrick F. Scanlan, Managing Editor of "The [Brooklyn] Tablet." Items of interest include: letters (Aug. 2/Aug. 16, 1938) from Scanlan discuss Jews "buying off" anti-semitics; letter (Nov. 19, 1938) refers to Jewish power in the U.S.; typescript copy of review of Wilfrid Parsons' "Which Way, Democracy?"; letter (Jan. 20, 1940) has attachment which renders comments on issues addressed in Father Parsons' aforementioned book; typescript addresses allegations made by Scanlan concerning poor coverage and falsified reports of news events in Spain.

Box: 5 Fold: 30 General Correspondence-Anthony J. Schweitzer (1933)-[Folder I]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1933]? - [12/31/1933]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 1 of 2] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1933) of Anthony J. Schweitzer. Items of interest include: letter (Jan. 10) pertains to role of the Catholic League of Social Justice; letter (Feb. 11) pertains to League of Social Justice.



Box: 5 Fold: 31 General Correspondence-Anthony J. Schweitzer (1934-1935)-[Folder II]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1934]? - [12/31/1935]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 2 of 2] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1934-1935) of Anthony J. Schweitzer.

Box: 5 Fold: 32 General Correspondence-Charles Stelzle (1938-1947)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1938]? - [12/31/1947]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1938-1947) of Charles Stelzle. Included among these items are several news releases pertaining to labor-related issues.

Box: 5 Fold: 33 General Correspondence-John Stuart (1932-1939)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1932]? - [12/31/1939]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1932-1939) of John Stuart. Items of interest include: letter (Aug. 16, 1932) has memo attached pertaining to the topic of social justice and the Roosevelt administration.

Box: 5 Fold: 34 General Correspondence-Florence D. Sullivan (SJ) (1928-1934)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1928]? - [12/31/1934]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1928-1934) of Florence D. Sullivan, S.J.

Box: 5 Fold: 35 General Correspondence-Harry Sylvester (1936-1940)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1936]? - [12/31/1940]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1936-1940) of Harry Sylvester. Items of interest include: letter (June 16, 1939) contains information regarding the Catholic Committee to Fight Anti-Semitism.



Box: 5 Fold: 36 General Correspondence-Basil C. Walker (1931-1934) [Folder I]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1931]? - [12/31/1934]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [No. 1 of 2] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1931-1934) of Basil C. Walker. Items of interest include: 4 letters covering various topics-1) Labor [June 17, 1932], 2)-Russian Recognition [Nov. 16, 1933], 3) Monetary Reform [Nov. 24, 1933], 4) Current Economic and Sociological Trends [Dec. 1, 1933].

Box: 5 Fold: 37 General Correspondence-Basil C. Walker (1935-1940)-[Folder II]
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1935]? - [12/31/1940]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder [the second of two] consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1935-1940) of Basil C. Walker. Items of interest: letter (May 16, 1935) critiques Parsons' manuscript on Rev. Charles Coughlin.

Box: 5 Fold: 38 General Correspondence-Stanley Walker (1934-1939)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1934]? - [12/31/1939]?

DESCRIPTION: This folder consists of Parsons Papers general correspondence (1934-1939) of Stanley Walker.

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