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REV. JOHN LAFARGE, SJ PAPERS (FIRST AND SECOND ACCESSIONS)
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Box: 37 Fold: 14 NY State Constitution Corresp 3 (Blaine Amendment)
1966-67

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence re LaFarge Institute sponsorship of Church-State Consultation meeting of 1/18/67 of religious leaders on so-called Blaine Amendment.

Box: 37 Fold: 15 NY State Constitution Corresp 4 (Blaine Amendment)
1967

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS and TL [carbon] correspondence re LaFarge Institute sponsorship of Church-State Consultation meeting of religious leaders of 2/8/67 on so-called Blaine Amendment.

Box: 37 Fold: 16 NY State Constition Church-State Consultations
1967

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS and TL [carbon] correspondence invitations to and replies re Jan 25, 1967 Church-State Consultation meeting on so-called Blaine Amendment. Includes TMs report on meeting.



Box: 37 Fold: 17 NY State Constitution Church-State Consultation 2
1967

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS and TL [carbon] correspondence invitations to and replies re Jun 23, 1967 Church-State Consultation meeting on so-called Blaine Amendment.

Box: 37 Fold: 18 NY State Constitional Convention: Guidelines on Debate
1967

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS and TL [carbon] correspondence plus PRN [photocopy] newsclips re ecumenical discussions on so-called Blaine Amendment. Includes TMs [photocopy] drafts of guidelines for further discussions.

Box: 37 Fold: 19 LaFarge Institute Reorganization Correspondence
1966-67

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence plus TMs memos and meeting reports re LaFarge Institute Reorganization and resignation of James Gallagher from the Institute. Includes PRN pamphlet put out under Institute's auspices, "Which Way?" by Bayard Rustin and Daniel Patrick Moynihan.

Box: 38 Fold: 1 Correspondence (With JLF's Reminiscences of Newport Childhood)
1948-61

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] misc correspondence with references to Newport and JLF's childhood there.

Box: 38 Fold: 2 Renewal of Vows, 1938
1938

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS and AMs renewal of vows in JLF's hand, dated 12/8/38.



Box: 38 Fold: 3 Correspondence and Notes from European Trip 1938
1938

DESCRIPTION: Contains AN and TN observations and article drafts, plus TL [carbon] correspondence originating from JLF's trip to Europe, summer of 1938.

Box: 38 Fold: 4 State Dept. Correspondence for German Trip 1951
1951

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS correspondence from State Dept. plus TMs schedules of JLF's trip to Germany in 1951.

Box: 38 Fold: 5 Golden Jubilee Correspondence 1955
1955-56

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS and TLS congratulatory notes plus PRN press releases, clippings, and misc on occasion of JLF's 50th anniversary as a priest and as a Jesuit.

Box: 38 Fold: 6 Awards and Honors
1938-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence plus PRN clippings, notices and programs regarding honors and awards JLF received.

Box: 38 Fold: 7 Curriculum Vitae and Biographical Information of JLF
circa 1939-circa 1963

DESCRIPTION: Contains TMs and TMs [carbon] Curriculum Vitae and biographical information. Includes PRN "Time" magazine profile 3/3/52, and AN card listing contents of file.

Box: 38 Fold: 8 Posthumous Tributes
1963-64

DESCRIPTION: Contains TMs [mimeo] and PRN copies Cardinal Cushing's sermon at JLF's requiem mass plus appreciation from "Catholic Home Messenger" 4/1961 issue.

Box: 38 Fold: 9 Death of JLF 1
1963-64

DESCRIPTION: Contains obituaries, letters and telegrams of condolence (including TLS from Lyndon B. Johnson 12/3/63), press releases, etc. on occasion of death of JLF.

Box: 38 Fold: 10 Correspondence of Condolence 1
1963-64

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS correspondence of condolence over death of JLF plus TL [carbon] Thurston N. Davis SJ's replies. Includes PRN "Congressional Record" of 12/3/63 with text of Hubert Humphrey's tribute to JLF.

Box: 38 Fold: 11 Correspondence of Condolence 2
1963-64

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, plus many AN mass cards, plus TL [carbon] replies of Thurston N. Davis SJ. Includes TLS from "The New Catholic Encyclopedia" asking after JLF article on Racism (possibly his last).

Box: 38 Fold: 12 Passports and Travel Papers
1938-58

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN passports and supporting papers, most pertaining to 1951 trip to Germany.

Box: 39 Fold: 1 St Mary's Church (Newport RI), Donor List of 1881
1881

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN pamphlet list of donors to St Mary's Church in Newport for the year 1881.

Box: 39 Fold: 2 St George's Methodist Church (Shrub Oak, NY)
1960-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS correspondence on possible role of JLF's grandparents in building of St George's Methodist Church in Shrub Oak NY. Includes TMs list of those commemorated in church, among whom are members of Binsse family.

Box: 39 Fold: 3 LaFarge Family Photographs
circa 1855-1950

DESCRIPTION: Contains photographs of Mrs. Oliver Hazard Perry and her daughter, Margaret, ca. 1860; Margaret Perry LaFarge and John LaFarge, Jr., ca. 1887; and Bancel LaFarge, ca 1950. Also one drawing dated 1855 showing "great grandmother Bancel on her deathbed." Also a photo of John LaFarge, Sr. at about age 65.

Box: 39 Fold: 4 "Henry James's Letters to the LaFarges" Mss and offprints
1949

DESCRIPTION: Contains two drafts JLF's TMs for the article entitled, "Henry James's Letters to the LaFarges," published in "New England Quarterly" June 1949. Includes offprint of article.

Box: 39 Fold: 5 Correspondence and Material re John LaFarge Sr.
1881-1962

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence re life and work of JLF's father, as well as of his friends, including Bartholdi and Miss Viola Roseboro. Also contains PRN offprints of LaFarge Sr's writing (including accounts of trip to Japan), plus TLS Library of Congress's request for papers of LaFarge Sr.

Box: 39 Fold: 6 Bancel LaFarge Letter Transcription
Aug 9, 1905

DESCRIPTION: Contains TMs transcript of a letter from JLF's brother Bancel LaFarge.

Box: 39 Fold: 7 Margaret LaFarge Correspondence
1950-53

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS and TL [carbon] correspondence between Margaret LaFarge and JLF, mostly re the death, services, and burial of Frances Childs in Cleveland, OH.

Box: 39 Fold: 8 Oliver LaFarge Correspondence 1
1948-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence by and about Oliver H.P. LaFarge, nephew of JLF. Includes clippings and obituary for OLF.

Box: 39 Fold: 9 Oliver LaFarge Correspondence 2
1955-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence and material relating to Oliver H.P. LaFarge, nephew of JLF. Includes obituary clippings and Aug 1963 "Indian Affairs" memorial issue on OLF.

Box: 39 Fold: 10 Christopher LaFarge Correspondence
1943-60

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence of and concerning Christopher LaFarge, nephew of JLF. Includes exchange of correspondence between JLF and writer Taylor Caldwell.

Box: 39 Fold: 11 Frances S. Childs Correspondence
1948-60

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS from Frances Childs to JLF, many from her 1955 trip to Europe.

Box: 39 Fold: 12 Hope Warren Wilberforce Correspondence
1946-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS correspondence from JLF's cousin Hope Warren Wilberforce as well as from husband Robert Wilberforce.

Box: 39 Fold: 13 Schuyler Brown SJ Correspondence
1952-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence between cousins Peter Schuyler Brown SJ and JLF.

Box: 39 Fold: 14 Du Halgouet Family Correspondence
1947-61

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence between JLF and French cousins. Includes map of Greenwood Cemetery (Brooklyn, NY) with JLF's penciled note on back listing LaFarges interred there.



Box: 39 Fold: 15 Schuyler Warren Correspondence
1950-61

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS and TLS from JLF's cousin Schuyler Warren.



Box: 39 Fold: 16 Schuyler Warren Correspondence 2
1954-58

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN clippings on racial matters in Great Britain, as well as TL [carbon] letter from Schuyler Warren.

Box: 39 Fold: 17 Charles LaFarge (Letter from California)
1844-53

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS dated 9/6/1844 from a Boston Whig plus ALS dated 2/28/1853 from "Uncle Vincent" in San Francisco. (Note: folder title derives from envelope inscribed "For Charlie LaFarge".)

Box: 40 Fold: 1 Genealogical Notes and Correspondence
1943-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence plus AMs [pencil] detailed genealogical chart of LaFarge family from Jean de la Farge (1775-1858) to circa 1943. Also includes TMs [carbon] JLF's "Notes on the LaFarge Papers" 7/13/1960.

Box: 40 Fold: 2 Misc Family Correspondence 1
1944-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence re family matters.

Box: 40 Fold: 3 Misc Family Correspondence 2
1955-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence re family matters.

Box: 40 Fold: 4 Misc Family Correspondence 3
1943-62

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence on LaFarge family matters. Includes TMs text and PRN copy JLF's introductory essay to posthumous exhibition of the works of Thomas LaFarge, plus TL [carbon] 1/26/44 letter re naming of Liberty Ship after JLF Sr.

Box: 40 Fold: 5 Misc Family Correspondence 4
1955-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence re LaFarge family matters.

Box: 40 Fold: 6 Correspondence re LaFarge Family Deaths
1951-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] plus AN cards pertaining to the deaths of Frances LaFarge Childs, Margaret A. LaFarge, and JLF.



Box: 41 Fold: 1 Reference Material for JLF Articles
1923-48

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN clippings and articles plus TN.

Box: 41 Fold: 2 Articles by JLF 1911-14
1911-14

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN letter to editor of "America" 12/27/11; PRN "Eternal Light: A True Story" in "Catholic News" 11/1/13; PRN 3 copies "Where Will You Send Him" (JLF article on Catholic colleges) reprint from "America" 6/13/14.



Box: 41 Fold: 3 America Articles by JLF 1921-25
1921-25

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN articles, all from America magazine: "Full Measure for the Negro" 12/17/21; "The Immediate Negro Problem" 12/24/21; "What is a Liberal Education?" 10/21/22; "The Doctor and the Cantaloupe" 8/22/25; "Taking a Hint from Bryan" 9/5/25; "Baltimore Rural Life Conference" 11/21/25.

Box: 41 Fold: 4 "America" Articles by JLF 1926-27
1926-27

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN JLF articles for "America": "Harvard Culture and Jesuit Humanism" Pts. I and II 1/9/26 and 1/16/26; "Harvard and the Foundation" 2/6/26; "In Place of the Foundation" 2/13/26 (the above on prospects of Catholic Foundation at Harvard); "Blue Horizon" 10/30/26; "Crux of the Mission Problem" 11/6/26; "Hard Corner" 11/13/26 (the last 3 a series on Negro Problem in the North); "A Catholic Folk School" 6/18/27; "A New Light on the Old Church" 7/16/27; "Catholic Light on the Rural Problem" 7/30/27; "Streams and Currents at Lansing" 8/27/27; "After Two Centuries" 10/1/27. Also includes TL [carbon] correspondence from Ridge MD, plus AMs and TMs notes for articles.

Box: 41 Fold: 5 "America" Articles by JLF 1928-1929
1928-29

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN JLF articles for "America": "How Liberal is a Liberal?" 1/28/28; "The Encyclical of Reparation" 6/16/28; "Eucharistic Honor in Colonial Maryland" 9/22/28; "Education for the Negro" 10/6/28 (unsigned pres. JLF's); "Practical Conclusions on Catholic Rural Life" 10/20/28; "The Story of Jorgensen" 12/1/28; "Opportunity for the Negro" 2/2/29; "The Position of the Church in Italy" 2/23/29; "The New Encyclical on Church Music" 3/30/29; "Two Great Converts" 10/19/29; "Bittersweet in Shelby County" 11/16/29; "King Peaceful: An Allegory" 12/21/29. Also includes PRN offprint JLF's "Negerkultur in Nordamerika" 11/29 issue "Stimmen der Zeit"; plus TMs drafts of articles on Catholic social science, mixed marriages, Negro priesthood, and early Christian saints.

Box: 41 Fold: 6 "America" Articles by JLF and Radio Texts 1930
1930

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN JLF "America" articles: "The Church and the World in 1929" 1/4/30; "God and the Tractors" 4/12/30; "Two Humanists and a Log Fire" 5/10/30; "Sociology" Columns 1930; "The Three Wisdoms of Fr. Coakley" 7/19/30; "The Liturgical Arts Society" 12/6/30; "The Changeling and the Christ Child" 12/20/30. Includes TMs texts to JLF Oct. 1930 radio talks "The Negro in the City", "The Negro in the Country", "The Negro in the Church".

Box: 41 Fold: 7 Articles and Addresses by JLF 1931
1931

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN JLF articles: "The Poisoning of Negro Youth" 1/24/31; "The Soviet War Threat" 3/7/31; "Rural Aspects of the Catholic Charter of Labor" in 6/31 issue of "Rural America"; 6/31 issue "Opportunity: A Journal of Negro Life" with JLF article "A Mis-Step in Race Relations." Includes TMs various JLF addresses on religion and economics (5/17/31); Catholic rural living (10/21/31); Negro and security (1/2/31); Catholic Church and conscience.

Box: 41 Fold: 8 Articles by JLF 1932
1932

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN JLF articles: "The Cardinal Gibbons Institute" in 2/17/32 issue "Commonweal"; "Interracial Justice" from 4/32 issue "Catholic Action", offprint of paper "Landward Movement" delivered at 10/20/32 Rural Life Conference. Also includes TMs address "Catholic Editor and International Relations" for Catholic Press Association 5/30/32; TMs "The Story of St. Peter Claver" 9/27/32. Folder also contains proof of 6/32 issue "The Note Book" of the Gibbons Institute as well as TMs text of 12/21/32 Catholic Hour address of Michael Williams "As a Layman Sees it".

Box: 41 Fold: 9 Articles by JLF 1933
1933

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 copies PRN April 1933 issue "Rural America" featuring JLF participation in symposium on first FDR administration and Agricultural policy; TMs text of article for June 3, 1933 "Civilta Cattolica" "Three Months of Catholic Action for the American Negro"; TMs text address on liturgical art; TMs text of CAIP address "Prospects for Peace" 6/29/33; TMs "A Catholic Interracial Credo" 10/8/33; TMs text of address for Catholic Rural Life Conference 10/18/33; TMs "Characteristics of the Adolescent Boy" 10/18/33; TMs "The Jesuit-Baltimore Controversy" for "Catholic Historical Bulletin" 11/27/33; TMs address "The Philosophical Basis of Communism" dated 12/28/33. Also includes PRN "What is a Jesuit?" undated issue "Columbus" magazine.

Box: 41 Fold: 10 Articles by JLF 1934
1934

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN Jan 1934 issue "Historical Bulletin" with JLF article "The Jesuit-Baltimore Controversy"; TMs address "The Study of the Liturgy" 2/16/34; PRN "Maryland's Tercentennial" in Spring 1934 issue "Landward"; TMs "Peace and Pacifism" 5/13/34; PRN "Is There Danger of Fascism" offprint from 7/21/34 issue "America"; PRN "Three Main Causes of Nationalism" offprint and proof from Sept. 1934 issue "Thought"; PRN "What the Bolsheviks Fear Most" clip from 9/22/34 issue "America"; TMs text of address "Catholic Church and Peace" for Barnard College 11/2/34; PRN "Effectiveness of Christianity" offprint from Dec. 1934 issue "Thought"; PRN clip "Christmas and Atheism" from 12/29/34 issue "America".

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