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REV. JOHN LAFARGE, SJ PAPERS (FIRST AND SECOND ACCESSIONS)
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Box: 57 Fold: 45 Editorial Offices Weekly Schedules
1936

DESCRIPTION: Contains description of editorial office's weekly work duties.

Box: 57 Fold: 46 Editorial Statistics
1933-40

DESCRIPTION: Contains drafts of statistics including number of MSSs received (1933-40), list of reviewers' names, number of books reviewed in 1939, statistical description of contributors for 1939.

Box: 57 Fold: 47 Editorial Statistics: Reports 1935-41
1935-41

DESCRIPTION: Contains reports, statistics on contributors (1940-41), subject breakdown of articles (1940-41), survey of "America"'s editorials (1935-36).

Box: 57 Fold: 48 General File Misc Materials
1935-40

DESCRIPTION: Contains material on "America" and communism, proposition for theological quarterly to be conducted by the American Assistancy, and "America" notes (1940).

Box: 57 Fold: 49 Lectures: Financial Accounts
1940-41

DESCRIPTION: Contains financial accounts of lectures sponsored by "America".

Box: 57 Fold: 50 Lectures: G.K. Chesterton
1930

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence, contract, clippings, program re 11/27/30 lecture "What I Saw in Rome", delivered by G.K. Chesterton and sponsored by "America".

Box: 57 Fold: 51 Jesuit Province Correspondence and Drafts
1947-48

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence with Province re matters relating to "America". Includes TMs [carbon] draft of "Notes on the Question of Cooperation with Non-Catholics" (5/30/47).

Box: 57 Fold: 52 Quotations Clippings
1936-37

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN clippings of articles quoting "America" magazine.

Box: 57 Fold: 53 Quotations Clippings (2)
1938-39

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN clippings of articles citing "America" magazine.

Box: 57 Fold: 54 Quotations Clippings (3)
1940

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN clippings of articles citing "America" magazine.

Box: 57 Fold: 55 Quotations Clippings (4)
1942

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN articles citing "America" magazine.

Box: 57 Fold: 56 Trademark Correspondence
1936-43

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence concerning "America"'s trademark.

Box: 57 Fold: 57 Breen Fund Memos
1938

DESCRIPTION: Contains memos concerning the Breen Fund for "America".

Box: 57 Fold: 58 Shrin Plan Correspondence, Transcripts, Reports
1940

DESCRIPTION: Contains material re Shrin Plan for increasing "America" funding.

Box: 58 Fold: 1 Writings of 1945 (typescripts etc.)
1945

DESCRIPTION: Contains TMs, TMs [carbon], and PRN articles and addresses: "The Pope and Democracy" clip from "Thought" Mar 1945; "Ritual Music of the Church"; "The Conversion of the American Negro"; "The War and the Negro"; "Mr. Lewis Explodes"; "Religious Influence at the San Francisco Conference"; "Religion and Race Conflict" (address for Jewish Labor Committee).

Box: 58 Fold: 2 Writings of 1946 (typescripts etc.)
1946

DESCRIPTION: Contains TMs and/or TMs [carbon]: untitled address on Catholic Social Justice; "Negro Segregation in the American Catholic Church"; untitled sermon for Colored Missions; untitled address on UN.

Box: 58 Fold: 3 Writings of 1947 (typescripts)
1947

DESCRIPTION: Contains TMs and/or TMs [carbon]: untitled address on Louise Drexel Morrell; "A Catholic Priest Looks at Jewish Agriculture"; "Natural Religion" (Dudleian Lecture of 4/14/47); "The American Church in a World Perspective".

Box: 58 Fold: 4 Writings of 1948
1948

DESCRIPTION: Contains TMs and/or TMs [carbon]: untitled MSS on "Mediator Dei" intended for "Liturgical Arts"; "Bases and Forces in the Spiritural Warfare"; untitled address for National Committee for Permanent FEPC; "Private Opinion and Church Authority" intended for "Liturgical Arts"; untitled address for Liturgical Arts Society's presentation of Gold Medal to Becket Gibbs.

Box: 58 Fold: 5 Writings of 1949
1949

DESCRIPTION: Contains TMs and/or TMs [carbon]: "Religious Philosophy and Intergroup Progress"; "City of Kings and the City of the Future" address for Fisk University; "The Vesey Street Experience" address for Fisk University.

Box: 58 Fold: 6 Writings of 1950
1950

DESCRIPTION: Contains single TMs [carbon] "Why Employ an Architect?"

Box: 58 Fold: 7 Writings of 1951 (Mimeograph and Clipping)
1951

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 TMs [mimeo] "Social Teaching and Practice in German Theological Schools" plus PRN "Reconstructing a Divided Germany" clipped from "America" 7/28/51.

Box: 58 Fold: 8 Writings of 1953
1953

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN Aaronsburg Story materials including clippings; also includes misc clippings re JLF addresses.

Box: 58 Fold: 9 Writings of 1954
1954

DESCRIPTION: Contains TMs and/or TMs [carbon] "The Authenticity of Religious Temporal Action"; PRN "Honor to Mary Honors Mankind" clipped from "Today" May 1954; PRN "Segregation - No. 1 Social Problem" clipped from "Catholic Messenger" 9/2/54; PRN "Symbols in a Hurricane" clipped from 9/18/54 "America"; PRN "East and West Praise the Queen of Heaven" in Nov 1954 issue of "The Ark"; PRN "The Voice of Interracial Peace" clipped from Dec 1954 "The Voice of St Jude".

Box: 58 Fold: 10 Writings of 1955
1955

DESCRIPTION: Contains TMs [carbon] JLF acceptance address for CAIP Peace Award; PRN clipping "Religion and a Liberal Arts Education"; Sep 1955 issue "Jubilee" including JLF's article "Catholicism and the Negro"; PRN flyer with text of address on race relations for "Christian in Action" radio program; PRN "Hope and Fear" clipped from Dec 26, 1955 issue "Newsweek".

Box: 58 Fold: 11 Writings of 1956
1956

DESCRIPTION: Contains misc AMs notes; TMs "Time for Unity" address; PRN pamphlet "The New Holy Week Order"; PRN offprint "St Ignatius as a Man"; Jun 8, 1956 issue "Commonweal" with JLF article "Pattern for Progress"; PRN "Ignatius Loyola and Our Times" reprint from "Thought" Summer 1956 issue.

Box: 58 Fold: 12 Writings of 1957
1957

DESCRIPTION: Contains TMs [carbon] benediction for NAACP Freedom Dinner 1/6/57; PRN "Problema Racial en los Estados Unitos" clipped from "Criterio" 2/28/57; PRN "Past and Present" clipped from 7/26/57 "Commonweal"; PRN "Ignatius the Saint" clipped from "Crimson and Gray" Winter 1957 issue.

Box: 58 Fold: 13 Writings of 1959
1959

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 PRN offprints "De huidige stand van het Amerikaanse rassenproblem" from Apr 1959 issue "Streven"; PRN booklet "Apostolate to Negro America" by JLF and John T. Gillard SSJ; PRN "An African Student Center in New York?" clipped from Jul 1959 "Interracial Review"; PRN JLF's comment on "Saturday Review" article on Interfaith Relations; TMs [carbon] "The Image of Man in a Divided World" address text; PRN text of keynote address for Institute on the Person and the Common Good".

Box: 58 Fold: 14 Writings of 1960
1960

DESCRIPTION: Contains TMs and/or TMs [carbon] outlines and texts: untitled acceptance address for induction into Hall of Fame; "Intergroup Relations" address outline; untitled MSS on 1960 election for American Friends Service Committee; "A Word for Hope"; "The New Image of the American Negro" for "Civilta Cattolica"; untitled Preface about Teilhard de Chardin; "The Bishops' Conference for Scandinavia" for "St Ansgar's Bulletin"; "Fr. Wilfrid Parsons: 1887-1958" for "Woodstock Letters"; untitled MSS used "A Mature Faith in a Confused Year" for Harvard Catholic Club; "Rights and Liberties in Early Maryland"; "Rhode Island"; "Racial Cooperation in a Divided World" address text; "Bilan du Mouvement Catholique Interracial aux Etats-Unis"; review of Jacob Javits' book "Discrimination" for "Saturday Review"; acceptance address for Catholic Institute of the Press Award; "Preparing for the St Louis Convention" for "Interracial Review".

Box: 58 Fold: 15 Writings of 1960 (2)
1960

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN versions of: address at 80th birthday luncheon given by CIC; "A Mature Faith in a Confused Year"; "Maryland's Pledge of Religious Freedom" in "Chronicles of St Mary's"; 2 PRN transcripts of "Report on the Progress of Civil Rights Over the Past Year" from "Open Mind" TV program 2/21/60; TMs [mimeo] text of interview with William Kriz 2/28/60.

Box: 58 Fold: 16 Writings of 1960 (3)
1960

DESCRIPTION: Contains misc AMs notes and outlines plus PRN "Hope In Your Heart" clipped from Oct 9, 1960 issue "This Week"; "L'Eglise aux USA pour la Justice Raciale" in 11/1/60 issue "Informations Catholiques Internationales"; contribution to Symposium in Dec 1960 issue "Committee Reporter"; "Looking Back and Forward at 80" clipped from May 1960 "Catholic Digest"; "America's Faltering Morals" clipped from July "Catholic Digest"; review of "Msgr. Ronald Knox" clipped from 3/5/60 "Saturday Review" (plus other misc pieces clipped from 1960 issues of same); PRN offprint "What's Wrong - What's Right with Today's America" from "US News and World Report" 2/15/1960.

Box: 58 Fold: 17 Writings of 1961
1961

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN articles and TMs drafts, including: PRN "In Your Hands" in 12/8/61 issue "Young Catholic Messenger"; TMs [carbon] "The Lifting of Lamps"; TMs [carbon] "A Message to Young Negroes"; TMs [mimeo] "Confirmation in a Changing Parish"; PRN unsigned editorial "Facts, Not Wrath" (by JLF); TMs [carbon] "On Turning Seventy"; TMs [carbon] address at DuNouy Award presentation; "A Letter to the New Priests" in Jun 1961 "Jesuit Bulletin"; TMs [carbon] "A Recipe for Panic" intended for "Saturday Review" (later titled "Brutality in the City", PRN copy clipped from 10/21/61 "SR" issue included); untitled TMs [carbon] MSS re Teilhard de Chardin; "The Layman and the Honor of God"; "Nuova consapevolezza del Negro americano" clipped from "Civilta Cattolica"; untitled TMs on St Mary's County; TMs "No Room at the Inn".

Box: 58 Fold: 18 Writings of 1962
1962

DESCRIPTION: Contains AMs "The Humility of Martin De Porres"; TMs untitled for "Social Order"; misc TMs benedictions and addresses; PRN "American Catholics and the Negro, 1962" clipped from Apr 1962 "Social Order"; misc reviews clipped from issues of "Saturday Review"; PRN "The Case for Esperanto" reprinted from "America"; "The Ten Commandments Today" clipped from "Redbook" Apr 1962. Includes misc clippings, including interview.

Box: 58 Fold: 19 Writings of 1963
1963

DESCRIPTION: Contains TMs untitled chapter for anthology on race relations; TMs "Jesuits and Carmelites in Maryland"; TMs "Pope John on Racism" intended for Jun 1963 "Interracial Review"; various TMs benedictions and addresses; TMs "The Search for Christian Unity" for "St Ansgar's Bulletin"; TMs reminiscence of Oliver LaFarge; TMs [carbon] "The Cruel Past" (later appearing in "Saturday Review" as "The Baggage of the Past", clip included here); PRN JLF statement in "The Racial Revolution in Advertising".

Box: 58 Fold: 20 Undated Writings
circa 1935-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains undated MSS: "Interracial Justice"; "A Significant Parallel"; "Are Catholic Colleges for Everybody?"; "Society of Jesus and Frequent Communion"; "Education for Parenthood"; "The Catholic Interracial Council Program".

Box: 58 Fold: 21 Undated Writings (2)
1929-1963(?)

DESCRIPTION: Contains MSS: "Formation for World Citizenship"; "Constructive Catholicism"; "Interracial Justice: A Field of Catholic Action"; "The Catholic Answer to Communism"; "Communism's Appeal to Youth"; "The Sacred Heart and Russia"; "Prerogatives of Catholic Social Action"; "Catholic Social Teaching"; "The Catholics of Old Maryland"; "Apostolic Zeal Among Working People and the Poor"; PRN "Religious Unbelief on the Decline".

Box: 58 Fold: 22 Undated Writings (3)
circa 1929(?)-50(?)

DESCRIPTION: Contains various MSS on Negro apostolate and related race issues: "Notes on Work for the Rural Negro in Maryland"; untitled MSS on rural Negro mission; "Three Months of Catholic Action for the American Negro"; "The Society of Jesus and the Negro Work in the US"; "The American Negro Problem from the Catholic Standpoint"; "What Can We Give the Negro?"; "Publicizing Negro Welfare"; "Negro Mission in the United States"; "The Negro in the Country"; PRN "The Task of Catholic Agrarianism" clipped from "The Preservation"; "Liturgy and Asceticism in the Eastern Church".

Box: 58 Fold: 23 "American Catholics and the Negro"
1962

DESCRIPTION: Contains Apr 1962 copy "Social Order" with JLF's "American Catholics and the Negro, 1962".



Box: 58 Fold: 24 "Un Americain Comme Les Autres"
1959

DESCRIPTION: Contains copy of "Un Americain Comme Les Autres", inscribed "to Father Provincial" signed by JLF and dated Nov 4, 1959.

Box: 58 Fold: 25 "Un Americain Comme Les Autres" Correspondence
1956

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS from Omer Englebert, translator of French edition of JLF's autobiography.

Box: 58 Fold: 26 "Un Americain Comme Les Autres" Correspondence (2)
1954-61

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence re "Un Americain Comme Les Autres", plus TMs additions, inserts, and corrections. Includes several ALS from Jacques Maritain: 1/16/57, 1/19/57, 1/21/57, 3/27/57, 12/12/57, 3/9/58, 11/16/59.

Box: 58 Fold: 27 "Un Americain Comme Les Autres" Clippings and Correspondence
1951-60

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence, clippings, flyers, etc. re release of "Un Americain comme les autures".

Box: 58 Fold: 28 "Anti-Semitism" Reprint
1944

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN reprint of JLF article "Anti-Semitism".

Box: 58 Fold: 29 "Catalogue of a Small Church Exhibition"
1933

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN copy The Liturgical Arts Society's "Catalogue of a Small Church Exhibition" featuring foreword by JLF.

Box: 58 Fold: 30 "A Catholic Interracial Program"
1939

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 copies pamphlet "A Catholic Interracial Program".

Box: 58 Fold: 31 "Church and Rural Welfare" article
1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN "Catholic Rural Life Objectives" featuring article by JLF.

Box: 58 Fold: 32 "The Catholic Solution to American Race Conflict"
1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 offprints JLF article extracted from "Miscellanea A. Vermeersch SJ".

Box: 58 Fold: 33 "A Catholic View" pamphlet
1938(?)-1941(?)

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 copies pamphlet "FEPC: A Catholic View" published by CIC.

Box: 58 Fold: 34 "Catholic Viewpoint in Race Relations" Corresp and Clippings
1955-61

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence, contracts, clippings re JLF's "The Catholic Viewpoint in Race Relations".

Box: 58 Fold: 35 "Catholic Youth Encyclopedia"
1961

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence and TMs article texts.

Box: 58 Fold: 36 "Christian Humanism and Christian Eugenics"
1942

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN offprint JLF's "Christian Humanism and Christian Eugenics" from Sept 1942 issue "Thought".

Box: 58 Fold: 37 "Communism and the Catholic Answer" pamphlet
1936

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 PRN pamphlets "Communism and the Catholic Answer" published by America Press.

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