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REV. JOHN LAFARGE, SJ PAPERS (FIRST AND SECOND ACCESSIONS)
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Box: 17 Fold: 17 Theophilus Lewis Correspondence
1942-44

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS and TL [carbon] re Lewis's involvement with Interracial Review and public speaking.

Box: 17 Fold: 18 Mabel Li Correspondence and Resume
1956

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence regarding Li's search for teaching position. (Li had been employed at Catholic Interracial Council while attending school.)

Box: 17 Fold: 19 Georg Lober Correspondence
Aug 1946

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to JLF.

Box: 17 Fold: 20 Richard P. Long Correspondence
Apr 28, 1960

DESCRIPTION: A letter from Long, a member of the New York State Labor Relations Board, to George K. Hunton of the Interracial Review.

Box: 17 Fold: 21 Daniel A. Lord SJ Correspondence
1946

DESCRIPTION: Contains TL [carbon] JLF's correspondence to Lord, mostly concerning role of Institute of Social Order.

Box: 17 Fold: 22 J. Francis A. McIntyre Correspondence
1946-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS and TL [carbon] correspondence between McIntyre and JLF. Includes TMs [carbon] excerpts of JLF sermon on Catholic interracial work.

Box: 17 Fold: 23 Thomas H. McLaughlin Correspondence
1943-46

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS and TL [carbon] correspondence between JLF and McLaughlin, Bishop of Paterson NJ.



Box: 17 Fold: 24 Zacheus Maher, SJ Correspondence
1942-46

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS and TL [carbon] correspondence between JLF and Maher. Includes TMs pamphlet on the Pope and the Poles during wartime. (Note: contains TN card listing contents of folder, many of which are not present.)

Box: 17 Fold: 25 Thomas E. Molloy Correspondence (1 of 2)
1942-47

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS and TL [carbon] correspondence between JLF and Molloy, Bishop of Brooklyn. Includes AN card listing contents of folder.

Box: 17 Fold: 26 Thomas E. Molloy Correspondence (2 of 2)
1948-56

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS and TL [carbon] correspondence between JLF and Bishop Molloy of Brooklyn, including PRN galleys of JLF's obituary for Molloy. Includes AN card listing contents of folder.

Box: 17 Fold: 27 Thomas E. Molloy, Newspaper Obituary of (Brooklyn "Tablet")
Dec 1, 1956

Box: 17 Fold: 28 Jacques Maritain Correspondence
1937-56

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence between Maritain and JLF. Includes TMs questionnaire, with Maritain's answers, on race.

Box: 17 Fold: 29 Daniel G. Marshall Correspondence
1947-50

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, TL [carbon], and PRN matter re Marshall's legal challenge to California statutes outlawing intermarriage.

Box: 18 Fold: 1 Dr. Caroline Martin Correspondence
1933-47

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence between Martin and JLF in regard to Martin's position as NYC Registrar of Medical Records.

Box: 18 Fold: 2 Thomas Francis Meehan Biographical Sketch
1961

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN copy JLF's bio of Meehan for Catholic Press Annual.

Box: 18 Fold: 3 Mary Susanna Miller Correspondence
1941

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS correspondence from Miller, often on America First Committee letterhead, to JLF.

Box: 18 Fold: 4 Jean Minery SJ Correspondence
1946-47

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS and TL [carbon] correspondence between JLF and Minery re political developments in France, reconstruction of Germany, and Catholic Action in both countries.

Box: 18 Fold: 5 Edward Mooney Correspondence
1943-46

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS and TL [carbon] correspondence between Archbishop of Detroit Mooney and JLF. Matters discussed include "Pattern for Peace" for end of WWII.

Box: 18 Fold: 6 Fr. Max E. Murphy Correspondence
1948-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence between JLF and Murphy, a priest posted to Trinidad. Includes several photos of Murphy and children of his congregation.

Box: 18 Fold: 7 Reinhold Niebuhr Correspondence re Civil Rights Appeal
1957

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from Niebuhr to JLF re Civil Rights matter.



Box: 18 Fold: 8 Patrick A. O'Boyle Correspondence
1948-54

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS and TL [carbon] correspondence between JLF and O'Boyle. Includes TMS mimeo JLF's sermon outline written for the occasion of the Chair of Unity Octave.

Box: 18 Fold: 9 Wilfrid Parsons SJ Obituary
1959

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 PRN copies JLF's obituary of Parsons (1887-1958) from "Woodstock Letters."

Box: 18 Fold: 10 Margaret W. Patterson letter
Oct 1, 1954

Box: 18 Fold: 11 James DeWolf Perry and "Lux Veritatis"
1931-32

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN material re: Protestant Bishop Perry's rejection of Pope Pius XI's encyclical "Lux Veritatis".

Box: 18 Fold: 12 Dr. Erick Peterson Employment Correspondence
1947

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence re attempts to secure academic position in US for Peterson, noted scholar in religious archaeology. Includes AN bio of Peterson in German.

Box: 18 Fold: 13 Comtesse Dedons de Pierrefeu Correspondence
1943-56

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence between JLF and Comtesse de Pierrefeu. Many have to do with her Prayers for Peace Movement and the preparation of her book "Unity in the Spirit".

Box: 18 Fold: 14 Ismael Quiles SJ Correspondence
1947

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence between JLF and Quiles on the subject of Jesuit magazines.

Box: 18 Fold: 15 A. Philip Randolph Correspondence
1959

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence re 1959 Petition Campaign and Youth March for Integrated Schools.

Box: 18 Fold: 16 John C. Rawe SJ, Correspondence re life of
1947

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TMs re life of Rawe, who worked in Ridge, Maryland and devoted his Jesuit career to the Catholic Rural Life Movement.

Box: 18 Fold: 17 Edward D. Reynolds, SJ Correspondence
1946-49

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, TL [carbon], and PRN re Reynold's preparation and publication of "Jesuits for the Negro", a book on the Jesuits' Negro Mission.

Box: 18 Fold: 18 Claude T. Rice Correspondence
1956-60

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence between JLF and Rice.

Box: 18 Fold: 19 Francis Solano Rooney Correspondence
1891-1913

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS correspondence from and about Rooney, an early friend of JLF's. Includes AN biographical notes on Rooney.

Box: 18 Fold: 20 Count Edward O'Rourke Correspondence and Misc.
1906-40

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS correspondence of O'Rourke, Bishop of Danzig. Includes TMs stories narrating escape from Poland in wake of German invasion, and O'Rourke family history. Also includes Bishop O'Rourke's PRN declaration on fast days.

Box: 18 Fold: 21 Roberto Saboia de Medeiros Correspondence
1947

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS and TL [carbon] correspondence re South American edition of "America" magazine.

Box: 18 Fold: 22 R.J. Schaefer Correspondence (Schaefer Awards)
1951-56

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS and TL [carbon] correspondence between Schaefer and JLF re the former's Schaefer Achievement Awards, for which JLF served on selection committee. Includes PRN programs for 1952, 1955, 1956 awards, plus TMs JLF's address for 1953 award.

Box: 19 Fold: 1 Thomas Ewing Sherman Biography Correspondence
1949-59

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence concerning the writing of "General Sherman's Son", the biography of Thomas Ewing Sherman, SJ., for which JLF acted as intermediary and censor. Includes PRN book jacket, PRN Catholic Book Club review of book, and PRN brief "Georgetown Alumni Magazine" article on Sherman based on book.

Box: 19 Fold: 2 George N. Shuster Correspondence
1956

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS and TLS to JLF from Shuster, president of Hunter College.

Box: 19 Fold: 3 Henry Clapp Smith Correspondence
1946

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence regarding Smith's complaints about quality of treatment at Columbus Hospital.

Box: 19 Fold: 4 Francis Spellman Correspondence (1 of 3)
1943-49

DESCRIPTION: Contains TL [carbon] JLF's correspondence to Spellman, much concerning the NY Catholic Interracial Council. Includes AN card listing contents of folder.

Box: 19 Fold: 5 Francis Spellman Correspondence (2 of 3)
1949-59

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS and TL [carbon] correspondence between JLF and Spellman. Includes AN card listing contents of folder.

Box: 19 Fold: 6 Francis Spellman Correspondence (3 of 3)
1950-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS and TL [carbon] correspondence between JLF and Spellman. Includes AN card listing contents of folder.

Box: 19 Fold: 7 Melaine Staerk Correspondence
1946

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS from Staerk to JLF and TL [carbon] JLF's reply re Staerk's work as correspondent for "America".

Box: 19 Fold: 8 Chauncey Stillman Correspondence
1955-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence between Stillman and JLF re funding of Catholic Interracial Council, establishment of chairs in Roman Catholic Studies in Harvard and Yale, and misc. topics. Includes TMs [mimeo] Stillman's letter explaining reasons for conversion.

Box: 19 Fold: 9 Anson P. Stokes Correspondence
1949-51

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS and TL [carbon] correspondence relating to Stokes' preparation and publication of three volume work on church and state in America. Includes JLF's report on same to the Pope, to whom Stokes presented a copy through JLF. Includes AN card listing contents of folder.

Box: 19 Fold: 10 George Streator Correspondence
1942-43

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence between Streator and JLF, while the former worked for the Office for Emergency Management of the War Manpower Commission.

Box: 19 Fold: 11 Samuel Cardinal Stritch Correspondence
1946

DESCRIPTION: Contains TL [carbon] correspondence from JLF to Stritch concerning the Just World Order Committee of the Institute of Social Order.

Box: 20 Fold: 1 Don Luigi Sturzo Correspondence
1942-46

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, TL [carbon], and AMs correspondence between JLF and Sturzo concerning the latter's articles for and letters to "America".

Box: 20 Fold: 2 Francis X. Talbot SJ, Correspondence re Obituary of
1953-54

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence responding to the obituary of Talbot in America magazine of 19 Dec 1953.

Box: 20 Fold: 3 Frank Tannenbaum Correspondence
1945-55

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS correspondence regarding Tannenbaum's project to photograph and document Jesuit Missionary churches in Bolivia. Includes 2 photographs from project.

Box: 20 Fold: 4 Maceo A. Thomas Correspondence
1952

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to JLF re court martial of Maceo Thomas Jr.

Box: 20 Fold: 5 Norman Thomas Correspondence
1955

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence between JLF and Thomas regarding rumors of war with China, and Jesuit opinion on the matter.

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