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REV. JOHN LAFARGE, SJ PAPERS (FIRST AND SECOND ACCESSIONS)
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Box: 54 Fold: 32 Society of Jesus Chicago-Missouri Province
1935-38

DESCRIPTION: Contains minutes of meetings from Chicago-Missouri Province on Communism and Atheism.

Box: 54 Fold: 33 Society of Jesus New Orleans Province
1954

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 copies New Orleans Provincial's statement on Interracial Question and Jesuit response thereto.

Box: 54 Fold: 34 Urban League Pamphlet
1930

DESCRIPTION: Contains "Twenty Years After", a record of accomplishments of Urban League during 1929.

Box: 54 Fold: 35 Vernacular Society Misc Material
1948-49

DESCRIPTION: Contains misc information regarding Vernacular Society's activities.

Box: 54 Fold: 36 World Council of Churches Correspondence
1950

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to and from JLF.

Box: 54 Fold: 37 World Federation for Mental Health
1954

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence of the United States Committee re JLF's sponsorship of organization.

Box: 54 Fold: 38 Xavier School of Social Science
1939

DESCRIPTION: Contains TMs and TMs [carbon] memo on purposes and organization of the School.

Box: 54 Fold: 39 Biographical Information
circa 1936

DESCRIPTION: Contains TMs [carbon] "Biographical Sketch" from approx 1936.



Box: 54 Fold: 40 Chancery Correspondence
1933-46

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence between JLF and Chancery of the Archdiocese of New York re JLF's priestly duties.

Box: 54 Fold: 41 Eightieth Birthday Celebrations Corresp (1)
Feb 1960

DESCRIPTION: Contains letters congratulating JLF on his 80th birthday.

Box: 54 Fold: 42 Eightieth Birthday Celebration Corresp (2)
Feb 1960

DESCRIPTION: Contains letters congratulating JLF on his 80th birthday.



Box: 54 Fold: 43 Invitations Accepted
1948-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains letters of invitation JLF accepted.

Box: 54 Fold: 44 Invitations Declined
1957-60

DESCRIPTION: Contains letters of invitation JLF declined.

Box: 54 Fold: 45 Jubilee Celebration Correspondence A-L
Nov 1955

DESCRIPTION: Contains letters congratulating JLF on his Golden Jubilee as a priest.

Box: 54 Fold: 46 Jubilee Celebration Correspondence M-Z
Nov 1955

DESCRIPTION: Contains letters congratulating JLF on his Golden Jubilee as a priest.

Box: 54 Fold: 47 John LaFarge Sr. Biographical Information
1944-57

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN pamphlet "John LaFarge, Leading American Decorator" reprint from "South Atlantic Quarterly"; PRN newspaper clipping on JLF Sr.; Spring 1944 issue "American Society Legion of Honor Magazine" with article on JLF Sr.

Box: 54 Fold: 48 John LaFarge Sr. Papers Correspondence
1960-62

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to JLF re donation of JLF Sr's papers to New-York Historical Society.

Box: 54 Fold: 49 Marriages and Baptisms
1941-42

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence and documents concerning JLF's performance of marriages and baptisms.

Box: 54 Fold: 50 Mass Intentions
1905-26

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 log books listing JLF's mass intentions.

Box: 54 Fold: 51 Priesthood -- John LaFarge, SJ Sermon drafts
1963

DESCRIPTION: Contains AMs, various TMs drafts of sermon on priesthood delivered on occasion of Schuyler Brown SJ's First Solemn Mass.

Box: 54 Fold: 52 Photographs (Miscellaneous)
circa 1940-50

DESCRIPTION: Contains single 5" X 7" b&w portrait of JLF.

Box: 54 Fold: 53 Posthumous Items (Correspondence)
1963

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence posthumously received.

Box: 54 Fold: 54 Testimonials (certificates, etc.)
1950-56

DESCRIPTION: Contains certificates of Jewish Theological Seminary World Brotherhood Award (1956); American Academy of Arts and Sciences certificate of fellowship (1950).

Box: 54 Fold: 55 Testimonial Dinners Correspondence etc.
1951-60

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence, programs, and misc material from testimonial dinners given for JLF, including those for 80th birthday, 25th anniversary as editor of "America". Includes TMs [mimeo] excerpts from JLF's radio talk "One Man's Opinion" for Voice of America.

Box: 55 Fold: 1 Miscellaneous Subjects
1955-62

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 ALS and PRN clip to JLF on phonetics.

Box: 55 Fold: 2 Africa Correspondence
1948-62

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence concerning Catholic Church in Africa.

Box: 55 Fold: 3 African Students Correspondence
1947-58

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence between JLF and African Students studying in the US.

Box: 55 Fold: 4 "Aquinas on Race" articles
1935

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN articles by Dr. Albert Mitterer on race, clipped from "Schoenere Zukunft" plus TMs [carbon] JLF's review of same.

Box: 55 Fold: 5 Birth Control
1932-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains Jun 1932 "Negro Issue" of "Birth Control Review" as well as clipping concerning Cardinal Cushing's position on birth control (1963).

Box: 55 Fold: 6 Blakely-LaFarge Dispute
Jul 1942

DESCRIPTION: Contains TMs drafts of memos on National War Labor Board, plus PRN galley proof of JLF's "One Clear Voice" for "America".

Box: 55 Fold: 7 "Catholic Interracial Hour"
1932

DESCRIPTION: Contains texts of broadcasts and newspaper clippings re "Catholic Interracial Hour". Programs include interview with JLF plus "As A Layman Sees It" and "As the Negro Sees It".

Box: 55 Fold: 8 Censor Reports
1950-61

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence and copies of reports. Includes material on Albert Foley's "The Catholic Church and the Washington Negro"; "No Postponement"; "Report on the American Jesuits"; "The Catholic Church and Minorities"; Fr. Joseph Durkin's "Thomas E. Sherman, SJ"; "An American Amen"; Albert Foley's "Patrick Healy, Jesuit Outcaste"; "The Color Problem and the Catholic Community"; and JLF's preface to "Essays on Teilhard de Chardin".

Box: 55 Fold: 9 Central Problems of 20th Century Catholicism
circa 1931-35

DESCRIPTION: Contains AMs, TMs [mimeo] "Central Problems of 20th Century Catholicism".

Box: 55 Fold: 10 Charity Pamphlets
1929

DESCRIPTION: Contains misc PRN pamphlets plus AMs notes.

Box: 55 Fold: 11 Christmas Misc.
1929-41

DESCRIPTION: Contains misc items on topic of Christmas: press releases, Christmas cards, pamphlets, etc.

Box: 55 Fold: 12 Church and State Clippings
1948-54

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN clippings on topics concerning relation of church to state.

Box: 55 Fold: 13 Church and State, Articles re
1948-54

DESCRIPTION: Contains various PRN articles on relation of church to state. Includes PRN booklet "A Church-State Anthology: The Work of Father [John Courtney] Murray" and TMs [mimeo] "Contemporary Orientations of Catholic Thought on Church and State in the Light of History" by John Courtney Murray, SJ.

Box: 55 Fold: 14 Church and State Correspondence
1948

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence re John Courtney Murray, SJ's position on church and state.

Box: 55 Fold: 15 Church and State Misc Notes
1953-55

DESCRIPTION: Contains typescript and manuscript notes from various sources, including TMs excerpts from "The Life of Cardinal Gibbons".

Box: 55 Fold: 16 Church and State Official Opinion
1948-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains copies of Supreme Court, McCollum vs Illinois Board of Education (1948), and "Digest and Analysis of State Attorney General's Opinions" (1963).

Box: 55 Fold: 17 Civil Rights Clippings
1949-61

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings primarily concerning infringements of civil rights.

Box: 55 Fold: 18 Clergy, Negro
1940-61

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings, news releases, correspondence re Negro Catholic priests.

Box: 55 Fold: 19 Colleges and Universities and Negroes (Clippings)
1930-59

DESCRIPTION: Contains newspaper clippings concerning Negroes and higher education.

Box: 55 Fold: 20 Colleges and Universities and Negroes (Correspondence)
1938-60

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from various academic institutions concerning admissions policies for Negroes. Filed alphabetically by institution.

Box: 55 Fold: 21 Colleges and Universities and Negroes (Literature)
1934-47

DESCRIPTION: Contains addresses, articles, brochures, pamphlets, and statistics. Includes Catholic Club of Howard University eligibility list; TMs statistical tables from Conference on Colleges for Negro Youth Jan 4-5, 1934; PRN press release on admission of Negroes to Kentucky Catholic colleges (1950).

Box: 55 Fold: 22 Communism and Atheism Outlines and Syllabus
1934-38

DESCRIPTION: Contains TMs lecture outlines and bibliographies re communism and atheism.

Box: 55 Fold: 23 Communism (Catholic Reaction to)
1935-37

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence, manuscripts, programs, and notes. Includes material re Public Conference on Communism "Lenin and Loyola".

Box: 55 Fold: 24 Communism and Negroes: Clippings (1)
1930-61

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN news clippings re Communism and Negroes, many concerning Paul Robeson.

Box: 55 Fold: 25 Communism and Negroes: Clippings (2)
1932-50

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN news clippings re Communism and Negroes, as well as American reaction to Communism.

Box: 55 Fold: 26 Communism and Negroes (Correspondence)
1935-60

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence re Communism and the Civil Rights Movement.

Box: 55 Fold: 27 Communism and Negroes (HUAC Hearings)
1949

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN copies of hearings of House Un-American Activities Committee regarding Communist infiltration of minority groups.

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