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REV. JOHN LAFARGE, SJ PAPERS (FIRST AND SECOND ACCESSIONS)
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Box: 12 Fold: 13 Spain (Clippings, Correspondence, etc.)
1947-55

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings, some magazine articles, press releases from Spain, re general situation in postwar Spain.

Box: 13 Fold: 1 Spain, Correspondence re
1945-61

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to and from JLF re postwar Spain.

Box: 13 Fold: 2 Spain & Basques (Clippings, Correspondence, etc.)
1932-60

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence, clippings, memoranda, and press releases (many of them from the Basque Press Office in exile in Paris) on the subject of the Basques within Spain.

Box: 13 Fold: 3 Spain & Jews (Clippings, Correspondence, etc.)
1948

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence, clippings, and PRN matter on allegations of Spanish anti-semitism (in connection with Spanish release of film "Gentleman's Agreement"), Papal declaration on phrase "iudaica perfidia". Includes AN listing contents of folder.

Box: 13 Fold: 4 Spiritual Exercises
1942-56

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence between JLF and others, unrelated to folder title. Includes AN card listing contents of folder. (Note: letter from JLF to Gordon Allport, listed on card, is not present in folder.)

Box: 13 Fold: 5 Sports & Interracial Question (clippings and correspondence)
1946-52

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings and correspondence re integration of sports, particularly in Jesuit universities.

Box: 13 Fold: 6 "Springfield Plan"
May 15, 1944

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS cover letter plus PRN offprint of "Woman's Home Companion" article on the "Springfield Plan," a Massachusetts effort to reduce racial and relgious prejudice.



Box: 13 Fold: 7 State Department Correspondence re Trip to Germany
1947-52

Box: 13 Fold: 8 Statistics re Negroes
circa 1926-1952

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN clippings and correspondence re demographic statistics on Negroes in America, both within the Catholic Church and in the general society.

Box: 13 Fold: 9 Student Correspondence re advice and assistance
1952-61

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to and from JLF re advice and assistance in various matters pertaining to students.

Box: 13 Fold: 10 Students & Interracial issues (clippings and correspondence)
1936-62

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to and from JLF re interracial issues, especially in regard to Catholic universities.

Box: 13 Fold: 11 Superiors (Correspondence with Superiors)
1927-47

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence between JLF and his superiors: provincials, bishops, archibishops, Rome. Matters discussed include Cardinal Gibbons Institute, Southern Maryland mission in general, integration of Jesuit colleges, etc.

Box: 13 Fold: 12 Supreme Court School Prayer Decisions (clippings re)
1963

Box: 13 Fold: 13 Supreme Court Decisions, clippings re
1937-51

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN clippings from the New York Amsterdam News and the New York Times on a variety of Supreme Court issues--mostly racially related.

Box: 13 Fold: 14 Syracuse Interracial Project (Mrs. William H. Lynch letter)
Oct 25, 1950

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS from Mary F. Lynch (Mrs. William H.), Syracuse, NY, to JLF re advice for interracial project for her city.

Box: 14 Fold: 1 F.X. Talbot Obituary
1953-54

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN obituary that Rev. John LaFarge, SJ, wrote upon the death of Rev. Francis X. Talbot, SJ in December 1953.

Box: 14 Fold: 2 Teachers & Interracial Issues (correspondence and clippings)
1945-52

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to JLF re education and interracial issues.

Box: 14 Fold: 3 Theatre & Racial Issues
1947-52

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings, press releases, and one letter on the integration of activities in theatre and movies.

Box: 14 Fold: 4 Third Order of St. Francis, material re
1961-62

Box: 14 Fold: 5 Pierre Toussaint Commemoration material
1935-51

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence and misc reference material re Pierre Toussaint and commemoration.

Box: 14 Fold: 6 Trenton Six Case (Clippings re)
1951-53

Box: 14 Fold: 7 Trip to Germany
1951-52

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALs letter from German acquaintance plus PRN invitation to St. Thomas Conference in Cologne, summer lecture schedule of Theological Faculty at Trier, report on archaelogy at Trier Cathedral, and issue of journal of Israeli-German friendship organization in Freiburg.

Box: 14 Fold: 8 "Understanding Minority Groups" (correspondence re book)
1956

DESCRIPTION: Contains two letters re publication and distribution of book "Understanding Minority Groups", for which JLF wrote a chapter.

Box: 14 Fold: 9 United Negro College Fund (clippings re)
1949-53

Box: 14 Fold: 10 UNESCO Conference
1951-52

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN material re third national conference of US National Commission for UNESCO in 1952.

Box: 14 Fold: 11 U.S. Army Integration Problems
1940

DESCRIPTION: Contains press releases from Press Service of NAACP re integration of US Army.

Box: 14 Fold: 12 United Service Organization
1944

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS correspondence plus PRN matter on JLF's service with USO.

Box: 14 Fold: 13 Ungvar Compact (Correspondence and text)
1934

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence plus Latin text and JLF's translation of Compact of Ungvar (agreement re: integration of Greek priests into Latin Church). Cause of interest in the Compact was a lawsuit in Cambria Co., PA, for which the Compact was used as background.

Box: 14 Fold: 14 Vatican II Clippings
1963

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN clippings on Second Vatican Council plus PRN press release on religious liberty in Spain.



Box: 14 Fold: 15 Vermont Plan for Action
1949-52

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 PRN clippings re Vermont Plan for Action exchange program for Harlem children.

Box: 14 Fold: 16 Veterans: Negro (postwar problems of)
1935-51

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN clippings, pamphlet, press release, and newsletter re problems faced by Negro veterans.

Box: 14 Fold: 17 Virgin Islands (misc clippings, correspondence)
1933-55

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence and clippings re misc Virgin Island matters.



Box: 14 Fold: 18 Vocational Guidance
1940-50

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings, press releases, and a newsletter on vocational matters, generally pertaining to Negro job training.

Box: 14 Fold: 19 Voting (Clippings re Alabama voting laws)
1949-53

Box: 14 Fold: 20 West Indies and Slavery (Offprint re)
Feb 24, 1944

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN offprint of Werner J. Cahnman, "The Mediterranean and Caribbean Regions--A Comparison in Race and Culture Contacts," "Social Forces" (journal), Dec. 1943).

Box: 14 Fold: 21 White Supremacy in South (clippings re)
1949-50

Box: 14 Fold: 22 Wilmington DE Catholic Interracial Council correspondence
1949-50

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence re establishment of CIC branch in Wilmington Delaware.

Box: 14 Fold: 23 Wisconsin Anti-Discrimination Legislation
Jul 14, 1959

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN press release from the Religious News Service re: 1949 Wisconsin legislation to eliminate discrimination in the National Guard, public housing, and public schools.

Box: 14 Fold: 24 Women (Clippings and Pamphlet re Negro Women)
1949-51

Box: 14 Fold: 25 World Brotherhood (correspondence)
1954-55

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence from World Brotherhood.

Box: 14 Fold: 26 World Council of Churches Report (clipping re)
Sept 3, 1948

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN clipping from New York Times carrying the text of a report entitled "The Church and Disorder of Society," issued by the World Council of Churches in Amsterdam.

Box: 14 Fold: 27 Writers: Negro (George Anthony Moore Correspondence)
Jul 29, 1946

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS to JLF re integration of faculty of Fordham University.

Box: 14 Fold: 28 YMCA - YWCA Sectarianism (Clippings)
circa 1925-circa 1931

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings from newspapers and magazines, a few letters, and some pamphlets, regarding YMCA and sectarianism.

Box: 14 Fold: 29 Youth, Negro (employment of)
1943-47

DESCRIPTION: Contains reports, clippings, and studies, mostly pertaining to Negro youth employment and the National Youth Administration.

Box: 14 Fold: 30 Youthbuilders Program (2 clippings letters to editor re)
1949

Box: 15 Fold: 1 Mother Agatha Brickel, O.S.U.
1947

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN copy article "Wanted: More Catholic Sociability" by Mother Agatha Brickel (publ. "America" Jan 18 1947), plus correspondence concerning possible plagiarism from 1938 article by Rev. John O'Brien, a copy of which is included.

Box: 15 Fold: 2 Dr. E. Boyd Barrett
1948-49

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS TL [carbon] and ALS correspondence to, from, and about E. Boyd Barrett, an ex-Jesuit who rejoined church, and wrote article on "Fallen Shepherds" which "America" published. Includes PRN Italian translation of article.

Box: 15 Fold: 3 Agostino Cardinal Bea
1962-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains 3 PRN items, one each in German, Italian, and English, by Bea concerning Ecumenical Movement.

Box: 15 Fold: 4 Menachem Begin visit to US, correspondence and clippings
1948

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, TL [carbon], ALS, and PRN matter, including numerous clippings, regarding JLF's part in protesting 1948 visit of Begin to US. Includes PRN copy of letter of protest signed by JLF, Henry Sloane Coffin, and Rabbi Morris Lazaron.

Box: 15 Fold: 5 Hugh W. Bigelow Correspondence
1946

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS and TL [carbon] correspondence concerning former soldier's wish to make amends for false marriage entered into during WWII service in Italy.

Box: 15 Fold: 6 Paul L. Blakely, S.J. (correspondence about)
1940-50

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence pertaining to death of Paul L. Blakely, associate editor of "America."

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