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REV. JOHN LAFARGE, SJ PAPERS (FIRST AND SECOND ACCESSIONS)
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Box: 20 Fold: 6 Eloise Bibb Thompson, Material re
1928

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN obituaries of Thompson, and TMs [mimeo] poems of Thompson's.

Box: 20 Fold: 7 Pierre Teilhard de Chardin SJ, Material re
1956-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN clippings and correspondence regarding Teilhard de Chardin, particularly "The Phenomenon of Man".

Box: 20 Fold: 8 Louis Van Houche Correspondence
1947-48

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, TL [carbon] correspondence between JLF and Van Houche re the latter's hopes to become Belgian correspondent for "America". Includes TMs articles sent by Van Houche.

Box: 20 Fold: 9 Edmund A. Walsh SJ Correspondence
1934-36

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS and TL [carbon] correspondence between Walsh and JLF regarding Jesuit response to communism.

Box: 20 Fold: 10 Bishop Vincent S. Waters Correspondence
1951

DESCRIPTION: Contains TL [carbon] JLF's correspondence to Waters concerning JLF's comments re segregation of Catholic parishes.

Box: 20 Fold: 11 Helen Wilson Correspondence
1956

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS correspondence from Wilson to JLF re the former's difficulties following the death of her husband.

Box: 20 Fold: 12 Alfred A. Wynne SJ Correspondence
1948

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence between JLF and Wynne re JLF's efforts to obtain photographs of the elderly Wynne for "America".

Box: 20 Fold: 13 John Yancey Correspondence
1945

DESCRIPTION: Contains TL [carbon] correspondence between JLF and Yancey re the latter's participation in Summer School of Catholic Action for 1945. Includes TN card listing contents of folder.

Box: 20 Fold: 14 M. de Ynchausti Correspondence
1943-45

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence between JLF and Ynchausti. Includes TN card listing contents of folder.

Box: 20 Fold: 15 John B. Young SJ Correspondence re and Obituary for
1929

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence re Young, plus TMs obituary (by JLF?) for Young.

Box: 21 Fold: 1 Chronological Correspondence 1919-1925
1919-25

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon and mimeo] correspondence to and from JLF.

Box: 21 Fold: 2 Chronological Correspondence 1930-1938
1930-38

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS and TL correspondence to and from JLF. Includes JLF's correspondence from Europe during his 1938 trip. Also includes TMs [carbon] first page of JLF's address to Catholic Interracial Conference of 1936; PRN clipping of JLF article "How Russia Regards Recognition"; TMs JLF's notes from 1933 meeting on situation of German Jews; TMs [carbon] transcript of Catholic Interracial Hour radio program (featuring George Hunton) on Scottsboro Case.

Box: 21 Fold: 3 Chronological Correspondence 1939-1944
1939-44

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to and from JLF. Also includes PRN clipping on JLF from "Time" Magazine 1942; correspondence with heads of municipalities regarding planned celebrations for V-E Day; PRN Declaration of Human Rights from the American Jewish Committee.

Box: 21 Fold: 4 Chronological Correspondence 1945
1945

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to and from JLF for 1945.

Box: 21 Fold: 5 Chronological Correspondence 1946
1946

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to and from JLF for 1946. Includes 2 PRN memos on "America" library and filing systems.

Box: 21 Fold: 6 Chronological Correspondence 1947-1948
1947-48

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence to and from JLF during 1947-1948. Includes correspondence to and about "America", plus TMs [carbon] JLF's letter to the editor of the NY Times re the film "Gentleman's Agreement".

Box: 21 Fold: 7 Chronological Correspondence: 1949-1951
1949-51

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence to and from JLF, plus PRN clipping on JLF from "Die Neue Zeitung" 5/2/51, and PRN JLF pamphlet of 1950 "The Work of the Catholic Church Among the Negroes of the United States."

Box: 21 Fold: 8 Chronological Correspondence 1952-1953
1952-53

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence to and from JLF. Includes PRN clipping on JLF from "Time" Magazine 3/3/1952.

Box: 21 Fold: 9 Chronological Correspondence 1954
1953-54

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence to and from JLF. Also includes misc. newsclips.

Box: 22 Fold: 1 Chronological Correspondence 1955
1955

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to and from JLF for 1955.

Box: 22 Fold: 2 Chronological Correspondence 1956
1956

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence to and from JLF. Includes PRN JLF article "The American Racial Situation".

Box: 22 Fold: 3 Chronological Correspondence 1957
1957

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence to and from JLF. Includes TMs [carbon] transcript of interrogation of Nicholas Serenyi Sr. re alleged war crimes, plus TMs [carbon] biographical outline of life of William M. Markoe, SJ.

Box: 22 Fold: 4 Chronological Correspondence 1958
1958

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to and from JLF. Includes TMs [carbon] notes from an interview with JLF on 12/10/1958, and PRN Oct. 1958 issue of France Actuelle with article on Lafarge Cement of Canada.

Box: 22 Fold: 5 Chronological Correspondence 1959
1959

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to JLF. Includes PRN program to Mass of Thanksgiving on occasion of 50th anniversary of "America"; PRN Citation of Honorary Degree from Boston College; TMs biographical data on JLF.

Box: 22 Fold: 6 Chronological Correspondence Jan - Mar 1960
1960

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to JLF. Also includes PRN profile of JLF in Catholic Press Annual 1960; PRN program to JLF's 80th birthday celebration; PRN sermons of ABp O'Boyle and JLF on latter's 80th; TMs statement of purpose of Catholic Interracial Council.

Box: 22 Fold: 7 Chronological Correspondence April - December 1960
1960

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence to and from JLF. Includes TMs [carbon] bio sketch of JLF, and TMs [mimeo] address by Rbt. C. Weaver of NAACP, "Racial Problems in America and the Role of the College Student."

Box: 22 Fold: 8 Chronological Correspondence 1961
1961

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence to and from JLF. Includes 1st page PRN JLF's open letter to JFK "Dear Mr. President" from "America" 1/18/1961 issue, plus TMs [mimeo] Interracial Review article on Spring Hill College integration.

Box: 22 Fold: 9 Chronological Correspondence 1962
1962

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence to and from JLF. Includes TMs [mimeo] summary of CCD Mass Media Committee activities; PRN program to CIC tribute dinner for JLF and George Hunton; and PRN "Architectural Beacon" with contribution by JLF on church architecture.

Box: 23 Fold: 1 Chronological Correspondence Jan - Jul 1963
1963

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence to and from JLF. Includes TMs [carbon] "My Most Memorable Christmas", JLF's reminiscence of Christmas 1912 in Ridge.

Box: 23 Fold: 2 Chronological Correspondence Index Cards
circa 1928-1963

DESCRIPTION: Contains 28 TN cards indexing contents of correspondence files. (Note: cards of this type are to be found in a number of individual folders.)

Box: 23 Fold: 3 Chronological Correspondence Aug-Nov 1963
1963

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence to and from JLF. Includes TMs [carbon] Federation for American Indian Rights statement of principles; PRN galley proof of "America" article (not by JLF) with note "Fr. LaFarge's last galley corrections" dated Nov. 24 1963; photostat copy of Pierre Toussaint's freedom papers.

Box: 23 Fold: 4 Requests for Appearances 1958
1957-58

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence and invitations for JLF lectures, speeches, and appearances of various kinds. Includes TMs [carbon] JLF's synopsis of "Every Man Our Brother" lecture; TMs [carbon] flight itinerary for Jan 1959; Telegram from Roy Wilkins dated 11/11/58.

Box: 23 Fold: 5 Requests for Appearances 1959-60
1959-60

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS to JLF re his appearance or participation at dinners, lectures, TV programs, etc. Includes PRN press release from NBC re JLF appearance on "Wisdom" program plus clippings reporting JLF talks.

Box: 23 Fold: 6 Lecture Invitations 1956-61
1956-61

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS correspondence inviting JLF to speak at various functions.

Box: 23 Fold: 7 Engagements 1950-1956
1950-56

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence to and from JLF, many of them requests for articles. Includes TMs [carbon] statement of principles for "The Bridge: Yearbook of Judeo-Christian Studies" plus PRN issue of CIC Chicago "News Letter" with article on JLF's participation in Catholic Hospital Conference.

Box: 23 Fold: 8 Engagements 1957-1960
1957-60

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence re JLF speaking engagements. Includes PRN program to 1957 American Academy of Arts and Letters award ceremony; PRN program to 1957 Religious and Labor Foundation Social Justice Award ceremony; PRN program to Smith College "Religious Forum"; and PRN clip on JLF Leo Honor talk from 4/28/1960 issue "Pascal Lamp".

Box: 23 Fold: 9 Education Correspondence
1930-61

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence to and from JLF on questions of education. (Includes correspondence about Gibbons Institute.) Includes PRN 1930 career pamphlets of Institute for Research in the Professions and Vocations; PRN program for 1955 annual luncheon for National Committee for Rural Schools.

Box: 24 Fold: 1 Briggs Letter to Brice
Sept 30, 1897

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS from L.B.R. Briggs, at Harvard, to W. Kirkpatrick Brice re JLF's performance on Harvard entrance exams.

Box: 24 Fold: 2 History Notebook
1901

DESCRIPTION: Contains AMs between hardcovers JLF's history notes from senior year at Harvard.

Box: 24 Fold: 3 Synopsis of Church History
1901-05

DESCRIPTION: Contains AMs student notes on Church history, in composition notebook. ANS note in JLF's hand indicates notebook was borrowed by Thomas H. McLaughlin (later Bp of Paterson NJ), who made additional notes in it.

Box: 24 Fold: 4 Harvard University Class of 1901
1947-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence, PRN notices and information about the Class of 1901, as well as various other Harvard matters. Includes PRN clipping obituaries of Harvard people, and photograph of JLF and 3 classmates on the occasion of JLF's Dudleian Lecture of 1947. Also includes TMs [mimeo] notes on Harvard Class of 01 (ca 1954); PRN "Newsweek" clip on Stillman Chair; PRN program to 1963 Harvard Divinity School Roman Catholic - Protestant Colloquium.

Box: 24 Fold: 5 Class of 1901 45 Year Reunion
1946

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence re 1946 reunion of JLF's Harvard class. Includes TMs [carbon] "World at the Grassroots", JLF's address to the class, plus TMs [carbon] JLF's (?) paper on Christian Democracy.

Box: 24 Fold: 6 Dudleian Lecture, 1947
1946-48

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence, press releases, and ephemera concerning LaFarge's delivery of the Dudleian Lecture at Harvard on 14 April 1947.

Box: 25 Fold: 1 Correspondence from Maryland 1
1907-39

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence to and from JLF re Maryland. Includes ALS Provincial's letter dated 11/5/22 to JLF re the latter's work at Ridge; TMs [carbon] JLF's papers "A Short History of St. David's School" and "Excursion Through Southern Maryland".

Box: 25 Fold: 2 Correspondence from Maryland 2
1941-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence concerning Southern Maryland. Includes TLS from Sargent Shriver dated 1/25/60; TMs [carbon] paper by Henri J. Wiesel SJ on 300th anniversary of St. Francis Xavier Church in Maryland.

Box: 25 Fold: 3 Diary Notes from Ridge, Maryland
1951

DESCRIPTION: Contains TMs [carbon] transcription of diary JLF maintained while at Ridge. Notes were used for "The Manner is Ordinary".

Box: 25 Fold: 4 Andrew White Memorial
1926-54

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence re the construction of a memorial to Andrew White SJ in Southern Maryland. Includes PRN contract for memorial; PRN program American Catholic History Assn's 1926 meeting; TMs [carbon] of inscription for memorial; plus 1950 photo of JLF speaking at ceremony at memorial.

Box: 25 Fold: 5 Cardinal Gibbons Institute Material
1922-50

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence re the Gibbons Institute. Includes TMs [carbon] Certificate of Incorporation dated 7/13/22; TMs "Cardinal Gibbons Institute: A Study in Values" by Victor Daniels; TMs with handwritten corrections in JLF's hand "The Cardinal Gibbons Institute" dated 1/4/32; TMs [carbon] "Notes on the Cardinal Gibbons Institute" (1928) by Victor Daniel; TMs [carbon] JLF's "Memorandum on the Cardinal Gibbons Institute" (1935); PRN issues and proofs of "The Cardinal's Note-Book" and "The Note-Book"; PRN article "The Institute and Negro Health" by Constance Daniel (1930). Also includes TMs copy of 1874 letter to Rosa Hazard, mother of Constance Daniel.

Box: 25 Fold: 6 Society of the Pilgrims of St Mary's Correspondence
1926-44

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS, TLS, and TL [carbon] correspondence regarding Pilgrims of St. Mary's. Includes TMs JLF's "Address for Maryland Day" (1926); PRN Report of Maryland Tercentenary Committee (1930).

Box: 25 Fold: 7 Society of the Pilgrims of St Mary's Misc.
circa 1924-1962

DESCRIPTION: Contains material on the Society of the Pilgrims of St Mary's, including TMs [carbon] Certificate of Incorporation and By Laws (1926); PRN By Laws booklet; TMs [carbon] corporate records (1936); PRN programs Calvert Associates functions of 1932.

Box: 25 Fold: 8 Names and Addresses (Bridgeport, CT)
circa 1960-circa 1965

DESCRIPTION: Contains 33 3" X 5" cards with Bridgeport CT mailing addresses, of unknown origin and use.

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