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REV. FRANCIS A. TONDORF, S.J. PAPERS
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Box: 1 Fold: 1 Correspondence, 1910-1921
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1910 - 12/06/1921

DESCRIPTION: Letters received, mostly on seismology and purchase of seismological equipment; some on vivisection, in defense of which Tondorf had written; and some from colleagues and former students. Includes correspondence from Mildred Ester Scheets, J. B. Woolworth, John Sosley, Ricardo Codorniu, Rev. J. Havens Richards,S.J., the Virginia Geological Survey, Thomas L. Watson, Stephen D. Parrish, Charles F. Mcguire, D. E. Jackson, A.S. Loevenhart, Walter B. Cannin, and W. W. Keen.

Box: 1 Fold: 2 Correspondence, 1922-1923
DATE SPAN: 01/11/1922 - 09/29/1923

DESCRIPTION: Letters received, largely from colleagues in science, on the subjects of seismology and vivisection. Includes correspondence from Charles H. Mayo, W. W. Keen, E. Duque Estrada, C. S. Bluemel, James S. Stone, J. F.Nagle, Stephen A. Yesko, E. C. Schroeder, James L. Edwards, Walter B.Cannon, Harry Pratt Judson, R. G. Hoskins, Carl Heinrich, A. M. Stimson, Charles E. Monroe, the National Geographic Society, Thomas S. Cullen, and Erich Becker.

Box: 1 Fold: 3 Correspondence, 1923
DATE SPAN: 10/01/1923 - 12/18/1923

DESCRIPTION: Letters received, largely from colleagues in science, but some also from the general public, on the subjects of vivisection and seismology. Includes correspondence from Theodore Hough, Simon Flexner, William C. Woodward, John B. Kennedy, R. W. Ellis, Rev. Alphonse M. Schwitalla, S.J., John Soley, Max Borst, and Andrew F. Resnisky.

Box: 1 Fold: 4 Correspondence, 1924
DATE SPAN: 01/02/1924 - 12/24/1924

DESCRIPTION: Letters received, largely on seismology and vivisection. Continuing public response from 1923 earthquake article in National Geographic. Includes correspondence from Charles E. Monroe, Erich Becker, John C. Soley, Jay B. Woolworth, Albert L. Midgley, Francis M. Munson, and John J. Shugrue.

Box: 1 Fold: 5 Correspondence, 1925
DATE SPAN: 02/03/1925 - 12/29/1925

DESCRIPTION: Letters received, largely on the subject of seismology, from other colleague and laboratories; a number from journals requesting articles. Includes correspondence from Sofie Nordhoff-Jung, Harold V. Connerty, J. Harris Rogers, S. Sarasola, S.J., P.S. Constantinople, and Leonard D. Marinaro.

Box: 1 Fold: 6 Correspondence, 1926
DATE SPAN: 01/09/1926 - 12/24/1926

DESCRIPTION: Incoming letters and telegrams, largely on seismology, with a substantial number from former students, Jesuit colleagues, and journals. Includes correspondence from Sofie Nordhoff-Jung, John C. Soley, Albert L. Midgely, and George E. Reynolds.

Box: 2 Fold: 1 Correspondence, 1927
DATE SPAN: 01/07/1927 - 12/15/1927

DESCRIPTION: Incoming letters, largely on seismology. Letters from Jesuit colleagues and former students. Includes correspondence from George W. Williams, Paul R. Stillman, Harold V. Phelan, and John J. Shugrue.

Box: 2 Fold: 2 Correspondence, 1928-1929
DATE SPAN: 01/30/1927 - 12/11/1929

DESCRIPTION: Incoming letters, largely on seismology, with a few on science and religion. Includes correspondence from Erich Becker.

Box: 2 Fold: 3 Correspondence, undated
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1920 - 12/31/1928

DESCRIPTION: 6 ALSs to Tondorf, all personal.

Box: 2 Fold: 4 Vincent Ferretti, 1919-1926
DATE SPAN: 06/02/1919 - 12/26/1928

DESCRIPTION: Photocopies of letters from Tondorf to Ferretti, deposited at Georgetown in 1969.

Box: 2 Fold: 5 Regarding Rev. Francis A. Tondorf, S.J.
DATE SPAN: 07/05/1912 - 05/04/1947

DESCRIPTION: Letters and telegrams referring to Tondorf, most received by the Georgetown University president upon Tondorf's death in November 1929.

Box: 2 Fold: 6 Regarding Tondorf Fund, Medal & Painting
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1930 - 02/21/1936

DESCRIPTION: Letters, mostly from Dr. Michael L. Mullaney, Providence, R.I., and Georgetown Univ. administration concerning striking a medal to honor Tondorf, erecting a memorial library addition, and commissioning paintings of him. Some newspaper clippings.

Box: 2 Fold: 7 Honors & Distinctions
DATE SPAN: 09/01/1921 - 04/24/1927

DESCRIPTION: Letters and certificates appointing Tondorf a member of domestic and foreign scientific societies.

Box: 2 Fold: 8 Tributes from Students
DATE SPAN: 02/27/1918 - 04/24/1920

DESCRIPTION: Student letters, resolutions, and petitions occasioned by the belief that Tondorf was resigning.

Box: 2 Fold: 9 Johns Hopkins Univ Transcript, 1898-1900
DATE SPAN: 09/01/1898 - 06/01/1900

DESCRIPTION: Transcript of graduate school work in physics for Rev. Francis A. Tondorf, S.J.

Box: 2 Fold: 10 Manuscripts
DATE SPAN: 09/19/1899 - 12/31/1923

DESCRIPTION: Misc. Tondorf manuscripts and copies of both eds. of "A Vindication of Vivisection." Contains word-of-mouth account of Catholic (?) baptism of George Washington.

Box: 2 Fold: 11 Notebooks of Latin Verse
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1891 - 12/31/1892

DESCRIPTION: Three notebooks of student Latin verse, from days at Woodstock College.

Box: 2 Fold: 12 Biographical Material
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1930 - 12/31/1931

DESCRIPTION: Brief notes on dates of significance in Tondorf's life.

Box: 2 Fold: 13 Clippings
DATE SPAN: 04/08/1910 - 12/01/1929

DESCRIPTION: Clippings on Tondorf's work; newspaper and scientific society obituaries.

Box: 2 Fold: 14 Photograph & Medal
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1919 - 12/31/1931

DESCRIPTION: Photo of Tondorf at age 49 and medal.

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