The Iddesleigh and Marques Papers

Elizabeth Lowndes Stafford Northcote and Susan Lowndes Marques are the daughters of the late distinguished writer, Marie Belloc Lowndes, author of The Lodger. Lady Iddesleigh was born in London. The eldest daughter of F.S.A. and Marie Belloc Lowndes, she was educated at St. Mary's Convent, South Ascot. In 1930, she married Henry Stafford Northcote, 3rd Earl of Iddesleigh. Among her many life's activities, the Countess of Iddesleigh has served as the Chairman of the National Board of Catholic Women; Vice President of the Catholic Women's League; and as Overseas Honorary Secretary for the Union of Catholic Mothers.

Susan Lowndes Marques was born in London and educated at St. Mary's Convent, South Ascot. In 1938, she married Luiz Marques, noted Portuguese writer and foreign correspondent. A writer in her own right, Susan Lowndes' works include: The Selective Traveller in Portugal (with Ann Bridge), 1949; Good Food from Spain and Portugal, 1956; and as editor, Diaries and Letters of Marie Belloc Lowndes 1911 - 1947, 1971. She is a member of the Lisbon Ladies Club, and the Society of Authors. She resides with her family in Portugal.

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The Iddesleigh and Marques Papers comprise two (2) Boxes containing letters from various notable Catholic clergy and laymen: the Rev. Cyril C. Martindale, S.J.; the Rev. Martin D'Arcy, S.J.; Sir Arnold Lunn; Isabel Clarke; Monica Baldwin; David Archbishop Mathew; Francis and Maisie Sheed; the Rev. Herbert Thurston, S.J.; Arthur Cardinal Hinsley; Christopher Hollis; and Douglas Woodruff to name a few.

The major portion of the correspondence deals with Church- related issues: i.e., the New Liturgy; the catechism movement; and various published religious works by the correspondents. The Papers also contain a complete run of the Catholic journal, Order, as well as pamphlets and Mass cards.

Number of Boxes: 2
Size: .75 linear feet
Provenance: Acquired from Susan Lowndes Marques and Lady

Iddesleigh, 1980
Date Span: 1928 - 1973, and Undated
Processed by: Anna T. Zakarija
Date: December 16, 1985


Box 1 Folder 1
Baldwin, Monica (Sr. Mary Cuthbert)
Date Span: 1928, August 1 and September 22
Description:
Contains 2 autograph letters signed from Monica Baldwin, author of Humped over the Wall, to Lowndes regarding the book, Matt Talbot; the Rev. Pere Rigolenc, S.J. and Jesuit mysticism; Margaret Sinclair; Captain Hook; poor "P"; and "Catechism Children".

Box 1 Folder 2
Clarke, Isabel Constance
Date Span: 1947, July 9; September 19; and November 23
Description:
Contains 3 ALS from Clarke, author of Fine Clay, which established her reputation as a Catholic writer, to Susan Lowndes regarding her bronchitis; Rome; the Blue Nuns; the Rev. C.C. Martindale, S.J.; Fr. Williamson; C. Scott Moncrieff; and Marie Belloc Lowndes.

Box 1 Folder 3
Cunningham, Basil (Brother Basil, O.S.B.)
Date Span: 1972, November 12 - 1973, February 17
Description:
Contains 4 ALS from Brother Basil, of The Benedictine Abbey, Portsmouth, Rhode Island, to Susan L. Marques regarding her mother's Diaries & Letters; Julie Kernan; the Dowager Queen of Greece; Peter Cansdale; and Princess Maria Antonia and Ashley Chanler.

Box 1 Folder 4
Curtayne, Alice (Mrs. Stephen Rynne)
Date Span: 1967, February 11 and March 11; 1970, June 8
Description:
Contains 3 ALS from Alice Curtayne, author of St. Catherine of Siena, to Susan Lowndes Marques regarding Hilaire Belloc; Marques' pamphlet on Fatima; Mary Noonan and Helen O'Connor; Parkinson's disease; and Lisbon.

Box 1 Folder 5
D'Arcy, Very Rev. Martin, S.J.
Date Span: 1928, September 13 - 1975, August 21; Undated
Description:
Contains 14 ALS from D'Arcy to Susan Lowndes Marques and her sister, Lady Iddesleigh, regarding Lord Haldane; "spiritual & ecclesiastical things"; his Lisbon visit; Fr. Martindale; Fr. Vincent McNabb; the death of their mother, Marie Belloc-Lowndes; Campion Hall Library; Bernard Burn; and his book, Death and Life. See also itemized listing below.

Item list:
ALS D'Arcy to Lowndes ix/13/28 with envelope

ALS D'Arcy to Lowndes vi/29/29 with envelope

ALS D'Arcy to Lowndes i/8/37 with envelope

ALS D'Arcy to Lowndes ix/27/40 with envelope

ALS D'Arcy to Lowndes ix/14/43 with envelope

ALS D'Arcy to Lowndes ii/5/45

ALS D'Arcy to Iddesleigh xi/16/47

ALS D'Arcy to Iddesleigh "St. Andrew's Day"
1972 (xi/30/72)

ALS D'Arcy to Iddesleigh xii/17/72

ALS D'Arcy to Iddesleigh vi/1/73

ALS D'Arcy to Iddesleigh x/25/73

ALS D'Arcy to Iddesleigh xi/4/74

ALS D'Arcy to Iddesleigh viii/21/75

ALS D'Arcy to Lowndes "Xmas Day"
"Every good wish for xmas time, . . . "

Box 1 Folder 6
King, Archdale A.
Date Span: 1949, September 25 - 1957, October 10
Description:
Contains 4 ALS from Archdale King to Susan Lowndes Marques regarding her book, The Selective Traveller in Portugal; the Benedictines in Tibaes; his book, Liturgies of the Primatial Sees; the Rite of Braga; and his being a clergyman convert.
Box 1 Folder 7
Lunn, Sir Arnold
Date Span: 1941, September 16 - 1974, June 2; Undated
Description:
Contains 3 TLS and 1 ALS from Sir Arnold Lunn to Susan Lowndes Marques regarding David Walker; Phyllis Holt-Needham; his wife's, Mabel Northcote Lunn, death; Marcus Dimsdale; the death of his father, Sir Henry; and a copy of extracts of letters. See also itemized listing below.

Item list:
TC Martindale to Lowndes i/16/28

TLS Martindale to [?] i/8/30

TLS Martindale to Elizabeth [Lady Iddesleigh]
vi/14/31

TLS Martindale to Elizabeth [Lady Iddesleigh]
x/29/31

TLS Martindale to Elizabeth [Lady Iddesleigh]
vi/16/33

TLS Martindale to Elizabeth [Lady Iddesleigh]
vii/17/36

ALS Vernon Johnson to Lady Iddesleigh vii/20/42

Photo Martindale viii/1944

TLS Constance N. Holmgaard to Elizabeth [Lady
Iddesleigh] v/22/45 with holograph notations

ALS Martindale to Elizabeth [Lady Iddesleigh]
i/21/46

TLS Martindale to Elizabeth [Lady Iddesleigh]
xi/13/46

TLS Martindale to Marie Belloc-Lowndes x/27/47

TLS Martindale to Elizabeth [Lady Iddesleigh]
xi/15/47

TLS Martindale to Elizabeth [Lady Iddesleigh]
viii/9/48

ALS Martindale to Elizabeth [Lady Iddesleigh]
xii/13/48

TLS Martindale to Elizabeth [Lady Iddesleigh]
iii/25/49

TLS Martindale to Elizabeth [Lady Iddesleigh]
x/22/49

ALS Martindale to Elizabeth [Lady Iddesleigh]
i/30/50

TLS Martindale to Harry [Lord Iddesleigh]
xii/2/53

TLS Martindale to Harry [Lord Iddesleigh]
xii/4/53

TLS Martindale to Harry [Lord Iddesleigh]
xii/21/54

TLS Martindale to Harry [Lord Iddesleigh]
vii/26/55

TLS Martindale to Harry [Lord Iddesleigh]
i/14/56

TLS Martindale to Harry [Lord Iddesleigh]
viii/31/56

TLS Martindale to Harry [Lord Iddesleigh]
xii/4/56

TLS Martindale to Elizabeth [Lady Iddesleigh]
"Friday"
"I am here (M Baring's house) . . . "

TCS Martindale to Earl of Iddesleigh "Burton
Hill 19th" "Forgive a poor line of very best wishes
. . . "

ALS Martindale to Harry [Lord Iddesleigh]
"United University Club" "I am so delighted by your news . . . "


TLS Martindale to Harry [Lord Iddesleigh]
"Tuesd"
"Great brevity - if bre/ can be great! .
. . "

ACS Martindale to the Iddesleighs [Christmas]
"With my best wishes to all: am writing
to . . . "


Box 1 Folder 8
Martindale, Rev. Cyril C., S.J.
Date Span: [1928, January 16] - 1956, April 12; Undated
Description:
Contains 2 TCS, 20 TLS, 5 ALS, 1 ACS, and photo from Martindale regarding Catholic education; Chishawasha; the Ugandan Martyr, B. Kizito; Frs. Gilles and Tyrrell; SHAEF; Morality; African Angelus; Marie Belloc-Lowndes; Brideshead; World War II refugees; Dr. Ringwall; the Church and lay politics; and Graham Greene. See itemized listing below.

Item list:
TC Martindale to Lowndes i/16/28

TLS Martindale to [?] i/8/30

TLS Martindale to Elizabeth [Lady Iddesleigh]
vi/14/31

TLS Martindale to Elizabeth [Lady Iddesleigh]
x/29/31

TLS Martindale to Elizabeth [Lady Iddesleigh]
vi/16/33

TLS Martindale to Elizabeth [Lady Iddesleigh]
vii/17/36

ALS Vernon Johnson to Lady Iddesleigh vii/20/42

Photo Martindale viii/1944

TLS Constance N. Holmgaard to Elizabeth [Lady
Iddesleigh] v/22/45 with holograph notations

ALS Martindale to Elizabeth [Lady Iddesleigh]
i/21/46

TLS Martindale to Elizabeth [Lady Iddesleigh]
xi/13/46

TLS Martindale to Marie Belloc-Lowndes x/27/47

TLS Martindale to Elizabeth [Lady Iddesleigh]
xi/15/47

TLS Martindale to Elizabeth [Lady Iddesleigh]
viii/9/48

ALS Martindale to Elizabeth [Lady Iddesleigh]
xii/13/48

TLS Martindale to Elizabeth [Lady Iddesleigh]
iii/25/49

TLS Martindale to Elizabeth [Lady Iddesleigh]
x/22/49

ALS Martindale to Elizabeth [Lady Iddesleigh]
i/30/50

TLS Martindale to Harry [Lord Iddesleigh]
xii/2/53

TLS Martindale to Harry [Lord Iddesleigh]
xii/4/53

TLS Martindale to Harry [Lord Iddesleigh]
xii/21/54

TLS Martindale to Harry [Lord Iddesleigh]
vii/26/55

TLS Martindale to Harry [Lord Iddesleigh]
i/14/56

TLS Martindale to Harry [Lord Iddesleigh]
viii/31/56

TLS Martindale to Harry [Lord Iddesleigh]
xii/4/56

TLS Martindale to Elizabeth [Lady Iddesleigh]
"Friday" "I am here (M Baring's house) . . .


TCS Martindale to Earl of Iddesleigh "Burton
Hill 19th" "Forgive a poor line of very best . . . "


ALS Martindale to Harry [Lord Iddesleigh]
"United University Club" "I am so delighted by your news . . . "


TLS Martindale to Harry [Lord Iddesleigh]
"Tuesd" "Great brevity - if bre/ can be great! .
. . "

ACS Martindale to the Iddesleighs [Christmas]
"With my best wishes to all: am writing
to . . . "


Box 1 Folder 9
Martindale, Rev. Cyril C., S.J.
Date Span: [1929, May 8 - 1930, July 3]
Description:
Contains 2 TCS, 7 TLS, 1 ALS, and 1 ACS from Martindale to Susan Lowndes Marques re kittens; his poisoned arm; Mass collections; Lady Iddesleigh as hostess for parish dance; the catechism movement; Edgar Wallace; and Marie Belloc-Lowndes. See also itemized listing below.

Item list:
TCS Martindale to Lowndes [v/8/29]

TLS Martindale to Lowndes [vi/14/30] with
envelope

TCS Martindale to Lowndes [vi/23/30]

ALS Martindale to Lowndes [vii/3/30] with
envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
ix/28/31

ACS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques] x/8/31

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
"Thursd" [?/11/31] "I find I haven't many native odds and
ends left . . . "

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
[xi/23/31] with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques] "114,
Mount Street" [1931?] "I am so chivied just now that that is
why . . . "

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
viii/17/38

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
viii/29/38



Box 1 Folder 10
Martindale, Rev. Cyril C., S.J.
Date Span: 1941, November 16 - 1943, December 12
Description:
Contains 2 TL, 11 TLS, 2 ALS (not Martindale's), and photo from Martindale to Susan Lowndes Marques regarding his blood poisoning; Gill; Dr. Busch; Fr. Geddes; GKC and Belloc; Mrs. Spencer Bull; Cardinal Hinsley; censors; his writings; and Maisie Sheed. See also itemized listing below.

Item list:
TL (carbon) Martindale to Maisie [Sheed]
xi/16/41

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
viii/1/42 with envelope

ALS Hugh Montgomery to Madame Marques ix/14/42
with envelope

ALS L.W. Geddes, S.J. to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
ix/10/42 with envelope

TLS Martindale to Haegh-Guldberg xi/11/42

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
xii/8/42 2 sheets with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques] i/2/43
with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
iii/1/43 with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
ii/12/43 with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
vi/9/43 with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
vii/11/43 with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
vii/20/43 with envelope

TL (carbon) Susan Lowndes Marques to Frank
Sheed vii/22/43

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
ix/2-3/43 with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
xii/12/43 with envelope and photograph of Martindale

Box 1 Folder 11
Martindale, Rev. Cyril C., S.J.
Date Span: 1944, January 1 - November 21
Description:
Contains 7 TLS and 1 ALS from Martindale to Susan Lowndes Marques regarding Denmark; theological things; Catholic writers and non-Catholic publishing firms; Belloc; Monica Redlich; "Intellectual Work"; Fr. D'Arcy; and Mrs. Spencer Bull. See also itemized listing below.

Item list:
TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques] i/1/44
2 sheets with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
iii/11/44 with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
v/11/44 3 sheets

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
"Ascension Day" [v/29/44] with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
vii/21/44 with envelope

ALS L.W. Geddes, S.J. to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
ix/19/44 with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques] x/5/44
2 sheets with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
xi/21/44 with envelope

Box 1 Folder 12
Martindale, Rev. Cyril C., S.J.
Date Span: 1945, March 1 - 1948, November 17
Description:
Contains 18 TLS and 5 ALS from Martindale to Susan Lowndes Marques regarding Mrs. Spencer Bull; the Poplar Club; GKC; Msgr Knox; Mia Woodruff; Arnold Lunn; Russia; Rose Macaulay; his health; Fatima; Portuguese Parenthesis; Masaryk; and Waugh. See also itemized listing below.

Item list:
TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
iii/1/45 with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
x/30/45

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
v/18/46

ALS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
xii/23/46 with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
ix/29/46 with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques] v/8/47
with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
v/19/47 with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
iv/14/47 with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
vi/19/47 with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
viii/6/47

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
ix/5/47 with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
ix/13/47

TLS Martindale to Luis [Marques] xi/26/47

TLS Martindale to Luiz [Marques] i/12/48

ALS Martindale to Luis [Marques] i/23/48 2
sheets with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
[iii/22/48]

TLS Martindale to Luis [Marques] iv/11/48

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
vi/22/48 with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
vii/7/48 with envelope

ALS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
x/11/48

ALS John F. Rogers, S.J. to Susan [Lowndes
Marques] xi/1/48

ALS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
ii/17/48 with envelope

Box 1 Folder 13
Martindale, Rev. Cyril C., S.J.
Date Span: 1949, March 1 - 1950, October 24
Description:
Contains 6 ALS, 2 TCS, 1 ACS, and 7 TLS from Martindale to Susan Lowndes Marques regarding Fr. Steuart; Canon Formigao; "Fatima"; Society of True Believers; Woodruff; women saints; the "Nationalised Gloom"; health; and Alan Pryce Jones' conversion. See also itemized listing below.

Item list:
ALS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
iii/1/49

ALS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
iii/11/49

ALS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
vi/20/49 with envelope

ACS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
vii/7/49

ALS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
vii/15/49

ALS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
x/10/49

TCS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
xii/26/49

ALS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
i/17/50 with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
ii/12/50

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
[v/2/50] with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
v/10/50 with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
v/25/50

TCS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
vii/8/50

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
viii/23/50

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
ix/8/50 with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
x/24/50 with envelope

Box 1 Folder 14
Martindale, Rev. Cyril C., S.J.
Date Span: 1951, January 7 - 1954, November 4
Description:
Contains 12 TLS, 1 TL (carbon); and 6 ALS from Martindale to Susan Lowndes Marques regarding his health; Fr. Steuart; The Month; Lord Holden; the Fatima cult; Fr. da Fonseca; Charles III and Fr. Pignatelli; Leonard Cheshire; and Billy Graham. See also itemized listing below.

Item list:
TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques] i/7/51
with envelope and TL (carbon) Lowndes to Martindale ii/3/51

ALS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
v/19/51

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
viii/4/51 with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
viii/23/51 2 sheets with envelope

ALS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques] x/1/51
with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
xii/5/51 with envelope

ALS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
i/29/52 with envelope

ALS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
iv/29/52

ALS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
xi/15/52

TLS Martindale to Luis [Marques] v/7/53

TLS Martindale to Susan and Luis [Marques]
xii/3/53 with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
v/23/54

TLS Martindale to Luis [Marques] vi/11/54

TLS Martindale to Luis [Marques] vii/31/54

ALS Eleanor Jebb to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
viii/9/54 with envelope

TLS Martindale to Luis [Marques] x/18/54

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
x/29/54 with envelope

TLS Martindale to Luis [Marques] xi/4/54


Box 1 Folder 15
Martindale, Rev. Cyril C., S.J.
Date Span: 1955, April 5 - 1962, December 1; Undated
Description:
Contains 11 TLS; 2 ACS; and 2 ALS from Martindale to Susan Lowndes Marques regarding H.K.F. Gull; the Latin Psalterium; G. Meadows; Fatima; the Queen of Italy; Roy Campbell; Alan Pryce-Jones; and Marie Belloc-Lowndes. See also itemized listing below.

Item list:
TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
iv/5/55

TLS Martindale to Luiz and Susan [Marques]
v/15/55 2 sheets

TLS Martindale to Luis [Marques] vi/4/55

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
viii/14/56 with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
"Christmas Day 56" with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques] v/8/57
with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
vii/14/57

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
x/19/57

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
vi/8/59 with envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
vi/28/58 with envelope

ALS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
x/27/59 with envelope

ACS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
[xii/3/59]

ALS Martindale to Susan and Luis [Marques]
xii/12/60 with Christmas card and envelope

TLS Martindale to Susan [Lowndes Marques]
xii/1/62

ACS Martindale to [Susan Lowndes Marques]
Undated "Rapid line is all. Have written . . . "


Box 1 Folder 16
Martindale, Rev. Cyril C., S.J.
Date Span: 1940, April 27 - 1955, March/April; Undated
Description:
Contains news clippings written by and on Fr. Martindale as well as a listing of his published works by Duckett's Catholic Book Centre.

Box 1 Folder 17
[Martindale, Rev. Cyril C., S.J.] Caraman, Philip, S.J.
Date Span: 1963, April 10 - 1973, April 24
Description:
Contains 3 TLS from the Rev. Philip Caraman, S.J., Martindale's biographer, to Mrs. Susan Lowndes Marques regarding Fr. Martindale. Also contains 1 TL (carbon) from Mrs. Marques to Fr. Caraman.

Box 1 Folder 18
Mathew, Most Rev. David (Archbishop)
Date Span: 1965, December 16 - 1973, February 16; Undated
Description:
Contains 7 TLS from Archbishop Mathew to Susan Lowndes Marques and to Lord and Lady Iddesleigh regarding his writings; the Latin Mass; Pius XII; the Stonors; his brother, Gervase; Margaret Mathew; as well as Catholics and their faith.

Box 1 Folder 19
Sheed, Francis and Maisie; and Ward, Fr. Leo
Date Span: 1932, November 26 - [1969, October 23]; Undated
Description:
Contains 1 ACS from the Rev. Leo Ward; 3 TLS from Frank Sheed; and 2 ALS from Maisie Sheed to Susan Lowndes Marques and her sister, Lady Iddesleigh, regarding Tudor Servant (?); freight regulations and the ham; Browning & Carlyle; and a proposed U.S. trip.

Box 1 Folder 20
Thurston, Rev. Herbert, S.J.
Date Span: 1932, November 25 - 1936, November 11
Description:
Contains 4 ALS and 2 ACS from Fr. Thurston, noted Jesuit authority on spiritualism, to Susan Lowndes Marques regarding "quarrelling with the O.P.S." over an editorial; Juan de Palafox; Laura Wilson Castellanos; and an American, a Miss Kitterman, being "at loose ends".

Box 2 Folder 1
Miscellaneous Correspondents - Arranged Alphabetically
Date Span: 1932, December 5 - 1973, March 25; Undated
Description:
Contains 5 TLS and 11 ALS from various correspondents (see itemized listing below) to Susan Marques and the Iddesleighs regarding saints; literary works; the blitzkrieg; Lord Iddesleigh; Marie Belloc-Lowndes; beards; and the post-Vatican II Mass.

Item list:
TLS Peter F. Anson to Susan Lowndes Marques
vii/12/47 with envelope

ALS Msgr Valentine Elwes to Susan [Lowndes
Marques] vi/9/43 with envelope

TLS Penrose Fry to Susan Lowndes Marques
vi/18/35 with envelope

ALS Fr. Dominic de Grunne to "Sir" "Wadham
College Oxford 4 June"

TLS B.C. Gurrin, S.J. to Susan Lowndes Marques
vii/21/60 with envelope

TLS Christopher Hollis to Susan Lowndes Marques
ix/5/40

ALS Abbot Placid Hooper, O.S.B. to Lady
Iddesleigh iii/25/73

ALS Winifride de l'Hopital to Lady Iddesleigh
xi/18/47

ALS Arthur Cardinal Hinsley to Lord Iddesleigh
ix/21/37

ALS Arthur Cardinal Hinsley to Susan Lowndes
Marques i/7/39 with envelope

ALS Rev. Christopher Huntington, S.J. to Susan
Lowndes Marques xii/10/54 with envelope

ALS J. Lewis May to Susan Lowndes Marques
v/22/35 with envelope

ALS Fr. R.H.J. Steuart, S.J. to Susan Lowndes
Marques iv/16/34 with envelope

ALS Fr. Clement Tigar, S.J. to Susan Lowndes
Marques xii/5/32

TLS Douglas Woodruff to Elizabeth [Lady
Iddesleigh] ii/17/72

ALS Dom Hubert Van Zeller, O.S.B. to Lord
Iddesleigh i/26/70


Box 2 Folder 2
Correspondence regarding "A Revised Catechism"
Date Span: 1934, January 18 - 1935, May 6; Undated
Description:
Contains 4 ALS and 1 ACS from various correspondents (arranged alphabetically) to Susan Lowndes Marques relating to "Our Lady's Catechists" and a proposed revised catechism. See also itemized listing of correspondents below.

Item list:
ALS William (?) Aquinas to Susan Lowndes Marques
"October 11th" "The Catechists will be very . . . "


ACS Fr. Leo Bellanti, S.J. to Susan Lowndes
Marques i/22/34

ALS Fr. Francis Devas, S.J. to Susan Lowndes
Marques v/6/35 with envelope


ALS Thomas Archbishop of Birmingham to Susan
Lowndes Marques i/18/34

ALS Fr. Anthony Thorold to Susan Lowndes Marques
"Nov. 16" [1934]



Box 2 Folder 3
Correspondence regarding the New Liturgy
Date Span: 1969, April 6 - 17
Description:
Contains 2 ALS and 1 TLS from Prof. Robin Anderson; C. O'Connor, S.M.; and E.E. Spencer to Susan Lowndes Marques concerning her letter to The Tablet regarding the new liturgy and the Latin Mass Society. The correspondents favor the latter.

Box 2 Folder 4
Pamphlets and Mass cards
Date Span: 1934, March 14 - 1953; Undated
Description:
Contains pamphlets and Mass cards relating to the late Cardinal Bourne; Naval bases in Normandy; Order of the Knights of Malta; Ambrose Moriarity, Bishop of Shrewsbury; A Centenary Appreciation of Coventry Patmore pamphlet; and the Catholic Book Club Jubilee.

Box 2 Folder 5
Order: An Occasional Catholic Review - Complete Run
Date Span: 1928, May - 1929, November
Description:
Contains 4 copies (a complete run), with publication notices, of the journal, Order, which was brought out in 1928 by Tom Burns, later editor of The Tablet.


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