The Russell Burnham Shaw Papers

Russell Burnham Shaw, an association executive, author and journalist, was born in 1935 in Washington, D. C. A graduate of Georgetown University (A.B. 1956, M.A. 1960), Shaw has been associated with a variety of Catholic newspapers and organizations: as a staff writer for the Catholic Standard (1956 - 57); a reporter for the Catholic News Service (1957 - 1966); director of publishing and public information for the National Catholic Educational Association (1966 - 1969); director of the National Catholic Office for Information (1969 -1973); associate secretary for communication for the U. S. Catholic Conference (1973 - 1974); and secretary for public affairs for the National Conference of Catholic Bishops and for the U. S. Catholic Conference (1975). He wrote a syndicated newspaper column, "Arts of Leisure" (1965 - 1967), and has been a columnist for the Washington Report (1967 - ), the Washington Dispatch (1967 - 1984) and About Schools (1967 - 1969).

Shaw began his career as an author in 1961 with the publication of his only novel, The Dark Disciple. The remainder of his books have concerned education, philosophy, politics and Catholicism. Titles by Shaw include Abortion and Public Policy (1966), Abortion on Trial (1968), Church and State (1979), Choosing Well (1982), Why We Need Confession (1986), Renewal (1986), Signs of the Times (1986) and Does Suffering Make Sense? (1987). In 1974 Shaw co-authored Beyond the New Morality with Germain Grisez, which came out in second and third editions (1980, 1988). Shaw also co-authored S.O.S. for Catholic Schools in 1970 with C. A. Koob. Russel Shaw was associate editor of New Patterns in Catholic Education (1968), and co-editor of and Catholic Education Today Tommorrow (1968) and co-editor and contributor to Trends and Issues in Catholic Education (1968). Russell Shaw now lives in Washington D. C.

The Russel B. Shaw Papers comprise 4.5 linear feet consisting of 43 folders arranged in three boxes. The papers consist almost exclusively of manuscripts of eight books written by Shaw and two books co-authored by C. A. Koob and Germain Grisez.

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Number of Boxes: 3
Extent: 4.5 linear feet
Provenance: Gift of Russell B. Shaw, April, 1989
Date span: 1959 - 1988
Processed by: Michael J. North
Date: May 2, 1989


Abbreviations




AMs...................................Autograph Manuscript

TMs.......................................Typed Manuscript




FOLDER LIST


Box 1 Folder 1
"Abortion on Trial" - Typescript
Date: Jul 1967
Description: 1 TMs of Abortion on Trial (1968) by Russell B. Shaw.


Box 1 Folder 2
"Beyond the New Morality" - Typescript #1
Date: 1974
Description: 1 TMs of Beyond the New Morality (1974) by Russell B. Shaw and Germain Grisez.


Box 1 Folder 3
"Beyond the New Morality" - Typescript #2, pp. 1 - 155
Date: 1974
Description: 1 TMs of Beyond the New Morality (1974) by Russell B. Shaw and Germain Grisez, pp. 1 - 155.


Box 1 Folder 4
"Beyond the New Morality" - Typescript #2, pp. 156 - 243
Date: 1974
Description: 1 TMs of Beyond the New Morality (1974) by Rusell B. Shaw and Germain Grisez, pp 156 - 243.


Box 1 Folder 5
"Beyond the New Morality" - Final Draft, pp 1 - 79
Date: 1988
Description: Final draft of the 3rd Edition of Beyond the New Morality (1988) by Russell B. Shaw and Germain Grisez, pp. 1 - 79.


Box 1 Folder 6
"Beyond the New Morality" - Final Draft, pp. 80 - 158
Date: 1980
Description: Final draft of the 3rd Edition of Beyond the New Morality (1988) by Russell B. Shaw and Germain Grisez, pp. 80 - 158.


Box 1 Folder 7
"Beyond the New Morality" - Final Draft, pp. 159 - 209
Date: 1988
Description: Final draft of the 3rd Edition of Beyond the New Morality (1988) by Russell B. Shaw and Germain Grisez, pp. 159 - 209.


Box 1 Folder 8
"Choosing Well" - Typescript #1, pp. 1 - 95
Date: 1982
Description: 2 TMss of Choosing Well (1982) by Russell B. Shaw, pp 1 - 92 and 1 - 93.


Box 1 Folder 9
"Choosing Well" - Typescript #2, pp. 1 - 112
Date: 1982
Description: 1 TMs of Choosing Well (1982) by Russell B. Shaw, pp 1 - 112.


Box 1 Folder 10
"Choosing Well" - Typescript Copy, pp. 1 - 112
Date: 1982
Description: Xerox copy of TMs of Choosing Well (1982) by Russell B. Shaw.


Box 1 Folder 11
"Church and State" - Autograph Manuscript, chaps.1 - 10
Date: 1979
Description: 1 AMs of Church and State (1979) by Russell B. Shaw, chapters 1 - 10.


Box 1 Folder 12
"Church and State" - Autograph Manuscript, chaps.11 - 14
Date: 1979
Description: 1 AMs of Church and State (1979) by Russell B. Shaw, chapters 11 - 14.


Box 1 Folder 13
"Church and State" - Typescript #1, pp. 1 - 202
Date: 1979
Description: 1 TMs of Church and State (1979) by Russell B. Shaw, pp. 1 - 202.


Box 1 Folder 14
"Church and State" - Typesrcipt #1, pp. 203 - 434
Date: 1979
Description: 1 TMs of Church and State (1979) by Russell B. Shaw, pp. 203 - 434.


Box 2 Folder 1
"Church and State" - Typescript #2, pp. 1 - 187
Date: 1979
Description: 1 TMs of Church and State (1979) by Russell B. Shaw, pp. 1 - 187.


Box 2 Folder 2
"Church and State" - Typescript #3, pp. 1 - 188
Date: 1979
Description: 1 TMs of Church and State (1979) by Russell B. Shaw, pp. 1 - 188.


Box 2 Folder 3
"Church and State" - Typescript #4, pp. 1 - 161
Date: 1979
Description: 1 TMs of Church and State (1979) by Russell B. Shaw, pp. 1 - 161.


Box 2 Folder 4
"Church and State" - Typescript #4, pp. 162 - 324
Date: 1979
Description: 1 TMs of Church and State (1979) by Russell B. Shaw, pp. 162 - 324.


Box 2 Folder 5
"Church and State" - Typescript #4, pp. 325 - 431
Date: 1979
Description: 1 TMs of Church and State (1979) by Russell B. Shaw, pp. 325 - 431.


Box 2 Folder 6
"The Dark Disciple" - Typescript #1, pp. 1 - 124
Date: 25 Sep 1959
Description: 1 TMs of The Dark Disciple (1961) a novel by Russell B. Shaw and a carbon of a letter from Shaw to Doubleday & Co. regarding its publication.


Box 2 Folder 7
"The Dark Disciple" - Typescript #1, pp. 125 - 192
Date: Sep 1959
Description: 1 TMs of The Dark Disciple (1961) by Russell B. Shaw, pp. 125 - 192.


Box 2 Folder 8
"The Dark Disciple" - Typescript #2, pp. 1 - 178
Date: 1959
Description: 1 TMs of The Dark Disciple (1961) by Russell B. Shaw, 1 - 178.


Box 2 Folder 9
"The Dark Disciple" - Typescript #2, pp. 179 - 348
Date: 1959
Description: 1 TMs of The Dark Disciple (1961) by Russell B. Shaw, pp. 179 - 348.


Box 2 Folder 10
"The Dark Disciple" - Typescript #3, pp. 1 - 257
Date: 1959
Description: 1 TMs of The Dark Disciple (1961) by Russell B. Shaw, pp. 1 - 257.


Box 2 Folder 11
"The Dark Disciple" - Typescript #3, pp. 258 - 332
Date: 1959
Description: 1 TMs of The Dark Disciple (1961) by Russell B. Shaw, pp. 258 - 332.


Box 2 Folder 12
"Does Suffering Make Sense?" - Autograph Manuscript
Date: 17 Jan 1985
Description: 1 AMs of Does Suffering Make Sense? (1987) by Russell B. Shaw, pp. 1 - 121.


Box 2 Folder 13
"Does Suffering Make Sense?" - Typescript, pp. 1 - 129
Date: 1987
Description: 1 TMs of Does Suffering Make Sense? (1987) by Russell B. Shaw, pp. 1 - 129.


Box 3 Folder 1
"Renewal" - Autograph Manuscript, pp. 1 - 144
Date: 28 Jan 1983
Description: 1 AMs of Renewal (1986) by Russell B. Shaw, pp. 1 - 144.


Box 3 Folder 2
"Renewal" - Autograph Manuscript, pp. 118 - 239
Date: 1983
Description: 1 AMs of Renewal (1986) by Russell B. Shaw, pp. 118 - 239


Box 3 Folder 3
"Renewal" - Autograph Manuscript, pp. 240 - 339
Date: Jan 1983
Description: 1 AMs of Renewal (1986) by Russell B. Shaw, 240 - 339.


Box 3 Folder 4
"Renewal" - Autograph Manuscript, pp. 340 - 458
Date: 11 Jun 1984
Description: 1 AMs of Renewal (1986) by Russell B. Shaw, pp. 340 - 458.


Box 3 Folder 5
"Renewal" - Typescript, pp. 1 - 149
Date: 22 Aug 1984
Description: 1 TMs of Renewal (1986) by Russell B. Shaw, pp. 1 - 149.


Box 3 Folder 6
"Renewal" - Typescript, pp. 150 - 292
Date: 22 Aug 1984
Description: 1 TMs of Renewal (1986) by Russell B. Shaw, pp. 150 - 292.


Box 3 Folder 7
"Renewal" - Typescript, pp. 293 - 392
Date: 22 Aug 1984
Description: 1 TMs of Renewal (1986) by Russell B. Shaw, pp. 293 - 392.


Box 3 Folder 8
"Renewal" - Typescript, pp. 393 - 522, and Notes
Date: 22 Aug 1984
Description: 1 TMs of Renewal (1986) by Russell B. Shaw, pp 393 - 522, with notes.


Box 3 Folder 9
"Signs of the Times" - Typescript #1
Date: 1986
Description: 1 TMs of Signs of the Times (1986) by Russell B. Shaw.


Box 3 Folder 10
"Signs of the Times" - Typescript #2
Date: 1986
Description: 1 TMs of Signs of the Times (1986) by Russell B. Shaw.


Box 3 Folder 11
"S.O.S. for Catholic Schools" - Typescript, pp. 1 - 99
Date: 1970
Description: 1 TMs of S.O.S. for Catholic Schools (1970) by Russell B. Shaw and C. A. Koob, pp. 1 - 99.


Box 3 Folder 12
"S.O.S. for Catholic Schools" - Typescript, pp. 100-184
Date: 1970
Description: 1 TMs of S.O.S. for Catholic Schools (1970) by Russell B. Shaw and C. A. Koob, pp. 100 - 184.


Box 3 Folder 13
"S.O.S. for Catholic Schools" - Rough Draft
Date: 1970
Description: 1 TMs of S.O.S. for Catholic Schools (1970) by Russell B. Shaw and C. A. Koob, rough draft.


Box 3 Folder 14
"S.O.S. for Catholic Schools" - Rough Draft
Date: 1970
Description: 1 TMS of S.O.S. for Catholic Schools (1970) by Russell B. Shaw and C. A. Koob, rough draft.


Box 3 Folder 15
"Why we Need Confession" - Typescript
Date: 1986
Description: 1 TMs of Why we Need Confession (1986) by Russell B. Shaw.



INDEX


Abortion on Trial ms. 1: 1

Beyond the New Morality ms. 1: 2 - 1: 7

Choosing Well ms. 1: 8 - 1: 10

Church and State ms. 1: 11 - 1: 14
- 2: 1 - 2: 5

Dark Disciple, The ms. 2: 6 -2: 11

Does Suffering Make Sense? ms. 2: 12 -2: 13

Doubleday & Co. corresp. 2: 6

Grisez, Germain ms. 1: 2 - 1: 7

Koob, C. A. ms. 3: 11 - 3: 14

Renewal ms. 3: 1 - 3: 8

Signs of the Times ms. 3: 9 - 3: 10

S.O.S. for Catholic Schools ms. 3: 11 - 3: 14

Why we Need Confession ms. 3: 15


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