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Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Alger Hiss to Robert Knowles letter

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32425005823910], Folder: 6
Identifier: SC-013

The Alger Hiss to Robert Knowles letter, June 8, 1973, documents Hiss's thoughts on a speech given by an individual named Williams at his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University. Alger Hiss graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Johns Hopkins University and earned his law degree from Harvard Law School in 1929. He is best known for being accused of espionage and Communist Party membership in 1948 and being convicted and sentenced to prison for perjury committed during his trials.

Dates: 1973 June 8

C.A.E. Spainer to Mary Neisendorfer letter

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32425005823910], Folder: 5
Identifier: SC-012

The C.A.E. Spainer to Mary Neisendorfer letter, February 5, 1910, describes Spainer's visit to the Phillippines and his life in the small Japanese town of Takamatsu. Spanier composes the letter on a long piece of decorated rice paper to show Neisendorfer the daintiness of Japanese art.

Dates: 1910 February 5

Cardinal John Henry Newman collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-023
Abstract The Cardinal John Henry Newman collection, 1860-1886, contains handwritten letters sent by Cardinal Newman to personal acquaintances, his banker, and Catholic worshippers during his time at the Oratory in England. Cardinal John Henry Newman was born February 21, 1801 in London to banker John Newman and Jemima Fourdrinier, a descendant of a prominent English Huguenot family. He was ordained an Anglican priest in 1825 and supported the Oxford Movement through 1839, when he began to question...
Dates: 1860-1886

Christensen family papers

Identifier: SC-029
Abstract The Christensen family papers, 1945-1986, consist of letters written by John Francis (J.F.) Christensen to his wife, Alcyone Christensen, and mother-in-law, Nellie Condon, from 1945 to 1947. The collection includes certified copies of Alcyone's and J.F.'s birth certificates and baptismal records as well as a certified letter confirming their 1926 marriage. Thomas Condon's 1954 death certificate, Alcyone's 1971 will, and Helen Christensen's Mount Saint Agnes College autograph book can be...
Dates: 1945 - 1986

Father John G. Hacker collection

Identifier: SC-016

The Father John G. Hacker collection, 1920-1950, contains letters and biographical information about Father Hacker, incoming letters to Father Hacker from friends and Maryland government officials, reviews of his "Catholic Hymnal" book, and pages of music he composed or used for religious services. Father John G. Hacker, S.J. was born August 21, 1877 in Buffalo, New York. He was a celebrated German professor and music prefect at Loyola College until his death on September 11, 1946.

Dates: 1920-1950

Flannery O'Connor correspondence collection

Identifier: SC-041
Abstract The Flannery O'Connor correspondence collection, 1963-1969, consists of letters between O'Connor and College of Notre Dame administrators and students concerning her lecture in October 1963. Twelve out of the fifteen letters are typed or handwritten by O'Connor to Sister Maura Eichner, Sister Bridget Marie, Sister David, and student newspaper editors Nancy Lane and Miss Preis. Mary Flannery O'Connor was born March 25, 1925 in Savannah, Georgia. O'Connor's first novel, ...
Dates: 1963 - 1964

Herbert R. O'Conor and Herbert R. O'Conor, Jr. correspondence collection

Identifier: SC-006
Abstract The Herbert R. O'Conor and Herbert R. O'Conor, Jr. collection consists of letters written by prominent public officials to Herbert R. O’Conor and his son, Herbert R. O'Conor, Jr., from 1940 to 1970. The collection also includes a series of documents written by notable political, literary, and religious figures from 1781-1924. Herbert R. O'Conor served as Governor of Maryland (1939-1947) and as U.S. Senator from Maryland for one term (1947-1953). Herbert R. O'Conor, Jr. served in several...
Dates: 1781-1970; Majority of material found within 1940-1970

John F. Kennedy to Frank W. Cuccia letters

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32425005823910], Folder: 8
Identifier: SC-015
Abstract The John F. Kennedy to Frank W. Cuccia letters, 1959-1960 and undated, contain business letters, a holiday card, and an event invitation from John F. Kennedy to Frank W. Cuccia during Kennedy's time as a Massachusetts senator. A typed copy of Kennedy's 1960 presidential candidacy announcement appears to be enclosed with a December 1959 letter. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, on May 29, 1917 and became the 35th President of the United States on January 20, 1961....
Dates: 1959-1960; undated

Kate Greenaway letter and drawing

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32425005823910], Folder: 4
Identifier: SC-011

The Kate Greenaway letter and drawing, undated and 1895, contains a letter written by Kate Greenaway to Mrs. Evans and a drawing of a young girl. The letter addresses Greenaway's indecision about a return date because of an unknown male's illness. The drawing is of a young girl holding a rose and is on cardboard backing.

Dates: undated; 1895

Kit Reed collection

Identifier: SC-033

The Kit Reed collection, 1987-1989, contains correspondence between Reed's editor and publisher regarding her 1989 book Revision, as well as galley proofs and an edited manuscript of her 1987 book Catholic Girls. Kit Reed was born Lilian Hyde Craig on June 7, 1932 in San Diego, California. She began writing stories as a child. Reed graduated from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland in 1954.

Dates: 1987 - 1989