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McKenna, Horace Bernard, 1899-1982


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Horace B. McKenna, SJ Papers 3

Identifier: GTM-840301
Scope and Contents

The Horace B. McKenna, S.J. Papers 3 document the life of a Roman Catholic priest who served in Southern Maryland and Washington, D.C. in the twentieth century. Included is correspondence with Jesuit Fathers Provincial, St. Aloysuis Church, and the Archdiocese of Wasington. Material about Dorothy Day (two notes) and John LaFarge, S.J. is also preseved in this collection. Some printed materials and photographs are retained, too.

Dates: 1930 - 1974

Horace B. McKenna, SJ Papers

Identifier: GTM-821201
Scope and Contents The Rev. Horace B. McKennam S.J Papers are comprised of files kept by Father McKenna at the time of his death. Consequently, they date primarily from the 1960's and 1970's and concern his activities as assistant pastor of St. Aloysius Church and his involvement in numerous projects. Father McKenna was a major force in the adoption of innovative social action programs to combat problems encountered in the inner-city. The Papers contain files on his work with the St. Vincent De Paul Society,...
Dates: 1899 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1982

Horace B. McKenna, SJ Papers 2

Identifier: GTM-GAMMS235
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Rev. Horace B. McKenna, S.J., Papers 2 consist mostly of incoming correspondence received by this important Jesuit during his ministry in Ridge, Maryland. Along with numerous research letters for two articles published by McKenna in "The Jesuit Seminary News" about Jesuit work with African-Americans, the collection includes several letters between him and Rev. John LaFarge, S.J. on that same topic. The bulk of the papers, which comprise 4 boxes (6.0 linear feet), date between 1923 and...
Dates: 1923 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1953

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