Teilhard de Chardin, Pierre
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Personal letters and materials relating to Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, SJ., collected by Marie-Therese Cosme and written by mutual friends Pierre Leroy, SJ; Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, SJ; and others. Includes offprints of monographs by Leroy and Teilhard de Chardin. Also letters from French explorer and spiritualist Alexandra David-Neel (1868-1969) and Emmanuel de Breuvery, SJ (1906-1970).
The collection documents some of the writings of French Jesuit Pierre Teilhard de Chardin in their original French. The collection contains 14 mimeographs by Teilhard and includes several essay-length versions of his famous "Le Milieu Divin." The Teilhard mimeographs are arranged in alphabetical order. There is also a bit of supplementary material to round out the collection, including obituaries of Teilhard and newspaper clippings about him.
This collection is currently unprocessed and access to it may therefore be limited. Researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections for more information on access to this collection.
The collection consists primarily of postcards and photographs collected by Dubalen, a friend of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, SJ.
Personal papers containing letters and documents relating to Francoeur's scholarship on Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, S.J., and to the British and American Teilhard associations. Correspondents include George Barbour; Jeanne Mrotier; Walter Ong., S.J.; and a letter from Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan.
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The Constantin Kluge - Pierre Leroy collection consists of 34 personal, autograph signed letters from Father Leroy to his friend Constantin Kluge, in addition to first-hand background information provided by Kluge on his acquaintance with Pierre Teilhard de Chardin and his circle (especially Pierre Leroy and Claude Riviere). A complete typed transcription of the 34 letters has been graciously provided by Mme. Solange Soulie, a close friend of Pierre Leroy.
Letters from Teilhard de Chardin to Diane de Margerie. Includes printed articles by and about Teilhard de Chardin. Four offprints bear inscriptions by Teilhard to Ambassador Roland de Margerie and his wife Jenny Fabre-Luce, parents of Diane de Margerie.
Diane de Margerie (b.1927), is a French writer and translator.
Materials pertaining to Pierre Leroy, SJ, particularly relating to his book: "Un chemin non trace: Jesuite au XX siecle" (1992). Includes letters from Abbe Breuil, photographs of Leroy, and an early copy of "La messe sur le monde" by Teilhard de Chardin.
Source material collected by Warre for her exhibitions on Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. 18 folders. Items of note include:
1. Copies of typescripts of reminiscences and published articles by Thomas King, SJ; Pierre Leroy, SJ; Solange Soulie; Leo Zonneveld, and Warre, among others.
2. Warre, Janetta, "Travelling with Teilhard de Chardin in Britain." (No publication date.)
3. Teilhard de Chardin Centenary Exhibition catalog, 1983. Inscribed by Warre.