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Volume 1., 1949

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The "Foreign Service Newsletter" is a weekly student publication documenting the activities, news and interests of the Foreign Service School students.


  • 1949


From the Collection: 0.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Container Summary

Issues 1-5. Topics include: Student Aid, International Forum, Registration, the Edmund Campion Debating Society, Clubs, faculty, Alumni facts, the SFS Yearbook, and the Diplomats Ball. Issue 1 includes a greeting from SFS Regent Edmund A. Walsh, S.J. congratulating the editors of the "Foreign Service News Letter" for establishing their publication.

Volume 1, number 1, April 4, 1949 includes mentions of Claude J. Hislaire, Martin Sweig, Edwin D. Crowley, John A. Nally, Walter J. Donnelly, Robert McDonald Sheehan, Halleck L. Rose, Jack Kirkham McFall, Benjamin Cohen, Fritz A. M. Alfsen, Diplomats Ball, George Benigni who signed with the Chicago Bears of the National Professional Football League, Bob Charlton, and Don Soergel and and photographs of - Jack Rardin, Paul Theis, Mitchell K. Stanley, Joseph Cappello and Frank Lyons.

Volume 1, number 2, April 11, 1949 includes mentions of the addition of a tevision set ($350 Hallicraft receiver with big picture screen) to"the Healy building's expanding basement automat and adjoining bookstore", women students, Frank Alagia and Bill Mitchell and photographs of Virginia Frier and Nancy Baughman.

Volume 1, number 3, May 2, 1949 includes mentions of lecture by former premier of Poland Stanslaw Mikolajczyk, Jack Rardin, Paul Theis, David M. Clark, Matilda Goodwin, Thomas M. Smith, and Irish tenor Morton Downey who was a guest at a Glee Club concert in New York and photographs of Robert Keenan, Thomas Curran, John Griffth, Walter Clayton, and Earl J. Wilson.

Volume 1, number 4, May 9, 1949 includes mentions of Diplomat's Ball, presidential inauguration of Hunter Guthrie, S.J., Leon Doster, Edward A. White, Thomas F. Conlon, Robert Eastham, Delano McKelvey, George Towne, women graduates, and Bill Mitchell and photographs of Jean Walden, Elizabeth Lane and Bill Mitchell.

Volume 1, number 5, May 16, 1949 includes mentions of Charles Brown, John Regan, Manuel Caynes, William W. Walker, Thomas Hagan, and Marciano Acero Lectura from the Philippines and photographs of Gordon Mott, Joseph Kelleher, James Grey, Paul A. Theiss and Emmett J. Comiskey.

Volume 2, number 1, October 10, 1949 includes mentions of the Student Council which succeeded the Student Activities Council, B. P. Butrick, and Lou Miller and photographs of Mrs. Guinane, William Montefiore, Joseph E. Bryne, John M. Finn and Mrs. Veltre.

Volume 2, number 2, October 17, 1949 includes mentions of WGTB, "The Voice of Georgetown", Manuel A. de Gans from Cuba, Frederick Jost Schmidt, Dallas Jones, Andrew B. Ward, William Bruns, Randoplh Higgs, new Institue of Languages and Linguistics, presentation of the papers of Senator Robert Wagner, new Sodality program, speech by First Secretary of the British Embassy F. M. Marten on "Britain's role in the world today", and Bill Orsini and photographs of Jack Bolger and Edmund A. Walsh and Leon Dostert.

Volume 2, number 3, October 24, 1949 includes mentions of election of Alexandar J. Nader's election as President of the Student Council, lecture by U.S. Ambassador to the Organization of American States Paul C. Daniels, J. Raymond Trainor, Harry E. A. Zimmerman, Holy Year Pilgrimage to Rome, Donald F. Sullivan, Naval Reserve Unit, and Vic Banonis and photographs of Nader, Trainor, Zimmerman and Banonis.

Volume 2, number 4, October 31, 1949 includes mentions of presentation of the papers of Senator Robert Wagner, Day Class Presidents Leonard Lowengrub, James Van't Veld, Alvin Chaplin, Jr., and Michael Syslo, student counseelor, Instructor of Religion and Sodality Moderator Thomas J. Murray, S,J. and Dicj Haesler.

Volume 2, number 5, November 7, 1949 includes mentions of lecture by Edmond Janssens on the Beleux economic union (the lecture at the Institute of Languages and Linguistics was delivered in French and was simultaneously translated into English) Night Class President's Buell Brandt, Edward Simms, Grace Parfitt, and Henry Duffy, lecture by Cuban Ambassador Oscar Gans, and Bob Noppinger,

Volume 2, number 6, November 14, 1949 includes mentions of George C. Fuller, Viron P. Vaky, Meredith Weatherby, Winifield H. Scott, Williams Sanders, Student Activities Committee representatives Michael Roseto, Frank Lyons, David Stenzel, Henry Bischoff and Richard Bloomfield, new assistant to the Regent Frank L. Fadner , and Jim Ricca.

Volume 2, number 7, November 21, 1949 includes mentions of speech on Japan in Gaston Hall by General Robert L. Eichelberger, La Societe Jean Labat,

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