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Murray, John Courtney, S.J., Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM.GAMMS215
The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and a wide variety of supplemental items, which document Murray's career as author, editor, lecturer, professor, and theologian. Murray is perhaps best known for his books We Hold These Truths (1960) and The Problem of God (1964), as well as for his longstanding editorship of Theological Studies. Among Murray's correspondents are Rev. John Tracy Ellis, Henry and Clare Boothe Luce, and Samuel Cardinal Stritch, together with fellow Jesuits Walter Burghardt, Bernard Lonergan, Vincent McCormick, and Leo Ward. 1927-1976 42.00 linear feet

Dates

  • 1927-1976
  • Majority of material found within 1927-1976

Language of Materials

English

Collection-level Access Restrictions

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Extent

42 Linear Feet

Title
John Courtney Murray, SJ, Papers GTM.GAMMS215
Status
completed
Author
Georgetown University Library Booth Family Center for Special Collections, Washington, D.C.
Description rules
local practice
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Woodstock Theological Center Library Archives Repository

Contact:
Lauinger Library
Georgetown University
Washington 20057 U.S.A. US