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Adelman, Maurice Ephemera Collection

Identifier: GRB-000005

Collection-level scope and contents note

A collection of personal letters, booklets, ephemera et cet. of Maurice Adelman (1932-1999). Includes pamphlets, magazines, photographs, autographed literature and miscellaneous materia. The collection contains a large number of informational booklets related to the histories of Catholic churches throughout the United States and Europe (from the 1950s to the 1990s). Also of note is the ephemera of Dr. James B. Donovan, former President of the Pratt Institute and foreign negotiator for the United States.


  • 1950-1995

Conditions governing access note

Most manuscripts collections at the Georgetown University Booth Family Center for Special Collections are open to researchers; however, restrictions may apply to some collections. Collections stored off site require a minimum of three days for retrieval. For use of all manuscripts collections, researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections in advance of any visit.

Biographical Note

Maurice Adelman attended Kenyon College for two years, after which he graduated from Brown University and earned a law degree at Georgetown University. He practiced law in New York City for twenty-five years and retired to Savannah, Georgia in 1994. He served as a treasurer and board member of the Flannery O'Connor Home Foundation.


2.5 Linear Feet

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Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Rare Books Repository

Lauinger Library, 5th Floor
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