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Printed Material & Miscellaneous

Identifier: 817

Collection-level Scope and Content Note

From the Collection:

The Lucile Swan papers consist of 4 series summarized as follows --

1. Correspondence: Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to Lucile Swan, 1932-1955. (Folders 1:1 - 2:104). Includes correspondence from Claude Cuenot to Lucile Swan (Folders 2:105-106).

2. Teilhard de Chardin Oeuvres: Consists of writings/essays (typescripts, mimeographs, reprints, and translations into English). (Folders 3:1 - 4:39).

3. Printed Material: Clippings from journals and newspapers about Teilhard de Chardin, many written by friends and colleagues such as Claude Cuenot, Fr. Robert T. Francoeur, S.J., Mary Lukas, and Jean Piveteau among others. (Box 5)

4. Photographs of Teilhard de Chardin and various friends, c.1935-1940s. (Box 6)


  • From the Collection: 1907 - 1985
  • From the Collection: Majority of material found within 1932 - 1955

Collection-level Access Restrictions

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From the Collection: 1.25 Linear Feet (6 Hollinger Slim Document Cases)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

General Note

Series No. in Collection: 3

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

Lauinger Library, 5th Floor
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