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Gallery - Committees Correspondence re: Religion., 05/01/1946-10/22/1947

 File — Box: 68, Folder: 83
Identifier: GAMMS472.4.5155

Series-level Scope and Content Note

From the Series:

The Gallery Archives Series includes correspondence, manuscripts, handbooks, pamphlets, photos, slides, awards, and clippings which relate directly to the founding of the Gallery of Living Catholic Authors in 1932 by Sister Mary Joseph, S.L.; incorporation; Executive Council and Board of Governors; membership lists, plans, and qualifications; the establishment of the Academy of the Gallery and the Catholic Literary Award; Gallery functions, anniversaries, and activities; Gallery fund-raising plans; and Gallery publicity. Includes Sister Mary Joseph's personal correspondence, photos, awards, etc., which often relate to the Gallery. Boxes 68-76.


  • 05/01/1946-10/22/1947

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From the Collection: 125 Linear Feet (84 boxes and 1 oversized folder)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Container Summary

Correspondence received from authors of childrens' books in answer to form letter requesting their religious affiliation includes letters from Mrs. Jesse F. Orton, Charlotte Baker Montgomery, Josephine Berukard, Nina Bird Stewart, Robert Lawson, John Tunis, Ruth Langland Holberg, Mrs. Dean Atherton Eyre, Marguerite de Angeli, Lucia M. Borski, Clare Newberry, Elizabeth Coatsworth, Katherine Milhaus, Kurt Wiese, Alice Dalgliesch, Eleanor Doorly, Angelo Patri, Caroline Dale Snedeker, Patricia O'Malley, Jesse Orton Jones, H. A. Rey, Frances Clarke Sayers, Charlotte Steiner, and Cynthia Hathaway Donnelly.

Subjects and Associated Physical Materials



Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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