The American Teilhard de Chardin Association Archives document the activities of a major organization devoted to preserving the writings and legacy of the noted French Jesuit Rev. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, S.J. The collection includes materials concerning the administrative functions of the society. The archive also contains files regarding prominent individuals, such as Romano S. Almagno, George Barbour, Minna Cassard, Robert T. Francoeur, Thomas King, Ursula King, Mary Lukas, Ellen Lukas, Winifred McCulloch, and Alfred P. Stiernotte. The collection includes incomplete runs of printed journals about Teilhard, including "Teilhard Review," "Revue de Teilhard," "Teilhard Newsletter," "Bulletin de Teilhard de Chardin," "Newsletter of the Teilhard Centre," "Association des Amis de Pierre Teilhard de Chardin," and "Teilhard Studies." Printed materials about Teilhard are present, as is a substantial set of audio tapes of lectures about various aspects of Teilhard's life and career. The archives are stored in 24 boxes (22.75 linear feet).
Conditions governing access note
Box 25 contains restricted materials: Estate Information, Resumes, and Job Applications.
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