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Wolfe, Charles Holmes, Jr., 10/15/10971 - 12/25/1979

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 22

Collection level scope note

From the Collection:

The Maurice Adelman, Jr. Papers consist of correspondence, pamphlets, and clippings by and about John Cardinal Wright. The collection comprises 1 linear foot of material and is arranged in 64 folders in 2 boxes. The collection holds about 150 personal letters from John Cardinal Wright to Maurice Adelman, along with correspondence between Adelman and some of Wright's friends concerning such issues as Wright's will and literary rights, the future writing of Wright's biography, as well as many personal matters. The collection also contains a number of pamphlets by Wright on religion and philosophy produced in the 1960s, a copy of Wright's will, and numerous newsclippings regarding the Cardinal, especially those appearing around the time of his death.


  • 10/15/10971 - 12/25/1979

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From the Collection: 1 Linear Feet (2 boxes x 0.50 lf)

Language of Materials


Container Summary

1 TLS from Charles Holmes Wolfe, Jr. to Maurice Adelman, Jr. with 3 copy letters from Adelman to Wolfe, with discussion of John Cardinal Wright and his literary executors and John Deedy.

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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