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John E. Corrigan Humanae Vitae Controversy Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: GTM-0032

Scope and Contents

Photocopies and microfilm copies of correspondence, documents, manuscripts, minutes, and newspaper clippings assembled by John E. Corrigan concerning the Washington Priests Association dispute with Patrick Cardinal O'Boyle over Humanae Vitae. Corrigan served as chairman of the Association during the controversy.


  • 1968 - 1970


Conditions Governing Access

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.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers are solely responsible for determining the copyright status of the materials being used, establishing who the copyright owner is, locating the copyright owner, and obtaining permission for intended use.


0.5 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials


Metadata Rights Declarations

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of John E. Corrigan, sometime prior to 1985.

John Zarrillo
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

Lauinger Library, 5th Floor
37th and O Streets, N.W.
Washington DC 20057