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John F. Cronin Papers

 Fonds
Identifier: CRO

Scope and Content

Pamphlets, reprints of articles, newspaper clippings, bibliographies, and unpublished papers relating to social issues such as labor unions, communism, economics, and civil rights, as well as a wide range of topics in moral theology (1935-1977); notes and syllabi for courses Cronin taught at St. Mary's Seminary (1967-ca.1974); copies of Cronin's unpublished report "The Problem of American Communism in 1945" (1945) completed for the National Catholic Welfare Conference; correspondence and newspaper clippings concerning his anticommunist activities, particularly his role in the Alger Hiss spy case (1950s-1970s); and occasional letters to and from Richard M. Nixon (ca.1969-1975).

Dates

  • 1935-1977 (bulk 1958-1977)

Creator

Language of Materials

English.

Background

Catholic priest, author, teacher, director of social action for the National Catholic Welfare Conference (1946-1967), and faculty member of St. Mary's Seminary, Baltimore (1967-1977).

Extent

2.5 linear feet.

Title
John F. Cronin Papers
Subtitle
Guide
Author
University of Notre Dame Archives
Date
2005
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Notre Dame Archives Repository

Contact:
607 Hesburgh Library
Notre Dame Indiana 46556 United States
(574) 631-6448