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Leo R. Ward Papers

Identifier: LRW

Scope and Content

Correspondence with Elizabeth Brownson, Etienne Gilson, Theodore M. Hesburgh, CSC, Ann Harrigan Makletzoff, Jacques Maritain, Eugene McCarthy, John F. O'Hara, CSC, Josef Pieper, Paul Simon, and Yves Simon; manuscripts of several books including The Catholic Quaker Boy, Concerning Mary Ann, Irish Portraits and Other Poems, Working Together for Freedom, Ourselves, Inc., Holding up the Hills, and his autobiography; notebooks kept during the writing of several books on the history of cooperatives; and a eulogy by Ernan McMullin.


  • 1935-1984.


Language of Materials



Priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross, professor of philosophy, University of Notre Dame, 1928-1984, poet, and historian of the cooperative movement in the United States.


1.5 linear feet.