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Margaret O'Brien Steinfels Papers

 Fonds
Identifier: MOS

Scope and Content

Papers (1974-2010) consisting of notes, agenda, reports, correspondence, speeches, articles, writings, and presentations; with files on family issues, adolescents and sex, abortion, in vitro fertilization, birth control, Catholic education, women religious, the role of the laity, the Hastings Center, the National Pastoral Life Center, and the Catholic Common Ground Project and the years of meetings leading up to it.

Dates

  • 1975-2010

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted by contract.

Background

Margaret O'Brien Steinfels, editor of Commonweal from 1988 to 2002, also served as a movie reviewer for Today magazine (1965-1967), a reporter, columnist, and reviewer for the National Catholic Reporter (1969-1971), editor of the Hastings Center Report (1974-1980), Social Science Editor for Basic Books (1980-1981), Executive Editor and Business Manager for Christianity and Crisis (1981-1984), Director of Publications and editor of Church for the National Pastoral Life Center (1984-1987), and Journalist-in-Residence and Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Religion and Culture at Fordham University (2004-2012). She has an honorary degree from Notre Dame and received its Laetare Medal in 2003. She has written or contributed to several books.

Extent

4 linear feet

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Margaret O'Brien Steinfels.
Title
Margaret O'Brien Steinfels Papers
Subtitle
Guide
Author
University of Notre Dame Archives
Date
2012
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
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