The Leroy-Warre collection. Accession II, 1960-2001 (bulk 1980-1992).


The Leroy-Warre collection. Accession II, 1960-2001 (bulk 1980-1992).

The Leroy-Warre collection, Accession II, is composed primarily of correspondence between Janetta Warre and Pierre Leroy, S.J.. The remainder of the collection consists of letters to Janetta Warre and others about the Teilhard de Chardin Centenary Exhibition in London and Edinburgh, as well as manuscripts and printed items related to the lives and work of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin and Pierre Leroy.

1.75 linear feet (4 boxes).



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Teilhard de Chardin, Pierre (person)

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, paleontologist and philosopher, was born May 1, 1881, at Sarcenat, in the Dept. of Puy de Dôin, France, and educated at the College of Mongréin Villefranche-sur-Saô. He entered the Society of Jesus in 1899 at Aix-en-Provence and was ordained a priest in 1911. From 1912-1914 he studied paleontology under Marcellin Boule in Paris. After a period of teaching in Cairo, service in World War I as a stretcher-bearer, and further teaching at the Institut catho...

Leroy, Pierre, 1900- (person)

Pierre Leroy, biologist and Jesuit, was born in La Madeline in northern France on Aug. 24, 1900. He completed his education at the Jesuit College in Lille and the Faculté des Sciences in Nancy, later working at the Museum of Natural History in Tianjin, China in the 1930's. From 1940 to 1946 he served as director of the Geobiological Institute in Beijing, where one of his colleagues was Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. S.J. After returning to Europe, Fr. Leroy was a researcher at the Col...

Teilhard de Chardin Centenary Exhibition (1983 : London, England). (corporateBody)

Warre, Janetta, 1922- (person)

Janetta Warre was born Jan. 26, 1922 in London, England. She grew up in Leicester and Scotland, and lived in India from 1946 to 1950. After returning to England, she married Colonel Anthony Warre in 1955. Together they had one daughter. Her interest in Teilhard de Chardin's philosophy began after reading the English translations of his work published in the mid 1960's. In the 1970's Mrs. Warre met Pierre Leroy, S.J., who later assisted Mrs. Warre in bringing the Teilhard de Chardin ...