Papers, 1922-1960.


Papers, 1922-1960.

Correspondence, lectures, addresses, articles, reviews, radio broadcasts, and clippings. Concerning medieval philosophy, modern Thomism, monasticism and contemplative life, atheism, education, ethics, knowledge, art, poetry, Christianity and democracy, Christianity and war, man and the state, France, freedom, human rights, anti-semitism, peace in the atomic era, St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Paul, Thomas Merton, the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the École Libre des Hautes Études, and Maritain's lectures, publications, radio broadcasts, and personal affairs. Correspondents include Raoul Aglion, Gilbert Chinard, Gustave Cohen, René Cassin, Charles De Gaulle, Joseph Vincent Ducattillon, OP, Joseph Evans, Henri Focillon, Henri Gregoire, Waldemar Gurian, Charles de Koninck, Alexandre Koyre, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Raissa Maritain, Sir Robert Mayer, Thomas Merton, Boris Mirkine-Guetzevich, Boris Pregel, Raymond de Saussure, Henri Seyrig, Yves Simon, Luigi Sturzo, and Paul Vignaux.

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Charles Gaulle (b. November 22, 1890, Lille, France-d. November 9, 1970, Colombey-les-Deux-Églises, France) was a French general, statesman, and veteran of World War I and World War II. He led the Free French Forces during World War II and later served as France's President, 1944-1945; Prime Minister, 1958-1959; and Minister of Defense, 1958-1959, before founding the French Fifth Republic and serving as its first president, 1959-1969. ...

New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y.) (École Libre des Hautes) (corporateBody)

Mayer, Robert, 1879-1950 (person)

Director, New York State Council for the Arts. From the description of Reminiscences of Robert Mayer : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122441051 ...

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