Boston College Candlemas Lectures Director's Records


Boston College Candlemas Lectures Director's Records

approximately 1940-2001 (bulk 1946-1963)

The records contain correspondence, lectures, ephemera, and photographs documenting the Boston College Candlemas Lecture Series and its participants. Notable correspondents include Daniel Berrigan, SJ; Walter J. Burghardt, SJ; Philip Caraman, SJ; Robert Coles; Gerard Ellard, SJ; Allen Tate; and Bishop John J. Wright.

2 linear feet (4 boxes).

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SNAC Resource ID: 7608556

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