University of Notre Dame

Paul C. Bussard Papers


Origination : Bussard, Paul C., 1904- .
Extent : 2 linear feet. 19 photographs.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

Preferred Citation

Paul C. Bussard Papers (BUS), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Clippings documenting Bussard's development of the Leaflet Missal (1929-1930), his reports from Europe (1947), and his participation in the Holy Year Press Flight (1950); correspondence, memoranda, reports, budgets, graphs, affadavits, depositions, pleadings, subpoenas, and clippings related to his suit against St. Thomas College and Catholic Digest, initiated in 1969 when the college, to which Bussard had given his stock in the magazine, removed him from his job as publisher; including legal files of Bussard's attorney, James R. McClure, and letters to and from Archbishop Leo Binz, Archbishop Leo C. Byrne, and Bishop James P. Shannon; manuscripts of Bussard's sermons on the collects of the Roman Missal and of his unpublished book The Case of the Catholic Digest; copies of his books Life and Death in the Philippines (New York: Vantage, 1978) and How to Get Ready to Die (Hicksville, NY: Exposition, 1978); and photographs.


Editor and publisher of Catholic Digest.


Bussard, Paul C., 1904- Binz, Leo, 1900-1979.
Byrne, Leo C. (Leo Christopher), 1908-
Shannon, James P.
College of St. Thomas (Saint Paul, Minn.)
Catholic Church -- Periodicals -- History.
Catholic Digest
Leaflet Missal
The Case of the Catholic Digest.
Life and Death in the Philippines.
How to Get Ready to Die.

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