University of Notre Dame

Center of Concern Records


Origination : Center of Concern (Washington, D.C.).
Extent : 132 linear feet.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

Center of Concern Records (COC), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Correspondence, subject files, tape recordings, and lectures of the Center's directors (William Ryan, SJ, 1971-1977, and Peter Henriot, SJ, 1977- ); correspondence and subject files kept by staff members James Blewett, Mary Burke, Joe Holland, George Ann Potter, Maria Riley, Jim Hug, and Mike Schultheis; ledgers, contribution cards, and other financial files; manuscripts of books, pamphlets, and articles; position papers, back issues of Center Focus, and other Center publications; and minutes of staff meetings.


Independent organization engaged in social analysis, theological reflection, policy advocacy, and public education on issues of international peace and justice. The Center sponsors research, publications, and workshops on issues such as international development, peace initiatives, economic alternatives, women in society and church, and social theology; holds consultative status at the United Nations; and publishes a bi-monthly newsletter, Center Focus .


Center of Concern (Washington, D.C.).
Blewett, James.
Burke, Mary P.
Holland, Joe.
Potter, George Ann.
Riley, Maria.
Schultheis, Michael J.
Hug, James E.
Ryan, William F. 1925.
Henriot, Peter.
Human rights.
Social justice.
Social action.

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