University of Notre Dame

Felix Klein Papers

1889-1925 bulk 1897-1904.

Origination : Klein, Felix, 1862-1953.
Extent : 3.3 linear feet. 14 photographs.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556
In English and French .

Administrative Information


Obtained by Thomas McAvoy, CSC, in 1951, probably from Klein.

Preferred Citation

Felix Klein Papers (FKL), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Correspondence with James Cardinal Gibbons, bishops John Ireland, John J. Keane, Denis O'Connell, and John Lancaster Spalding, and others, much of it concerning Americanism; also notes, clippings, pamphlets, drafts, and photographs.


French priest, translator of Rev. Walter Elliott's Life of Father Hecker (1896), which figured prominently in the Americanist controversy.


Gibbons, James, 1834-1921.
Ireland, John, 1838-1918.
O'Connell, Denis Joseph, 1849-1927.
Keane, John J. (John Joseph), 1839-1918.
Spalding, John Lancaster Abp., 1840-1916.
Americanism (Catholic controversy).
Klein, Felix, 1862-1953.
Catholic Church -- Bishops.

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