1941-2015Origination : Hesburgh, Theodore Martin, 1917-
Civil rights material is open for use. Other material is restricted.
Theodore Martin Hesburgh Papers (PHS), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556
Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, agenda, dockets, minutes, handbooks, proposals, plans, reports, financial papers, lists, circulars, newsletters, bulletins, press releases, offprints, contracts, bylaws, and material distributed at meetings of boards of directors, committees, and commissions on which Hesburgh served; including the United States Commission on Civil Rights (1958-1973), National Science Board (1954-1966), Rockefeller Foundation (1962-1982), International Atomic Energy Agency (1956-1977), Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and Carnegie Commission on the Future of Higher Education (1967-1976), National Cambodia Crisis Committee and Cambodia Crisis Center (1979-1980), Overseas Development Council (1971-1982), International Federation of Catholic Universities (1955-1978), Chase Manhattan Bank (1972-1981), United States Advisory Commission for International Educational and Cultural Affairs (1961-1965), Presidential Clemency Board (1974-1975), United Nations Conference on Science and Technology for Development (1977-1979), Midwest Universities Research Association (1954-1968), Institute of International Education (1955-1973), Peace Corps (1961-1965), Institute for World Order (1968-1982), Teachers' Insurance and Annuity Association of America and College Retirement Equities Fund (1975-1982), Council on Foreign Relations (1976-1982), and Select Commission on Immigration and Refugee Policy (1980-1981); representing Hesburgh's interest in civil rights, social justice, peaceful uses of atomic energy, and international concerns.
Also photographs, audio-visual material, and artifacts such as plaques and trophies associated with Hesburgh's awards and the robes and diplomas associated with his honorary degrees.
Civil rights material also available on microfilm.
In English, Spanish, French, Latin, and Italian.
Priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross; executive vice-president (1949-1952) and president (1952-1987) of the University of Notre Dame; member (1957-1972) and chairman (1969-1972) of the United States Commission on Civil Rights.