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Theodore M. Hesburgh Papers

1941-2015

Origination : Hesburgh, Theodore Martin, 1917-
Extent : 444 linear feet. 3 linear feet of audio-visual material. 5 linear feet of photographs. 51 linear feet of printed material. 15 linear feet of artifacts. (i.e. 537 boxes, loose folders, 140 microfilms, and 286 volumes).
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556
English, Spanish, French, Latin, Italian.

Administrative Information

Civil rights material is open for use. Other material is restricted.

Preferred Citation

Theodore Martin Hesburgh Papers (PHS), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

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.

Background

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.

Index

Hesburgh, Theodore Martin, 1917-
United States Commission on Civil Rights
National Science Board
Rockefeller Foundation
International Atomic Energy Agency (1956-1977)
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
Carnegie Commission on the Future of Higher Education
National Cambodia Crisis Committee
Cambodia Crisis Center
Overseas Development Council
International Federation of Catholic Universities
Chase Manhattan Bank
United States Advisory Commission for International Educational and Cultural Affairs
Presidential Clemency Board
United Nations Conference on Science and Technology for Development
Midwest Universities Research Association
Institute of International Education
Peace Corps
Institute for World Order
Teachers' Insurance and Annuity Association of America
College Retirement Equities Fund
Council on Foreign Relations
Select Commission on Immigration and Refugee Policy
Civil rights
Social justice
Nuclear energy

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