University of Notre Dame

George Nauman Shuster Papers


Origination : Shuster, George Nauman, 1894-1977.
Extent : 15 linear feet. 1 record album. 1 linear foot of photographs. 35 linear feet of printed material.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

Preferred Citation

George Nauman Shuster Papers (SHU), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Correspondence, reports, minutes, interviews, notebooks, clippings, contracts with publishers, and drafts of essays, speeches, and books; including letters from Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Jacques Maritain, Padraic Colum, Hilaire Belloc, Van Wyck Brooks, Francis J. Sheed, Saul Alinsky, Dietrich von Hildebrand, Heinrich Bruning, and Konrad Adenauer; with material pertaining to his visits to Germany in 1937- 1938, 1945, and 1950-1951, his conversations with German intellectuals, politicians, soldiers and refugees, his work with UNESCO, and his service on the Board of Trustees of the James Picker Foundation for Radiological Research, the Broadcasting Foundation of America, Briar Cliff College, and the Industrial Areas Foundation; also a phonograph record of the funeral of Winston Churchill, photographs, and books.


Notre Dame student, 1911-1915; faculty member and head of the Department of English, 1920-1924; an editor of The Commonweal, 1925-1937; President of Hunter College, 1940- 1960; State Commissioner for Bavaria, 1950-1951; Assistant to the President of Notre Dame, 1960-1976.


Shuster, George Nauman, 1894-1977.
James Picker Foundation for Radiological Research.
Broadcasting Foundation of America.
Briar Cliff College.
Industrial Areas Foundation.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962.
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969.
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963.
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973.
Maritain, Jacques, 1882-1973.
Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972.
Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953.
Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963.
Sheed, F. J. (Francis Joseph), 1897-
Alinsky, Saul David, 1909-1972.
Von Hildebrand, Dietrich, 1889-
Bruning, Heinrich, 1885-1970.
Adenauer, Konrad, 1876-1967.
Hunter College.
College presidents.

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