Reverend Harold F. Ryan, S.J., Catholic Authors Collection

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Reverend Harold F. Ryan, S.J., Catholic Authors Collection

Collection number: 003

William H. Hannon Library

Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, California
Processed by:
Uknown library staff member.
Date Completed:
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© 2013 Loyola Marymount University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Reverend Harold F. Ryan, S.J., Catholic Authors Collection
Dates: 1934-1935
Creator: Ryan, S.J., Harold, F. (1908-1979)
Collection Size: 1 archival document box
Repository: Loyola Marymount University. Library. Department of Archives and Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90045-2659
Abstract: The collection consists of one box of folders of biographical information on various Catholic authors that the Rev. Harold F. Ryan, S.J., collected.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

Collection is open to research under the terms of use of the Department of Archives and Special Collections, Loyola Marymount University.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Series number, Box and Folder number, Reverend Harold F. Ryan, S.J., Catholic Authors Collection, Collection 003, Department of Archives and Special Collections, William H. Hannon Library, Loyola Marymount University.

Acquisition Information

The date of the transfer of this collection to the Department of Archives and Special Collection is unknown. Perhaps it came to the department on the death of Harold F. Ryan, S.J., (a professor of English at Loyola Marymount University) on his death in 1979.

Processing Information

The date and person responsible for the processing of this collection is unknown.

Biography

Father Harold F. Ryan, S.J., was born in Sunnyside, Utah, in 1908 and died in 1979. He served as a professor of English at Loyola University (which later became Loyola Marymount University) in Los Angeles, California. He was instrumental in the development of the Department of English at then Loyola University and later served as Dean of the Graduate School (1954).

Collection Description

This colleciton consist of biographical information on, and personal letters, of, important Roman Catholic authors that Reverend Harold F. Ryan, S.J., collected in hopes of establishing a gallery at Loyola University of their letters, biographies, photographs, and memorabilia. This reflected his interests in Roman Catholic authors as a professor of English at Loyola University and then Loyola Marymount University.
Names of note in this collection include Jacques Maritain, Evelyn Waugh, and Hilaire Belloc.

Arrangement

This collection is organized into nineteen folders, arranged alphabetically by the names of the Catholic authors. The only exception is the first folder (containing information about Reverend Ryan).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Ryan, Harold F., 1908-1979
Ryan, Harold F., 1908-1979 -- Correspondence
Catholic authors -- 20th century -- Correspondence


Box and Folder List

Box 1, Folder 1

Ryan, Harold F., 1908-1979. Biography. Letter to Shane Leslie. October 5, 1934

Box 1, Folder 2

Allers, Rudolf, 1883-1963. Biography. Letter to Father Ryan from Vienna. November 14, 1934

Box 1, Folder 3

Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953. Biography. Letter to Father Ryan from England. October 18, 1934

Box 1, Folder 4

Chesterton, Gilbert Keith, 1874-1936. Biography. undated

Box 1, Folder 5

Curtayne, Alice, 1898-. Biography. Letter to Father Ryan from Tralee. October 17, 1934

Box 1, Folder 6

Gill, Eric, Biography. Note to Father Ryan from High Wycombe. 2 pages of manuscript with heading "Appendix". October 29, 1934

Box 1, Folder 7

Hallack, Cecily, 1898-1938. Biography. Letter to Father Ryan from Sussex. October 27, 1934

Box 1, Folder 8

Hollis, Christopher, 1902-1977. Biography. Letter to Father Ryan from Stoneyhurst. October 18 (year unknown)

Box 1, Folder 9

Knox, Ronald, 1888-1957. Biography. Note to Father Ryan from Oxford. January 11, 1935

Box 1, Folder 10

Leslie, Shane, 1881-1971. Biography. Undated

Box 1, Folder 11

Maritain, Jacques, 1882-1973. Biography. Letter to Father Ryan written on Cunard liner Aquitania, mailed at Southampton. November 16, 1934

Box 1, Folder 12

Maynard, Theodore, 1890-1956. Biography. Note to Father Ryan, postmarked Emmitsburg, Md. October 16, 1934

Box 1, Folder 13

Patmore, Coventry, 1823-1896. Biography. Undated

Box 1, Folder 14

Reilly, Joseph John, 1881-1951. Biography. Note to Father Ryan from Hunter College, New York. October 23, 1934

Box 1, Folder 15

Sargent, Daniel, 1890-. Biography. Letter to Father Ryan from South Natick, Mass. October 27, 1934

Box 1, Folder 16

Walsh, James Joseph, 1865-1942. Biography. Letter to Father Ryan from New York. November 13, 1934

Box 1, Folder 17

Watkins, Edward Ingram, 1888-. Biography. Letter to Father Ryan from Norfolk, England. Essay on Coventry Patmore. Undated

Box 1, Folder 18

Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966. Note to Father Ryan from Devon, England. Undated

Box 1, Folder 19

Empty envelopes addressed to Father Ryan; letter from Sarah J. Bloom, Miss Cather's secretary; unsigned note saying that Mr. Chesterton's photograph was sent as requested. Undated