- - Dawson
- - Franciscan
- - Hildebrand
- - John Paul II
- - Kirk
- - Lawler
- - Maritain
- - Mulloy
- - Newman
- - Phenomenology
- - Herbert
- Dawson -
This collection contains the papers of John J. Mulloy, including his working papers from
the Dawson Newsletter and his private correspondence with noted theologian Christopher
Dawson. Access to this collection is very limited.
- Franciscan - A
unique collection focused on history and accomplishments of the Franciscan Order. It
includes a copy of the Source Book, a history of the Franciscan Order in America.
- Hildebrand - Very
limited access. This collection includes original documents, articles and correspondence
of Dietrich von Hildebrand and his wife, Alice Jourdain von Hildebrand. Von
Hildebrand was an Austrian philosopher and theologian most famous for his anti-Nazi writings.
- John Paul II - This collection focuses on
the writings, accomplishments and life of Pope John Paul II. It is housed in the JPII room
of the library and is part of the circulating collection.
- Kirk - Donation of
books focused on American Civil War donated by Robert Hall Kirk. Part of the general
- Lawler - The personal and professional
papers of the Rev. Ronald Lawler, Franciscan Capuchin friar (1926-2003). Fr. Lawler was
president of two major U.S. seminaries and served as the only American on the Pontifical
Roman Theological Academy, advisors to the Pope. He was on the philosophy faculty of
several universities and produced the first major philosophical study of Pope John Paul II
in English. In 1976, he was co-editor of The Teaching of Christ: A Catholic
Catechism for Adults, which served as the standard catechism until the
publication in 1993 of The Catechism of the Catholic Church. This bequest
was arranged by Michael Aquilina. For more information, please visit http://www.mikeaquilina.com/lawler.
- Maritain - Collection
of books on the life and writings of the famous French theologian Jacques Maritain.
Donated by Rev. Fr. William J. Witt, M.A., M. Div. in memory of his parents Francis J. and
Helen May Bixler Witt. Part of circulating collection.
- Mulloy -
Donated by John J. Mulloy, colleague and friend of Christopher Dawson, this collection of
books reflects the scholarship and interests of a lifetime. Part of circulating
- Newman - Life and
writings of renowned English cardinal John Henry Newman. Part of the circulating
- Phenomenology - Collection focuses on the
branch of philosophy called "phenomenology". Part of the circulating collection.
Ratner Files- Fascinating
collection of papers, writings, and musings from pro-life pioneer Dr. Herbert
Ratner. Includes a lifetime of monitoring abortion and euthanasia in the national
and international public press. Publisher of Child & Family. Limited access.
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