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Descriptive inventory for the Father Andrew M. Greeley Papers, part 2, 1965-2004, bulk 1989-1998

Father Andrew M. Greeley papers, part 2

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Descriptive inventory for the Father Andrew M. Greeley Papers, part 2, 1965-2004, bulk 1989-1998

Prepared 2008, rev. by Naomi Wilkin, 2016
  
Please address questions to:
Chicago History Museum, Research Center
1601 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614-6038
Web-site: http://libguides.chicagohistory.org/research
Catalog: http://chsmedia.org
E-mail: research@chicagohistory.org
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Collection Overview +/-

Title: Father Andrew M. Greeley papers, part 2, 1965-2004 (inclusive), 1989-1998 (bulk)
Creator: Father Andrew M. Greeley
Dates: 1965-2004 (inclusive), 1989-1998 (bulk)
Accession number: 2008.0176.1
Bib number: 00209873
Call numbers: MSS Lot G
0MM 117
Size: 20 linear ft. (21 boxes and 7 DVDs)
Language of material:Collection is written in English.

Provenance statement:

Materials were a gift of Father Andrew M. Greeley (accession #: 2008.0176.1)

Terms governing use:

Copyright owned by the donor was retained by him. Other copyrights may be retained by the creators of items, or their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law, unless otherwise noted.

Restriction(s):

For viewing speeches and interviews, it is necessary to use a copy, not the original DVD (and to have a copy made if one is not available).

Please cite this collection as:

Father Andrew M. Greeley papers, part 2 (Chicago History Museum) plus a detailed description, date, and box/folder number of a specific item.

Additional Materials +/-

Related material:

Related materials at the Chicago History Museum, Research Center, include the Father Andrew M. Greeley papers, part 1; the Father Andrew Greeley video interviews (2002.0159); the volumes of fan mail sent to Father Andrew M. Greeley; and publications catalotgued separately.

Collection Summary +/-

Correspondence, annotated manuscripts of his books, research materials, and interviews of Father Andrew Greeley. The bulk of the collection consists of approximately forty manuscripts of Father Greeley's fiction and non-fiction writings, many concerning Irish American Catholics. Also included are several runs of chronological correspondence, mostly concerning the publication of Greeley's books, professional engagements, fan letters, friendships, and Greeley's work with the Catholic Church. Research materials include articles, notes, and newspaper clippings on world commentaries on Greeley's works and DVDs of Father Greeley's speeches and interviews on various television programs.

Biographical/Historical Note +/-

Father Andrew Greeley was ordained in the Catholic Chruch in 1954 and served as associate pastor for Christ the King parish at 9240 South Hoyne in Chicago (Ill.) from 1954-1964. He earned a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1962 and went on to become a professor of sociology at the University of Arizona and a Research Associate with the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago. He has written numerous literary works and a regular column for the "Chicago Sun-Times".

Catalog Subject Headings +/-

Subjects:
Authors, American--Illinois--Chicago--20th century
Catholics--Illinois--Chicago--20th century
Catholics--Illinois--Chicago--Fiction
Catholics--United States--Fiction
Child sexual abuse by clergy--United States-20th century
Irish Americans--Illinois--Chicago-20th century
Irish Americans--Illinois--Chicago--Fiction
Persons:
Achenbach, Anne
Bernardin, Joseph Louis, 1928-2996 – Trials, litigation, etc
Greeley, Andrew M., 1928-2013--Archives
Greeley, Andrew M., 1928-2013--Criticism and interpretation
Neusner, Jacob, 1932-
Organizations:
Catholic Church--Illinois--Chicago--Clergy--20th century
Catholic Church--United States--Clergy--20th century
University of Arizona
Genre/Form:
Autobiographies
Correspondence
Digital video discs
Fiction
Interviews
Manuscripts (for publication)
Newspaper clippings
Research (document genres)
Video recordings
Geographic:
Chicago (Ill.)--Intellectual life--20th century
Chicago (Ill.)--Religious life and customs--20th century
United States--Intellectual life--20th century
United States--Religious life and customs--20th century

Organization and Arrangement of Collection +/-

The collection is arranged in four series.

Click on heading to view series description.

Series 1. Correspondence, 1989-1992, 1996-1998 (box 1-8)
Series 2. Manuscripts for publication (box 9-18)
Series 3. Research materials, 1980-1986, 1991-1993 (box 19-21)
Series 4. Speeches and interviews, 1993-1994, 1997-1998, 2001-2002, 2004 (OMM 117)

About This Finding Aid +/-

Creation: Finding aid encoded by Naomi Wilkin using Oxygen editor, 2016
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Processing Note:Parts 1 and 2 of Father Andrew M. Greeley's collection were processed separately; Part 1 was processed in 2016 and Part 2, processed in 2008. Although the finding aid for Part 2 was originally written during the time of processing in 2008, it was edited and encoded in 2016 in conjunction with the processing of Part 1.
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