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Reverend Harold F. Ryan, S.J., Catholic Authors Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing Information
  • Biography
  • Collection Description
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Reverend Harold F. Ryan, S.J., Catholic Authors Collection
    Dates: 1934-1935
    Collection number: 003
    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

    Materials in the Department of Archives and Special Collections may be subject to copyright. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, Loyola Marymount University does not claim ownership of the copyright of any materials in its collections. The user or publisher must secure permission to publish from the copyright owner. Loyola Marymount University does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or of publication rights held by the original author or artists or his/her heirs, assigns, or executors.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Series number, Box and Folder number, Reverend Harold F. Ryan, S.J., Catholic Authors 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