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Henry Joseph Browne papers, 1797-1980

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Series II: Personal and Professional

This series relates to Browne's professional duties as a priest, academic, and an archivist, as well as his involvement in community and social justice organizations.


Subseries 1: Correspondence, 1944-1980

The correspondence subseries includes one run of correspondence that is arranged chronologically, and one run of Browne's correspondence that is arranged alphabetically by correspondent. There is no significant difference in the content or research value of these runs.



Box 19 Folder 1 to 7 1944-1953, (7 Folders)



Box 20 Folder 1 to 6 1954-1956, (6 Folders)



Box 21 Folder 1 to 7 1957-1960, (7 Folders)



Box 22 Folder 1 to 7 1961-1968, (7 Folders)



Box 23 Folder 1 to 6 1968-1969, (6 Folders)



Box 24 Folder 1 1970


Box 24 Folder 2 1979


Box 24 Folder 3 1980


Box 24 Folder 4 1980-- Condolence Letters


Box 24 Folder 5 Undated


Box 24 Folder 6 Regarding John Carroll, 1958-1959


Box 24 Folder 7 to 8 Regarding John Hughes Biography, 1949-1956, (2 Folders)


Box 24 Folder 9 Regarding Knights of Labor , 1949-1950



Box 25 Folder 1 to 10 A-Z, 1944-1969, (10 Folders)


Box 25 Folder 11 to 14 Society of American Archivists, 1944-1957, (4 Folders)


Subseries 2: Topical Files, 1949-1980

This subseries contains files relating to Browne's political and professional life, including his work with the New York City Council Against Poverty, and his work with faith-based social justice organizations including the Catholic Committee Urban Ministry. These files are arranged alphabetically.



Box 26 Folder 1 Book Reviews, 1950-1977


Box 26 Folder 2 Cathedral College, 1961


Box 26 Folder 3 Catholic Archives, 1950


Box 26 Folder 4 Catholic Charities, 1959-1960


Catholic Committee on Urban Ministry (CCUM)


Box 26 Folder 5 to 7 General, 1973-1980, (3 Folders)



Box 27 Folder 1 to 4 General, 1973-1980, (4 Folders)


Box 27 Folder 5 Board of Directors' Correspondence, 1976-1980


Box 27 Folder 6 Bulletins, Newsletters, and Printed Material, 1974-1979


Box 27 Folder 7 Correspondence, 1971-1977


Box 27 Folder 8 Liberty and Justice for All Conference, 1976



Box 28 Folder 1 to 2 Memoranda, 1972-1975, (2 Folders)


Box 28 Folder 3 to 5 Clippings, 1949-1980, (3 Folders)


Box 28 Folder 6 Dictionary of American Biograph y Entries, 1956


Box 28 Folder 7 Ethnic Parishes, 1974-1979


Box 28 Folder 8 Fulbright Award, 1957


Box 28 Folder 9 Internal Life of the Church, 1959-1960


Box 28 Folder 10 Italian-Americans



Box 29 Folder 1 Kelleher, Stephen, 1977


Box 29 Folder 2 Life Magazine, 1960


Box 29 Folder 3 Mediating Structures Project, 1977


Box 29 Folder 4 Modernism in Religion, 1963


New York City Council Against Poverty


Box 29 Folder 5 General, 1967


Box 29 Folder 6 to 8 Agendas, 1967-1968, (3 Folders)



Box 30 Folder 1 to 4 Agendas, 1968, (4 Folders)


Box 30 Folder 5 Bulletins, 1967-1968


Box 30 Folder 6 Memoranda, 1967-1968



Box 31 Folder 1 to 2 Memoranda, 1968, (2 Folders)


Box 31 Folder 3 to 5 Minutes, 1967-1968, (3 Folders)


Box 31 Folder 6 New York Times Letters, 1965


Box 31 Folder 7 Parish Schools, Undated


Box 31 Folder 8 Photographs, Undated


Priests' Senate



Box 32 Folder 1 to 6 General, 1966-1969, (6 Folders)


Box 32 Folder 7 Correspondence, 1968


Box 32 Folder 8 Protestant Social Reform, Undated


Box 32 Folder 9 Puck Cartoons-- Church and Labor



Box 33 Folder 1 Religions and the Labor Movement, Undated


Rutgers University


Box 33 Folder 2 to 5 Administrative, 1969-1979, (4 Folders)


Box 33 Folder 6 Sociology Department, 1976-1978



Box 34 Folder 1 St. Gregory's Parish-- Staff Meetings and Notes, 1968


Box 34 Folder 2 Shaw, Richard, 1977


Box 34 Folder 3 Task Force on Social Ministries, 1980


Box 34 Folder 4 Vatican Council


Box 34 Folder 5 West Park Religious Council, 1959