Archive of Eight Typed Letters Signed: MAYNARD, Theodore (1890 - 1956) Archive of Eight Typed Letters Signed: MAYNARD, Theodore (1890 - 1956) Archive of Eight Typed Letters Signed: MAYNARD, Theodore (1890 - 1956) Archive of Eight Typed Letters Signed: MAYNARD, Theodore (1890 - 1956)

Archive of Eight Typed Letters Signed

MAYNARD, Theodore (1890 - 1956)

Published by Maryland and Ontario, 1942
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All of these letters were written to Mr. Rodgers, a member of the Executive Board of the Council for Democracy. Four of the letters (totaling six pages) are on 7.5 x 5.75-inch personal stationery from Maynard's home in Westminster, Maryland, dated June 23 to August 19, 1942. Three of the letters (totaling four pages) are on 11 x 8.5-inch letterhead from Assumption College in Windsor, Ontario, dated from July 6 to September 23, 1942. The remaining letter is on a plain sheet of 11 x 8.5-inch paper with the Westminster address typed in, dated September 17, 1942. In this correspondence, Maynard agrees to write an article about why Catholics should support Russia and also expresses that he does not want to be party to ousting Liam O'Connor, in part: "With regard to the problem of Protestant pacifists, well, I understand that matter rather well, having been brought up as a Protestant." He disparages Fr. Coughlin: "I hear that [his] school for diplomats is a bluff." He talks about the request to soften his remarks in a magazine article: ".a delicate subject.and I have tried to handle it with discretion, my main fear now is that I have been so careful as to be a bit colorless." He also expresses his need to make money. At the time Maynard wrote these letters, he was not in the best of health and was also undergoing economic hardship. The following year, he spent long periods away from home doing research and giving lectures, while the family was chronically short of money (according to T.W. Hendricks "A Historian of American Catholicism"). These letters provide a window into his life and thinking in the summer of 1942. The letters all have natural folds; several have small stains (including one with a paperclip stain), but are all in very good(-) to very good(+) condition. English poet and literary critic who was best known as one of the most influential historians on Roman Catholicism in the United States. Bookseller Inventory # 254392

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Title: Archive of Eight Typed Letters Signed

Publisher: Maryland and Ontario

Publication Date: 1942

Binding: unbound

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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