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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

World Peace Movement: address by Joseph Fletcher, Ostrava,, 1950 August 18

 Item — Box: 31, Folder: 22

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The Joseph Francis Fletcher Papers comprise two groups of materials: correspondence and subject files. The correspondence files consist almost entirely of professional letters written to Dr. Fletcher throughout his career as a theologian and ethicist, including numerous letters from members of the general public reacting to his most famous and controversial book, Situation Ethics (1966). The subject materials are presented in various categories, often assembled by Dr. Fletcher himself. These include correspondence and related items on the Chinese Revolution, the Episcopal Church magazine "The Churchman," the Bishop Paddock Fund, and the World Peace Movement. Other materials include notes and case studies related to ethical issues presented in his courses and seminars, numerous texts of Fletcher's lectures and sermons, manuscript drafts, and reprints of articles by Fletcher and others. In addition, the subject collections include miscellaneous newspaper clippings, reviews of Fletcher's publications, programs and brochures from his speaking engagements, and scrapbooks containing examples of all types of items assembled by Fletcher early in his career. Rounding out the collection are a series of interview transcripts made near the end of his life, and a folder containing autobiographical essays.

Dates

  • 1950 August 18

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions.

Extent

From the Collection: 15.75 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library Repository

Contact:
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