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Merton's Correspondence with:

Sheed, Francis Joseph; Francis J. Sheed; Sheed, Francis J.; F. J. Sheed; Sheed, F. J.; F.J. Sheed

Sheed, F. J. (Francis Joseph), 1897-1981  printer

 
 

Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1962
Volume: 2 item(s); 4 pg(s)

Scope and Content

Biography

With his wife Maisie Ward, Francis Joseph Sheed founded the publishing house of Sheed & Ward in 1926. Sheed was a Roman Catholic theologian and leading apologist of the 20th Century. Born in Australia, he moved to London after his law studies and married Ward in 1926. The following year the established a Roman Catholic publishing house concerned not only with theology but broader issues of literature and culture. In 1933, they founded a New York branch of the publishing company and thenceforth Sheed spent time between the London and New York offices. (Source: "Sheed, F. J." Biography from Current Biography. 1981. Online. Biography Reference Bank. H.W. Wilson. Bellarmine University Library, Louisville, KY. 2006/04/25. ‹http://vnweb.hwwilsonweb.com›.)

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Related Information and Links

See also Cold War Letters #32 and #58 published in Witness to Freedom pp. 32-33 and 45.

Series List

This Record Sub-Group is not divided into Series and is arranged chronologically.

Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPubNotes
1. 1962/02/no? transcript from Merton It has taken me a little time to get around to answer your letter, because I did not want to just [Cold War Letters #32 - transcript from bound set] «detailed view»
2. 1962/03/no? transcript from Merton I have been reading Gordon Zahn's book which you published. It is a most important and very well [Cold War Letters #58 - transcript from bound set] «detailed view»

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