Contents and Arrangement

TLS to Rev. L.T. Fagan, 1946 March 22

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Consists primarily of diaries kept by Anthony during his trips to Italy on church business. The diaries include one from 1937 when he was the guest of the Waldensian Church, one from 1945 when he served as the representative of the World Service Committee of the World Council of Churches, and one each from 1953 and 1956 on subsequent trips. In addition, there is a diary kept from December 1943 through May 1944 when Anthony was secretary of the Servicemen's Council of the Federation of Churches of Greater New York. Also included in the collection are notes from a conference on science, philosophy, and religion at Columbia University (1941); correspondence concerning the destruction of churches in Italy during World War II and efforts to rebuild (1945-1946); assorted reports on Italy and the church in Europe (1943-1946); photographs taken in Italy; and a small selection of miscellanea.

A box of additional papers includes miscellaneous papers and correspondence with a mission in Italy to assess the needs of Italian Evangelicals (1945); a diary en route to Italy Feb. 4 and 26, 1945; correspondence with Eleanor Roosevelt, John Foster Dulles, Walter Lowrie, Fiorello La Guardia and others; memorabilia and photographs of the 50th Reunion of the Class of 1902 (1958); and a typescript of notes of a trip taken by Anthony and his wife to Europe in 1959.

The following standard abbreviation, or its variations, are used to identify materials in this collection: TLS = typed letter signed.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

TLS to Rev. L.T. Fagan; Robert Warren Anthony Papers, C0380, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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