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Papers of Wilfrid Ward (ms38347-38348, ms38469 and ms38508)

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Wilfrid Ward, a leading apologist for the Roman Catholic Modernist Movement in the UK, left a large body of material -- some 3,500 letters, plus photographs, notebooks, diaries, essays, and a large volume of papers relating both to his academic and theological activities and to personal and family matters. The papers are of major interest in the light they shed on Ward himself as well as the Modernist Movement in general, and on organisations and publications such as the Synthetic Society (1896-1908) and the Dublin Review (which Ward edited from 1906 to 1916).

This project was completed in 2003 and the collection is available through the Archive Catalogue.

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