Walter W. Curtis papers, 1963-1965 ADN 0003.006

Walter William Curtis was born on 3 May 1913 in Jersey City, New Jersey. He attended Seton Hall University and Immaculate Conception Seminary, was ordained in 1937, became a professor of moral theology at Immaculate Conception, and was appointed Bishop of Bridgeport (N.Y.) in 1961. Bishop Curtis att...

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title Walter W. Curtis papers, 1963-1965 ADN 0003.006
spellingShingle Walter W. Curtis papers, 1963-1965 ADN 0003.006
Birth control—Religious aspects—Catholic Church.
Catholic Church--History--20th century.
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint, and the church
Curtis, Walter W., (Walter William), 1913-1997
Vatican Council (2nd : 1962-1965).
title_short Walter W. Curtis papers, 1963-1965 ADN 0003.006
title_full Walter W. Curtis papers, 1963-1965 ADN 0003.006
title_fullStr Walter W. Curtis papers, 1963-1965 ADN 0003.006
title_full_unstemmed Walter W. Curtis papers, 1963-1965 ADN 0003.006
title_sort Walter W. Curtis papers, 1963-1965 ADN 0003.006
publishDate 1963-1965
publisher The Monsignor Field Archives & Special Collection Center
format Archival Material
physical 0.5 Linear feet , Approximately 300 items.
language English
topic Birth control—Religious aspects—Catholic Church.
Catholic Church--History--20th century.
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint, and the church
Curtis, Walter W., (Walter William), 1913-1997
Vatican Council (2nd : 1962-1965).
description Walter William Curtis was born on 3 May 1913 in Jersey City, New Jersey. He attended Seton Hall University and Immaculate Conception Seminary, was ordained in 1937, became a professor of moral theology at Immaculate Conception, and was appointed Bishop of Bridgeport (N.Y.) in 1961. Bishop Curtis attended all sessions of the Second Vatican Council in Rome. The Walter W. Curtis papers primarily consist of Bishop Curtis' day-by-day reports on the proceedings of the Second Vatican Council from 1962-1965, which include notes on all major points of discussion during the council and includes Bishop Curtis' perspective on many of these issues. Also included in the collection are two folders of material written by Bishop Curtis regarding the issue of birth control.
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spelling ADN0003-006 Walter W. Curtis papers, 1963-1965 ADN 0003.006 Finding aid prepared by Tracy M. Jackson The Monsignor Field Archives & Special Collection Center Walsh Library, 400 South Orange Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079 2012 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-09-24T12:12-0400 Finding aid written in English. Describing Archives: A Content Standard Walter W. Curtis papers ADN 0003.006 The Monsignor Field Archives & Special Collection Center 1 0.5 Linear feet , Approximately 300 items. 1963-1965 Walter William Curtis was born on 3 May 1913 in Jersey City, New Jersey. He attended Seton Hall University and Immaculate Conception Seminary, was ordained in 1937, became a professor of moral theology at Immaculate Conception, and was appointed Bishop of Bridgeport (N.Y.) in 1961. Bishop Curtis attended all sessions of the Second Vatican Council in Rome. The Walter W. Curtis papers primarily consist of Bishop Curtis' day-by-day reports on the proceedings of the Second Vatican Council from 1962-1965, which include notes on all major points of discussion during the council and includes Bishop Curtis' perspective on many of these issues. Also included in the collection are two folders of material written by Bishop Curtis regarding the issue of birth control. Curtis, Walter W., (Walter William), 1913-1997 Related Archival Materials note Mrs. Frank Whitrock scrapbooks on the Second Vatican Council, 1958-1965, ADN 0065, in the Monsignor Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center, Walsh Library, Seton Hall University. Preferred Citation note [Item], in the Walter W. Curtis papers, ADN 0003.006, Monsignor William Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center, Seton Hall University. Immediate Source of Acquisition Materials were transferred to the Archives and Special Collections Center from the Archdiocese of Newark. Terms of accession unknown. Processing Information note Collection was processed by the Archives and Special Collections Center. Finding aid created by Tracy M. Jackson and Ben Clark, 2012. Biographical note Walter William Curtis was born on 3 May 1913 in Jersey City, New Jersey. He attended Seton Hall University, graduating in 1934, and then attended Immaculate Conception Seminary. He was ordained in 1937, and went on to study at the Pontifical North American College and the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome and the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. He became a professor of moral theology at Immaculate Conception and an auxilliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Newark from 1957-1961, before becoming Bishop of Bridgeport (N.Y.) in 1961. Bishop Curtis attended all sessions of the Second Vatican Council in Rome. He retired in 1988 and passed away on 18 October 1997 at the age of 84. Arrangement note Second Vatican Council day-by-day materials are arranged chronologically. Scope and Contents note The Walter W. Curtis papers primarily consist of Bishop Curtis' day-by-day reports on the proceedings of the Second Vatican Council from 1962-1965. Bishop Curtis took notes on what was discussed during council sessions, which bishops spoke and what each spoke about, and also offered some commentary on his view of the discussions. The accounts cover all major points of discussion during the council and Bishop Curtis included his perspective on many issues as part of his notes, which were sent regularly back to the Diocese of Bridgeport as well as to other friends and colleagues. Also included in the collection are two folders of material written by Bishop Curtis regarding the issue of birth control. These materials are undated. Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers at the Msgr. William Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center. Advance appointments are required for the use of archival materials. Conditions Governing Use All materials available in this collection (unless otherwise noted) are the property of the Monsignor William Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center and Seton Hall University, which reserves the right to limit access to or reproduction of these materials. Reproduction of materials or content is subject to United States copyright restrictions and may be subject to federal or state privacy regulations. Permission to publish exact reproductions must be obtained from the Director of the Archives and Special Collections Center. Curtis, Walter W., (Walter William), 1913-1997 Vatican Council (2nd : 1962-1965). Birth control—Religious aspects—Catholic Church. Catholic Church--History--20th century. Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint, and the church "Chapters on Birth Control" 1 1-2 undated Second Vatican Council day-by-day 1 3-22 1963-1965