Claude Heithaus Papers

Collection number:   MIS.5.005
Repository Code: MoSlJA
Repository:   Jesuit Archives & Research Center
Title:   Claude Heithaus papers
Date [bulk]:   1937-1976
Date [inclusive]: 1898-1997
Extent:  1.35 linear feet (3 boxes)
Creator:   Heithaus, Claude H.
Language of material:   English

Abstract: Father Claude Heithaus, S.J., professor of Archeology and Classics, is best known for his work as an activist for racial equality in Saint Louis, as well as his contribution to efforts taken to desegregate Saint Louis University. Heithaus’ papers document his life and career, and include Heithaus’ Missouri Province personnel file, correspondence with related enclosures, sermons and essays, notebooks and notes, photographs, personal ephemera.

Conditions governing access:  This collection is open for research. Heithaus’ Missouri Province personnel file is restricted until 2026.

Conditions governing reproduction and use:  The archival records in the Jesuit Archives & Research Center are the property of the Central and Southern, Midwest, Northeast, and West Provinces of the Society of Jesus, and the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States. Copies may not be duplicated or deposited elsewhere without the prior written consent of the archivist. Supplying a copy is not an authorization to publish or circulate. Written permission to publish any records in their entirety or a substantial portion thereof must be requested and approved prior to publication. The researcher has the sole legal responsibility for obtaining this written permission.

MIS.5.005 Heithaus Finding Guide