Rev. Richard W. Rousseau, S.J., Collection

Collection Guide


Documents, articles, and travel diaries from the career of Rev. Richard W. Rousseau, S.J. (1924-2015), a retired University of Scranton theology professor and former director of the University of Scranton Press.
Rev. Richard W. Rousseau, S.J.
Rev. Richard W. Rousseau, S.J.
Date Range
20th century
1 box

Access and Use

Digital Access

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Physical Access

The collection is open for research. Physical materials may be browsed by appointment in the Reading Room of the University Archives and McHugh Special Collections.


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Preferred Citation

[Item Title], [Folder], [Box], Rev. Richard W. Rousseau, S.J., Collection, McHugh Special Collections, The University of Scranton.

Linked Data


Administrative/Biographical History

See Biography of Rev. Richard W. Rousseau, S.J.

Scope and Content Note

The Rev. Richard W. Rousseau, S.J., Collection contains one box of material with eleven folders and several loose items donated by Fr. Rousseau. The material primarily consists of his travel diaries, published and non-published articles, and personal documents.

System of Arrangement

This collection contains one box that is arranged into 4 series.


Series I. Diaries

This series consists of one folder with twelve personal diaries written by Rousseau between January 1951 and September 1953 mainly detailing his travels around Europe and his life in the Jesuit society.

Series II. Published and Unpublished Articles

This series consists of four folders of materials, mostly articles, written by Fr. Rousseau.

Series III. Personal Documents

This series consists of five folders largely related to Fr. Rousseau's ordination, art work, personal writings, and family. Included in the material are a small amount of photographs, news clippings, correspondence, poetry, and art work. Also included in this series are diplomas from Assumption College High School and St. Paul University, a Pro Deo et Universitate Award from the University of Scranton honoring his first ten years of service, and his graduate school transcript from Boston College.

Series IV. Acquired Publications

This series consists of one folder of publications acquired by Fr. Rousseau.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Rev. Richard W. Rousseau, S.J., in 2012.

Processing Notes

Processed by Elizabeth Shomaker in 2012.