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Ellard, Gerald, 1894-1963



  • Existence: 1894 - 1963

Biographical Note

Gerald Ellard joined the Jesuits in 1912 and was ordained in 1926. He taught at St. Mary's College, Kansas from 1932 until his death. Ellard pioneered many liturgical reforms, help found the National Liturgical Conference, and wrote extensively on Catholic liturgy

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas J. Carroll papers


The collection documents the life and work of Reverend Thomas J Carroll. It includes correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, postcards, and published works.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1938-1971 (bulk 1943-1959); Majority of material found within 1943 - 1959

Gerald Ellard papers


These papers document the religious career of Gerald Ellard, a Jesuit who taught history and religion and was involved in the early stages of the liturgical reform and the Liturgical Conference. The bulk of the collection includes correspondence, typescripts and published material, and lecture materials dealing with various liturgy-related topics like the Mass and worship.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1933 - 1973