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Reinhold, H. A. (Hans Ansgar), 1897-1968



  • Existence: 1897 - 1968

Biographical Note

A native of Hamburg, Germany, Hans Anscar Reinhold was ordained in 1925. He directed the German Sea Apostolate, and then came to the United States in 1936, serving in the Archdiocese of Seattle, and later the Diocese of Pittsburgh. Reinhold became a leader of the liturgical movement. He published and lectured widely in support of liturgical renewal and social reform.

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

H. A. Reinhold papers

Abstract Hans Anscar Reinhold was a Catholic priest who authored many books and articles about liturgical reform. He was born in Germany and served in the German army during World War I. The rise of the Third Reich prompted Reinhold to leave Germany for the United States, where eventually he became a citizen in 1944, and where he lived until his death in 1968. The collection includes correspondences in German and English over the years, as well as manuscripts of books, articles, sermons, and radio...
Restrictions on Access Collection is open for research. Phonograph disc and one dictabelt have been digitally copied; all original media were retained, but may not be played due to format. Digital use copies can only be accessed in the Burns Library Reading Room. An additional dictabelt is not available for playback due to format impermanence and can not be reformatted by Burns Library at this time. Please let Burns Library Public Services know of your specific interest; when it becomes possible we will schedule...
Dates: 1908 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1968