20.5 linear ft. (49 boxes).
Correspondence, financial records, newspaper clipping, meeting minutes, photographs, and other administrative records of the Catholic Adult Education Center (CAEC) in Chicago (Ill.). Included are materials from CAEC courses on intellectual and social matters, the CAEC Chicago Center for Film Study, Chicago World Peace Center, and Summer Biblical Institutes. In addition are records from Father Daniel Cantwell's work at the center and materials from the John A. Ryan Forum. Topics include interracial justice, communism, and Vatican II.
Related materials at Chicago History Museum, Research Center, include the Catholic Council on Working Life records (M1968.0750) and the Daniel Cantwell papers.