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Turk, Joseph, 1895-1951



  • Existence: 1895-1951

biographical statement

Msgr. Joseph Turk (1895-1951) was born in Verdun, Slovenia. Msgr. Turk studied at Universities in Innsbruck, Vienna, Munich, and at the Yugoslav Seminary in Rome. He published two books: the Ways and Goals of the Scholastics in Slovenian and Cistercian Statuta Antiquissima in Latin. Msgr. Turk spent a brief time as the Dean of Faculty at the University of Ljubliana and taught two years at St. Mary's College in California.

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Msgr. Joseph Turk Papers

Identifier: 01-exws_turk
Abstract Papers of Msgr. Joseph Turk (1895-1951) including research notes, manuscript drafts, offprints, correspondence, newspaper clippings and postage stamps. The research papers and notes are concerned with the Cistercian Statuta and important figures in Cistercian history, such as Bernard of Clairvaux, William of St. Thierry and Stephen Harding. The newspaper clippings relate to mid-twentieth century politics in Yugoslavia.
Dates: 1922-1977; Other: Majority of material found within Bulk 1940-1950