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Josef L. Altholz (1933–2003) taught history at the University of Minnesota for over forty years. During his distinguished academic career he was a founding member and the second president of the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals, served as president of the American Catholic Historical Society, and was coeditor of The Correspondence of Lord Acton and Richard Simpson.

Recent Articles by Josef L. Altholz

  • Lord Acton’s judgment on pope and king

    In the mid-1880s Lord Acton became one of the founders of the English Historical Review . When the editor, Mandell Creighton, invited Acton to review his own History of the Papacy , Acton