University of Notre Dame

Bernard H. B. Lange Collection

ca. 1917-1930s.

Origination : Lange, Bernard H. B.
Extent : 7.5 linear feet.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

Administrative Information


Business Operations, Special Collections, Family of Brenda Oliver, Maria Aboczky

Preferred Citation

Bernard H. B. Lange Collection (BHB), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Books collected by Bernard Lange, CSC, in English and German, many of them illustrated, concerning sex, sexual practices of various cultures, sexual hygiene, sexual magic, sex in the future, sexual mores, sexual perversions, sexual power, exercise, the human body, nudism, women, and children. One oil portrait of Lange in a cap and gown. Three body-building and weight-lifting plaques representing awards carved by Father Lange for Robert Aboczky, when he was a student at Notre Dame in the 1950s; and photocopies of two photographs showing Lange, Aboczky, and other students in the weight room; also other photographs. One weight-lifting belt.


Teacher of physical culture and biology at the University of Notre Dame, 1917-1927 and 1934-1937; director of Walsh Hall, 1917-1921.


Aboczky, Robert.
University of Notre Dame.
Weight lifting.
Physical education and training.
Sex instruction for boys.
Human anatomy.

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