University of Notre Dame

Patrick Henry Callahan Papers


Origination : Callahan, Patrick Henry, 1866-1940.
Extent : 2 linear inches.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

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Preferred Citation

Patrick Henry Callahan Papers (CLN), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Chiefly mimeographed copies of letters, 1923-1939, involving Monsignor John A. Ryan, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Joseph Kennedy, Josephus Daniels, H.L. Mencken, and others; concerning such topics as Hitler, Father Coughlin, pacifism, anti-semitism, profit sharing, and religious tolerance; with a few autograph letters from Callahan to Frederick Kenkel of the Catholic Central Verein; and a paper by William E. Ellis, "Patrick Henry Callahan: A Kentucky Democrat in National Politics," 1976.


Varnish manufacturer and Catholic layman, active in social reform organizations including the Anti-Saloon League, Catholic Conference on Industrial Problems, Catholic Association for International Peace, and World Fellowships of Faiths.


Callahan, Patrick Henry, 1866-1940.
Kenkel, Frederick, 1863-1952.
Hitler, Adolph, 1889-1945.
Coughlin, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1891-1979.
Catholic Central Verein of America.
Religious tolerance.
Ryan, John Augustine, 1869-1945.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Kennedy, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1888-1969.
Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948.
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956.
Ellis, William E. (William Elliott), 1940-

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