University of Notre Dame

Vincent F. Fagan Papers

ca. 1917-1949.

Origination : Fagan, Vincent F. (Vincent Francis), 1898-1951.
Extent : 2 linear feet. 17 photographs.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

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Preferred Citation

Vincent F. Fagan Papers (FAG), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Class notes taken as a student at Notre Dame, ca. 1917; professional and personal correspondence concerning the Notre Dame community, 1939-1949; and photographs. Correspondents include Marcus Bjorndal, Malcolm Pearson, Amos J. Eaton, McCready Houston, Leo L. Ward, Francis E. McMahon, Norbert Engels and Delmar G. Roos.

Also drawings and correspondence concerning Fagan's work in researching the settlement at North Salem, New Hampshire, 1943-1949, including letters exchanged between Fagan and William B. Goodwin of Hartford, Connecticut, dealing with Goodwin's architectural excavations and writings in support of his theory of Irish settlements in New England long before Columbus.


Professor of architecture, University of Notre Dame, 1921-1945. Fagan contributed drawings to William Brownell Goodwin's book, The Ruins of Great Ireland in New England (Boston: Meador, c1946).


Fagan, Vincent F. (Vincent Francis), 1898-1951.
America -- Discovery and exploration -- Irish.
Bjorndal, Magnus, 1899-1971.
Pearson, Malcolm D.
Eaton, Amos J.
Houston, McCready.
Ward, Leo L. (Leo Lewis), 1898-1953.
McMahon, Francis E. (Francis Elmer), 1906-1987.
Engels, Norbert, 1903-
Roos, Delmar G. (Delmar Gerle), 1887-1960.
Goodwin, William B. (William Brownell), 1866-
Ruins of Great Ireland in New England.
Inscriptions, Runic.

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