University of Notre Dame

Frederick James Crosson Papers


Origination : Crosson, Frederick James, 1926-2009
Extent : 15 linear feet
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

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Administrative Information

Closed for processing


Sent by Michael Crowe on behalf of Mrs. Pat Crosson.

Preferred Citation

Frederick James Crosson Papers (FJC), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Files from the office of Frederick J. Crosson documenting his faculty service, his work with Phi Beta Kappa (of which he served as the first Catholic president), his teaching, his research, and his professional activities.


Frederick James Crosson served as a teacher in Notre Dame's General Program of Liberal Studies (a Great Books program) starting in 1953, held the O'Hara Chair in Philosophy starting in 1976, and was eventually Cavanaugh Professor of the Humanities. He also served as dean of the College of Arts and Letters at Notre Dame and was active in Phi Beta Kappa.


Crosson, Frederick James, 1926-2009
Phi Beta Kappa
Education, Humanistic
Classical Education