University of Notre Dame

Marvin Richard O'Connell Papers


Origination : O'Connell, Marvin Richard
Extent : 5 linear feet. 1 audio tape. 40 photographs.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

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Marvin Richard O'Connell

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Preferred Citation

Marvin Richard O'Connell Papers (MOC), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Professional and personal correspondence; notes, galleys, and manuscripts of books written by O'Connell; articles and reviews collected or written by O'Connell; and collected sermons given by O'Connell, with a tape recording of his sermon for the consecration of Bishop James P. Shannon (31 March 1965); also a full run of clippings and typed submissions of a newspaper column, written by O'Connell, 1966-1974, on a wide variety of religious, social and political topics; and photographs.

Galleys from his book on John Ireland (1988) and related correspondence and reviews; speeches with related letters; and other personal and professional correspondence; Xerox copies of reviews of his book on John Ireland; letter recommending O'Connell for fellowship to Notre Dame, 13 April 1956; correspondence 1991-1998, re Notre Dame and O'Connell's activities, including London Program correspondence 1993-1995; speeches, some published some not; material related to his column "Tracts for the Times" 1966-1974; and reactions to his books on Pascal and Modernism.


Professor of history at the University of Notre Dame, 1972- .


Ireland, John, 1838-1918.
Shannon, James P.
O'Connell, Marvin Richard.
Catholic Church -- United States -- Biography.
John Ireland and the American Catholic Church.

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