University of Notre Dame

Thomas Stritch Papers


Origination : Stritch, Thomas.
Extent : 14 linear feet.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

Administrative Information


Given by Thomas Stritch via Robert Schmuhl.

Preferred Citation

Thomas Stritch Papers (TST), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Correspondence, appointment calendars, course material, My Notre Dame book manuscripts; collected printed material; a cassette audio tape from his Notre Dame Class Reunion; Posters, framed photographs, and a plaque.


Thomas Stritch began teaching at Notre Dame as a graduate assistant in 1934 and an instructor of English in 1935. He became an assistant professor of English in 1938 and an associate professor in 1941. During World War II he left Notre Dame for the navy. Starting in 1946 he served as head of the Department of Journalism at Notre Dame. He helped form and joined the Department of American Studies in 1970. He died in 2004.


Stritch, Thomas.
University of Notre Dame. Dept. of American Studies.
My Notre Dame: Memories and Reflections of Sixty Years

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