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James J. French Letters received


Origination : French, James J., 1859-1941.
Extent : 39 letters.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

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Preferred Citation

James J French Letters received (ZCJ), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Letters received by Father French, most of them concerning the Bengal Mission in Dacca. Correspondents include Timothy Crowley, CSC, Bishop of Dacca, 1929-1945, and John Hennessy, CSC, a missionary stationed at Dacca.


President of St. Joseph's College in Cincinnati, Ohio (1883-1887); Superior of the Holy Cross Seminary at Notre Dame (1887-1893, 1906-1912); Vice-President and Director of Studies at Notre Dame (1893-1905); and Assistant Superior General of the Congregation of Holy Cross (1906- 1926). In 1912, he started the Holy Cross Mission Band and served as its director from 1912-1931.


Crowley, Timothy, 1880-1945.
Hennessy, John J., 1879-1965.
Congregation of Holy Cross.
Missions -- Bengal
French, James J., 1859-1941.

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