1888-1909.Origination : French, James J., 1859-1941.
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James J French Letters received (ZCJ), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556
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.