University of Notre Dame

Peter C. Reilly Collection


Origination : Reilly, Peter C.
Extent : .3 linear inch
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

Administrative Information

Scrapbook put together by Reilly's secretary Janet Storch at the time of his death.


Donated by the Peter C. Reilly Estate.

Preferred Citation

Peter C. Reilly Collection (ZCU), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Reilly's Notre Dame file, consisting of photographs of Notre Dame: buildings, personalities, and events; and letters, 1950-1957, mainly transmitting the photographs; with a few letters between Notre Dame and his son, Peter C. Reilly, Jr. Also a typewritten biographical sketch and copy of the sermon delivered by James E. Norton at the funeral of Peter C. Reilly; a photograph of Reilly; copies of Reilly's obituaries; and clippings about Reilly.


Peter C. Reilly was a Catholic philanthropist, founder and president of Reilly Tar and Chemical Corporation, and a generous benefactor to Notre Dame.


Reilly, Peter C., 1869-1952.
Reilly, Peter C., Jr.
University of Notre Dame.
Funeral sermons.

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