University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame Archives

William Corby Papers

COR William Corby Papers 1862-1897.
Origination : Corby, William, 1833-1897.
Extent : 5 linear inches.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

Preferred Citation

William Corby Papers (COR), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Correspondence, 1862-1897; sermons, 1887-1897; clippings on the Corby family; records of financial services rendered Civil War soldiers, 1862-1865; a manuscript in which an unnamed regular army officer writes about chaplains he knew in the Army of the Potomac, 1864; and printed material concerning Corby, his death, and the monuments erected in his honor at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and at the University of Notre Dame.


Civil War chaplain, vice-president, 1865-1866, president, 1866-1872 and 1877-1881, University of Notre Dame; provincial of the Congregation of Holy Cross (CSC), 1886-1897.

Index :

 Corby, William, 1833-1897. 
 Chaplains, Military. 
 University of Notre Dame -- Presidents. 

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