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Corrigan, Jones Irwin Joseph


Biographical Note

A Jesuit, ethicist and lecturer, Jones Irwin Joseph Corrigan entered the Society of Jesus in 1897 and was ordained a priest in 1912. He came to Boston College in 1916 as a professor of ethics and later served as Head of the Department of Ethics and Sociology. Corrigan was active in many social issues of his day and delivered numerous public lectures and radio addresses on Catholic ethics and its application to social and economic problems.

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Boston College collection of Jones I. J. Corrigan, SJ


This collection documents twentieth-century American Jesuit ethicist Jones I.J. Corrigan, SJ. Materials include a radio address by Corrigan attacking sexual freedom and the breakdown of morality in national life, a eulogy for him, a flier for a series of his night course lectures, and an announcement for the creation of a Boston College chair in his honor.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1920-circa 1937