Casey, William Van Etten, 1914-
- Existence: 1914 - 1990
William Van Etten Casey graduated from Boston Latin School in 1931, and entered the Society of Jesus. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1944. He taught theology at Boston College, beginning in 1946. In 1956 he became Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and in 1958 he became the school's first Academic Vice President. From 1960-1979 he taught theology at Holy Cross College. From 1969 he edited Holy cross quarterly. Casey is known especially for his work on the Jesuit poet Gerard Manley Hopkins.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Samuel Beckett collection
The Samuel Beckett collection at the John J. Burns Library is composed of seven distinct collections of Beckett-related material including manuscripts and typescripts by Beckett, correspondence with Beckett, ephemera, photographs, and publications by and about Beckett.
Collection is open for research.
Boston College Academic Vice President and Dean of Faculties' Office records
Administrative files, committee records, correspondence, and departmental records prior to 1968 are open except files containing personally identifiable information, financial records, or student records. All budget files, faculty files, and records dating after 1968 are closed. Access with permission of office.
William Van Etten Casey, SJ papers
Papers documenting the work and life of William Van Etten Casey, SJ, a twentieth-century Jesuit author, academic, and faculty member at Boston College. Materials include correspondence, clippings, photographs, manuscript and printed materials, artifacts, and personal materials.
Collection is open for research. One folder containing student works is closed.