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Dunigan, David R., -1961


Biographical Note

Jesuit educator and historian, David R. Dunigan was a graduate of Boston College who earned a Ph.D. in Education from Fordham University in 1945. He was chairman of the Department of Education at Boston College from 1939 to 1948 and director of counseling and professor of education at the College of the Holy Cross from 1950 until his death in 1961. Dunigan wrote the first book-length history of Boston College.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

David R. Dunigan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Consists primarily of copies of correspondence, diaries and newspaper clippings related to the history of Boston College from the first proposals for its founding to the end of World War II. Much of the material was created by Boston College presidents and other Jesuits. Also includes edited manuscripts of A History of Boston College, and some Boston College programs and publications.

Restrictions on access

Collection is closed until processed.

Dates: 1850-1947