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Patrick Callanan scrapbook

 Collection — Object: BC.2002.079
Collection BC-2002-079: Patrick Callanan scrapbook


  • Creation: 1869 - 1913
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1869 - 1877

Scope and Contents

The scrapbook includes newspaper clippings (mostly poetry), programs, brochures and other ephemera. It also includes a few passages written in Callanan's own hand. Much of the material relates to music, theater, religious and oratorical activities sponsored by Boston College.


Language of Materials


Restrictions on access

Open for research. Fragile; use care in handling.

Restrictions on use

These materials are made available for use in research, teaching and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. The original authors may retain copyright to the materials.

Biographical Note

Priest and Boston College alumnus (Class of 1877). Patrick H. Callanan was born on February 4, 1855 in New York City. He entered Boston College on September 13, 1869 and graduated on June 28, 1877 as part of Boston College's first graduating class. In 1880, Callanan was ordained to the priesthood at St. Joseph's Seminary in Troy, New York. Beginning 1881, he served as priest to several parishes in the Boston area. He died on October 29, 1933.


1 Volumes ; 32 cm


Because the current accessioning system was not used until January 1986, it is not possible to know exactly the dates of acquisition of materials received before that time. However, notes on file indicate that the scrapbook may have been a gift of John A. Ecker (Class 1923) sometime before 1938.

Materials Specific Details

Several pages have been torn from the bound scrapbook.

Patrick Callanan scrapbook
1869-1913 (bulk 1869-1877)
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Repository Details

Part of the John J. Burns Library Repository

John J. Burns Library
Boston College
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill MA 02467 United States