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

 Collection — Box: 1
Collection BC-2005-105: Boston College collection of Jones I. J. Corrigan, SJ


  • 1920 - 1936

Scope and Contents

Consists of a typescript of a radio address by Corrigan attacking sexual freedom and the breakdown of morality in national life. The collection also includes a biographical sketch of Corrigan as well as flyers advertising a Corrigan lecture and the establishment of the Corrigan Chair of Economics at Boston College.


Language of Materials

In English.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

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

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.


1 Linear Feet (1 container) : 4 items


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.

Boston College Collection of Jones I. J. Corrigan, SJ
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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
617-552-2465 (Fax)