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Leo A. Dore, SJ papers

 Collection
Collection BC-2006-030: Leo A. Dore, SJ papers

Dates

  • 1910 - 1927

Scope and Contents

Papers that document twentieth-century Jesuit Leo A. Dore, a history professor at Boston College. Materials include Dore's 1927 baccalaurate address to Boston College, notes and materials from his history lectures, and his annotated philosophy textbook in Latin.

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing 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

Leo Adrian Dore was born on April 15, 1881 to Rose A. (McDermott) and John P. Dore and was brother to Francis J. Dore, SJ. Leo was also a Jesuit priest as well as a History professor at Boston College and the Minister of the College at Boston College in 1928. He was drafted into the United States Army during World War II in 1942. Leo was part of St. Mary's Church in the North End of Boston.

Sources:

"College Mourns Deaths of Popular Biology and Psych Profs." The Heights, Vol. XXIV, No. 10, March 10, 1944.

"Many Changes in College Faculty." The Heights, Vol. X, No. 1, September 25, 1928.

Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911–1915. New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.

The National Archives at St. Louis; St. Louis, Missouri; World War II Draft Cards (Fourth Registration) for the State of Massachusetts; Record Group Title: Records of the Selective Service System; Record Group Number: 147; Series Number: M2090

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 container)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Papers that document twentieth-century Jesuit Leo A. Dore, a history professor at Boston College. Materials include Dore's baccalaurate address to Boston College, his history course materials, and his annotated philosophy textbook in Latin.

Custodial History

Originally part of the Francis J. Dore, SJ papers, BC.2005.107.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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.

Separated Materials

Published works associated with this collection have been transferred within the Burns Library and can be found in the Boston College Library catalog.

Title
Leo A. Dore, SJ Papers
Subtitle
1910-1927
Status
Completed
Author
Alison Harris
Date
July 2021
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the John J. Burns Library Repository

Contact:
John J. Burns Library
Boston College
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Chestnut Hill MA 02467 United States
617-552-4861