Category: Collection Highlight

Frank C. Walker

Frank C. Walker entered the Notre Dame Law School in 1906 and began an affiliation with the school which lasted throughout his life. He graduated in 1909 and later served on the University’s Board of Lay Trustees, worked for the Notre Dame Foundation, and was a member of the Notre...

The Juggler

The Juggler is a student literary and art magazine.  The first issue was published December 1919 as a stand-alone college humor and satire publication, which were common among other universities at the time. Cover of the first issue of the Juggler, December 1919 In the prologue of the first 1919...

Catholic Parish History Collection

During the past several decades, interest in parish histories has grown considerably in America. Throughout the United States, pastors and parishioners have become more keenly aware of the need to preserve the history of their parishes in written form. Consequently, the publication of parish histories has flourished. Saint Mary’s Church...

Grover Miller Scrapbook

Grover Miller was the photo editor of the 1916 Dome yearbook.  Like many other students at the time, Miller kept a scrapbook of the photos he took and collected and various ephemera he collected.  However, unlike other students, Miller’s position with the Dome meant that he collected photographs beyond his...

The Archdiocese of New Orleans Collection

Early in the 1880’s Professor James F. Edwards, librarian of the University of Notre Dame, aware that irreplaceable items pertaining to the history of Catholicism in America were constantly in danger of being lost through neglect, carelessness or willful destruction, began to implement a plan which he had conceived for...