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Rev. Henry E. Bean, S.J.

 File — Box: RG14-07-CLAS-010

Scope and Contents

From the Record Group:

The Classics Department record group is split in to three series:

Series 1: Office Files Series 2: Courses, Curriculum, and Catalog Changes Series 3: Teaching Files

Series 1: Office Files contains six document boxes organized chronologically. Box 1 contains materials pertaining to classics theater performances from 1895-1925. Box 2 cotains materials for the 1926 performance of Hecuba, and Box 3 holds a Scrapbook for this Hecuba performance. Boxes 4, 5, and 6 contain office materials organized chronologically, and include department correspondence, meeting notes, press releases, reports, and budgets, as well as other programming files. These files include play programs, scholarship information, brochures, and newspaper articles.

Series 2: Courses, Curriculum, and Catalog Changes is held in Box 7, and contains course lists, curriculum reports, and course descriptions. It is ordered chronologically by academic year.

Series 3: Teaching Files contains 12 document boxes of materials created by the classics faculty for teaching courses. Box 8 contains general materials of the classics department for teaching courses, as well as those files unable to be idenitfied and assigned to individual faculty members. Box 9 holds all materials, correspondence, programs, and newsclippings related to the Hellenic Tradition Seminar, also known as the Greek Honors Course. Boxes 10 to 19 contain the course materials created by individual faculty members of the Classics department. The files are organized alphabetically. Boxes 13 to 18 contain the file for Rev. William H. Fitzgerals, S.J. and hold a large collection of notes and translations for many Latin and Greek plays. These plays are organized alphabetically, as well as separated by language.


  • 1909-1995


Conditions Governing Access

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Biographical Note

Rev. Henry E. Bean, S.J. was a Professor of Latin and English at College of the Holy Cross from 1946 - 1969. He recieved an M.A. from Georgetown University.


From the Record Group: 8.28 Cubic Feet (19 Document Boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Record Group: English

From the Record Group: Greek, Ancient (to 1453)

From the Record Group: Latin