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Rev. Joseph N. Dinand, S.J. Papers

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG12-16

Scope and Contents

This collection contains material relating to Joseph N. Dinand, S.J., including biographical information, correspondence, and ephemera.


  • 1903-1944


Conditions Governing Access

No Restrictions

Conditions Governing Use

Materials believed to be under copyright or other restrictions are available for limited noncommercial, educational and personal use only, or for fair use as defined by United States copyright law and with proper citation. Please note that the College of the Holy Cross may not hold the rights to all items in this collection. Users assume responsibility for identifying all copyright holders and for determining whether permission is needed to make any use of the content. For permission under rights held by the College, please contact

Biographical Note

Joseph N. Dinand was born on December 3, 1869 in Boston, Massachusetts. He attended Boston College High School and then Boston College, before entering the Jesuit order in 1887. He conducted his theological studies at Woodstock College in Maryland and was ordained in 1903. He worked at St. George’s College in Kingston, Jamaica before coming back to the United States to serve as the president of Holy Cross in 1911. He was responsible for the construction of the campus’ main library, which would be named for him. In 1927 he was called back to Jamaica to serve as the Vicar Apostolic until his poor health forced him to step down in 1930. He died on July 29, 1943.


6.99 Cubic Feet (15 document boxes, 1 oversize folder)

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