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Rev. Joseph P. Fox S.J., Papers

 Collection — Box: SC066-FOX-001
Identifier: SC066-FOX

Scope and Contents

The majority of this collection consists of personal notes and homilies and are organized chronologically. The homilies are mostly hand-written and cover a wide-range of subjects such as adultery, abortion, and love. There is correspondence between Fox and the Abbey of Gethsemane as well as essays written by Fr. Fox.


  • 1954-1982


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 Fox was born on May 2, 1901 in Dedham, MA. He attended Boston College from 1917-1921 and did his graduate studies at Catholic University. He taught in the Boston public school system from 1922-1926. He entered the Society of Jesus in August 1926, and was ordained on June 20, 1937. From 1939-1943, he taught at Boston College as a Professor of Education. Rev. Fox was part of the Apostolic Ministry at St. Stanislaus Novitiate at Shadowbrook from 1957-1971. From 1971-1988, he was part of the Apostolic Ministry at Holy Cross. He died on August 10, 1988.


.46 Cubic Feet (1 document box)

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