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Rev. Brendan C. McNally S.J. Papers

 Collection — Box: SC109-MCNA-001
Identifier: SC109-MCNA

Scope and Contents

This collection holds the personal papers, essays, writings, and the teaching materials of Fr. McNally.


  • 1939-1957
  • Undated


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

Brendan McNally was born on August 29, 1909 to Patrick J. and Ellen McNally. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Boston College and attended Boston College Law School for a year before entering the Society of Jesus at Shadowbrook, Lenox, MA on August 14, 1931. He was ordained in 1942 at Weston College by Bishop Thomas A. Emmett, S.J. He was an Instructor at Holy Cross from 1938 to 1939 and returned as a professor in 1944. He received his Master of Arts degree in History from St. Louis University in 1938 and his doctoral degree in 1949. He was Moderator of the Purple Patcher. He died on September 15, 1958.


.23 Cubic Feet (1 document box)

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Acquisition Note

The source of acquisition is unknown.

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