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Rev. Joseph M. F., Marique S.J. Papers

Identifier: SC102-MARI

Scope and Contents

This collection mostly includes correspondence dating from the 1930s through the 1970s. It also contains Fr. Marique’s documentation of “Classical Folia'' and the Leaders of Iberian Christianity. There are a number of Fr. Marique’s personal effects, such as his Daily Missal. Finally, the collection has an oversized certificate belonging to Fr. Marique that is written in Latin.


  • 1942-1944
  • 1951-1952
  • 1963-1974

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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 Marique was born on June 3, 1899 in Brussels, Belgium to Pierre and Miriam (Jalhay) Marique. He graduated from Fordham Preparatory School in 1911 and received his A.B. from Fordham College in 1918. He taught at Regis High School until he entered the Society of Jesus on November 21, 1918 at St. Andrew-on-Hudson. Fr. Marique studied there from 1920-1922, at Weston College from 1922-1923, and at Woodstock College from 1923-1924. He spent his regency at Boston College from 1924-1927, and then studied theology at Valkenburg, Holland from 1927-1931. Fr. Marique was ordained on August 27, 1930. He received his PhD in classics from Johns Hopkins in 1941. He continued his teaching career at Fordham University from 1939-1951 and then taught classics at Boston College from 1951-1954. From 1954 until his death, Fr. Marique was a classics professor at Holy Cross. While at Holy Cross, he founded the scholarly journal “Classical Folia” as well as the Institute for Early Christian Iberian Studies. In 1973, Rev. Marique became a Professor Emeritus and a room in the classics department is dedicated in his honor. He died on April 9, 1979.


1.38 Cubic Feet (3 document boxes)

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Acquisition Note

The source of acquisition is unknown.

Related Materials

See RG14-07-CLAS for Fr. Marique's teaching materials.

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