The Catholic University of America

John F. Kane, Jr. Collection

An inventory of the John F. Kane, Jr. Collection at The American Catholic History Research Center and University Archives


Contact Information:

Mailing Address: The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. 20064

Telephone: 202-319-5065

Email: archives@mail.lib.cua.edu

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Descriptive Summary

Repository: The American Catholic Research Center and University Archives
Creator: John F. Kane, Jr., 1923-1988
Title: John F. Kane, Jr. Collection
Dates: 1942-1946, undated
Extent: .5 linear feet; 1 box
Abstract: This collection contains publications, clippings, photographs, and personal records from 1942 to 1946 and undated, collected by John F. Kane, Jr. (BEE 1946).
Collection Number: 349
Language: English

Biographical Note

John F. Kane, Jr. attended St. John's College, a military school. He entered The Catholic University of America in 1941 as an Electrical Engineering student. He completed his bachelor's degree in 1946. After graduation, Kane lived in Washington, DC and Virginia. Kane became a notable financial supporter of CUA programs as an alumnus. He made considerable donations to The Center for Irish Studies and the School of Arts and Sciences. Kane passed away in 1988.

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains personal records, including Kane's undergraduate thesis, publications and clippings, and photographs.

This collection is divided into three series: 1) Personal Records, 2) Publications, 3) Photographs.

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Arrangement

The John F. Kane, Jr. Collection consists of three series:




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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

The first folder of personal records includes three student report cards and a student bank card, and is sealed for 50 years after 1988, the year of Kane's death, in accordance with FERPA. They will be available on April 25, 2039. The rest of the collection has no access restrictions.

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Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

The scrapbooks were donated to the Archives by the John F. Kane, Jr. Estate on June 17, 1998.

Processing Information

Processing and EAD markup completed in August 2011 by Robin C. Pike.

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Related Material

See other CUA photographic and alumni collections.

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Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.


Persons:
Kane, John F., Jr.

Organizations:
Catholic University of America--History
Catholic University of America--Campus
Catholic University of America--Students

Places:
Washington, DC


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Bibliography

The Cardinal Yearbook, 1941-1943

The Tower, 1943

CUA Alumni Directory, 1946, 1997

Office of University Development Donor Records

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Detailed Description of the Collection

                       
Series 1: Personal Records, 1942, 1945, undated (2 folders)
 
Box Folder
1 1 RESTRICTED: Report Cards, Bank Card, 1942, 1945, undated
  2 Undergraduate Thesis, 1945
        A Study of Video Amplifiers, November 1945
                       
Series 2: Publications, 1943, 1946, undated (3 folders)
 
Box Folder
1 3 Yearbook, 1943
        The Cardinal Yearbook
  4 Commencement Program, 1946
  5 Clipping, undated
        Source unknown, title of article "Louvain Rector Gets Catholic U. Degree at Graduation Service," and lists graduates including Kane
                       
Series 3: Photographs, 1946, undated (1 folder)
 
Box Folder
1 6 Photographs, 1946, undated
        Hand-painted photograph of John F. Kane, Jr. at St. John's College Military School, Washington, DC (stored separate from matting); 57th Annual Commencement, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC June 12, 1946

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Arrangement

Restrictions

Administrative Information

Related Material

Index Terms

Bibliography

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: Personal Records, 1942, 1945, undated

Series 2: Publications, 1943, 1946, undated

Series 3: Photographs, 1946, undated

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