An inventory of the John F. Kane, Jr. Collection at The American Catholic History Research Center and University Archives
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.
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.
The John F. Kane, Jr. Collection consists of three series:
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.
The scrapbooks were donated to the Archives by the John F. Kane, Jr. Estate on June 17, 1998.
Processing and EAD markup completed in August 2011 by Robin C. Pike.
See other CUA photographic and alumni collections.
This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Kane, John F., Jr.
Catholic University of America--History
Catholic University of America--Campus
Catholic University of America--Students
The Cardinal Yearbook, 1941-1943
The Tower, 1943
CUA Alumni Directory, 1946, 1997
Office of University Development Donor Records
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