The Catholic University of America

Oct. 14, 2011

Archives Spotlights Alumni Collections

  Some of the items contained in the alumni collections


As part of The Catholic University of America’s 125th anniversary celebration, the University Archives is showcasing student life through its alumni collections. These collections contain photographs, scrapbooks, pennants, freshman dinks, fraternity and club materials, publications, and other memorabilia.

The Archives has prepared online finding aids — or online inventories of collections — for items donated by several alumni. These alumni collections are available in the Archives for anyone to use for viewing or research.

The collections include those of:

Carl A. Horn (1916)
James M. Carroll (1920)
Lawrence F. Wright (1921)
Gilbert A. Hitz (1926)
Thomas J. Whelan Sr. (1933)
John F. Kane Jr. (1946)
Karl M. Schmitt (1947, 1949)
Dominic J. Carini (1950)
Fred J. Maroon (1950)
Nicholas T. Yannarell (1956)
Rosemary Macri Tirone (1957)
Jerry L. Carbone Jr. (1959)

To see more photos of some of the items contained in this exhibit, click here.

Catholic University is celebrating its 125th anniversary with the Cardinal Service Commitment to perform 125,000 hours of service in gratitude for the blessings of the past 125 years by Founders Day, April 10, 2012.

The University Archives is currently accepting new alumni collections to enhance the record of student life at CUA. For more information, contact the Archives at or 202-319-5065.



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