Office of the President & Chancellor: Francis J. Monaghan records
Scope and Contents
The Francis J. Monaghan records contain documents from his tenure as President of Seton Hall College from 1933 to 1936. Included are correspondence and memoranda.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers at the Msgr. William Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center. Advance appointments are required for the use of archival materials.
Conditions Governing Use
All materials available in this collection (unless otherwise noted) are the property of the Monsignor William Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center and Seton Hall University, which reserves the right to limit access to or reproduction of these materials. Reproduction of materials or content is subject to United States copyright restrictions and may be subject to federal or state privacy regulations. Permission to publish exact reproductions must be obtained from the Director of the Archives and Special Collections Center.
Biographical / Historical
Reverend Francis J. Monaghan was born in Newark, NJ on October 30, 1890 to Thomas and Anne Daly Monaghan. He was educated at Seton Hall College and was ordained a priest in 1915 at the North American College in Rome. Monaghan served as president of Seton Hall College from 1933 to 1936, after having served as a faculty member at the Immaculated Conception Seminary. In 1936, he was appointed Coadjutor Bishop to the Diocese of Ogdensburg, NY by Pope Pius XI. His ordination as Bishop by Bishop of Newark Thomas J. Walsh took place June 29, 1936 at Sacred heart Cathedral in Newark, NJ. Monaghan assumed the position of Bishop of Ogdensburg in 1939. He died November 13, 1942 of complications from an illness and a fall from a train.
Reference: A History of Catholicism in the North Country by Sister Mary Christine Taylor, S.S.J., Ph.D. (1972).
Please see: A History of Catholicism in the North Country by Sister Mary Christine Taylor, S.S.J., Ph.D. (1972)
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Language of Materials
Reverend Francis J. Monaghan served as president of Seton Hall College from 1933 to 1936, after having served as a faculty member at the Immaculated Conception Seminary. The Francis J. Monaghan records contain documents from his tenure as President of Seton Hall College from 1933 to 1936.
Forms part of Seton Hall University record group 3, Office(s) of the President & Chancellor. The papers are arranged alphabetically by folder title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Materials were transferred to the Archives and Special Collections Center from Seton Hall University. Terms of accession unknown.
Collection processed as part of Record Group 3: Office of the President by the Archives and Special Collections Center. Re-processed as separate collection and finding aid reformatted by Catherine Bingham, 2010. Finding aid revised by Benjamin Clark and Tracy M. Jackson as part of the Overhaul Project collection survey, 2012, 2013.
- Office of the President & Chancellor: Francis J. Monaghan records, 1932-1936
- Catherine Bingham
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- Finding aid written in English.