Author

Creation Date

1853

Keywords

Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio); St. Xavier College; Photographs; College presidents; Jesuits

Description

Portrait of George A. Carrell, SJ, who served as president of Xavier University from 1851-1853. Photograph dated approximately 1853.

Biographical Information

Fourth Jesuit president Rev. George A. Carrell, a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania entered the Society of Jesus at White Marsh, Maryland in 1820. He studied theology at St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri and was ordained in 1835. He was also president of St. Louis University and pastor of St. Xavier Church, Cincinnati, Ohio. During his presidency at Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio (then known as St. Xavier College) he was appointed the first bishop of the Diocese of Covington, Kentucky. He died September 25, 1863. (Sources: Xavier Athenaeum, February 1916; Jesuits of the Middle United States, 1938; To See Great Wonders, 2006)

Type

Still Image

Format

image/.jpg

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Item Identifier

carrell_george.jpg

Collection

Xavier University Presidents Photographs

Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, Xavier University Library, Cincinnati, Ohio

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Keywords

Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio); St. Xavier College; Photographs; College presidents; Jesuits

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