Author

Creation Date

1923

Keywords

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

Description

Portrait of James J. McCabe, SJ, who served as president of Xavier University from 1917-1923. Photograph dated approximately 1923.

Biographical Information

Twenty-third Jesuit president Rev. James J. McCabe was born March 1858 in Ireland and arrived in America in 1866. He was a graduate of Xavier University (then known as St. Xavier College), Cincinnati, Ohio. Prior to his term at Xavier University he served as president of University of Detroit, Detroit, Michigan, St. Mary’s College, St. Mary’s, Kansas, and Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he pioneered the inclusion of women in 1909. While at Xavier he began construction on the Avondale property (1919) and admitted women into the Teacher’s College and School of Commerce. He died in 1933. (Sources: To See Great Wonders, 2006; Xaverian News, January 1917)

Type

Still Image

Format

image/.jpg

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Item Identifier

mccabe_james.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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