Author

Creation Date

1893

Keywords

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

Description

Portrait of Henry Schapman, SJ, who served as president of Xavier University from 1887-1893. Photograph dated approximately 1893.

Biographical Information

Seventeenth Jesuit president Rev. Henry Schapman was born October 31, 1838 in Holland. He arrived in America at an early age with his parents. He studied at St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri and entered Society of Jesus at Florissant, Missouri at the age of sixteen in 1854. Following his ordination he served as vice-president of St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri and after his term at Xavier University (then known as St. Xavier College) he served as president of Detroit University, Detroit, Michigan. He died March 19, 1915 in Detroit, Michigan. (Source: Xavier Athenaeum, November 1916)

Type

Still Image

Format

image/.jpg

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Item Identifier

schapman_henry.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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