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Albert C. Maher Papers

J. Edgar and Louis S. Monroe Library, Loyola University New Orleans

2013



Profile Description

Creation: XML finding aid derived from Microsoft Word document.
Language: Description is in English.

Overview of the Collection

Repository: Loyola University (New Orleans, La.)
Monroe Library
6363 St. Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: 504-864-7111
Email: archives@loyno.edu
Creator: Maher, Albert C., 1933-1944
Title: Albert C. Maher Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1933-1944
Extent: 2 boxes, 1.5 linear ft.
Abstract: This collection mainly consists of newspaper clippings and photographs related either to Maher's athletic efforts at Fortier and Loyola or to his life in the military.
Collection No.Collection 18

System of Arrangement

Arranged by material type and then chronologically.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

This collection mainly consists of newspaper clippings and photographs. There are also several letters and some miscellaneous items. These materials are related either to Maher's athletic efforts at Fortier and Loyola or to his life in the military.


Administrative/Biographical History

Albert Clinton Maher was born in 1917 in New Orleans and grew up in that city's uptown area. Maher attended Alcee Fortier High School, where he played football. He graduated from high school in 1935. He then attended Loyola University in New Orleans, where he played four years on the football team and also boxed and played basketball. In 1939 he graduated from Loyola. In 1941 he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and attended flight school in Corpus Christi, Texas. After earning his wings in February 1942, he was stationed on the west coast. On May 15, 1942 he died in a plane crash at sea while on patrol duty near Humboldt Bay, California.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission must be obtained from Special Collections & Archives and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item], Albert C. Maher Papers, Collection 18, Special Collections & Archives, J. Edgar & Louise S. Monroe Library, Loyola University, New Orleans.


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