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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Francis X. Murphy
RLIN number: NXCP90-A16
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood; education, Reiner Seminary, 1928-1931; doctorate in medieval history, Catholic University, 1941-1944; contract chaplain, U.S. Naval Academy, 1949; Army service, 1951-1958, at Fort Riley, Kansas, in Korea, at Fort Dix, service in Berlin and Paris at Eucom Headquarters, at Ft. Hamilton, Brooklyn, NY; participation in Vatican Council II, 1962-1965; professor, Academia Alphonsiana, Lateran University, 1959-1975; staff editor, Catholic Encyclopedia; various books and publications; interest in archaeological search for St. Peter's remains; involvement in policies and politics of Catholic Church, population and birth control, Jesuit order and relation with Vatican, historical perspective and opportunities for change; discussion of Xavier Rynne.
Extent: Transcript: 447 leaves, Tape: 9 reels
Restrictions: Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1988. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1982 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Murphy, Francis X., 1914-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1914
Speaker occupation: Roman Catholic priest
Age at speaking: 68
Document date: 1982
Interviewer: Jessup, Frederick Peterson
Organizations discussed: Catholic Church
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Catholic Church
Topics discussed - Other terms: Catholic Church--Adult education; Catholic Church--History; Catholic historians; Councils and synods; Jesuits; Murphy, Francis X., 1914-; Priests; United States--Army--Chaplains; Vatican Council, 1962-1965
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021119-16558