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Albert C. Maher Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Collection 18

Scope and Contents

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.


  • Created: 1930-1942
  • Other: Date acquired: 01/09/2001


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Physical rights are retained by the J. Edgar and Louis S. Monroe Library, Loyola University New Orleans. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Biographical or Historical Information

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.

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Repository Details

Part of the J. Edgar and Louis S. Monroe Library, Special Collections & Archives Repository

6363 St Charles Ave
New Orleans 70118 US