Item 7 - Diary entitled ‘Impressions of a wanderer over the face of the earth’

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IE IJA J/176/7


Diary entitled ‘Impressions of a wanderer over the face of the earth’


  • 1938-1940 (Creation)

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(24 May 1884-18 July 1947)

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Typescript diary entitled ‘Impressions of a wanderer over the face of the earth’ which details Fr John Hannon’s travels around the English speaking world (Gibraltar, South Africa, India, Ceylon, Australia, New Zealand, U.S.A. and Canada) as Visitor for the Irish Christian Brothers. Dated: mentions death of Archbishop of Adelaide, Dr Killian (June 1939). Two of the three books are here. Full typescript (3 volumes) of his memoir, 'Memories of a wanderer over the face of the earth' are in ARSI (Jesuit Archives), Rome, Italy.

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The Irish Jesuit Archives are open only to bona fide researchers. Access by advance appointment. Further details: [email protected]

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No material may be reproduced without the written permission of the Archivist. Copyright restrictions apply. Photocopying is not available. Digital photography is at the discretion of the Archivist.

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