University of Minnesota

Fox, Rev. Paul J., Papers

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Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Fox, Paul, b. 1874
Dates: 1890-1961
Abstract: Papers (1890-1961) of the Rev. Paul J. Fox (1874-1961), a Polish American Presbyterian minister, author, and social worker, pertain to his activities in the United States and Poland. Also included are a photograph of Fox, journal articles, and information pertaining to summer camps and classes for children of immigrants.
Quantity: 20 linear ft.
Language: In English and Polish.
Collection ID: IHRC743

HISTORICAL SKETCH

The Rev. Paul J. Fox (1874-1961) was born in Kojkowice, Poland, and came to America in 1896. He was naturalized in 1904 and married in 1908. Rev. Fox was educated at Western Reserve University, Oberlin Theological Seminary, and Johns Hopkins University. He served as pastor of various Polish Presbyterian churches in Ohio, Maryland, New Jersey, and Illinois. Fox was editor of the Polish magazine Advance, and author of The Poles in America and The Polish National Catholic Church. He also was associated as a social worker with St. Paul's Polish Presbyterian Church (Baltimore, Maryland) and the Laird Community House in Chicago, Illinois.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Fox, Rev. Paul J. collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Fox, Rev. Paul J. collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Fox, Rev. Paul J. Papers, Polish American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Polish Americans--History.
Children of immigrants--Education.
Camps.
Presbyterian Church--Clergy.
Polish American authors.

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