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This is one of Paul Fenlon’s favorite photos of himself (probably because his glasses are covered). I took this during a snow flurry just outside his turret room on our way back from church.
With Myron Busby’s children. Photo courtesy of Myron Busby.
Family photo dated 1933 or 1934. Paul Fenlon with his sister Mercedes and his niece Betty as a small child.
The ‘sheet room’ or vestibule with the door to the ‘biffy’ straight ahead. Described on pp. 7-8 of Old Notre Dame.
Entrance to Paul Fenlon’s room, 141 Sorin Hall. On the right is the dresser and on the left the room divider. This view is the first thing I saw on my initial visit (Old Notre Dame, p. 8).
Paul Fenlon typing his correspondence (Old Notre Dame, pp. 31-32).
The first letter Paul Fenlon ever sent me, June 9, 1977 (Old Notre Dame, pp. 75-77).
Paul Fenlon in 141 Sorin with Chet Grant (foreground). I took this photograph while we were chatting before visiting the ‘subway’ downstairs (Old Notre Dame, p. 102).
This photo on the Sorin porch was taken just after our visit with Madame Sorin. She is front row, center, standing next to Paul Fenlon (Old Notre Dame, p. 108).
The Charlie Phillips fireplace in 141 Sorin (Old Notre Dame, p. 9).
Paul Fenlon (left) with Pat Manion (right), just after the dean had finished his story about the ghost of Washington Hall (Old Notre Dame, pp. 142-48).
Paul Fenlon with his cane at our party, seated on the couch next to ‘Big Boy’ (Old Notre Dame, pp. 183-85).
Paul Fenlon’s desk. This is one of the photos taken to be sure everything was put back in place after the renovation to 141 Sorin (Old Notre Dame, pp. 231-32).
The last page of my journal (Old Notre Dame, p. 273).