San Francisco College for Women (Lone Mountain): Library

San Francisco College for Women (Lone Mountain): Library: This postcard shows the interior of the College’s library. Reverend Mother Rosalie Hill agreed to make building the library a priority at the request of Monsignor Joseph M. Gleason. He required the library building as a condition in donating his valuable rare book collection to the College.  …


Prayer to St. Scholastica

“Prayer to St. Scholastica,” Calligraphy and illustration by Mother Elizabeth Strange for Sister Mary Scholastica Murto: Mother Elizabeth Strange was one of the original seven Sisters of Mercy to arrive in the United States in 1843. This holy card was created between 1879 and 1900.

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