San Francisco College for Women (Lone Mountain): Rare Book Room: This postcard pictures an interior view of the College library’s rare book room. Excerpt from the message: “This gives a good idea of the cases Reverend Mother designed and had made for housing our rare manuscripts. We have six of them. The carved wood doors …
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. …
Sister Mary Amatora, O.S.F.*: Portrait of Sister Mary Amatora, O.S.F, circa 1960. *O.S.F. = Franciscan Sisters
Sr. Mary Jean Dorcy, O.P.: Sr. Mary Jean Dorcy, O.P., an artist who worked with cut paper, shares artwork with children, circa 1960.
Sisters of St. Dominic 1989-1994: Statement of Sister Rose.
Sister Rose at United Jewish Federation events, #13.
Ursuline nuns entering Leland Castle convent.
“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.
Novices Studying: Photograph (9.25 x 7). During their “Canonical Year,” novices intently study vows and the Rule of the Sisters of Mercy.