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Association of the Monasteries of Nuns of the Order of Preachers in North America Records

 Record Group
Identifier: DUMC-C-012
Scope and Contents

The collection is comprised of eight series. It chronicles the transition of the Conference to the Association, and contains governance materials, financial documents, correspondence, event ephemera, publications, and photographs. The Association records also include documents regarding the writing and publication of the Association's 800th anniversary book, Vocation in Black and White: Dominican Contemplative Nuns Tell How God Called Them.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1971, 1992, 2000 - Present

Brother Ignatius Perkins, OP Papers

Identifier: DUMC-MS-008
Content Description The collection houses material from Brother Ignatius Perkins’ academic and professional career. Material includes publications (articles, journals, book reviews), presentations (conferences, academic ceremonies, special events), and associated materials (presentation slides and notes, correspondences, pamphlets) dating from 1969-2021. Brother Perkins took a broad view of the problems of the public health system and its impact on individuals and communities. As an administrator...
Dates: 1969-2021; Majority of material found within Bulk 2000-2019

Collaborative Dominican Novitiate Records

 Record Group
Identifier: DUMC-C-010
Content Description The Collaborative Dominican Novitiate Papers contains documents gathered from the founding and management of the Collaborative Dominican Novitiate. These documents include correspondence in the form of letters, memos, and emails between participating congregations and the directors of the Novitiate, from Rome, the Advisory Council and Governing Board, and personal correspondence between sisters; newsletters; budgeting information and financial items; information gathered while trying to fill...
Dates: 1986-present.

Conference of Nuns of the Order of Preachers of the United States of America, Inc. Records

 Record Group
Identifier: DUMC-C-009
Content Description

The Conference of Nuns collection is divided up into a twenty-six series and numerous subseries. The collection spans the years 1962 to 2006, with the bulk of the material being correspondence from c. 1980 to 2005, and publications, from 1980 to 2006. The collection also includes published works, reports, video tapes, audio cassettes, pictures, and digital files.

Dates: 1962 to 2006.; Majority of material found within Correspondence dates 1980-2005.; Majority of material found within Publication dates 1980-2006.

The Dominican Alliance Records

Identifier: DUMC-C-003
Content Description Originally maintained by the Dominican Alliance administration and then organized by four McGreal Center interns (Jane Bessette, Rick Rybak, Justine Wagner-Mackow, and Brandon Wuske), this collection ought to be viewed as two hemispheres of the Alliance globe. One half concerns the administrative and operational details, beginning with a history of the Alliance and the developments led by the Executive Committee, continuing with personnel and membership data and profiles and ending with...
Dates: 1995 - 2008

Dominican Institute for the Arts Records

Identifier: DUMC-C-013
Scope and Contents This collection contains physical and digital documents from the Dominican Institute of the Arts. The collection of 2.09 linear feet (5 boxes) includes administrative material (such as policies and guidelines, annual reports, board updates etc.), publications (many of which are the DIA Newsletters), gatherings, (annual get togethers in various states occupied by Dominican Sisters who are members of the DIA), membership (members of the DIA throughout its existence) and award recipients...
Dates: 1997 - present.

Dominican Sisters Conference Records

Identifier: DUMC-C-016

Dominican Volunteers USA (DVUSA) Records

Identifier: DUMC-C-005
Content Description The Dominican Volunteers USA (DVUSA) Papers collection contains documents related to the establishment and administration of the Dominican Volunteers USA organization. This collection includes a variety of documents, such as articles of incorporation, by-laws, minutes, agendas, correspondence, financial records, and orientation and retreated materials. All materials are housed in letter sized archival boxes and acid free folders, with photographs placed in plastic sleeves fro preservation...
Dates: 1997 - 2009; Record Keeping: Majority of material found in Records and materials must be checked every 3 years.

Federation of Dominican Sisters USA Records

 Record Group
Identifier: DUMC-C-008
Content Description This collection contains institutional material from the Dominican Federation. Originally, this collection existed as a group of binders in several bankers’ boxes. The binders had no specific order, so one had to be created for them. The materials within each binder were kept to their original order. All of the photographs in this collection have been re-housed together in their own series, and labeled what meeting they are from and who is in the picture. The scrapbook had to be...
Dates: 1995 - 2010

Fr. Norbert F. Georges Collection

Identifier: DUMC-MS-001
Content Description File folder 2 includes an original letter written by Fr. Norbert Georges to Sister M. Generosa, B.V.M., his sister. The rest are copies. Scope and Contents This collection deals with the personal papers of Fr. Norbert Georges, O.P. The collection is .5 linear ft, and includes biographical material, correspondence, newsletters, publications, photographs, and ephemera. The file folder 2 includes an original letter written by Fr. Norbert...
Dates: The date range is 1921, 1923-1925, 1949, 1952, 1955, 1958-1959, 2000, 2008.

Free 'Em All Radio collection

Identifier: CFHJ2021.07.12
Dates: 2016-2023

In Our Keeping: Dominican Archivists and Historians Conference Records

Identifier: DUMC-C-004
Scope and Contents The collection, from Series I through Series VII, contains materials collected by Sister Nona McGreal. This includes notes from planning meetings, tentative schedules, correspondence and materials that were saved from the various conferences themselves. The series are arranged on the order of the conferences. These materials were in no discernable order and were organized in this manner for ease of reference. This portion of the collection does not contain many of the detailed materials...
Dates: 1983-01-01 - 2012-06-18

Las Casas: Dominicans in Ministry with Native Americans, Inc. Records

 Record Group
Identifier: DUMC-C-011
Scope and Contents Before arriving at the McGreal Center in 2012, the records of the Las Casas Collection had been scattered around the United States with no organizational cohesion. With elements from New York, Oklahoma, and the current Las Casas headquarters in Illinois and Wisconsin, the records were sent to the McGreal Center already partially organized into boxes based on their content and chronology. Processed by Chad Comello (with assistance from Samantha Dedic), the collection was reorganized to its...
Dates: 1977 - 2016

Mary Florence O'Shea Papers

Identifier: A10049
Scope and Contents The Mary Florence O'Shea Papers contain materials from four generations of her family, including items from the O'Sheas, the Stokes and the Maleys. Neither Mary Florence nor Mary Jane had children, and these papers represent the end of their familial line. The bulk of the materials come from Mary Florence's own activities, and is grouped according to each significant milestone as she accounted for them. There are hundreds of family photos, much ephemera related to her travels and...
Dates: 1864 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1997

Mater Ecclesia Institute Records

 Record Group
Identifier: DUMC-C-014
Scope and Contents This collection contains primary correspondence and documents relating to the development of the Mater Ecclesia Institute as well as the pertaining to the everyday operations of the Institute, including financial documents, retreat and program flyers, and facilities analyses. Also included are extensive meeting minutes and agendas of the Mater Ecclesia Advisory Committee and Board of Trustees. These are mostly arranged chronologically.Other materials include correspondence and...
Dates: 1989 - 2002

North American Dominican Promoters of Justice, Peace and Care of Creation Records

Identifier: DUMC-C-007
Content Description Collection contains documents related to the time before and during Sr. Durstyne Farnan’s tenure as Co-Promoter of the organization. There is a variety of materials in the collection, including minutes, agendas, newspaper articles, correspondence, and photographs documenting the organization’s activities and efforts to fulfill its mission and goals. All materials are housed in letter-sized archival boxes and acid-free folders, with photographs and newspapers placed in plastic sleeves for...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1995 - 2011

Parable Conference for Dominican Life and Mission Records

Identifier: DUMC-C-001
Scope and Contents The Parable collection was kept as close as possible to original order set up by the most recent Executive Director, Sr. Connie Schoen. In Series I, the "history" folders are labeled by year as designated by the creator of the records. They contain a variety of information from that year including program brochures, correspondence, minutes and agendas. Detailed item-level inventories are placed in the front of each corresponding box. There are also two itemized inventories of...
Dates: Existence: 1975-01-01 - 2009-12-31

Personal & Professional Papers - Sister Gregory Duffy, O.P.

Identifier: None/12345
Scope and Contents


Dates: 1933 - 2009, n.d.

Project OPUS Records

Identifier: DUMC-C-002
Content Description The Project OPUS Collection incorporates its organizational papers: the history of the project, annual reports, Dominican Leadership Conference-related materials, OPUS committee records, correspondence, staff biographies, conference material, research material, publication information, financial records, photographs, and books. Box 14, a legal size box, contains oversized items. Items from series 7 were moved to this box. A note was made of this move in the series’ folder...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1982 - 2008

Richard J. Carbray Vatican II Papers

Identifier: DUMC-MS-004
Content Description The Richard J. Carbray Vatican II Collection contains internal documents from Vatican II. These documents include press releases, speeches or essays presented, summaries of issues under discussion, and news releases from an outside news organization. Most of the documents are written in either English or French.The collection is divided into five main series based on the organization that produced the document and sixth series of general materials. The items are arranged in...
Dates: 1964 - 1965

S. Thomasine Bugala's Publications

Identifier: DUMC-MS-005
Scope and Contents

This collection primarily consists of S. Thomasine Bugala’s textbooks written for Sisters teaching English to Japanese students. It also contains her obituary – detailing her works in life – and her letterhead.

Dates: 1975 - 2010

Sister Marie Flaherty, OP Papers

Identifier: DUMC-MS-006
Content Description

The collection contains a transcript and grant proposals for the Young Indian People’s Extended Education program, as wells as the Young Indian People’s Extended Education program’s weekly newspaper, “The Yipee Times”, and photographs. The materials in the collection are representative of Sister Marie Flaherty’s work with the Indians of northwest Oklahoma. The materials in the collection cover the period from 1982-1985.

Dates: 1982 - 1985

Sr. Loretta Petit, OP, Friar in the Wilderness: Edward Dominic Fenwick Collection

Identifier: DUMC-MS-003
Content Description The Friar in the Wilderness Collection contains research materials compiled by Sr. Loretta Petit while writing the book. Most of the materials are her handwritten notes and research on Fr. Edward Fenwick and the time period in which he lived and worked. There are also pictures and prints of locations and buildings relevant to the story of Fr. Fenwick. With the exception of two folders, all materials are in letter-sized archival boxes. The oversized materials from Series II and VI were...
Dates: 1768 - 1998

Sr. Mary Guadalupe OP, Dominican Mission Sisters Papers

Identifier: DUMC-MS-011
Content Description The collection houses materials from Sister Mary Guadalupe's trip to Peru in South America. Materials include a scrapbook, newsletters, correspondences, a short memoir, and photographs dating from 1960 to 2003. There are four Veritas newsletters written by the Dominican Mission Sisters spanning from 1960 to 1963. The memoir was written by Sister Anton Plass, OP in July of 2003. Scrapbook is dated from approximately 1963-1971, and includes photographs from Sr. Guadalupe's travels around Peru....
Dates: 1960 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1964

The Louis A. Lerner Papers

Identifier: 8010 2009/50

Papers of Louis A. Lerner, American newspaper editor and publisher of Lerner Newspapers; Chicago Public Library director, vice president and chairman; United States Ambassador to Norway; Illinois Advisory Committee on the State Library member. Incoming and outgoing correspondence; personal notes; meeting/hearing materials; building ideas/blueprints, subject files and reports.

Dates: 1967 - 1976