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Women and Leadership Archives

Mundelein College Digital Collections

Click on any of the digitized collections below and explore the history of Mundelein College through the objects in each collection. To view all the digitized material in a collection and to search within that collection, click the "browse all" button on the top banner.

 Mundelein College Photograph Collection consists of a digitized portion of photos and negatives.
 Mundelein College: The Skyscraper Newspaper Mundelein College published the inaugural issue of its student newspaper The Skyscraper on January 30, 1931. The Skyscraper informed the Mundelein community about local and national events as well as "all the news, views, rumor, and humor of the students of Mundelein College." The newspaper was an entirely student-run operation and continued to be published until May 1969.
 Mundelein College Class Photos consist of class photos taken each year of Mundelein graduates from 1932–1993
 Mundelein College Yearbooks include all eight of the yearbooks produced over the life span of the college. The years covered are 1931, 1932, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1972, and 1985.
 Mundelein College Founding, 1929–1931 consists of 64 items, spanning from the groundbreaking for the school's Skyscraper building in 1929 to its dedication in 1931. The Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (BVMs) founded Mundelein College in answer to Cardinal George Mundelein's call for a Catholic college for women in Chicago. The college opened its doors to its first students in 1930 as the world's first self-contained skyscraper college for women.