The Women and Leadership Archives (WLA) collects, preserves, and makes available permanently valuable records of women and women's organizations, which document women's lives, roles, and contributions.
Visit our Manuscript Collections page to explore new preliminary finding aids. We are regularly adding more information on our unprocessed collections to help with your research!VIEW
Summer 2021 WLA Update
WLA staff will continue to be onsite as needed to fulfill digitization and remote research requests. The WLA may accept donated materials and collections with the Director’s approval. Please contact email@example.com for additional information.
Emily Reiher, Certified Archivist and WLA Director, gave a brief presentation via Zoom on Using the Women and Leadership Archives Online on February 18, 2021. If you missed the event, you can still watch the presentation.VIEW
On August 21, 2020, Sister Jean celebrated her 101st birthday! Before the world fell in love with her, we knew Sister Jean (Jean Dolores Schmidt, BVM) from her long career at Mundelein College.LEARN MORE
Created to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Loyola’s founding, the “Loyola at 150: Student Life Timeline” project is a digital project consisting of timelines drawing together significant world, Chicago, institutional and student events characterizing each decade in Loyola’s history since 1870. The timeline also includes Mundelein College student experiences! Head over to the website to uncover these stories!VIEW