Loyola University Chicago

Women and Leadership Archives

Manuscript Collections

Personal Papers, A–Z


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Adorjan, Carol
Author
Papers: 8 linear ft.
For more information, contact the WLA at wlarchives@luc.edu.
Athans, Christine, BVM [1932-2019]
Adjunct Professor, Loyola University Chicago
Papers: 1 linear ft.
For more information, contact the WLA at wlarchives@luc.edu.
Baron, Enid
Writer, Poet, Mundelein College Director of Counseling and Home Economics instructor
Papers: 1.5 linear ft.
For more information, contact the WLA at wlarchives@luc.edu.
Beane, Marjorie L. [1946- ]
Educator, Former woman religious, Mallinckrodt College President, Loyola University Chicago administrator
Papers: 1 linear ft., 1954-1993
Belmonte, Frances (Fran)
Loyola University Chicago faculty, Feminist theologian
Papers: 1 linear ft.
For more information, contact the WLA at wlarchives@luc.edu.
Blades, Barbara [1938- ]
Artist, Artemisia Gallery member
Papers: 0.25 linear ft., 1976–2004
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Boylan, Anne [1947- ]
Historian, Women's history
Mundelein College, Class of 1968; Immaculata High School, 1964
Papers: 2 linear ft., 1962–1969, additional unprocessed
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Braun, Carol Moseley [1947- ]
First African-American woman U.S. Senator; First woman U.S. Senator from Illinois; U.S. Ambassador
Papers: ~60 linear ft.
For more information, contact the WLA at wlarchives@luc.edu.  
Broderick, Virginia [1917–2004]
Artist specializing in religious subjects
Mundelein College, Class of 1939
Papers: 18 linear ft., 1901–2004
See Also: Virginia Broderick Digital Collection
Brown, Helen Sauer [1923–2016]
Peace and feminist activist, Educator, Pastoral minister, Entrepreneur
Mundelein College, Class of 1944, MA 1970
Papers: 0.5 linear ft., 1944–1998
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Burger, Mary Louise Hirsh [1932–2018]
Early-childhood education expert, Professor
Mundelein College, Class of 1954
Papers: 9 linear ft., 1958–1999
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Carr, Anne E., BVM [1934–2008]
Theologian, Professor, Mundelein College faculty, Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Mundelein College, Class of 1956,
Papers: 3.25 linear ft., 1964–2007
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Chaplik, Dorothy [1922- ]
Art historian, Writer (Topic: Jesse Jackson)
Mundelein College, Class of 1973
Papers: 0.25 linear ft., 1984-2005
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Cianci, Beth Brinkman [1954- ]
HERA member, Women's rights advocate
Papers: 0.125 linear ft., 1980-1983
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Ciral, Diane [1934- ]
Activist, Friends of the Parks, Sister Cities International
Papers: 4 linear ft., 1898, 1967–2012, additional unprocessed
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Ciurej, Barbara [1956- ] and Lindsay Lochman [1952- ]
Artists, Photography, Artemisia Gallery members (Ciurej former President)
Papers: 1.75 linear ft., 1980–2010, additional unprocessed
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Clay, Karen Elise
Adult educator; Founder, Creative Learning Associates
Mundelein College, Class of 1983, MS 1989
Papers: 0.25 linear ft.
For more information, contact the WLA at wlarchives@luc.edu.
Cooney, Miriam P., CSC [1925- ]
Math professor, Researcher (Topic: Women religious in mathematics), Sisters of the Holy Cross
Papers: 0.5 linear ft., 1955–2011
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Cooper, Barbara [1949- ]
Artist, Artemisia Gallery member
Papers: 3.5 linear ft., 1967–2012
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Corcoran, Irma, BVM [1905–2000]
Professor, Writer, Mundelein College faculty, Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Papers: 6 linear ft., 1876–2001
See also: Mundelein College Oral History Project
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Credidio, Ann, BVM
Founder of Damien House, Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Papers: 0.25 linear ft., 1989–2005
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Croteau, Mary Ellen [1950-2019]
Artist, Art on Armitage director, Artemisia Gallery member, SisterSerpents member
Papers: 1.75 linear ft., 1963–2011
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Crowley, Joan Frances, BVM [1919–2009]
History professor, Mundelein College faculty, Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Papers: 0.25 linear ft., 1967–1996
See also: Mundelein College Oral History Project 
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Crowley, Patricia Ann, OSB [1939– ]
Human rights activist, Howard Area Community Center, Chicago Continuum of Care, Benedictine Sisters of Chicago
Papers: 14.5 linear ft., 1937–2007, additional unprocessed
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Crowley, Patricia (Patty) Caron [1913–2005]
Human rights activist, Co-founder of the Christian Family Movement and Deborah's Place
Papers: 40 linear ft., 1911–2006, additional unprocessed
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Curran, Mary Agnes, OSF [1931–2002]
Social justice activist, South American missionary, Bernardine Franciscan Sisters
Papers: 1 linear ft., 1966–2002
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DeCock, Mary, BVM [1923–2010]
Religious Studies, Professor, Administrator, Mundelein College faculty; Loyola University Chicago faculty, Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Papers: 2.5 linear ft., 1932–2005
See also: Mundelein College Oral History Project
Dear, Ruth [1914-2017]
Writer, Peace activist, Gray Panther
Papers: 8.5 linear ft.
For more information, contact the WLA at wlarchives@luc.edu.
Dolan, Eleanor Frances [1907–1987]
AAUW and federal government specialist on higher education for women
Papers: 36 linear ft., 1912–1993
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Eldred, Marilou Denbo [1940– ]
College president and administrator, Catholic Community Foundation President, former woman religious
Mundelein College, Class of 1963
Papers: 1.5 linear ft., 1997-2004
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Farrell, Carolyn, BVM [1934–2020]
Gannon Center for Women and Leadership Director, Mundelein College President, Politician, Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Papers: 13 linear ft., 1942–2006, additional unprocessed
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Ferentz, Nicole
Artist, Loyola University Chicago faculty
Papers: 1 linear ft., 2003
For more information, contact the WLA at wlarchives@luc.edu.
Feuer, Michelle (Fire) [1951- ]
Artist, Business owner, LGBTQ activist
Papers: 0.5 linear ft., 1973-2016
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Fortner, Joan Heath [1932– ]
Artist, Fashion designer
Mundelein College, Class of 1954
Papers: 1.5 linear ft., 1948–1981
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Frisbie, Margery Rowbottom
Writer, Mundelein College Public Relations Director
Mundelein College, Class of 1944
Papers: 1.0 linear ft., 1945–1997, additional unprocessed
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Fritz, Jean
Juror on Chicago 7 Trial, Homemaker
Papers: 5 linear ft.
For more information, contact the WLA at wlarchives@luc.edu.
Gallagher, Blanche Marie, BVM [1922–2010]
Artist, Professor, Mundelein College faculty, Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Mundelein College, Class of 1944
Papers: 1.5 linear ft., 1958-2009, additional unprocessed
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Goldboss, Ruth L. Weisman [1923-2015]
Leader in the dialogue between the Catholic and Jewish traditions
Mundelein College, Class of 1944
Papers: 0.25 linear ft, 1961–2004
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Golden, Corinne (Renny) [1937– ]
Poet, Professor, Educator, Social justice activist
Papers: 4.5 linear ft., 1969–2003, additional unprocessed
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Gordon, Eleanor Risteen [1935–1994]
Educator, Academic (English), writer, poet
Papers: 8.5 linear ft., 1924-1996
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Gorman, Geraldine
Nurse, Visiting Nurses Association
Papers: 0.5 linear ft., 1919–2001
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Griffin, Mary [1916–1998]
Writer, Professor, Feminist and Civil Rights activist, Mundelein College faculty
Mundelin College, Class of 1939, MA 1947
Papers: 6.25 linear ft., 1920–1998
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‌Haley, Mary Patricia (Pat), BVM [1933–2015]
Educator, Professor, Dean, Mundelein College faculty, Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Papers: 0.5 linear ft., 1973–1994
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Halperin, Grace Eldridge, 1914–2001
Rights activist, Member of OWL, Equity NOW, Writer
Papers: 0.25 linear ft., 1914–2001
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Haney, Mary P. [1926– ]
Consultant on international and domestic women's issues, Writer
Papers: 14.5 linear ft., 1969-2003
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Hanmer, Karen
Artist, Artemisia Gallery member
Papers: 0.25 linear ft., 1997–2010
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Harley, Frances M. Mikkelson [1914–2005]
Composer, Choral director, Co-founder of the TRI-M music Honor Society
Mundelein College, Class of 1936
Papers: 0.5 linear ft., 1931–1996
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Harmel, Carole
Artist, Photographer, Harry S. Truman College faculty, Founding member of Artemisia Gallery
Papers: 0.25 linear ft., 1969–2011
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Harrington, Ann, BVM
Mundelein College faculty, Loyola University Chicago faculty
Mundelein College, Class of 1962
Papers: 1 linear ft.
For more information, contact the WLA at wlarchives@luc.edu.
Hayes, Alice Bourke [1937– ]
Botanist, University president and administrator
Mundelein College, Class of 1959
Papers: 10.5 linear ft., 1959–2006, additional unprocessed
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Hessley, Agatha Rossetti [1906–1994]
Homemaker
Papers: 1.5 linear ft., 1970–1993
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Hoffelder, Margaret, SSJ [1931–2010]
Educator (Music and Religion), Former Director of Sophia's Portico, Sisters of St. Joseph
Papers: 0.75 linear ft., 1960–2010
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Hoope, Mary Anne, BVM [1942– ]
Professor, Missionary, Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Papers: 1 linear ft., 1959–2011
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Hoy, Suellen [1942– ]
Historian, Professor, Scholarship (Catholicism, Chicago, and Irish-American History)
Papers: 24 linear ft., 1810–2013, additional unprocessed
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Isasi-Diaz, Ada Maria [1943–2012]
Theologian, Professor, Activist, Scholarship (Feminist Theology), Social Ethics
Papers: 4.25 linear ft., 1974–2005
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Jegen, Carol Frances, BVM [1925– ]
Professor, Theologian, United Farm Worker's Movement activist, Coordinator of Mundelein College Hispanic Institute, Mundelein College faculty and administrator, Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Papers: 10 linear ft.; 1958–2014, additional unprocessed
Kennedy, Lucy. Photograph Collection
Photographer, Gannon Center for Women and Leadership Event Photographer
Papers: 2.5 linear ft., 1992–2008
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Kiosse, Connie
Feminist Voices newspaper founder, author, educator
Papers: 2 linear ft., 1970–2001
See Also: Connie Kiosse Digital Collection
Kochanski, Pauline
Feminist activist, photographer
Papers: 0.5 linear ft., 1963-1990, additional unprocessed
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Kolbenschlag, Madonna, H.M. [1935–2000]
Professor, Author, Clinical Psychologist, Feminist activist, Sisters of the Humility of Mary
Papers: 33.5 linear ft., 1957–1999
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Kramer, Linda Lewis [1937- ]
Artist, Artemisia Gallery member
Papers: 0.25 linear ft., 1987–2010
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Krantz, Claire Wolf
Artist, Critic, Curator
Papers: 2 linear ft.
For more information, contact the WLA at wlarchives@luc.edu.
Kucera, Kathryn [1930– ]
Artist, Artemisia Gallery member
Papers: 1.1 linear ft., 1950–2011
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Kulczycki, Regina Bowgierd [1942-2019]
Psychiatrist; Named scholarship, Polish Studies Program, Loyola University Chicago
Papers: 0.5 linear ft.
For more information, contact the WLA at wlarchives@luc.edu.
Kutchera, Barbara, BVM [1935–2003]
Educator, Activist, Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Papers: 2 linear ft., 1967–2003
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Langdon, Mary Margaret (Megs) Mitchell [1918–1993]
Community Programs Director, Loyola University Chicago
Mundelein College, Class of 1940
Papers: 3.75 linear ft. 1966–1997
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Lantermann, Margaret
Artist, Artemisia Gallery member
Papers: <0.25 linear ft., 1991–2002
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Leppke, Gretchen [1927–2019]
President, Lutheran Women's Caucus; Co-founder, Women of Faith Resource Center; Co-founder, Women, Ministry and the City
Papers: 2.75 linear ft., 1972–2004
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Lopata, Helena Znaniecka [1925–2003]
Sociologist, Professor
Papers: 23 linear ft., 1870–2005
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Lulkin, Sheli A. [-2016]
Union activist, Chicago Teacher's Union and the Coalition of Labor Union Women, Feminist activist
Papers: 4 linear ft., 1859, 1972–2008, additional unprocessed
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Malagrino, Silvia
Artist, Documentarian, Artemisia Gallery member
Papers: 0.25 linear ft., 1985–2011
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Martin, Imogene & Ruby  
Cousins who served overseas as nurses in the U.S. Army during WWII
Papers: 2 linear ft.
For more information, contact the WLA at wlarchives@luc.edu.
McCambridge, Mercedes [1916–2004]
Oscar and Golden Globe winning actress and radio performer
Mundelein College, Class of 1937
Papers: 3 linear ft., 1935-2004
McHugh, Catherine (Katie), BVM [1925-2014]
Equitable housing advocate, Elder issues advocate, Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Papers: 1.5 linear ft., 1974–2009
McHugh, BVM, Catherine
McMahon, Margot
Artist (Sculptor)
Papers: 1 linear ft., 1983–2004, additional unprocessed
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Miroglotta, Halle
The Postcard Project, Loyola University Chicago alumna
Papers: 0.1 linear ft.
For more information, contact the WLA at wlarchives@luc.edu.
Moses, Jacqueline
Artist, Artemisia Gallery member
Papers: 0.25 linear ft., 1988–2011
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Moylan, Prudence Ann [1939- ]
Historian, Professor, Feminist and social justice activist, Mundelein College faculty
Mundelein College, Class of 1963
Papers: 3.5 linear ft., 1958–2002, additional unprocessed
See also: Mundelein College Oral History Project
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Muschal-Reinhardt, Rosalie [1933–2013]
Educator, Catholic activist
Papers: 3.25 linear ft., 1949–2006
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Nolan, Janet A. [1946– ]
Historian, Professor, Irish Emigration, Women, Oral History
Papers: 7 linear ft., 1969–2008
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Obermeyer, Lindsay [1966– ]
Artist, Educator, Artemisia Gallery member
Papers: 0.5 linear ft., 1989–2010
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Pappas, Maria [1949- ]
Cook County Treasurer, Doctorate from Loyola University Chicago
Papers: 67 linear ft.
For more information, contact the WLA at wlarchives@luc.edu.
Patricca, Nicholas [1941- ]
Playwright, Theologian, Professor, Mundelein College faculty
Papers: 7 linear ft., 1960–2012, additional unprocessed
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Patrick, Anne E. SNJM [1941-2016]
Feminist Theologian, Carleton College Professor Emeritus, Sisters of the Holy Name of Jesus and Mary
Papers: 2.5 linear ft., 1969–2015, additional unprocessed
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Petrides, Olivia
Artist; former member, Artemisia
Papers: 0.5 linear ft., 1988–2010
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Pinney, Melissa Ann [1951- ]
Artist, Artemisia Gallery member
Papers: 1.25 linear ft., 1975-2015
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Plotkin, Nancy [1932–2013]
Artist; former member, Artemisia
Papers: 0.25 linear ft., 1984–2005
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Poe, Joy
Artist, Founder of Artemisia Gallery
Papers: 1 linear ft., 2011, additional unprocessed
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Polos, Patricia F. [1922–2003]
ERA activist, Mental health reform, Senior rights, OWL member
Papers: 0.25 linear ft., 1964–2003
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Quinn, Donna, O.P. [1937- ]
Co-Founder and Director of Chicago Catholic Women, Co-Founder of Women's Church Convergence, Educator, Feminist activist, Dominicans Order of the Religious
Papers: 12 linear ft., 1975–2009, additional unprocessed
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Ramirez-Odell, Helen
Labor leader, Chicago Public School nurse, Activist, Loyola alumna (School of Nursing)
Papers: 7 linear ft., 1949-2013
For more information, contact the WLA at wlarchives@luc.edu.
‌Roach, Margaret (Peggy) [1927–2006]
Civil rights and feminist activist, National Catholic Conference for Interracial Justice board member,
Mundelein College, Class of 1949
Papers: 42 linear ft., 1927–2006
See Also: Peggy Roach Digital Collection
Roberts, Bari-Ellen [1952- ]
Roberts vs. Texaco initiator and lead plaintiff, Writer, Businesswoman
Mundelein College, Class of 1978
Papers: 10 linear ft., 1975–2002
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Ronen, Carol [1945- ]
Former Illinois State Senator and Illinois State Legislator, 48th Ward Democratic Party Committeewoman
Papers: 2 linear ft., 1952–2009, additional unprocessed
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Ross, Susan
Theologian, Professor, Specialist in Systemic, Feminist, Sacramental Theology
Papers: 0.25 linear ft., 1976–2006, additional unprocessed
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Ryan, Eileen [1957- ]
Artist, Artemisia Gallery member
Papers: 0.25 linear ft., 1991–1997
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Ryan, Orletta [d. 2008]
Author on race and education in New York
Mundelein College alumna
Papers: 0.25 linear ft., 1963–1967, 2008
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Schechter, Ruth Lisa [1917-1989]
Poe, Mundelein College Poet-in-Residence, Poetry therapist
Papers: 2 linear ft., 1964–1986
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Schmidt, Jean Dolores, BVM [1919- ]
Educator, Mundelein College faculty and administrator, Loyola University Chicago Men’s Basketball chaplain, “Sister Jean”, Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Papers: 0.25 linear ft. 1960–2006, additional unprocessed
See also: Mundelein College Oral History Project
Schultz, Rima Lunin [1943- ]
Author
Papers: 13 linear ft.
For more information, contact the WLA at wlarchives@luc.edu.
Sensemann, Susan [1949- ]
Artist, University of Illinois at Chicago Professor Emerita in the School of Art and Design
Papers: 5.5 linear ft., 1969–2011
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Shaffer, Fern [1944- ]
Artist, Artemisia Gallery member
Papers: 2 linear ft., 1982–2005, additional unprocessed
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Simpson, Diane [1935- ]
Artist (mixed media)
Papers: 0.25 linear ft., 1978–2012
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Smith, Mary Ann
Chicago's 48th Ward Alderman from 1989 to 2007, Human rights advocate
Papers: 59.5 linear ft., 1974–2011, additional unprocessed
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Stewart, Elizabeth-Anne
Author, Life coach, Spiritual director, English Professor
Papers: 4 linear ft.
For more information, contact the WLA at wlarchives@luc.edu.
Stone, Michelle [1951- ]
Artist, Artemisia Gallery member
Papers: 0.5 linear ft., 1979–2011
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Stonum, Anna [1958–1999]
Disability rights activist; Writer; Artist; Co-founder of the Chicago Chapter of Americans Disabled for Attendant Program Today (ADAPT)
Papers: 0.5 linear ft., 1958–1999
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Sullivan, Catherine (Kay) Heerey [1917-2006]
Mundelein College, Class of 1938
Papers: 0.5 linear ft., 1955–1998
See also: Mundelein College Oral History Project
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Taddeo, Angelina (Angie) [1928- ]
Educator, Homemaker, Music
Mundelein College, Class of 1950
Papers: 1 linear ft., 1946-1951, additional unprocessed
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‌Taft, Katherine DeLage [1917-2011]
Chemist, Educator
Mundelein College, Class of 1938
Papers: 4 linear ft., 1923–2009
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Taylor, Patricia
OWL, aging issues, North Shore Senior Center
Papers: 4 linear ft.
For more information, contact the WLA at wlarchives@luc.edu.
Thornton, Margaret, BVM [1910-1989]
Educator, Latin American/Catholic Church history (Brazil), Mundelein College faculty, Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Papers: 0.5 linear ft., 1905–1933
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Tobin, Mary
Artist, Artemisia Gallery member
Papers: 0.25 linear ft., 1998–2006
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Tuite, Marjorie, O.P. [1917-1988]
Feminist and social justice activist, Director of Ecumenical Action for Church Women United, Founder of Women's Coalition to Stop Intervention in Central America, Dominican Sisters of St. Mary of the Springs
Papers: 15.25 linear ft., 1922–1988
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Van Cleve, Barbara [1935- ]
Photographers, Mundelein College faculty
Papers: 0.25 linear ft.
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Van Hyning, Lyrl Clark [1881-1982]
Co-founder of We, the Mothers, Mobilize for America, Inc. and creator of the newsletter, Women's Voice.
Papers: 10 linear ft., 1880–2009, additional unprocessed
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Volini, Marion Jean Kennedy [1934-2018]
Chicago's 48th Ward Alderman, President of Edgewater Community Council
Mundelein College, Class of 1956
Papers: 23.5 linear ft., 1962–1993
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Warren, Maureen
Artist, Artemisia Gallery member
Papers: 0.15 linear ft., 2001–2010
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Watanuki, Kumiko [1932-2013]
Business Consultant, Scholar
Mundelein College Alumna
Papers: 0.5 linear ft., 1990–2005, additional unprocessed
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West, Mollie Leiber [1916-2015]
Labor activist
Mundelein College, Class of 1978
Papers: 24 linear ft., 1976–1998, additional unprocessed
See Also: Women and Labor: The Story of Mollie West Digital Exhibit
Wood, Corinne [1954- ]
Illinois Lieutenant Governor, Loyola University Chicago School of Law alumna
Papers: 50 linear ft.
For more information, contact the WLA at wlarchives@luc.edu.
Zagano, Phyllis [1947- ]
Theologian, Professor, Scholarship in women's ministry in the Catholic Church
Papers: 24.5 linear ft., 1958–2011, additional unprocessed
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Zallman, Toby
Artist, Artemisia Gallery member
Papers: 0.15 linear ft., 1984–2010
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Zears, Edith McCroskey [1890-1993]
Speaker's Institute participant, 1930s
Papers: 0.5 linear ft., 1934–1941
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Organization Records, A–Z


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8th Day Center for Social Justice [1975- ]
Catholic faith-based NGO for social change
Records: 23.5 linear ft., 1968–2011, additional unprocessed
Bookwomen of McHenry County
Women's reading group in McHenry County, IL
Records: 0.25 linear ft., 1989–2012
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Chicago Catholic Women [1973-2000]
Catholic women's rights advocacy group
Records: 27 linear ft., 1973–2008, additional unprocessed
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Chicago Woman's Club [1876-1998]
Progressive reform organization
Records: 9 linear ft., 1877–1998
See Also: Practical Work: Chicago Woman's Club Online Exhibit
Chicago Women-Church [1993- ]
Feminist faith community
Records: 0.5 linear ft., 1993–2003
Church Women United of Illinois [1912- ]
Ecumenical Christian women's group, state level
Records: 14 linear ft., 1912–2009, additional unprocessed
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Church Women United, Elgin Chapter
Ecumenical Christian women's group, chapter level
Records: 5.5 linear ft., 1941-2013
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Church Women United, Elmhurst, Villa Park, and Lombard Chapter [1940- ]
Ecumenical Christian women's group, chapter level
Records: 2.5 linear ft., 1940–2009
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Church Women United Naperville Chapter [1963-2011]
Ecumenical Christian women's group, chapter level
Records: 7.75 linear ft., 1963–2011
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Church Women United Peoria Chapter [1943- ]
Ecumenical Christian women's group, chapter level
Records: 1.5 linear ft,, 1943–2006
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Church Women United Rockford Chapter [1921-2012]
Ecumenical Christian women's group, chapter level
Records: 2 linear ft., 1946–2012
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Church Women United Wilmette Chapter [1946-2007]
Ecumenical Christian women's Group, chapter level
Records: 10 linear ft., 1946–2007
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A College of Their Own (Documentary)
Film (1998) based on the Mundelein College affiliation to Loyola (1991)
Records: 8.25 linear ft., 1986–1998
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Deborah's Place [1984- ]
Shelter and advocacy group for homeless women in Chicago
Records: 44.5 linear ft., 1983–2004, additional unprocessed
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Eleanor Foundation
Boardinghouses for young working women in Chicago
Records: 60 linear ft.
For more information, contact the WLA at wlarchives@luc.edu.
Feminist Forum [1995- ]
Student feminist organization at Loyola University Chicago
Records: 0.5 linear ft., 1995–2002
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FutureChurch
Catholic Church reform organization, Ohio based
Records: 25 linear ft., 1991–2011, additional unprocessed
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Gannon Center for Women and Leadership [1991- ]
Women and leadership center at Loyola University Chicago honoring Ann Ida Gannon, BVM
Records: 31 linear ft., 1971-2007, additional unprocessed
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Gannon Scholars Leadership Program [1984- ]
Leadership scholarship organization at Loyola University Chicago
Records: 5.75 linear ft., 1982–2008
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Hispanic Institute [est. 1976]
Mundelein College Program
Records: 5 linear ft., 1974–2003, additional unprocessed
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History of Women Religious: News
Materials related to the HWR conference and newsletter
Records: 0.25 linear ft., 1988–2005
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Homemakers' Equal Rights Association (HERA) [1971-1987]
Homemakers' and Equal Rights Amendment advocacy group
Records: 2.75 linear ft., 1971–1987, additional unprocessed
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Immaculata High School [1921-1981]
Northeast all-girls Catholic High School
Records: 11 linear ft., 1921–2000
These records are no longer located at the WLA.
Moved to:
Mount Carmel Archives, BVM Center
Dubuque, Iowa
563-588-2351
Jennifer Head, Archivist
archives@bvmcong.org
Institute for Communal Contemplation and Dialogue (ICCD) [2002- ]
Organization that supports people of faith in addressing issues of church and society through a process of contemplation and dialogue
Records: ~10 linear ft.
See also: ICCD website: Archive-It
For more information, contact the WLA at wlarchives@luc.edu.
Legion of Young Polish Women [1939- ]
A Chicago-based non-profit organization focusing on supporting charitable, scientific, educational, and literary causes as well as promoting Polish heritage and culture
Records: 56 linear ft., 1939–2014, additional unprocessed
‌See Also: Legion of Young Polish Women Digital Exhibit (Polish and English versions)
Lost Coin Women's Fund [1992- ]
Charitable organization, Massachusetts Women-Church
Records: 0.25 linear ft., 1992–2011
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Mary's Pence [1986- ]
Catholic women's organization that collects and distributes funds for the self-empowerment of women
Records: 5.5 linear ft., 1985-2005
See also: Mary's Pence website: Archive-It
Massachusetts Women-Church Convergence
State chapter member of the Women-Church Convergence, a Catholic organization committed to egalitarianism in the church.
Records: 6.5 linear ft., 1987–2008, additional unprocessed
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Mundelein College Paper Records
Paper records related to Mundelein College
Records: 157.6 linear ft., 1900–2016, additional unprocessed
Mundelein College Audiovisual Collection
Audiovisual materials related to Mundelein College
Records: 22.5 linear ft., 1950–1997
Mundelein College History Project Records
Materials that comprised the research for the Mundelein Voices monograph
Records: 0.25 linear ft., 1997–2002
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Mundelein College Laboratory Materials
Psychology Department
Records: 2.5 linear ft., 1942–1972
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Mundelein College Oral Histories Records
Records: 2 linear ft., 1993–2003
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Nuevo Mundo [1979- ]
Experimental school in Guayaquil, Ecuador
Records: 2.5 linear ft., 1957–2004
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Organization for the Study of Communication, Language and Gender (OSCLG)
Forum for Interdisciplinary, professional discussion, presentation, and promotion of research in the areas of communication, language, and gender
Records: 14 linear ft., 1943–2009
Finding Aid
Peace Studies
Academic program established at Mundelein College, evolved into minor degree at Loyola University Chicago
Records: 4 linear ft., 1939–2001
Polish Women's Alliance of America [1898- ]
Originally a fraternal society that focused on the needs of women & their families.
Records: 8.5 linear ft., plus bound copies of Głos Polek (Polish Women's Voice), 1898–2006, additional unprocessed
Project I.R.E.N.E. (Illinois Religious Engaging in Nonviolent Endeavors)
Social justice organization promoting the well-being of women and children initiated by the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), Region 8
Records: 18 linear ft., 1990–2012, additional unprocessed
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SisterSerpents
Radical feminist art collective, Chicago
Records: 3 linear ft., 1989–2001, additional unprocessed
Taproots [1978–]
Teen-Age Parents Realizing Ongoing Orientation Toward Success, Organization serving teenage mothers
Records: 1.25 linear ft., 1978–2000
Finding Aid
Theresians of the United States, [1961- ]
Catholic organization open to all women of faith especially in search of religious vocation.
Records: 57 linear ft., 1925–2008, additional unprocessed
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United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) Greater Chicago Chapter [1989-2001]
Women's rights advocacy group
Records: 5 linear ft., 1990–2001
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Ursuline Education Network (UEN)
Organization fosters collaboration among educational institutions sponsored by or affiliated with Ursuline congregations in the U.S. and Canada
Records: 6.5 linear ft.
For more information, contact the WLA at wlarchives@luc.edu.
Visiting Nurses Association North [1897- ]
Organization that provided nursing care in the Evanston, IL
Records: 4.75 linear ft., 1898–1997
Finding Aid
Women Alive! Exhibition Records [2003]
"A Legacy of Social Justice" Chicago Installation
Records: 3.5 linear ft., 1980–2003
Finding Aid
Women and Children First Bookstore, [1978- ]
A Chicago institution and local business; Woman and child centered bookstore
Records: 2.5 linear ft., 1978–2009, additional unprocessed
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Women-Church Convergence [1982- ]
Coalition of autonomous Catholic organizations committed to egalitarian and self-governing participation of women in the Church
Records: 25.25 linear ft., 1979–2008, additional unprocessed
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Women, Ministry and the City [1982- ]
Program to provide women seminarians with the opportunity to work with women already ministering in parishes and congregations
Records: 7 linear ft., 1982–2002
Finding Aid
Women's Center [1989-?]
Loyola University Chicago student group focused on women’s rights and women’s health
Records: 0.5 linear ft.
For more information, contact the WLA at wlarchives@luc.edu.
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
A women's group dedicated to ending war and an ensuing peace
Records: 0.5 linear ft., 1968–1994
Finding Aid
Women's Studies Program [1977- ]
Oldest women's studies program at a Jesuit University or College, Academic program at Loyola University Chicago
Records: 10.75 linear ft., 1977–2009, additional unprocessed
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Women’s World Center  
Originally, Women's Committee for the 1992 Chicago World's Fair
Records: 0.5 linear ft.
For more information, contact the WLA at wlarchives@luc.edu.
WorldWIDE Network [1990– ]
International Environmental Consortium for & by women
Records: 1 linear ft., 1990–1995
Finding Aid
Zonta International Oak Park Chapter
Women's advancement organization
Records: 17 linear ft., 1934–2012, additional unprocessed
Finding Aid

Activism

8th Day Center for Justice
Brown, Helen Sauer
Chicago Catholic Women
Chicago Women-Church
Chicago Women's Club
Ciral, Diane
Crowley, Patricia Caron
Crowley, Patricia Ann, OSB
Curran, Mary Agnes, OSF
Feminist Forum
FutureChurch
Goldboss, Ruth Weisman
Golden, Renny
Griffin, Mary, PhD
Halperin, Grace Eldridge
Haney, Mary P.
Homemakers Equal Rights Association
Jegen, Carol Frances, BVM, PhD
Kochanski, Pauline
Koisse, Connie
Leppke, Gretchen
Lulkin, Sheli
McHugh, Catherine, BVM
Moylan, Prudence Ann, PhD
Muschal-Reinhardt, Rosalie
Polos, Patricia F.
Quinn, Donna, O.P.
Roach, Margaret (Peggy)
Roberts, Bari-Ellen
Stonum, Anna
Tuite, Marjorie, O.P., PhD
Van Hyning, Lryl
West, Mollie Leiber
Women Alive! Exhibition
Women Church-Convergence
Women Church-Convergence, Massachusetts Chapter
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
Zonta International Oak Park

Art, Literature, Theater & Performance

Blades, Barbara
Broderick, Virginia
Chicago Women's Club
Ciurej, Barbara and Lindsay Lochman
Cooper, Barbara
Croteau, Mary Ellen
Dennehey, Pat
Ferentz, Nicole
Fortner, Joan Heath
Gallagher, Blanche Marie, BVM
Gordon, Eleanor Risteen
Hanmer, Karen
Harley, Frances Mikkelson
Harmel, Carole
Kiosse, Connie
Lanterman, Margaret
Lewis Kramer, Linda
Malagrino, Silvia
McCambridge, Mercedes
McMahon, Margot
Moses, Jacqueline
Obermeyer, Lindsay
Patricca, Nicholas
Petrides, Olivia
Plotkin, Nancy
Poe, Joy
Ryan, Eileen
Ryan, Orlette
Sensemann, Susan
Schechter, Ruth Lisa
Shaffer, Fern
Simpson, Diane
Stone, Michelle
Stonum, Anna
Tobin, Mary
Warren, Maureen
Women Alive! Exhibition
Women & Children First Bookstore
Zallman, Toby

Business

Polish Women’s Alliance of America
Women & Children First Bookstore
Zonta International Oak Park

Ecumenical Organizations

Church Women United, National
Church Women United, Illinois State Chapter
Church Women United, Elmhurst, Villa Park, Lombard Chapter
Church Women United, Peoria Chapter
Church Women United, Wilmette Chapter
Theresians of the United States of America

Education

Beane, Marjorie L., PhD
Boylan, Anne, PhD
Burger, Mary Louise Hirsh
Carr, Anne, BVM, PhD
Clay Karen-Elise
Cooney, Miriam P., CSC
Corcoran, Irma, BVM
DeCock, Mary, BVM
Dolan, Eleanor F., PhD
Ferenz, Nicole
Gallagher, Blanche Marie, BVM
Golden, Renny
Gordon, Eleanor Risteen, PhD
Griffin, Mary, PhD
Hayes, Alice Bourke, PhD
Hofferlder, Margaret, SSJ
Hoy, Suellen, PhD
Isasi-Diaz, Ada Maria, PhD
Jegen, Carol Frances, BVM, PhD
Kolbenschlag, Madonna, H.M., PhD
Lopata, Helena Znaniecka, PhD
Moylan, Prudence Ann, PhD
Muschal Reinhart, Rosalie
Nuevo Mundo
Patricca, Nicholas, PhD
Ross, Susan, PhD
Ryan, Orletta
Sensemann, Susan
Taft, Katherine DeLage
Women’s Studies Program of Loyola University Chicago
Zagano, Phyllis, PhD

Health

Chicago Women's Club
Gorman, Geraldine
Halperin, Grace Eldridge
Visiting Nurses Association North (Evanston)

Homemaking

Hessley, Agatha Rossetti
Homemakers Equal Rights Association

International

Golden, Renny
Haney, Mary
Hispanic Institute
Legion of Young Polish Women
Nuevo Mundo
Polish Women's Alliance of America
Tuite, Marjorie, O.P. PhD
United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), Greater Chicago Chapter
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
WorldWIDE Network
Zonta International Oak Park

Mundelein College

Hispanic Institute
Mundelein College Paper Records
Mundelein College AV Collection
Mundelein College History Project
Mundelein College Laboratory Materials
Mundelein College Oral Histories
Peace Studies

Mundelein College Alumnae

Boylan, Anne, PhD
Broderick, Virginia
Brown, Helen Sauer
Burger, Mary Louise Hirsh
Carr, Anne, BVM, PhD
Chaplik Dorothy
Clay Karen-Elise
Eldred, Mary Lou
Fortner, Joan Heath
Frisbie, Margery
Gallagher, Blanche Marie, BVM
Goldboss, Ruth Weisman
Griffin, Mary, PhD
Harley, Frances Mikkelson
Hayes, Alice Bourke, PhD
Langdon, Mary Margaret Mitchell (Megs)
McCambridge, Mercedes
Polos, Patricia F.
Roach, Margaret (Peggy)
Roberts, Bari-Ellen
Ryan, Orletta
Smith, Mary Ann
Sullivan, Catherine
Taft, Katherine DeLage
Volini, Marion Kennedy
Watanuki, Kumiko

Mundelein College Faculty & Administrators

Baron, Enid
Brown, Helen Sauer
Carr, Anne, BVM, PhD
Corcoran, Irma, BVM
Crowley, Joan Frances, BVM
DeCock, Mary, BVM
Eldred, Mary Lou?
Farrell, Carolyn, BVM
Gallagher, Blanche Marie, BVM
Griffin, Mary, PhD
Haley, Mary Patricia (Pat), BVM
Harrington, Ann, BVM
Jegen, Carol Frances, BVM, PhD
Moylan, Prudence Ann, PhD
Patricca, Nicholas, PhD
Schmidt, Jean Dolores, BVM
Thornton, Margaret, BVM, PhD
Van Cleve, Barbara

Politics

Braun, Carol Moseley
Farrell, Carolyn, BVM
Lulkin, Sheli
Pappas, Maria
Ronen, Carol
Smith, Mary Ann
Van Hyning, Lryl
Volini, Marion Kennedy
Wood, Corinne

Science

Cooney, Miriam P., CSC
Hayes, Alice Bourke
Taft, Katherine DeLage 

Shelters & Direct Advocacy

Crowley, Patricia Caron
Crowley, Patricia Ann, OSB
Deborah’s Place
Mary’s Pence
McHugh, Catherine, BVM
Project I.R.E.N.E
Taproots

Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Athans, Christine, BVMCarr, Anne, BVM, PhD
Carr, Anne E., BVM
Corcoran, Irma, BVM
Credidio, Ann, BVM
Crowley, Joan Frances, BVM
DeCock, Mary, BVM
Farrell, Carolyn, BVM
Gallagher, Blanche Marie, BVM
Haley, Mary Patricia (Pat), BVM
Harrington, Ann, BVM
Hoope, Mary Anne, BVM
Jegen, Carol Frances, BVM, PhD
Kutchera, Barbara, BVM
McHugh, Catherine (Katie), BVM
Schmidt, Jean Dolores, BVM
Thornton, Margaret, BVM, PhD

Theology

Carr, Anne, BVM, PhD
DeCock, Mary, BVM
Isasi-Diaz, Ada Maria, PhD
Jegen, Carol Frances, BVM, PhD
Kolbenschlag, Madonna, H.M., PhD
Patrick, Anne E., SNJM, PhD
Ross, Susan, PhD
Tuite, Marjorie, O.P., PhD
Ross, Susan, PhD
Zagano, Phyllis, PhD

Women Religious

Beane, Marjorie L., PhD
Carr, Anne, BVM, PhD
Cooney, Miriam P., CSC
Corcoran, Irma, BVM
Credidio, Ann, BVM
Crowley, Joan Frances, BVM
Crowley, Patricia Ann, OSB
Curran, Mary Agnes, OSF
DeCock, Mary, BVM
Farrell, Carolyn, BVM
Gallagher, Blanche Marie, BVM
Haley, Mary Pat, BVM
History of Women Religious: News
Hoffelder, Margaret, SSJ
Hoope, Mary Anne, BVM
Isasi-Diaz, Ada Maria, SU, PhD
Jegen, Carol Frances, BVM, PhD
Kolbenschlag, Madonna, H.M., PhD
Kutchera, Barbara, BVM
McHugh, Catherine (Katie), BVM
Patrick, Anne E., SNJM, PhD
Quinn, Donna, O.P.
Schmidt, Jean Dolores, BVM
Thornton, Margaret, BVM, PhD
Tuite, Marjorie, O.P., PhD