Loyola University Chicago

Women and Leadership Archives

Digital Collections

Explore the featured objects in the Mundelein College digital collections below.

Mundelein College Photograph Collection includes a portion of digitized photos, slides, and negatives from the Mundelein College Photograph Collection.
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 Foundations, 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.