Mercy Heritage Center, Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
Scope and Content: The collection is organized into two main subgroups, Administrative and History, and organized into thirteen series based on function, location and format. Oversize items are filed separately in the oversized shelving section of the repository. Photographs, with the exception of those filed in H500 Audio/Visual, are filed with the subject, location or individual that they document. The collection includes administrative records relating to community governance, documentation o ...
Mercy Heritage Center, Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
Scope and Content: Records are organized into nine series delineated by subject area or format. Records that pre-date the formation of the Baltimore Province in 1935, as well as general materials created by the Union and its successor, the Institute, are located in Series 900. Topics include community life, governance, ministries and the records of individual sisters. Geographic areas covered include, Maryland, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Belize, Guyana, El Salvador, Peru, Trinidad and Honduras. ...
Mercy Heritage Center, Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
Scope and Content: 1 The collection is organized into six main subgroups, with oversize and audiovisual materials comprising additional subgroups, outlined in the collection schema. Collections span the years since 1854 documenting the lives, institutions and ministries of the sisters in California, New Mexico and Arizona; the ministries in response to Vatican II: the mission to the Altiplano of Peru; and the promotion of social justice. Records include historical documents, photographs, scrapbo ...
Mercy Heritage Center, Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
Scope and Content: This collection is organized into seven series: History, Membership, Healthcare, Non-Healthcare Ministries, Other Ministries/Convents, Detroit Administration and National Governance. Photographs and Audio-Visual materials are grouped into separate series by type. Series/Subseries: 100 History 101 Catherine McAuley, Constitutions (1837-2008) 102 Ireland, Baggot Street, early Sisters of Historical Significance 103 Foundations that became the Regional Community of Detroit: Indepe ...
Mercy Heritage Center, Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
Scope and Content: 1 This collection covers the various ministries of the Sisters of Mercy in the Toledo area, as well the history of the community’s membership. The collection is organized by location; series are divided into individual hospitals, convents/residences and parishes/schools throughout northwest Ohio. An additional series, “Membership,” contains materials relating to the Sisters of Mercy throughout the Fremont community. Within each series, records are grouped into subseries, ...
Mercy Heritage Center, Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
Scope and Content The Archives Schema organizes these records into ADMINISTRATIVE and HISTORICAL categories. Administrative materials include legal, financial, governance and membership records. The Historical record group contains ministry information, communications and audiovisual materials. Photographs are filed with records and also separate into a unique subseries. Early records were destroyed by a fire at Mt. St. Mary’s in 1911. Records range from this time period until approximately 20 ...
Mercy Heritage Center, Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
Scope and Content: This collection is divided in 26 series based on location, ministry, function or topic. The materials range in date from approximately 1845 to 2012, with the bulk of the material in the mid to late twentieth century. The collection includes administrative and legal documentation as well as reference material, photographs, membership records and general information on ministries and community life. Material from the Worcester, MA Community comprises a separate series prior to t ...
Mercy Heritage Center, Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
Scope and Content: The collection is organized into two main subgroups, Administration and History, and organized into 15 series based on function, geographic location and format (see schema list on page 3). Series are grouped into subseries further delineating the function, location and format of the records. Series and subseries are described in the “Series Description” section of this document. When possible (already numbered folders or the contents of binders), original order was maintai ...
Mercy Heritage Center, Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
Scope and Content: Records are organized into fifteen series delineated by subject area or format. Topics include community life, governance, ministries and the records of individual sisters. Geographic areas covered include, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Honduras and Belize. Series: 100 History 200 Administration 300 Government 400 Finance 500 Membership: 501 General 502 Deceased Members 503 Theses/Dissertations 504 Written Works 505 Ministry Directors 506 Appointments/Directories 507 Associate ...
Mercy Heritage Center, Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
Scope and Content: The St. Louis Regional Community Collection is divided into two record groups: Administrative and Historical. The Administrative record group contains individual sisters’ records and material generated by the Province, and later Regional Community of St. Louis, including official communications and reports, correspondence, governance and documents related to overarching programs, boards and taskforces. These records range from the beginning of the Province in 1930 until the ...