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Presentation Congregation (St. John's, Newfoundland) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1833-2002, predominantly 1950-1985

Fonds consists of Nano Nagle journal (1802-1825); an Irish Sister's journal (1911); educational scrapbooks (1850s); election register (1833-1987); an annual renewal registry (1938-1957); acts of reception and profession registry (1846-1869); professions and deaths registry (1871-1952); registers of the Sodality of the Children of Mary (1946-1958); various membership/enrollment journals (1910-1964); correspondence (1833-2002); account books (1881-1961); financial statements/records/reports (1876-1877,1920-89); minutes of various meetings (1875-1999); legal documents (1784-1999); decrees (1855 1958); religious vow documents (1846-1856, 1905, 1907); annual reports/statistics of the Congregation (1942-1984); Annals of Harbour Grace (1833); annual visitation reports (1962-1965,1988); Latin documents (1883-1972); French documents (1845-1867); various certificates and awards (1952-1995); four architectural drawings; two technical drawings; nine paintings; twenty-one sketches; approximately two hundred photographs, the majority of which are black and white; nineteen film reels of various sizes; twenty-nine video cassettes, predominantly VHS; and thirty-six cassette tapes, some of which contain oral histories.

Fonds also consists of reference materials in the form of books, thesis', booklets, research papers, speeches, newspaper articles, obituaries, artifacts and an art collection which relate to the foundress, early pioneer Sisters, the congregational foundations, membership and their apostolic work; The fonds has been divided into the following series:
100 Records relating to Nano Nagle; 200 Records relating to the four pioneer Presentation Sisters in Newfoundland; 300 Records relating to the early foundations prior to amalgamation; 400 Records relating to the amalgamation Process; 500 Records relating to the government of Presentation Congregation; 600 Records relating to the Presentation foundations in Newfoundland and elsewhere; 700 Records relating to the apostolic works of Presentation Congregation; 800 Records relating to programs in formation and spirituality; 900 Records relating to the Presentation interrelationships at Diocesan and Parish levels; 1000 Records relating to the Presentation Congregation Multi Media Collection.

Presentation Congregation Archives