Category: Special Collections and Archives

Gutsy, Tenacious, Committed and Compassionate: Sr. Helen Prejean and National Catholic Sisters Week

National Catholic Sisters Week is celebrated March 8-14th, within the larger month-long spotlight of Women’s History Month, and kicked off by International Women’s Day on March 8th.   A 2016 study found that most Americans report positive perceptions of women religious, and a greater number said that their work is

Image showing the title page of Regle et constitutions des Religieuses de l'Ordre de N. Dame du Mont-Carmel, selon la reformation de Saincte Therese: pour les monasteres de son ordre en France, 1626. There is a woodcut of two nuns in prayer.

Saint Vincent’s Reading List: LXXII

Regle et Constitutions Des Religieuses de l’Ordre de N. Dame du Mont-Carmel, selon la reformation de Saincte Therese. Pour les Monasteres de son Ordre en France. A Lyon Chez Jaques Gavdion En rue Merciere, 1626 SpC. 255.97106 D611r 1626 Bref Discours De L’Abnegation Interieure Par Monsiegneur le Cardinal de Berulle, Superieur general

“The First Rainbow Coalition” Documentary is Now Streaming

The First Rainbow Coalition, a new documentary by filmmaker Ray Santisteban, focuses on the 1969 movement in Chicago where “activists from the Black Panthers, Young Lords, and Young Patriots united African Americans, Latinos, and poor whites to confront police brutality and unfair housing practices in one of America’s most segregated

Image showing the title page of the book Les Deux Faces de la vie et de la mort de Marie de Medicis..., 1643

St. Vincent’s Reading List: LXXI Political Intrigue and Royal Infighting

Les Deux Faces de la vie et de la mort de Marie de Medicis, Reine de France, vefue de Henry IV. Mere de Louis XIII. Rois Tres-Chrestiens.  Discours Funebre. Par Messire Mathieu de Morgues Sr. de St. Germain, Docteur en Theologies, premier Aumosnier & Predicateur de la dite Dame Reine; Predicateur

War | Democracy | Division | Free State: The Struggle for Independence in Ireland, 1919-1921

DePaul’s connection to the Irish and Irish-American community in Chicago runs deep, from our earliest university presidents to today’s collaborations between the Irish Studies Program and the Irish Consulate in Chicago. One clear example of this connection is the Irish Collection of rare books in the DePaul University Library’s Special

Title page of Traicte des Droicts Honorifiques des Seigneurs és Eglises,1616

Saint Vincent’s Reading List: LXIX A Society of Rights, Responsibilities and Privileges.

Traicte des Droicts Honorifiques des Seigneurs és Eglises, Seconde Edition, reveuë, & augmentée de plusieurs notables Arrests, & curieuses remarques. A Mademoiselle de Montpensier. A Paris, Chez Nicolas Buon, ruë S. Jacques, àl’enseigne de S. Claude, & de l’Homme Sauvage.  MDXVI Avec Privilege du Roy, & Approbation Mathias Mareschal SpC.

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Celebrate Archives Month with Special Collections and Archives

While October may conjure up apples, pumpkins, and falling leaves for most people, October is also the month when archival organizations in the United States celebrate and promote their collections and services.  DePaul University Special Collections and Archives (SPCA) is pleased to offer several events in October and we hope