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    • Villa Sancta Scholastica from southwest, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1921
    • In 1921, an addition was made to the 1909 building: the tower from the original plan was constructed, the north lateral wing was extended and a gymnasium was built. Thomas Ellerbe of St. Paul was the architect. This view from the southwest shows...
    • St. Scholastica Monastery
    • Villa Sancta Scholastica from northeast, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1921
    • In 1921, an addition was made to the 1909 building: the tower from the original plan was constructed, the north lateral wing was extended and a gymnasium was built. Thomas Ellerbe of St. Paul was the architect. In this view from the northeast,...
    • St. Scholastica Monastery
    • Villa Sancta Scholastica Academy with students, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1910
    • Students from Villa Sancta Scholastica Academy survey their new premises in 1910. The motherhouse and academy building was completed in 1909. The original architects were German and Lignell of Duluth, but the building was taken over by Franklin...
    • St. Scholastica Monastery
    • View of Kenwood area from Tower Hall, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1928
    • Looking eastward from the front of Tower Hall in 1928 at Villa Sancta Scholastica towards Kenwood Avenue and the Kenwood neighborhood. The Chester Park ski jump and Lake Superior are in the background.
    • St. Scholastica Monastery
    • Tower Hall at Villa Sancta Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1928
    • Tower Hall at Villa Sancta Scholastica was completed in 1927 with the addition of a second tower (not in the original plans) separated from the original tower by an elaborate lobby and main entrance, and the northward extension of the...
    • St. Scholastica Monastery
    • Student recreation room Tower Hall, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1909
    • 1909 photo showing modifications to strengthen ceilings in Tower Hall. When Franklin Ellerbe of St. Paul took over the completion of Villa Sancta Scholastica in 1908 steel support columns were added in all of the rooms below fourth floor, and...
    • St. Scholastica Monastery
    • Stanbrook Hall High School, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1938
    • A 1938 photo of Stanbrook Hall. In 1937, Mother Agnes Somers hired the St. Louis architectural firm of O'Meara, Hills and Quick to plan two new buildings for the Villa Scholastica campus. This is the new high school, Stanbrook Hall, which was...
    • St. Scholastica Monastery
    • Sisters who taught in various schools in Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1885
    • Schools in north-central Minnesota (1871-1909). Some of the sisters teaching in Duluth before the separation of the Duluth sisters from St. Benedict's in St. Joseph are identified as follows. Top Row - left to right: S. Catherine Siefner,...
    • Saint Benedict's Monastery
    • Rear panorama Villa Sancta Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1921
    • In 1921, an addition was made to the 1909 building: the tower from the original plan was constructed, the north lateral wing was extended and a gymnasium was built. Thomas Ellerbe of St. Paul was the architect. This view from the west shows the...
    • St. Scholastica Monastery
    • Announcement Book, 1923-1928, Basilica of Saint Mary, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1923-12-02 - 1928-06-10
    • Book containing announcements made at Sunday mass, including marriage banns, deaths, parish activities and news, annual financial reports. Also includes detailed accounting of the interior finish of the church and its elevation to a minor basilica....
    • Basilica of Saint Mary Archives
    • Portrait of Sister Chrysostom Doran, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1924
    • A 1924 photo of Sister Chrysostom (Margaret) Doran (1875-1959, fourth prioress of the Duluth Benedictine Sisters . She was born in New London. WI and started teaching at age 17 and entered the Duluth Benedictines in 1906. In 1919, Bishop...
    • St. Scholastica Monastery
    • Planting trees at Villa Sancta Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1911-04-21
    • Planting trees at the newly-constructed Villa Sancta Scholastica in 1911. Soon after the completion of the first section of their building on the Kenwood site, the sisters brought in and transplanted fully grown trees for the front of the building.
    • St. Scholastica Monastery
    • Panorama of Benedictine Sisters property, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1938
    • 1938 panorama of Duluth Benedictine Sisters property. In 1937, Mother Agnes Somers hired the St. Louis architectural firm of O'Meara, Hills and Quick to plan two new buildings for the Villa Scholastica campus. Due north of Stanbrook Hall, and...
    • St. Scholastica Monastery
    • Focus Point (Minneapolis, Minnesota), 1994-07-21

    • 1994-07-21
    • Volume 1, Number 9. Focus Point was published and edited by Craig Lindahl-Urben. It included articles of interest to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) communities of Minnesota, especially the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St....
    • Quatrefoil Library
    • History of the Diocese of Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1914
    • This history of the Duluth Diocese of the Catholic Church, which was formed in 1889 and embraced the counties of Aitkin, Becker, Beltrami, Carlton, Cass, Clay, Cook, Crow Wing, Hubbard, Itasca, Kittson, Lake, Marshal, Norman, Pine, Polk, and St....
    • Duluth Public Library
    • History of the Diocese of Duluth, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1914
    • A brief history of early missionaries in northern Minnesota, as well as the founding of the Duluth Diocese in 1889 and particulars related to its early life, including specific priests and parishes, the creation of the Cathedral of the Sacred...
    • College of Saint Benedict - Saint John's University
    • College of St. Scholastica, 1921

    • 1921
    • The College of St. Scholastica Bulletin is a catalog 48 pages in length published by the College which is conducted by the Sisters of Saint Benedict of Duluth, Minnesota, for young women and girls. The catalog explains the College's foundation and...
    • The College of St. Scholastica
    • Bulletin of The College of St. Scholastica, 1924

    • 1924
    • The College of St. Scholastica Bulletin is a catalog 44 pages in length published by the College which is conducted by the Sisters of Saint Benedict of Duluth, Minnesota, for young women and girls. The bulletin includes three photographs of the...
    • The College of St. Scholastica
    • Statutes of the Diocese of Duluth, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1912
    • Rules provided by the Bishop for the parish priests in the Diocese of Duluth, including detailed reminders about liturgical matters and customs to be followed. 47 common mistakes priests make are listed, as well as interesting descriptions of a...
    • College of Saint Benedict - Saint John's University
    • Statutes of the Diocese of Crookston, Crookston, Minnesota

    • 1911
    • Rules provided by the Bishop for the parish priests in the recently formed Diocese of Crookston, including detailed reminders about liturgical matters and customs to be followed. Of particular historical interest is the rule and comment about...
    • College of Saint Benedict - Saint John's University
    • Original Villa Sancta Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1911
    • The first segment of Villa Sancta Scholastica, the motherhouse and academy of the Duluth Benedictine sisters was completed and occupied in 1909. This shows trees being planted in front of the building and the statue of St. Scholastica in its...
    • St. Scholastica Monastery
    • Little girls dormitory Villa Sancta Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1912
    • 1912 elementary school dormitory, Villa Sancta Scholastica. Elementary school boarding students at Villa Sancta Scholastica slept in 12-bed dormitories. Each cubicle held a bed with privacy curtains, and a dresser-washstand. Closets were...
    • St. Scholastica Monastery
    • Front panorama Villa Sancta Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1921
    • In 1921, an addition was made to the 1909 building: the tower from the original plan was constructed, the north lateral wing was extended and a gymnasium was built. Thomas Ellerbe of St. Paul was the architect. This view from the northeast shows...
    • St. Scholastica Monastery
    • Dam on Chester Creek, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1904
    • 1904 photo of the dam on Chester Creek forming a stock pond on the Benedictine Sisters' farm. In 1900, the Duluth Benedictine sisters purchased the first 80 acres of what would be their Kenwood campus. This parcel had been used as a farm for a...
    • St. Scholastica Monastery
    • Cutting hay on Villa farm, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1913
    • In 1900, the Duluth Benedictine sisters purchased the first 80 acres of what would be their Kenwood campus. This location operated as a farm into the 1930s, supplying dairy products and vegetables to the sisters and their students. Here, hay is...
    • St. Scholastica Monastery
    • Corpus Christi procession in Gethsemane cemetery, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1914
    • 1914 procession in the sisters' cemetery at Villa Sancta Scholastica. On the feast of Corpus Christi (the Thursday following Trinity Sunday) the faculty and students of Villa Sancta Scholastica went in procession to the outdoor chapel in the...
    • St. Scholastica Monastery
    • Chicken yard on Villa farm, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1913
    • In 1900, the Duluth Benedictine sisters purchased the first 80 acres of what would be their Kenwood campus. This parcel had been used as a farm for a number of years, and the sisters continued to farm the location with hired laborers. Mrs. Beyenka,...
    • St. Scholastica Monastery
    • College of Saint Scholastica Bulletin, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1918
    • The College of St. Scholastica Bulletin is a booklet 14 pages in length published by the College under the direction of the Sisters of Saint Benedict for young women and girls explaining the College's courses; foundation and aim; location;...
    • The College of St. Scholastica
    • Bulletin Villa Sancta Scholastica College and Academy, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1915
    • The College of St. Scholastica Bulletin is a booklet 13 pages in length published by the College under the direction of the Sisters of Saint Benedict for young women and girls explaining the College's foundation and aim, location, telephone and...
    • The College of St. Scholastica

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