Latest Finds from the Archive

Periodically our Archives Staff comes across a treasure that might be of interest to you. We post them here so you can enjoy them.

1937 Ohio River Flood

August 17, 2023

Circular letters were a traditional way for Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in different parts of the world to share their stories. One dated January 31, 1937, from the Sisters living at the Summit, East Walnut Hills, Cincinnati, Ohio recently appeared in our office.

On July 08, 2023, the Archives hosted the monthly meeting of the Queen City Samplers Guild in Amiens at Mount Notre Dame.

Adoration of the Magi

Adoration of the Magi

December 22, 2021

The Advent and Christmas seasons share stories of the birth and infancy of Christ that are all familiar to us. It seems appropriate to share a recent acquisition of our museum: a basrelief titled Adoration of the Magi.

A photo of Geraldine with her brother, Joseph, after his return from active service in France. The photo was taken at the family home in Revere, MA in February of 1919.


October 26, 2021

A question about veterans buried in the Mount Notre Dame Cemetery of the Sisters o...

The first 50 years of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in the Ohio saw the Sisters respond to calls to serve in various parts of Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus and Hamilton. The Sister's day schools and boarding schools that supported their work in the parish schools were all called "Notre Dame Academy". But when the request came for a day school in Columbus, it was called "St. Joseph Academy". A recent phone call asked why.