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Sister Mary Kenneth Scheessele collection 1978

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1138 (Text) 1138001-1006 Manuscripts Available -

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General Note: Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/10/22 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid created 2015/10/22 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid revised 2016/02/08 by Brittany Kropf.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection contains four photocopied items from Sister Mary Kenneth Scheessele in Ferdinand, Indiana, in 1978, regarding influential indviduals of the church community.These items include a tribute to Kathleen Jacobsen, of the First Missionary Church, Berne, Indiana; an obituary card for Father Linus Swartz of St. Meinrad Archabbey, St. Meinrad, Indiana; a newsletter dated March 28, 1978, by the donor of the collection, Sister Mary Kenneth Schessle, detailing her battle with brain cancer; and a letter from Sister Mary Kenneth Scheessele, summarizing her rationale for donating the items.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Sister Mary Kenneth Scheessele collection, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data: Sister Mary Kenneth Scheessele was born on December 5, 1922, to John George and Ida (Griesbaum) Scheessele. She entered the St. Benedict Convent Immaculate Conception, Ferdinand, Indiana, in 1940, and made her monastic vows in 1942. Kathleen (Inniger) Jacobsen, born on November 17, 1924 in Adams County, Indiana. She was a missionary of the First Missionary Church in Berne, Indiana. Jacobsen died of a brain tumor on January 28, 1978.Father Linus Swartz was a monk of St. Meinrad Archabbey, St. Meinrad, Indiana. He was born on June 3, 1911 to Charles and Kathryn (Strobel) Swartz, in New Albany, Indiana. Swartz died on April 4, 1978. Source: Items in the collection.Dubois County Free Press. Accessed October 21, 2015.
Ownership and Custodial History: This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records donation from Sister Mary Kenneth Scheessele in 1978.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: St. Meinrad Archabbey.
Catholic Church > Indiana > History.
Clergy > Indiana.
Genre: Newsletters.

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