The National Archives of the Marianist Province of the United States

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Facade of the National Archives of the Marianist Province of the United States, Courtesy of Alicia A. Guzman

Full of stories of many lives, The National Archives of the Marianist Province of the United States was established in 2015 at St. Mary’s University’s campus in a former government building that hosted night classes for members of the community.

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Bookshelf including dissertations by brothers, Courtesy of Alicia A. Guzman

This building holds a variety of items ranging from documents to glass plate negatives, an old bell cast in Cincinnati, the old dress of the Marianist order, and even a gold chalice commemorating a first Holy Communion. The impact of this little archive is astonishing and holds the story of not only a religious order but that of many individuals.

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