Blanche Marie Gallagher, BVM, papers

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This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

1.5 linear feet of materials consisting of items relating to the personal and professional life of Sr. Blanche Marie Gallagher, including correspondence, exhibition materials, and a few publications. Also included a personal memoir about her years at Mundelein as a student and educator, articles by or about her, material generated from her teaching, photographs of her exhibit “Homage to Teilhard.”

Biographical Historical Note

Sr. Blanche Marie Gallagher was an artist, educator, and spiritual leader and a member of the faculty of Mundelein College and Loyola University College.