Second President Sister Aniceta Guyette (10-1205)

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Descriptive Summary

Collection Title: University Records

Series Title: Second President Sister Aniceta Guyette

Collection Number: 10

Series Number: 120.5

Extent: 3 letter boxes, 0.75 linear feet

Abstract: The Second President Sister Aniceta Guyette Collection contains material related to the tenure of the second president of the University of St. Francis, Sister Aniceta Guyette (1938-1953). It contains correspondence, photographs, reports, and materials related to conferences and meetings attended by the President.

History: Sister Aniceta Guyette became the second president of the College of St. Francis in 1938. During her 15 year term as president, Sister Aniceta emphasized quality education for both faculty and students. In her term, the College was invited to join two national student honor societies: Kappa Gamma Pi, organized by geographic regions; and Delta Epsilon Sigma, organized by local college chapters.

During Sister Aniceta’s term was the beginning of inspiring student life. Many of the clubs, organizations, and volunteer opportunities were very evident during this time. Philosophy and theology curriculum were also approved to be a majors for students who wanted to teach.

Physical Location: LG12- Section 3 - Shelf 3

Language: English

Processor: Linnea Knapp, Archives Librarian

Administrative Information

Restrictions on use and reproduction: All rights held by the University of St. Francis. For permission to reproduce, distribute or otherwise use materials, please contact Archives Staff.

Restrictions on access: None

Provenance/ Source of Acquisition: President's Office

Scope and Content Note

Types of material: The Second President Sister Aniceta Guyette collection contains the College of St. Francis reports, faculty handbooks, financial statements, newspaper clippings, and correspondences Reverend Samuel Alphonsus Stritch, D.D., Archdiocese of Chicago, Reverend Romeo Blanchette, and the Diocese of Joliet.

Dates: 1938-1953

Container Listing

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