IBVM Archives

The Archives of the IBVM United States Province contain primarily official and informal documents pertaining to the life and activities of the Institute, the Province and the members.

  • Institute Activities - beginning with the life of Mary Ward (1585-1645), our foundress
  • Province Activities - 1880 to the present
  • Records - histories, documents, and ministries, deceased sisters and former members

For information, or to request or donate materials, contact our Archivist. Access to archival material is administered according to Province policies and confidential standards.

Betty Crotty, IBVM
Province Archivist
Phone: 630-868-2921
Fax: 630-653-4886

Cindy Langlois, IBVM
Asst Archivist
Phone: 630-868-2903

From The Archives
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