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Eliza Allen Starr Papers

Identifier: STA

Scope and Content

Correspondence, including letters sent to Edward Sorin, CSC, John A. Zahm, CSC, James Edwards, Maurice Francis Egan, and Frank Earle Hering, and letters received from Francis Patrick Kenrick, Archbishop of Baltimore; manuscript of Starr's book Isabella of Castile, 1492-1892; and clippings pertaining to Starr.

Incorrectly listed in the National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (MS 67-936) as dealing chiefly with correspondence of Archbishop Martin John Spalding. Extensive additional correspondence of Eliza Allen Starr with Daniel Hudson, CSC, may be found among the Hudson Papers in the University of Notre Dame Archives.


  • 1854-1900


Language of Materials



Poet and art critic. In 1885 she was awarded the Laetare Medal by the University of Notre Dame, the first woman so honored.


2 linear inches.