Ellen Ryan Jolly Papers
Scope and Content
A few letters, writings, and notes of Jolly concerning her movement to erect a national monument to the service of nuns during the Civil War, her gift to Notre Dame of the Immaculate Conception Dogma Medal that she received from Arthur J. Burns, and the life of Mary Seton (d. 1615).
Also the ceremonial key to the Nuns of the Battlefield Monument (Washington, D.C.) that she presented to Notre Dame in 1926; and a photograph of Irish poet Mary J. O'Donovan Rossa (1868), with the last letter she sent Jolly (26 June 1916), which concerns the funeral of her husband, the Fenian patriot Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa, and the "Irish fighting flag" used as his shroud.
- Creation: 1868-1932.
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Author of Nuns of the Battlefield.
- Ellen Ryan Jolly Papers
- University of Notre Dame Archives
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