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Carmel of Reno Records

 Fonds
Identifier: OCD

Scope and Content

Records of the Carmel of Reno, consisting of files documenting interaction with bishops of Reno, with the Carmelites Fathers, and with other Carmelite nuns; files on meetings; surveys regarding Carmelite nuns; clippings; correspondence; files on deceased sisters and friends; and Clem Family papers.

Dates

  • 1953-2011.

Creator

Language of Materials

English.

Background

Founded in August of 1954 by eight nuns from the Carmelite Monastery of Indianapolis, the Carmel of Reno, also known as the Carmel of Our Lady of the Mountains, started in a small house on Virginia Street. By 1958 they had acquired 19 acres in southwest Reno and built a permanent monastery. They dedicate themselves to solitary silent prayer, support themselves by work in a print shop, in arts and music, by producing articles and books, and by using modern technology to spread the gospel message of peace and reconciliation.

Extent

7.5 linear feet

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by the Carmelite sisters of Reno, Sister Claire Sokol, prioress.

Creator

Title
Carmel of Reno Records
Subtitle
Guide
Author
University of Notre Dame Archives
Date
2012
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Notre Dame Archives Repository

Contact:
607 Hesburgh Library
Notre Dame Indiana 46556 United States
(574) 631-6448