St. Catherine University owns the papers and artworks of Ade Bethune, a world-renowned liturgical artist, writer, and social activist. Ms. Bethune was an influential figure in American liturgical art in the 20th century; her leadership covered over half a century of significant work.
The Photograph Collection is a selection of photographs from the St. Catherine University Archives. The collection includes images of the St. Paul campus buildings, grounds, and students from 1905-1943. It also features graduation pictures from St. Mary’s Hospital School of Nursing, 1901-1944. Photos of many Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet can be found throughout the collection.
The University's Marketing and Communications photography database includes these main groupings: Academics, Campus Scenes, and Headshots and Portraits. Note: This collection is restricted to the St. Kate's community.
The Visual Resources Collection is used for teaching by Art and Art History department faculty. Images included are especially those which feature women artists, reflect the history of the University, and/or are of works not currently well represented in other online collections. Note: This collection is restricted to the St. Kate's community.
The documents in this collection are the annual reports written by the presidents of St. Catherine. It currently includes reports from 1931-1951 and from 1971-1984. Missing years will be added in the future, along with reports of other administrative positions.
This collection contains the records of the Gamma of Minnesota chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at St. Catherine University. In 1937, St. Catherine became the first Catholic institution to be granted a PBK charter.