University of Minnesota

Manor Junior College (Jenkintown, Pennsylvania), Records

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Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Manor Junior College.
Dates: 1972
Abstract: Manor Junior College (Jenkintown, Penn.) materials consist of a typescript copy of "A History of Manor Junior College," and a Silver Jubilee Edition, 1947-1972.
Quantity: 0.5 linear in.
Language: In English and Ukrainian.
Collection ID: IHRC1446

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Manor Junior College (Jenkintown, Penn.) is the only Ukrainian Rite college for women in the world, operated by the Sisters of St. Basil, the world's oldest religious order. The sisters came to the United States in 1911, first operating an orphanage in Philadelphia, then a convent outside the city. The school was first a secondary school, begin in 1932; the college was founded in 1947. Many of the girls attending were war orphans or children of political prisoners. The school affiliated with the Catholic University of America (Washington, D.C.).


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Manor Junior College (Jenkintown, Pennsylvania) collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Manor Junior College (Jenkintown, Pennsylvania) collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Manor Junior College (Jenkintown, Pennsylvania) Records, Ukrainian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Junior colleges--Pennsylvania--Jenkintown.
Ukrainian Americans--Education.

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