RG 00.25.00 | A Finding Aid for Holy Family University's Collection on University Anniversaries

Summary Information

Holy Family University Archives

Holy Family University (Philadelphia, Pa).

Collection on University Anniversaries

RG 00.25.00

Inclusive dates 1964-2004

1.0 Linear feet (2 archive boxes)

Language of Records

In 1964, Holy Family College (now University) reached a significant early milestone when it celebrated its 10th anniversary. The University Archives maintains records for this achievement and subsequent 20th, 25th, 30th, 40th, and 50th anniversaries.

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is: [Identification of item], in Holy Family University’s Collection on University Anniversaries, University Archives, Holy Family University.

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These records are arranged chronologically in subseries according to anniversary beginning with the tenth anniversary in 1964.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Holy Family University Archives
9801 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA, 19114-2009

Legal Status

These records are the property of Holy Family University.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact the University Archives for an appointment to access our records and for details regarding access restrictions which may apply due to university policy or legislation governing privacy issues.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Copyright is retained by Holy Family University or other creators of items in these records/papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. Please contact the University Archives with requests for copying and for authorization to publish, quote or reproduce the material.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Holy Family University (Philadelphia, Pa.).


  • Art reproduction
  • Correspondance
  • Ephemera
  • Histories
  • Memorabilia
  • Miscellanea
  • Negatives
  • Newspaper clippings
  • Photographs
  • Programs
  • Speeches
  • Transparency

Geographic Name(s)

  • Pennsylvania
  • Philadelphia


  • Anniversaries
  • Universities and colleges

Collection Inventory

Subseries 1 Tenth Anniversary inclusive dates 1963-1965 (Box 1 - 1 folder)

Tenth Anniversary inclusive dates 1963-1965

Subseries 2 Twentieth Anniversary 1974 (Box 1 - 1 folder)

Twentieth Anniversary inclusive dates January-February 1974

Subseries 3 Twenty-fifth Anniversary inclusive dates 1976-1979 (Box 1 - 15 folders)

Miscellaneous planning records inclusive dates 1976-1979

History Committee records 1978

Steering Committee records inclusive dates December 1977-May 1978

Financials inclusive dates 1978-1979

Academic Convocation April 3, 1979

Program for the Anniversary Liturgy at the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul September 22, 1979

Dinner Dance materials inclusive dates 1978-1979

Newsclippings inclusive dates 1978-1979

Congratulatory correspondence 1979

Contact sheets September 1979

Photograph no dates indicated, probably 1979

Memorabilia 1979

“A Pictorial Remembrance February 11, 1979-February 11, 1980”

Holy Family College A History of its Growth and Development published January 1979

A Personal History - The Alumna of Holy Family College 1954-1978 published 1979

Subseries 4 Thirtieth Anniversary inclusive dates 1959, 1983-1984 (Box 2 - 8 folders)

Correspondence inclusive dates December 1983-February 1984

Sister Lucille McKillop file inclusive dates February 1983-February 1984

City Hall Proclamation for Holy Family College Week February 6-11, 1984

Photographs February 1984

Negatives of select Sister Martina Banach paintings February 1-27, 1984

Transparency of Sister Martina Banach’s “The Holy Family at the Crossroads” 1959

Program for “An Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings by Sister M. Martina Banach” February 1-27, 1984

Charter Week miscellanea February 4-10, 1984

Subseries 5 Fortieth Anniversary inclusive dates 1993-1994 (Box 2 - 7 folders)

Correspondence inclusive dates October 1993-February 1994

Sister Francesca Onley’s presentation comments for “Teneor Votis Award” February 14, 1994

Souvenir History and Program Book by Van Alstyne copyright 1993

Cotillion program outline for Terry Larsen February 19, 1994

Cotillion miscellanea inclusive dates September 1993-February 1994

Newsclippings March 1994

Alumni Booklet “Celebrating Forty Years 1954-1994” printed probably in 1994

Subseries 6 Fiftieth Anniversary 2004 (Box 2 - 4 folders)

Historic time line 1954-2004 by Sister Brendan O’Brien January 2004

Liturgy program “Celebrating Our Blessings” October 23, 2004

Reverend Dennis Carbonaro “Keynote Address for the Closing of the Golden Anniversary” October 23, 2004

Sixtieth Anniversary 2014

Liturgy programs February 9, 2014

Guest books for 50th anniversary President’s Reception in the Campus Center October 25, 2003

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