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Mary Joanna Walsh Travelogue

Identifier: M815

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a typed transcript (1938) of a story describing a stagecoach journey from Santa Fe, New Mexico Territory to Denver, Colorado Territory by Sisters Johanna Walsh, Ignatia Mora and Beatriz Maes-Torres and the opening of St. Mary's Academy in June 1864; including preface by Loretto Motherhouse archivist and has title: Pioneering to Denver, opening of the school, St. Mary's Academy.


  • circa 1898

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Sister Mary Joanna Walsh was one of the founders and first Superior of St. Mary's Academy, Denver, Colo. Member of the Sisters of Loretto.


1 envelope(s) (7 leaves)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.


Typed transcript (1938) of original notes in: Archives, Loretto Motherhouse, Loretto, Ky.

Finding Aid for the Mary Joanna Walsh Travelogue
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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