Collection Finding Aids

Mercy Heritage Center's collections are from former communities, regional communities, and congregation-wide organizations of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas. They range from Maine to California, along with information about ministries in Africa, the Caribbean, South and Central America, Micronesia, and Southeast Asia. Thirty-one collections housed at Mercy Heritage Center are open for research. Electronic finding aids are available for select collections, staff are available for consultation if researchers need further information about any collection.


Finding Aids:

Albany Regional Community Collection (Albany, NY)

Auburn Regional Community Collection (Auburn, CA; Sacramento)

Baltimore Regional Community Collection (Alabama; Florida; Georgia; Maryland; Washington DC)

Brooklyn Regional Community Collection (Brooklyn, NY)

Buffalo Regional Community Collection (Buffalo, NY; Philippines)

Burlingame Regional Community Collection (Burlingame, CA; San Francisco, LA; San Diego; Arizona; New Mexico)

Cedar Rapids Regional Community Collection (Cedar Rapids, IA)

Chicago Regional Community Collection (Illinois; Wisconsin; parts of Iowa)

Cincinnati Community Collection (Cincinnati, OH)

Cincinnati Regional Community Collection (Cincinnati, OH)

Connecticut Regional Community Collection (Connecticut)

Dallas Regional Community Collection (Dallas, PA; Cresson, PA; Scranton, PA)

Detroit Regional Community Collection (Michigan; Dubuque, Iowa; Indiana; Argentina)

Erie Regional Community Collection (Erie, PA)

Federation of the Sisters of Mercy Collection

Fremont Community Collection (Fremont, OH)

Louisville Community Collection (Louisville, KY)

Mercy Hospital, Portland, Maine

Mercy Union Collection

Merion/Philadelphia Regional Community Collection (Merion, PA)

Nashville and Knoxville Community Collection (Nashville, TN; Knoxville TN)

New Hampshire Regional Community Collection (New Hampshire)

New Jersey Regional Community Collection (New Jersey)

New York Regional Community Collection (New York City, NY; Hartsdale, NY; Worcester, MA)

North Carolina Regional Community Collection (North Carolina; Guam)

Omaha Regional Community Collection (Grass Valley, CA; Red Bluff, CA; Colorado; Idaho; Council Bluffs, Iowa; Nebraska; New Mexico; North Dakota; Oregon)

Pittsburgh Regional Community Collection (Pittsburgh, PA)

Portland Regional Community Collection (Portland, ME)

Providence Regional Community Collection (Providence, RI; Belize; Fall River, MA)

Rochester Regional Community Collection (Rochester, NY)

St. Louis Regional Community Collection (St. Louis, MO; Arkansas; Louisiana; Mississippi; parts of Missouri; Kansas; Oklahoma; Texas)

Vermont Regioinal Community Collection (Vermont)

Other Collections Located at Mercy Heritage Center:

Jamaica Community Collection

McAuley Institute Collection

Mercy Action Collection

Mercy Oral History Program Collection

Mid-Atlantic Community Collection

Mt. St. Agnes Theological Center for Women Library Collection

New York, Pacific, Pennsylvania West Community Collection

Northeast Community Collection

Pamphlet Collection

Sister Ann Mirian Gallagher Papers

Sister Caritas Kennedy Video Collection

Sister Christine Schenk, CSJ Research Collection

South Central Community Collection

West Midwest Community Collection