Theresians of Charleston records
Scope and Contents
This collection contains administrative records, correspondence, newsletters, and scrapbooks for the Theresians of Charleston I, Theresians of Charleston III, and the Theresians of the United States. The administrative records include meeting minutes, a guide to starting a community of Theresians, and instructional manuals on how to run a chapter of the Theresians. Correspondence includes letters to and from the Theresians of the United States director and Charleston chapter presidents. Scrapbooks document a national conference and local meetings, including images of Ernest Unterkoefler, bishop of Charleston.
- created: 1982-1990
- Other: Date acquired: 04/11/2007
- Theresians of the United States (Organization) (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The Diocese of Charleston makes no representation that it is the owner of any copyright or other literary property in the materials contained in its archives. In providing access to or permitting the reproduction of any such materials, the Diocese of Charleston does not assume any responsibility for determining the nature of any rights, ownership or interest therein; nor for obtaining the appropriate permissions to publish or use; nor for determining the nature of any liabilities (for defamation and invasion of privacy) that may arise from any publication or use. This rests entirely with the researcher.
Biographical or Historical Information
Theresians of Charleston, a local chapter of Theresians of the United States, is a women’s faith based organization that focuses on living a spiritual life and supporting gospel values. The Theresians of the United States was founded in 1961 by Father Elwood C. Voss of Pueblo, Colorado. Father Voss chose Thèrése of Lisieux as the organization's patron saint and named them the Theresians. Theresians of Charleston was founded in the early 1980s. South Carolina currently has communities in Charleston, Mount Pleasant, and Summerville.
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0.63 Linear Feet (1 document box, 1 slim box)
Language of Materials
Administrative records, correspondence, newsletters, and scrapbooks for the Theresians of Charleston I, Theresians of Charleston III, and the Theresians of the United States.
1. Theresians of Charleston I 2. Theresians of Charleston III 3. Theresians of the United States 4. Other Theresians
Source of Acquisition
Received from Mary Sue Barnun in April 2007.
Processed by Melissa Bronheim, January 2015.
- Inventory of the Theresians of Charleston records
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
Part of the Catholic Diocese of Charleston Archives Repository
114 Broad Street
Charleston SC 29401 US