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Manuscript Collections

The Manuscript Collections are being entered into the Mary Kintz Bevevino Library’s online catalog. To view the records click on Webcat, and search by Record Group number, collection name or keyword.

Record Group 1 through 40 – Sisters of Mercy and the founding of Misericordia University.

Record Group 50 through 63– Misericordia University Board of Trustees and Presidential Search.

Record Group 101 through 195– College President, Chaplains, Associations, Theatre, College Service Awards, Awards and Grants, Reports and Studies, People associated with Misericordia University, and Accreditation.

Record Group 200 through 290– Academic Dean, Co-op with King’s College, Foreign Study Programs, Societies, R.O.T.C., Dean’s List, Scholarships, Faculty, Budget, Faculty Meetings, College Catalog, Commencement, Academic Advising, Dean’s Forum, Academic Calendar, Core Curriculum, Enrollment Study, Women’s Programs, Mary Kintz Bevevino Library, Sister Mary Carmel McGarigle Archives, and Faculty Senate.

Record Group 301 through 451 – Departments, Student Teaching, Secondary Education, Graduate Programs, Honors Program, Registrar, Treasurer, Auditor’s Report, Inventory, Human Resources, Administrative Staff, and Blue Prints.

Record Group 501 through 650 – Student Services, Campus Ministry, Dean of Students, Freshman Orientation, Student Activities, Health Services, Leadership Development, Student Handbook, School Calendar, Student Lists, Director of Residence, Admissions, Scholarships, Financial Aid, Counseling, Student Activities, Athletics, Anderson Sports Center, Physical Education, and Sports.

Record Group 701 through 990
– Development, Misericordia University’s Golden Jubilee (1974), Institutional Advancement, Grants Coordinator, College Celebrations, Art Gallery, Public Relations, Cultural Events, Theatre on the Green, Alumni, College Publications, Yearbooks, Student Newspapers, College Communications, Thesis, Video History, Slides, Photographs, Scrapbooks, Memorabilia, Association of Mercy Colleges, Miscellaneous, and Local Community.

Record Group 1 through 40 – Sisters of Mercy and the founding of Misericordia University. The Manuscript Collections are being entered into the Mary Kintz Bevevino Library’s online catalog. To view the records click on Webcat, and search by Record Group number, collection name or keyword.

Record Group Collection Name
1.1 Ceremonial Symbols
2 Incorporation of the Society of the Sisters of Mercy of Wilkes-Barre, PA
2.1 By-Laws of the Society of the Sisters of Mercy of Wilkes-Barre, PA
2.2 Property Deed for the Original Land
3 Articles of Incorporation for Misericordia University Charter
3.1 Corporation of Misericordia University
4 History of Misericordia University
4.1 Administration
4.2 Alma Mater
4.4 Description of the Original Building
4.5 Cornerstone of Administration Building
4.6 Inventory of Equipment and Furnishings 1954
4.7 Contracts for Early Buildings
4.8 Daniel O’Connell/ Cathedral Bond and Mortgage Company
4.9 Unusual Correspondence
5 First Board of Trustees
6 Misericordia University Dedication
7 Initial Accreditations
8 Scranton Diocese Observance
9 Mother Catherine McAuley
9.4 Community Chronicle
10 100th Anniversary of the Sisters of Mercy in the Scranton Diocese and Material from the College Chapel
11 Province of Scranton/ List of Provincial Councils “Slate of Appointments” First Sister Faculty/ Minutes of the Board of Directors of the Society of Mercy of Wilkes-Barre, PA
11.1 Financial Reports
11.2 Auditors Report/ Society of the Sisters of Mercy of Wilkes-Barre, PA
11.3 Cash Books
11.4 Permission to Borrow Money
12 Land for Provincial Buildings
14 Knights of Columbus Loan
14.1 Mortgages other than Knights of Columbus
16 Long Term Relationship Committee
16.1 Bricker Report
17 Loan Negotiations
17.1 Tax Exemptions Status
18 Bequests
19 Howard O. Warden/Ecumenical Enterprise
20 Deeds
40 Life and Mission Statement


Record Group 50 through 63 – Misericordia University Board of Trustees and Presidential Search. To view the records click on Webcat, and search by Record Group number, collection name or keyword.

Record Group Collection Name
50 Members of the Board of Trustees
51 Minutes of the Administrative Board of Misericordia University
51.1 Misericordia University Advisory Board
51.2 First President’s Council
51.2.1 Material Related to the President’s Council
52 Minutes of Board of Trustees
52.1 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
52.2 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
52.3 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
52.4 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
52.5 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
52.6 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
52.7 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
52.8 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
52.9 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
52.10 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
52.11 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
52.12 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
52.13 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
52.14 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
52.15 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
52.16 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
52.17 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
52.18 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
52.19 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
52.20 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
52.21 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
52.22 President’s Report/ Minutes of the Board of Trustees
52.23 President’s Report/ Minutes of the Board of Trustees
52.24 President’s Report/ Minutes of the Board of Trustees
52.25 President’s Report/ Minutes of the Board of Trustees
52.26 President’s Report/ Minutes of the Board of Trustees
52.27 President’s Report/ Minutes of the Board of Trustees
52.28 President’s Report/ Minutes of the Board of Trustees
52.29 President’s Report/ Minutes of the Board of Trustees
52.30 President’s Report/ Minutes of the Board of Trustees
53 Trustees Handbook
53.1 Membership of the Board of Trustees
53.3 Board of Trustees/ Teacher of the Year Award
53.3.1 Board of Trustees Student Award
54 Committee to Evaluate the President
63 Presidential Search

Record Group 101 through 195 – College President, Chaplains, Associations, Theatre, College Service Awards, Awards and Grants, Reports and Studies, People associated with Misericordia University, and Accreditation. To view the records click on Webcat, and search by Record Group number, collection name or keyword.

Record Group Collection Name
101.1 Sister Mary Celestine McHale
101.2 Sister Miriam Teresa O’Donnell
101.3 Sister Mary Florita Maloney
101.5 Sister Ann Miriam Gallagher
101.6 Rev. William B. Hill, SJ
101.7 Dr. Joseph R. Fink
101.7.1 Correspondence with Legislators
101.7.2 Management Team
101.7.3 Correspondence
101.7.4 President’s Report to the Alumni
101.7.5 Dr. Joseph R. Fink- Evaluation
101.7.6 Program Termination 1983
101.7.7 Institutional Long Range Plan/ Plan for the 90’s
101.7.8 Addresses of Dr. Joseph R. Fink
101.7.9 Fund Raising
101.7.10 Farewell for Dr. Joseph R. Fink
101.8 Dr. Bruce Wilson- Acting President
101.9 Dr. Pasquale Di Pasquale
101.10 Dr. Carol Smith Jobe-President
101.11 Dr. Albert Bernt Anderson-President
101.12 Dr. Michael A. MacDowell-President
102 Flow Charts
103 Misericordia University Chaplains
120.1 McAuley Guild, Fathers’ Club, Parents’ Association
122 President’s Associates 1975-1978/ Trustees Associates Honor Roll 1985
123 Theater III
130 All College Senate
131 College Service Awards
132 Commission on Higher Education
134 American Association of University Women
135 American Council on Education
136 Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Universities
136.1 Pennsylvania Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
137 Council for Advancement of Small Colleges
137.1 Teachers College-Columbia University Study
140 Grants/Awards
140.1 National Merit Scholarship Corporation 1957
140.2 National Science Foundation 1958-1979
140.3 Ford Foundation 1970-1973
140.4 National Catholic Welfare Conference 1958-1963
140.5 Lane Bryant Award 1959-1963
140.6 National Endowment for the Humanities 1977-1979
140.7 Management Implementation Associates 1977
140.8 Andrew J. Sordoni Foundation 1962-1970
140.9 Housing and Urban Development
150 Study for Growth
150.1 Brick Report
150.1.1 Community Counseling Services
150.2 Space Study
150.3 Hegis Report
150.4 Feasibility Study & Fund Raising Report
155 Ingersoll Task Force
160 People Associated with Misericordia University
160.1 Congressman Daniel J. Flood
160.2 Harold Rosenn, Esq.
160.3 Mary Koons
160.4 Alberta A. Ostrander
160.5 Dr. Robert S. Anderson
160.6 Monsignor Andrew J. McGowan
160.7 Richard Thornburgh
160.8 Hilda Staub Garey
160.9 Archbishop Martin J. O’Connor
160.10 Paul R. Mehm
160.11 Jay J. Dugan
160.12 Steven Levine
160.13 Ambassador John Joseph Hearne
160.14 Mary Kintz Bevevino
170 NEPIC
171 Regional Planning Council for Higher Education
171.1 Regional Development Conference
171.2 Commonwealth Relations Committee
171.3 Cooperative Lecture Series
181 Middle States
182 Pennsylvania Department of Public Instruction/ Pennsylvania Association of Teacher Education
190 Assistant to the President/ Assistant to Vice President
195 Former Administrators

290Record Group 200 through 290 – Academic Dean, Co-op with King’s College, Foreign Study Programs, Societies, R.O.T.C., Dean’s List, Scholarships, Faculty, Budget, Faculty Meetings, College Catalog, Commencement, Academic Advising, Dean’s Forum, Academic Calendar, Core Curriculum, Enrollment Study, Women’s Programs, Mary Kintz Bevevino Library, Sister Mary Carmel McGarigle Archives, and Faculty Senate. To view the records click on Webcat, and search by Record Group number, collection name or keyword.

Record Group Collection Name
200 Academic Deans
200.1 Mother Mary Catharine McGann
200.6 Sister Marianna Gildea
200.8 Dr. Marvin LaHood
200.9 Dr. Leo Downey
200.9.1 Resignation of Dr. Leo Downey
200.10 Sister Carolyn Burgholzer
200.11 Sister Marie Dolores Moore
200.12 Dr. James Pallante
200.13 Sister Mary Glennon
201 Academic Dean’s Search Committee
203 Academic Dean’s Report to the President
204 Joint Ventures
205 Hahnemann Medical College and Northeastern Area Health Center
206 Job Corps
207 Foreign Students
208 Foreign Study/Travel
209 CEEB-CLEP
210.1 Kappa Gamma Pi
210.2 Delta Epsilon Sigma
210.3 Sigma Phi Sigma
211 ROTC
212 Academic Investiture
213 Dean’s List
214.1 Fulbright-Hayes Graduate Award
215 Faculty
216 Budget
217 Faculty Meetings
218 Faculty Workshops
220 College Catalog
221 Transfer Guide
225 Commencement
228 Student Success Center
230 Academic Program Direction
231 Academic Advising
232 Second Degree
233 Developmental Education
234 Institutional Review Board
235 Academic Policies Committee
237 Dean’s Forum
238 Academic Calendar
238.1 Opening of School
240 Curriculum Review Committee
240.1 Time Out Day
241 Studies of Enrollment and Attrition
242 Integrated Freshman Program
243 Freshman Year Experience
264 Social Justice Resource Center
264.1 Cultural Diversity
267 Canon Law/ Scripture Institute
268 Reading Conference
269 Educational Guidance Institute
270 Extension-Summer School-Continuing Education
271 Weekend College/ McAuley College 1981
272 Women’s Programs
273 Workshops
275 Library
276 Archives
280 Faculty Senate
280.8 Faculty Handbook
280.10 Academic Freedom
290 Assistant Academic Dean

Record Group 301 through 451 – Departments, Student Teaching, Secondary Education, Graduate Programs, Honors Program, Registrar, Treasurer, Auditor’s Report, Inventory, Human Resources, Administrative Staff, and Blue Prints. To view the records click on Webcat, and search by Record Group number, collection name or keyword.

Record Group Collection Name
301 Art
302 Behavioral Science/ Sociology-Social Work-Gerontology
303 Biology
304 Business Department
305 Chemistry Department
306 Education-Early Childhood
307 Special Education/A.L.P.
309 English
310 Foreign Languages
311 History/Pre-Law
312 Home Economics/Nutrition
313 Mathematics/Computer Science
314 Medical Technology
316 Nursing
317 Occupational Therapy
318 Philosophy/ Religious Studies
321 Physical Therapy
323 Radiologic Technology/ Name Change 1999: Medical Imaging
324 Theatre
325 General Studies Degree
326 Liberal Studies Degree
327 Student Teaching
340 Graduate Programs/ Co-operative with University of Scranton/ Nursing
341 Graduate Programs
341.3-341.6 Graduate Programs/ Nursing