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Kistler, Sedgwick, 1875-1952

 Person

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

BOX 1: FAMILY MEMENTOS [part 1/2], ca.1860-2008

 Box — Box: KIST:1, Object: Nos. 1-6 [six total]
Identifier: KIST:1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Kistler family of Sedgwick and Bertha (née Kaul) is inextricably connected to many aspects of Rosemont College's past and future. Initially the Kistlers strived to turn a personal tragedy of losing their only child at a young age into a gift for future generations of Rosemont students. In 1925 the Kistlers and the college’s second president, Mother Mary Ignatius Carroll, met and discussed a college library to be built in honor of their lost child, Gertrude. Throughout the years the...
Dates: ca.1860-2008

BOX 2: FAMILY MEMENTOS [part 2/2], ca.1913-2010

 Box — Box: KIST:2, Box: Folders: Nos. 1-4 [four total]; Objects: Nos. 5-6 [two total]
Identifier: KIST:2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Kistler family of Sedgwick and Bertha (née Kaul) is inextricably connected to many aspects of Rosemont College's past and future. Initially the Kistlers strived to turn a personal tragedy of losing their only child at a young age into a gift for future generations of Rosemont students. In 1925 the Kistlers and the college’s second president, Mother Mary Ignatius Carroll, met and discussed a college library to be built in honor of their lost child, Gertrude. Throughout the years the...
Dates: ca.1913-2010

BOX 3: PAPAL AWARD - Pro Ecclesia Et Pontifice, 1930

 Item — Box: KIST:3, Box: Loc: 1.2E
Identifier: KIST:3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Kistler family of Sedgwick and Bertha (née Kaul) is inextricably connected to many aspects of Rosemont College's past and future. Initially the Kistlers strived to turn a personal tragedy of losing their only child at a young age into a gift for future generations of Rosemont students. In 1925 the Kistlers and the college’s second president, Mother Mary Ignatius Carroll, met and discussed a college library to be built in honor of their lost child, Gertrude. Throughout the years the...
Dates: 1930

BOX 4: ESTATE PAPERS, 1952 - 1964

 Box — Box: KIST:4, Folder: Nos. 1-3 [three total]
Identifier: KIST:4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Kistler family of Sedgwick and Bertha (née Kaul) is inextricably connected to many aspects of Rosemont College's past and future. Initially the Kistlers strived to turn a personal tragedy of losing their only child at a young age into a gift for future generations of Rosemont students. In 1925 the Kistlers and the college’s second president, Mother Mary Ignatius Carroll, met and discussed a college library to be built in honor of their lost child, Gertrude. Throughout the years the...
Dates: 1952 - 1964

SERIES V: - GERTRUDE KISTLER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (GKML) -, 1926 - 2014

 Series
Identifier: BLDG:V
Scope and Contents This series of records contain the documents, blueprints and publications that relate to the creation and renovations of the Gertrude Kistler Memorial Library. It features the history of the Gertrude Kislter Memorial Library, and its connection to its benefactors Sedwick Kister and Mrs. Bertha Kaul Kistler. Also included are library handbooks, anniverary celebrations, newsclippings, and items related to the Friends of the Library.
Dates: 1926 - 2014