Kistler, Sedgwick, 1875-1952
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Box — Box: KIST:2, Box: Folders: Nos. 1-4 [four total]; Objects: Nos. 5-6 [two total]
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 the 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...