Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
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 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...