650 linear feet of manuscripts
18 volumes of newspapers
10 linear feet of maps
326 audio tapes
85 video tapes
79 oral histories
164 16mm. motion picture reels
5 linear feet of ephemera
10 linear feet of realia/artifacts
History of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston (including founders, houses, institutions, government, personnel, education, apostolates, formation, spiritual events, special collections)
Collection(s) are available by appointment only
Access only in reading room, supervised
Laptop computers and tape recorders allowed with staff approval
All photocopying done by staff
Loans for exhibits only
Loans permitted for research only
Finding Guides Available:
Guides for manuscript collection
Guides for archives' records groups
Guide to photographic collection
Take I-90 (Massachusetts Turnpike) to the Allston / Cambridge Exit
(bear left). Continue through 7 traffic lights (about 3 minutes).
At the 5th light, there will be a fire station on your left.
Continue along Cambridge Street to 2nd set of lights which brings
you to the driveway of the CSJ Motherhouse.
Take I-90 (Massachusetts Turnpike) to Newton Corner (Exit 17). At the
top of the ramp, there will be a Sheraton Hotel on your left. Go
straight ahead, after you go through the first traffic light, bear
right. A sign reads Brighton. The arrow is always green (except for
pedestrians). The road bears to the left; continue to the end where
the road bears to the right. Continue for about five miles, through
Brighton Center, pass the Brighton Police Station and pass St.
Elizabeth Hospital. About 500 ft. beyond hospital, you will see to
your left, a 7-story building which is the Motherhouse of the
Sisters of St. Joseph. .
Take train to Kenmore Square, go upstairs, take No. 57 bus marked
Watertown. Ask driver to let you off at Mt. St. Joseph Academy.
FROM LOGAN AIRPORT:
Airport bus will take you to Kenmore Square. Follow directions above.
If you take a taxi, have driver follow directions from the EAST
Call 783-9090 and receptionist will help you if you give her an idea