What We Have

The Maryknoll Mission Archives document the development of the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers Society, the Maryknoll Sisters Congregation, and the Maryknoll Lay Missioners, the individual lives of their members and the peoples they serve. The materials in the Archives date from the early twentieth century to the present. Those open for research include:

  • Personal papers of the Founders:

Mother Mary Joseph Rogers

Father Thomas Frederick Price

Bishop James Anthony Walsh

  • Missioners’ personal papers and creative works
  • Publications:

Channel, Contact, The Field Afar, Formation Journals, Maryknoll, Mayan Mission Monthly, Mission Bulletin, Mission Forum, Revista Maryknoll, SHARE, World Campus, World Horizon Report, World Parish, World Student, and books by or about Maryknollers

  • Diaries and newsletters from missioners around the world
  • China Oral Histories
  • Maryknoll Sisters’ Regional Histories
  • Photographs

Also visit the International Mission Photography Archive (IMPA) hosted by University of Southern California to see pre-1950 Maryknoll images from China, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, Guatemala, Mexico, Africa, Hawaii, and Japanese Internment Camps in the United States

  • Motion picture films
  • Outside collections:

Mission Secretariat/US Catholic Mission Council (USCMC)/US Catholic Mission Association (USCMA)

The United States Catholic China Bureau (USCCB)

Religious Task Force on Central America and Mexico (RTFCAM)