Mount Mary University Digital Collections

Mount Mary University Digital Collections

Mount Mary University is an urban Catholic university for women sponsored by the School Sisters of Notre Dame that provides an environment for the development of the whole person. Located in Milwaukee, WI, for over 100 years, Mount Mary encourages leadership, integrity, and a deep sense of social justice arising from a sensitivity to moral values and Christian principles. Mount Mary commits itself to excellence in teaching and learning with an emphasis on thinking critically. Mount Mary University is recognized as a diverse learning community that works in partnership with local, national and global organizations to educate women to transform the world.

Mount Mary University's digital collections are intended to serve students, faculty, staff, and researchers. Our goal is to provide patrons with a wide variety of artistic and historical content showcasing Mount Mary's rich history and vibrant present. Digital collections are based upon historical material preserved in the Mount Mary Archives and collaborative projects such as the Digital Fashion Archive.

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Claire McCardell

Claire McCardell working; the man's identity is unknown

Lynn sari dress 1976.jpg

Lynn Fontanne with Cole Leslie and Alfred Lunt

Lynn Fontanne (center) poses with Cole Leslie (left) and Alfred Lunt (right), possibly at Ten Chimneys, Lynn and Alfred's country home in Wisconsin.…


Lynn Fontanne in "O Mistress Mine"

Lynn is performing in the play "O Mistress Mine" wearing a Molyneux dressing gown. She had the dressing gown she's wearing copied for her personal use…


Lynn Fontanne at the 1941 Academy Awards

Lynn (second from left) wore a gown designed by Valentina (either Object ID #1983.184.ABC or Object ID #1983.185) to the 1941 Academy Awards where she…

1335 items
11 collections
5 exhibits