CollectionImage Archive
ReferenceAlbum 72

The image archive of the Medical Missionaries of Mary, mostly c.1946-1999, with a small rare collection dating from World War I.

c.9,020 colour slides in 451 holders, these are by country, with some organised thematically, for example, weddings, hair styles, nurses training, markets.

68 folders with c.5,000 black and white prints, these include prints of women at work,

163 Albums, c.16300, colour photographs of various activities of the Medical Missionaries of Mary in Angola, Brazil, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mexico, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, England, Ireland and the United States.

For example:
Album 72, photograph number 56, 1994, relating to clinics/Public Health Care, photographer Isabelle Smyth, Nigeria, left to right, lady on left not known, lady on right Ekaette Umoh, nurse/midwife

Video Collection, which contains edited footage at ceremonies, interviews with early members of the Medical Missionaries of Mary, footage of Makiunga, Tanzania, hospital, leprosy work, 1982, copy of part of 'Visitation', film 1947 on leprosy and other work by the Medical Missionaries of Mary, Nigeria, commissioned by M. Mary Martin, Andrew Buchanan, director.

AccessThe Medical Missionaries of Mary Archive is a private archive but enquiries from researchers are welcomed. Access to the archive is by prior appointment only.
Repository NameMedical Missionaries of Mary Archive
AddressBeechgrove Drogheda County Louth
EircodeA92 XKXO
Telephone(041) 981-5987
Repository Web Address
CommentThe information listed was taken from lists available in the archive. We are grateful for the assistance provided by the Sisters of the Medical Missionaries of Mary.