Box marked Bishop Coyne Convents/ Marist and Franciscan Brothers:
The major portion of this correspondence is with Canon Crowe, and is concerned with fund raising, etc.

Box marked Technical Education, Industrial Schools and Orphanages, Brothers' Schools and Summerhill.

Envelope marked, Nazareth House Foundation, containing about 23 letters from 1909-1912, from Nazareth House in Hammersmith, London.

1 folder marked industrial schools and orphanages containing a few notes and letters about boys' school in Boyle.

Large file on Agricultural and Technical Instruction, includes a letter about an application for a certificate as an Industrial School for the Nazareth Convent, Sligo, 29 March 1912, saying there is no need for another industrial school. There are 6 letters on this issue.

Letter of recommendation for Miss Norah Petit for the position of Domestic Economy Instructress under the Athlone Technical Committee, no date, early 20th?

Copies of the Minutes of Sligo Urban Technical Instruction Committee, 4 October, 18 October, 27 October, 19 November, 23 November, 1909, 25 April, 3 October 1910, 9 January 1911, 16 January 1911, includes information on women appointed as instructresses in Domestic Economy. Also includes various printed circulars from the Department of Agriculture and Technical Instruction for Ireland.

A number of circular letters from The Catholic Guild of Housecraft from Miss M. Fedden Saltford near Bristol 'It is proposed to establish in Great Britain and Ireland, a Guild of Housecraft for educated Catholic girls, and to open a school in connection with it in London, where a short, but adequate training, at moderate fees, may be given by qualified teachers of domestic science to students who desire to become Housedames.

AccessThe Elphin Diocesan Archive is a private archive, maintained in a location which is not immediately accessible or open to the public. Queries should be directed to the archivist.
Repository NameElphin Diocesan Archives (RC)
AddressSt. Mary’s Temple Street Sligo
EircodeF91 KTX2
Telephone(071) 916-2670
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Repository Web Address
CommentStaff of the Women's History Project constructed an outline list of the material. Due to time constraints, not all items in this repository were examined individually.We are grateful for the assistance provided by Mgr Gerard Dolan.