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Panus, Mary Louise

Mary Louise Panus Collection

1895-1997
3 boxes 1.25 linear feet
Call no.: MS 378

Mary Lou Panus documented Polish American life in Massachusetts by collecting newspaper clippings, business cards, programs, and Polish language prayer books and prayer cards.

The Panus collection includes photographs of Polish churches in Massachusetts, reflecting the important role religion played in the culture and in various communities. The collection also includes a doll dressed as a nun.

Gift of Mary Lou Panus, 1995.

Subjects

Catholic church buildings--Massachusetts--PhotographsPolish Americans--Massachusetts

Contributors

Panus, Mary Lou

Types of material

Photographs