Archives News

by | Jun 22, 2021

Welcome, Amy!

Welcome, Amy!

  Meet Amy Sherwood, the new Viatorian Community Archivist. She just joined the staff at the Province Center in Arlington Heights this week. She has an extensive background in archives, archaeology and digital preservation. She will take the position of Joan...

Homecoming and Football, 1938

The Viatorian Community Archives just received a donation of two St. Viator College souvenir booklets dated 1938.  The gift comes from Mary Newlin, whose father, Adrian Lessard, attended St. Viator College in Bourbonnais and was on the football team. The Homecoming...

Illinois Archives Month 2019

October 2019 is Archives Month in Illinois and the focus is on health and wellness. Through the years a number of Viatorians were hospital chaplains who ministered to the sick and dying. Check back later this month to see who they are!

Summer 2018 – Archives Meetings

Summer 2018 – Archives Meetings

Archon Day - June 29, 2018 Held at Denison University in Granville, OH, the Archon Users Collaborative met to discuss the future of using Archon, an open-source archival content management system developed at the University of IL.  The Viatorian Community Archives has...

The Epiphany

We are now in the season of the Epiphany.  The card that was donated was blown up to poster size and is now on display in the Province Center, as it shows the Wise Men following the star to Bethlehem.  It won't be up for long as a new digital display will be installed...