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Mother Mary Hilda Miley papers

Scope & content

The Mother Mary Hilda Miley Papers deal primarily with her correspondence to and from a wide variety of people concerning the early years and development of Salve Regina College. There is a particular emphasis on the continuous improvement of the school, from expanding the facilities to donations of money and books for the library. Many reports are included which cover both the academic growth of Salve Regina College and the accomplishments of its faculty and students as well as financial information for a number of years. There is correspondence to and from Presidents Eisenhower and Kennedy as well as then-Vice President Johnson. On the same note, there is much correspondence between Mother Hilda and notable people involved in religious and government life, both on national and local scales.