OreD, Dorothea E. Orem Collection in the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions


[Record group/Fonds OreM] Monica Orem Collection. — 1912-1972
Creator: Orem, Sister M. Adelaide, S.C.M.M. (Monica Orem)

29 April 1912 - 4 July 1972

Monica Orem was born in Baltimore, Maryland, and was the sister of Dorothea Orem. She worked for seven years with the Board of Education, Office of School Attendance and Child Labor in Washington, D.C. She joined the Medical Mission Sisters in 1943 and as Sister Adelaid served in India for over 20 years.

[Series 1] Correspondence

[Folder 1/1] Correspondence - personal. — n.d.
correspondence sent to Monica Orem from others

[Folder 1/2] Correspondence - personal. — 1971

[Folder 1/3] Correspondence - personal. — 1972 Jan-Feb

[Folder 1/4] Correspondence - personal. — 1972 March

[Folder 1/5] Correspondence - personal. — 1972 March

[Folder 1/6] Correspondence - personal. — 1972 April

[Folder 1/7] Correspondence - personal. — 1972 May

[Folder 1/8] Correspondence - personal. — 1972 June-July

[Folder 2/1] Correspondence - with Dorothea Orem. — 1959-1964

[Folder 2/2] Correspondence - with Dorothea Orem. — 1965-1972

[Folder 2/3] Correspondence - to Dorothea Orem from other Mission Sisters. — 1961-1980

[Folder 2/4] Correspondence - letters of condolence. — July 1972

[Folder 2/5] Correspondence - letters of condolence. — August 1972

[Series 2] Personal Documents

[Sub-series 3/2-16] The Patna Mission Letter. — 1949-1963
Newsletter from the Jesuit Missionaries along the Ganges. Published by Sanjivan Press, Digha Ghat, Patna, India.

[Book 3/2] Patna Mission Letter. — 1949

[Book 3/3] Patna Mission Letter. — 1950

[Book 3/4] Patna Mission Letter. — 1951

[Book 3/5] Patna Mission Letter. — 1952

[Book 3/6] Patna Mission Letter. — 1953

[Book 3/7] Patna Mission Letter. — 1954

[Book 3/8] Patna Mission Letter. — 1955

[Book 3/9] Patna Mission Letter. — 1956

[Book 3/10] Patna News Letter. — 1957

[Book 3/11] Patna News Letter. — 1958

[Book 3/12] Patna News Letter. — 1959

[Book 3/13] Patna Jesuit News Letter. — 1960

[Book 3/14] Patna Jesuit News Letter. — 1961

[Book 3/15] Patna Jesuit News Letter. — 1962

[Book 3/16] Patna Jesuit News Letter. — 1963

[Folder 2/6] Prayer cards

[Folder 2/7] Saints bookmarks

[Folder 2/8] Trip to Ireland

[Folder 2/9] Tour of Munich, Athens

[Folder 2/10] Notes and documents from Rome

[Folder 2/11] Medical Mission Sisters newletter. — 1972

[Folder 2/12] Medical Mission Sisters 75th Anniversary Booklet. — 2000

[Folder 2/13] Evidence of provenance

[Folder 2/14] Birth certificate. — 1912

[Folder 2/15] Transcripts from St. Joseph College and Catholic University. — 1930-1936

[Folder 2/16] Drivers license/Social Security cards

[Folder 2/17] Business cards and addresses

[Folder 2/18] Writing folder/address book

[Folder 2/19] International certificates of vaccination

[Folder 2/20] Eyeglass prescription

[Folder 2/21] Notes - ideas about changes in the Medical Mission Sisters Community

[Folder 3/1] Medical Mission Sisters member directories. — 1969-1972

[Book 3/17] Out of Nothing by Sister M. Adelaide Orem. — 1968
This book was published by the Catholic Hospital Association of India.

[Series 3] Photographs

[Folder 4/1] Portraits of Monica Orem

[Folder 4/2] Medical Mission Sisters publicity photograph

[Folder 4/3] Family and Friends snapshots

[Folder 4/4] Snapshots in India

[Folder 4/5] Village in India

[Folder 4/6] Patna and Holy Trinity Hospital

[Folder 4/7] Orem Family Hampden Home

[Folder 4/8] Dorothea Orem's Chevy Chase Home. — 1971

[Series 4] Monica Orem Material Evidence
Series includes objects and artifacts associated with Monica Orem, including rosaries, devotional books and her eye glasses.
Items are catalogued individually in the artifact database.