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Cistercians in Texas: The 1998 Jubilee

Description: Book that commemorates the 900 year history of the Cistercian order and its forty year presence in Texas. It contains histories of the order, memoirs, and spiritual reflections.
Date: 1998
Creator: Pruit, Thomas
Item Type: Book

[Clipping from Dallas Times Herald Newspaper

Description: Clipping of the title section of the from the Dallas Times Herald newspaper. It includes part of an article about Italian leftists kidnapping U. S. Brigadier General James L. Dozier.
Date: December 27, 1981
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Item Type: Clipping

[Construction Site at Cistercian Preparatory School]

Description: Photograph of a construction site at the Cistercian Preparatory School. In the foreground are a bulldozer and a large truck for construction. In the background is a car, construction truck, and building. On the back is a handwritten note that reads "building."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Correspondence between Damien Szodenyi and C.W. Meehan-April 1967]

Description: Correspondence between Damien Szodenyi and C.W. Meehan on including an advertisement for the Cistercian Preparatory School in the Dallas Morning News. There are two copies of the advertisement text which discuss the curriculum and the structure of the school. A contract between Cistercian Preparatory School and the Dallas Morning News to run the advertisement is also enclosed.
Date: 1967
Creator: Szodenyi, Damien
Item Type: Letter

Different paths brought four to Cistercian order

Description: Newspaper clipping featuring an article that discusses how Damian Szodeny, James Lehrberger, Peter Verhalen, and Bernard Marton came to join the Cistercian order. It describes their lives before joining and their thoughts about being monks. The clipping also contains other articles and advertisements.
Date: December 27, 1981
Creator: Milstein, Susan
Item Type: Clipping

[Flagpole at Cistercian Preparatory School]

Description: Photograph of a school flagpole with raised Texas and United States flags. A building is visible in the background. A handwritten note on the back describes the flagpole's location on the campus.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Football Field]

Description: Photograph of the football stadium at Cistercian College. The stands and trashcan are in the left of the image. In the background is a scoreboard and a large office building behind the scoreboard.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Group in Front of Incomplete Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of men and two boys standing in front of a building. According to accompanying information they are from left to right; Dr. Charles O. Galvin, President, Bryan F. Smith, Chairman of the school's advisory committee, Father Damien, and Dr. E.A. Steinberger, scholarship fund creator. The two boys are unnamed.
Date: [1962..1964]
Item Type: Photograph

[Gym Building Construction]

Description: Photograph of the construction of the Cistercian Preparatory School's gym building. The building is surrounded by a steel support frame. In the foreground are trees. A tree to the right has a piece of plastic caught in the branches. On the back of the photograph is a handwritten note that states, "Construction of Gym '71-'72 Completed in '72"
Date: 1971~
Item Type: Photograph

Monastery in transition

Description: Newspaper clipping with an article describing how the Cistercian monastery, Our Lady of Dallas, is transitioning from being isolated to being surrounded by development.
Date: unknown
Creator: Milstein, Susan
Item Type: Clipping

Priests philosophical about thinning ranks

Description: Newspaper clipping from the Dallas Times Herald describing changes facing Our Lady of Dallas Cictercian monastery in Irving, Texas. Real estate development in the area and the deaths of aging monks are said to threaten the future of the monastery.
Date: December 27, 1987
Item Type: Clipping

[Seated Cistercian Monk Underlining Book Passages]

Description: Photograph of a Cistercian monk seated at a table underlining passages in a book with a pen. The book is a thick text with three bookmarks sticking out from the pages. In front of the book is an open spiral-bound booklet. There are two file cabinets in the background. On the back of the photograph is a handwritten note that reads "p82 #4."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Socrates Sculpture]

Description: Photograph of the Socrates statue at the Cistercian Preparatory school. In the background is a school building. A note on the back of the photograph gives background information on the relation of the artist to the school.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Statue in an Alcove]

Description: Photograph of a statue in a brick alcove. At the base of the statue are flower bushes. In the background are trees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Two Cistercian Monks Conversing Outside School Building]

Description: Photograph of two Cistercian monks conversing outside of a school building at the Cistercian Preparatory School. The monk on the left holds books and leans on a rail while the monk on the right holds notebooks and papers. In the background is a man with a backpack walking away from the monks. On the back of the photograph is a Taylor publishing Co. stamp that reads "pict no. 4, page no. 34."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Two Construction Workers Laying Bricks]

Description: Photograph of two construction workers on a platform laying brick on the side of a building. An aluminum ladder lays on the side of the building. In the foreground an arm of a crane extends to the platform. On the back of the photograph is a job sticker from the Taylor Publishing Company with the picture number listed as "2" and the page number listed as "76."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[View of Cistercian Abbey]

Description: Photograph of the Cistercian Abbey from a hill side. To the left of the abbey is a sign that reads "Cistercian Abbey and School" and a row of school buses. In the background a sports field is visible. On the back of the photograph is a handwritten note that describes the location of the abbey on the school grounds.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph