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  • Collection ID WLA2011.66
  • Creator Names Credidio, Ann, BVM
  • Title Ann Credidio, BVM papers 1989-2005.
  • Physical description .25 linear feet.
  • Collection arrangement Articles, 1998-2003 and Audiovisual, 1989-2005; arranged alphabetically.
  • Biographical or Historical Note Ann Credidio, BVM, is the founder of Damien House and its related charities. Damien House is an organization dedicated to the care of patients with Hansens Disease in Guayaquil, Ecuador. In the late 1980s, Sr. Ann volunteered to teach and care for patients of the leprosy wing of a Guayaquil hospital. Realizing the many needs of these patients, she formed Damien House in the 1990s as both a distinct segment of the hospital and as a charitable foundation based in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Collection summary The bulk of the papers documents Sr. Ann Credidios work at Damien House.
  • Access and usage restrictions Some restrictions may apply.
  • Finding Aids Note Finding aid available in repository; folder level.
  • Location of Other Archival Materials Note See also the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Archives, Dubuque, Iowa.
  • Names
    • Ann Credidio Archives.
    • Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Dubuque, Iowa)
    • Loyola University of Chicago. Women and Leadership Archives.
  • Subjects Leprosy.
  • Geographic coverage Guayaquil (Ecuador)