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Report of Committee on Prize Essay; The Ursuline Nuns in America. Records of the American Catholic H...
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Report of Committee on Prize Essay; The Ursuline Nuns in America. Records of the American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia. Volume I. Pages 213-243.
American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia.
11 January 2014
Philadelphia : American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia
Catholic Church --United States
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Report of Committee on Prize Essay. We the undersigned Committee on Essay report that we have thoroughly examined the several papers submitted to us and have been well Satisfied with them. The merits of these papers were so nearly equal that we found some difficulty in deciding, but we finally selected the work of Mrs. Vogel as the best, Miss Ducie being second. The facts are as follows : The competitors for the medal were : Mrs. Ettie M. Vogel, Post Graduate, Boerne, Texas. Miss Lorena Marie Ducie, Ursuline Academy, Galveston. “ Florence de Zavala, Post Graduate, Shevano, Texas. “ Mamie]. Lyons, Academy Graduating Class. “ Olivia M. 'l‘uttle de “Iillrich, Post Graduate, Flatonia, Texas. “ Clara M. Pritchard, Academy Graduating Class. “ Lou. M. Schwartz, Academy Sub-Graduating Class. We have found the result of the examination to be : Medal: Mrs. Ettie M. Vogel. Next in merit ; Miss Lorena Marie Ducie, and Miss Florence de Za- vala, ex equo. Meritorious: Misses Mamie J. Lyons, Olivia M. Tuttle de Willrich, Clara M. Pritchard. Lou. M. Schwartz. BERNARD DOUREDOURE, MARTIN 1.]. GRIFFIN, ATLEE DOUREDOUI-(E, FRANCIS X. Rzuss, CHAS. H. A. ESLING, EsQ., j. CARROLL MCCAFFREY, EsQ., Committee. THE AMERICAN CATHOLIC HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF PHILADELPHIA. To ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, GREETING : Whereas, This Society, in its desire to foster a love for Catholic His- tory, has offered for competition, by the pupils of the Academy under the charge of the Ursuline Nuns of Galveston, Texas, a Silver Medal donated for this purpose by the Corresponding Secretary and Librarian, Mr. Francis X. Reuss, of Philadelphia, to be awarded to the one sub- mitting the best historical paper on the subject proposed by the donor of the medal, namely. "The Ursuline Nuns in America;“ and whereas, the Committee named by the Society to examine the papers submitted has reported that the one signed by Mrs. Ettie M. Vogel is the most de- serving for accuracy of statement, conciseness and literary expression ; therefore, the Society has resolved that the medal be awarded to her. ‘mm 1 l..,.,'I Philadelphia, June 10, I886. Atlests FRANCIS T. FUREV, Rec. Secretary. (213)