University of Arizona

Diary of Sister Monica

Page from Sister Monica's Diary

Sister Monica was a member of party of Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet and traveled to Tucson to establish St. Joseph's Convent. Later she established St. Mary's Hospital in Tucson, Ariz. This collection is made up of a diary of railway and stage journey from St. Louis, Mo. to Tucson, Ariz., April 21, 1870-May 26, 1870, with Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet. Later it was published in part as The Trek of the Seven Sisters, Tucson, 1948.