Sisters of Charity Federation Archives

Ryan, Sister Mary Janet Oral History

Item

Dublin Core

Title

Ryan, Sister Mary Janet Oral History

Subject

Sister Mary Janet Ryan

Description

An oral history of Sister Mary Janet Ryan, a Sister of Charity of Seton Hill from 1935 until 2017. The interview was conducted by Sister Marie Corona Miller on May 11, 1988.

Sister Mary Janet Ryan was born on May 31st, 1918 in Pittsburgh, Pa. Daughter of Alexader Ryan and Josephine Dalton, Jeannette Ryan entered the community on September 8th, 1935 at the age of 17 as Sister Mary Janet Ryan.

Sister Mary Janet taught intermediate for 3 years, upper elementary for 15 years, secondary for 12 years, and college for 7 years. She was a History Professor at Seton Hill College from 1965 to 1979. She taught history in the summer sessions at SHC in 1953, 1955, 1956, 1958-1960, 1962, and 1975. She taught in Louisiana Schools as well as in the Pittsburgh Diocese.

Sister Mary Janet received her B. Ed. in Secondary Education from Duquesne University in 1947. Then, in 1953, she received her M.L. in Geography from the University of Pittsburgh.

Sister Mary Janet Ryan passed on September 15th, 2017 at the age of 99.

Creator

Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill

Publisher

Archives of the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill

Date

1988/05/11

Rights

All rights belong to the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill, Greensburg, Pennsylvania.

Format

Audio cassette tape

Language

English

Type

Oral history

Identifier

OH-88

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Sister Marie Corona Miller

Interviewee

Sister Mary Janet Ryan

Original Format

Audio cassette tape

Duration

31:56
31:56
20:57

Bit Rate/Frequency

96kHz

Citation

Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill, “Ryan, Sister Mary Janet Oral History,” Sisters of Charity Federation Archives, accessed May 24, 2024, https://scfederationarchives.org/items/show/95.

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