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Main Title: The good Sams : Sisters of the Good Samaritan 1857-1969 / Margaret Walsh.
Author: Walsh, Margaret.
Imprint: Mulgrave, Vic. : John Garratt Publishing, 2001.
Collation: 432 p., [24] p. of plates : ill., portraits, map, notes, index, hbk ; 24 cm.
Subject: Sisters of the Good Samaritan.
Catholic Church
Catholic schools
Religion and religious buildings
ISBN: 1875938524 :
History of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan, the first congregation of Catholic religious women founded in Australia. Recounts its beginnings in 1857, when a group of five women set up a refuge for women and girls in a derelict former gaol in Pitt Street, Sydney, and its growth as an organisation committed to education in orphanages and schools. Includes photos, bibliography and index. Author is a retired teacher who has had lifelong contact with the Good Samaritans.
Result Collection Location Shelf No Status Notes
Non-Fiction Main Library 282 GOO WAL Available