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Women and Leadership Archives

Women's Legacy

The Women & Leadership Archives (WLA) collects, preserves, and makes available records of enduring value to researchers studying women's leadership activities.


WLA Holiday Fun!

The WLA Graduate Assistants spent part of this week designing a Christmas sweater for the Holiday Spirit Contest hosted by the University Staff Council. Click here to learn more!

WLA Holiday Hours

The WLA will be closed from December 22 to January 2. Regular hours will resume on Monday, January 5th.

WLA Spring Semester and Extended Hours

Beginning January, 12th, the WLA will be open from 9am to 4pm on Monday, Thursday, and Friday, from 11am to 7pm on Tuesday, and from 9am to 3:15pm on Wednesday.

History Fair

The WLA is ready for History Fair participants! We are open from 8:30-4:30 on Monday, Wednesday-Friday and from 11am-7pm on Tuesdays. Click here for more information and ideas for History Fair topics to research at the WLA!  

Conservation of Mundelein College Banner and Pierre de Chaignon La Rose Paintings

Several pieces from the WLA's collections were recently returned after appearing in LUMA's Crossings and Dwellings exhibit, including the Mundelein College banner and a set of small paintings depicting the college's insignia. Click here to read more about the insignia's history and the conservation undergone by each of these items in preparation for the exhibit.

Legion of Young Polish Women

The WLA's newest digital exhibit, Legion of Young Polish Women is open! Click here to learn more about this fascinating charitable organization and to visit the exhibit.

Why is there an Angel on our webpage?

Curious as to why there is an angel on the side of our page? Click here to learn more!


Women and Leadership Archives
Loyola University Chicago · Piper Hall · 1032 W. Sheridan Road · Chicago, IL 60660
Phone: 773.508.8837 · E-mail: WLArchives@luc.edu

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