Archives of Maryland
Mary Elizabeth Clovis Lange (c. 1784-1882)
MSA SC 3520-13580
Archival Sources -
Searched through: MARYLAND INDEXES (Naturalizations, Index)
1777-1917 [MSA S1415-3]; and MARYLAND INDEXES (Naturalizations, Index)
1777-1917 [MSA S1415-9] for information pertaining to the immigration
and naturalization of Annette and/or Elizabeth Clovis Lange. No
Searched through: BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS
(Administration Docket),1835-1840 [MSA CM130-10]; BALTIMORE COUNTY
REGISTER OF WILLS (Wills, Index), 1664-1908 [MSA CM189];
and BALTIMORE COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Inventories Index), 1810-1838
[MSA WK1096-2] for information
pertaining to Annette Lange, d. 3 July 1837. No records found.
Searched through: BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Estate Docket),
1879-1882 [MSA CM195-10] for information pertaining to Mother Mary
Elizabeth Lange, d. 3 February 1882. No records found.
ASSEMBLY, SENATE (Journal of Proceedings), 1866, MdHR , L3121, (2/1/8/7).
CITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT, BUREAU OF VITAL STATISTICS
(Death Record) Mary Elizabeth Lange, 3 February 1882 [MSA CM1132-18]
Newspaper and Journal Articles -
of a Venerable Superior." The
Baltimore Sun, 4 February
Joseph. "Heroine of the Church: Mother Lange's Contribution
to Maryland and the Archdiocese." The
Catholic Review, 13 March1991.
Ercolano, Patrick. "Baltimore Nun Advocated for Catholic Sainthood." The Evening Sun, 25 April 1991.
Rae, Shelly. "Sainthood for Mother Lange?" Afro-American, 27 April 1991.
Deborah I. "Plans to Seek Sainthood for Black Nun Bring Joy
to Order she
Founded in 1829." The Baltimore Sun,
29 April 1991.
Kate. "Mother Lange Decree is First Step Toward Petition for
Sainthood." The Catholic Review,
1 May 1991.
Linell. "Oblate Sisters Served God by Teaching Black
Children." The Baltimore Sun,
20 February 1994.
Lange Memorial Room a Reality!" The
Lange Letter, April 1995.
Marilyn. "A Saint from East Baltimore?" The
Baltimore Sun, 8 October 1995.
Dean. "Waiting for a Miracle." Baltimore
Tom. "Charmed Life: Soul Sister." The
Baltimore City Paper, 1
Frederick N. "Order of Black Nuns Founded in 1829." The Baltimore Sun, 12 February
Jamie. "Nun's Tribute is 171 Years in the Making." The Baltimore Sun, 14 February 2000.
Dedicated to Mother Mary Lange, Oblate Sisters of
Providence Unveiled." Baltimore Times,
18-24 February 2000.
Kimberly A.C. "175 Years Remembered." The
Baltimore Sun, 7 December 2002.
John. "A Saintly Undertaking on Founder's Behalf." The Baltimore Sun, 5 February 2003.
Kelly. "A Sisterhood of Faith." The
Baltimore Sun, 27 June 2004.
Joe. "The Faithful: The Oblate Sisters Celebrate the Life of
Founder Mother Mary Lange and Another Step Ttoward Her Canonization." The Baltimore Sun,
2 February 2005.
Dyer, Ervin. "City of Motherly Love: Baltimore Remembers Mother Mary
Lange, Founder of Order of Black Nuns." The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 22
May 2005. Article available online at: http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/05142/507441.stm.
Elaine G. and Joan A. Andersen. "Elizabeth Clovis Lange,
c1784-1882: Black Religious Leader." Notable
Maryland Women, Ed. Helmes Winifred G. Cambridge: MD: Tidewater
Publishers, 1977. 208-214.
John A. and Mark C. Carnes, Ed. American
National Biography. New
York: Oxford University Press, 1999.
Carolyn B. Women of
Achievement in Maryland History. Maryland: Anaconda Press, 2002.
On-line Sources -
Sister Elizabeth Ann, S.J.W. "Elizabeth Clovis Lange, Mother Mary
Elizabeth: Foundress of the Oblate Sisters of Providence, c.
1784-1882." Catholic Heritage Curricula, 2001. http://www.catholichomeschooling.com/curr/am6.htm.
Diggs, Louis. "Biography of Mother Mary Elizabeth Lange, O.S.P." Louis
Diggs, 10 October 2002. http://www.louisdiggs.com/oblates/Biography.html.
"Elizabeth Clarisse Lange (aka Mother Mary)." The National Black
Catholic Congress, 2003. http://www.nbccongress.org/black-catholics/elizabeth-clarisse-lange-famous-blacks.asp.
"Mother Mary Elizabeth Lange." Archdiocese of Baltimore, 2004. http://www.archbalt.org/our-history/notable-people-detail.cfm?customel_datapageid_999=2243.
"History." St. Frances Academy, n.d. http://www.sfacademy.org/sfa175.htm.
"Our History." The Oblate Sisters of Providence, n.d. http://oblatesisters.com/.
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