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Guide to the Mother Celeste Thompson scrapbook
USDSC_2008_004  
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Description
This scrapbook is an architectural notebook compiled by Rev. Mother Celeste Marie Thompson, RSCJ. It includes Thompson's notes on architectural history, newspaper clippings, postcards, and magazine cutouts covering a variety of architectural styles.
Background
Rev. Mother Celeste Marie Thompson, RSCJ was born June 13, 1875 in Saint Louis, Missouri to Macklot Thompson and Céleste de Lauréal Thompson. Céleste de Lauréal was born in Guadeloupe and moved with her family to the United States at the age of six. She appeared in the Who's Who of America: A Biographical Dictionary of Contemporary Women of the United States and Canada, 1914-1915 .
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This collection is open for research.