The John Stokes and Mary’s Gardens Collection – DOAJ

Theological Librarianship (Oct 2016)

The John Stokes and Mary’s Gardens Collection

  • Stephanie L. Soule,
  • Jillian Ewalt

DOI
https://doi.org/10.31046/tl.v9i2.439
Journal volume & issue
Vol. 9, no. 2

Abstract

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The John Stokes and Mary’s Gardens Collection documents the research of John S. Stokes, Jr. and the history and activities of the Mary’s Gardens movement, a popular Catholic movement related to planting devotional gardens dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. This article provides an overview of this unique collection and a discussion on archival management, preservation, and outreach.