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Loretto Abbey, Mason Boulevard, east side, opposite Dunster Avenue, Toronto, Ontario. Open in full size

Loretto Abbey, Mason Boulevard, east side, opposite Dunster Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.

Picture, 1977, English

Loretto Abbey, Mason Boulevard, east side, opposite Dunster Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.

Picture, 1977, English

Notes

Image published in the Toronto Star, 30 April 1977, p. G16, with Historical Toronto article by Donald Jones, "Abbey is a monument to a nun".

Caption:

Loretto Abbey, built in 1930 in North York is mother house and one of the schools of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary in America. Institute's work brought to Canada from Ireland in 1847 by five nuns, one of whom Ellen Dease, founded the American branch.

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Toronto - Schools - Loretto Abbey

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0114880f