1901-1977Origination : Morris, Joan, 1901-
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Joan Morris Papers (MOR), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556
Correspondence, 1950s-1977; her writings, including leaflets for her Damascene pictures (1957), entries for the New Catholic Encyclopedia (1963), articles concerning the role of women in the church (1970s), and an unpublished book-length manuscript, My Peregrinations: An Autobiography (1977); reviews of her book The Lady Was a Bishop (1973); and copies of such personal records as birth and baptismal certificates.
Also some of her films: Shakespeare Songs, Fight for the Right (on the Women's Movement), Glass Leaves, Symbolic Candles, True Peace Nativity, and The Tower and the Dove; with an excerpt from her film Suffragettes and film concerning the history of women in medicine.
British-born artist, film maker, author, and Catholic feminist. Morris, who served as editor of Art Notes, 1937-1948, received an M.A. in liturgical research, University of Notre Dame, 1954.