Boston College collection of Ade Bethune
- 1934 - 1984
Scope and Contents
This collection contains materials from Bethune's life as an artist and her interests in the Catholic Worker Movement and liturgy. Materials include correspondence, articles concerning liturgy and Bethune, and a set of prayer cards designed by Bethune.
- Bethune, Ade, 1914-2002 (Person)
Restrictions on access
Collection is open for research.
Restrictions on use
These materials are made available for use in research, teaching and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. The original authors may retain copyright to the materials.
Biographical Note: Ade Bethune
Ade Bethune was born in 1914, in Belgium. In 1928, she emigrated with her family to the United States. She studied art at the National Academy of Design in New York City. During the 1930s, Bethune became involved with Dorothy Day's Catholic Worker movement and that influence was reflected in her art. Other topics featured in her work include Biblical scenes, images of saints, and working class people.
Bethune died on May 1, 2002.
"About Ade Bethune." Ade Bethune Collection – College of St. Catharine Libraries. Available: http://www.stkate.edu/library/spcoll/bethune.html (28 July 2004).
1.25 Linear Feet (2 containers)
Language of Materials
Materials concerning twentieth-century Catholic artist Ade Bethune. Includes articles, correspondence, liturgical art, and prayer cards.
Bulk of the materials were a gift of Ade Bethune (1984). Correspondence to William Leonard, SJ was added sometime before 2004; it was likely a gift of Leonard, but the exact provenance is not documented.
- Boston College Collection of Ade Bethune
- Sarah K. Nytroe
- 2004 Summer
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