Books & Media about St. Ben's
Author: Mitchell, William Bell
Title: History of Stearns County, Minnesota, vols. 1 & 2
Publisher: Chicago: H.C. Cooper, Jr. 1915.
Description: 2 volumes. xv, 1536 pages, 209 leaves of plates; illustrations; 27 cm.
Available in the CSB and SJU Archives and Libraries: F 612 .S75 M58 1915.
Title: "These Gentle Communists" [1944 Essay and 2009 Video]
CSB student Mary Thomes '44 won a national award from The Atlantic Monthly for this essay about what life was like at St. Ben's for both the sisters and the students in those years. A narrated version with photos was produced by the Saint Benedict's Monastery in 2009.
See also its Timeline entry.
Title: Pageant [film]
Publisher: [St. Joseph, Minn. : College of St. Benedict, 1957?]
Description: 1 film reel (15 min.) : si., col. with b&w sequences ; 16 mm. + 1 script
Short videos (without sound) of the Pageant and Pageant practice are also available.
Author: McDonald, M. Grace, OSB
Title: With lamps burning
Publisher: Saint Joseph, Minn. : Saint Benedicts' Priory Press, 1957.
Description: 329 p.,  p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps, ports. ; 24 cm.
Available in the CSB Library's General Collection: BX4278.S25 M27
Author: Gable, Mariella, OSB
Title: Harvest: a picture panorama of the bountiful increase given by God to the Sisters of Saint Benedict, St. Joseph, Minnesota, in their first hundred years, 1857-1957
Publisher: [St. Joseph, Minn.] Sisters of St. Benedict, 1957
Description: 135 p. plates, chiefly ill, 23 x 31 cm.
Available in the CSB Library's General Collection: Oversize BX4278.S22 G3
Author: Jarchow, Merrill E.
Title: Private liberal arts colleges in Minnesota: their history and contributions
Publisher: [St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society, 1973]
Description: xvi, 345 p.  p. of plates: ill., ports.; 28 cm
Available in the CSB Library's General Collection: LA310.5 .J37
Title: History of CSB pageant [sound recording] [transcript]
Publisher: [St. Joseph, Minn. : College of St. Benedict, 1978]
Description: 1 sound cassette (ca. 45 min.) : 1 7/8 ips.
See also First performance of the CSB Pageant
Author: Girgen, M. Incarnata, OSB
Title: Behind the beginnings: Benedictine women in America
Publisher: Saint Joseph, Minn.: Saint Benedict's Convent, 1981.
Description: xiii, 227 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Available in the CSB Library's General Collection: BX4278.S25 G57
Author: Hollermann, Ephrem, OSB
Title: The reshaping of a tradition: American Benedictine women, 1852-1881
Publisher: [Saint Joseph, Minn. : Sisters of the Order of Saint Benedict, c 1994].
Description: xxxix 401 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Available in the CSB Library's General Collection: BX4277.U58 H64 1994
Author: Raiche, Annabelle
Title: They came to teach: the story of sisters who taught in parochial schools and their contribution to elementary education in Minnesota
Publisher: [St. Cloud, Minn. : North Star Press of St. Cloud, Inc., c 1994].
Description: xiv, 271 p. : ill., map, ports. ; 28 cm.
Available in the CSB Library's General Collection: LC502.M6 R34 1994
Author: Rademacher, Evin, OSB...[et al.]
Title: With hearts expanded: transformations in the lives of Benedictine women, St. Joseph, Minnesota, 1957 to 2000
Publisher: St. Cloud, Minn. : North Star Press of St. Cloud, 2000.
Description: xx, 404 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.
Available in the CSB Library's General Collection: BX4278.S25 W57 2000
Title: Who are these women?: an amazing journey, 1857-2007 [electronic resource]
Publisher: St. Joseph, Minn. : Sisters of the Order of Saint Benedict, c 2007.
Description: 1 computer optical disc : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 DVD; CD-ROM: Stories, photos, audio clips, video clips, games for kids. DVD: 45 min.
Available in the CSB and SJU Libraries' Media Collections: BX4278.S25 W48 2007
Author: Atkins, Annette
Title: Challenging women since 1913: the College of Saint Benedict
Publisher: St. Joseph, Minnesota: College of Saint Benedict Press, 2013
Description: xx, 266 pages: illustrations, portraits; 24 cm
Available in the CSB and SJU Libraries' General Collections: LD7251.S185 A96 2013