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Our Lady of the Lake University Archives

Hours and Location

Monday through Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


For the best service, please call or e-mail in advance, and inform us of your research needs:

Leonora D. Laney
210-434-6711 x6738


Our Lady of the Lake University

411 S.W. 24th St.

C.D.P./Mother House rm #110

San Antonio, TX 78207

Subject Guide

Leonora Laney

Sr. Elizabeth Anne Sueltenfuss *OLLU President 1978 -1997

"If I could choose what my legacy would be, this would be it.  I see the new library  [the Elizabeth Anne Sueltenfuss Libraryas a    Cathedral for Learning where students will be challenged with new technologies and resources, and will benefit from all it has to offer."                                                                                                                                   (Lake Reflections; Fall 2000)

Sr. Elizabeth Anne Sueltenfuss


Find it in the Archives

If you are interested in discovering more about Our Lady of the Lake through the images, publications, and collections in the University Archives, begin by contacting Archivist Leonora D. Laney by phone or e-mail: (210) 434-6711 x6738 or


Prominent Record Series held by OLLU Archives:

  • Records from Administrative Units and Schools and Departments: Records of Board of Trustees, President's Office, Vice-Presidents' Offices, Provost’s Office, Alumni Office, Faculty Assembly, Councils and Committees.
  • Personal papers of Gibson, Guadalupe (Social Work) 1917-2000; Weniger, Delbert (Biology) 1960-1990; Woods, Sr. Frances Jerome (Sociology) 1922-1992.
  • Scrapbooks, memorabilia, and realia.
  • Published resources written by and about OLL leaders.


Use of some items may be restricted at the Archivist’s discretion. 


Our Lady of the Lake University Archives holds a small but varied collection of picture postcards spanning the school’s history.

OLLU postcard


Lake Trivia

Main building


What year was OLLU's Main Building built?

Lake Trivia
1880: 8 votes (13.79%)
1896: 45 votes (77.59%)
1904: 3 votes (5.17%)
1915: 2 votes (3.45%)
Total Votes: 58


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