Sister Bernadine Jax, OSF papers, circa 1979-2011
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Brief Description: This collection was gifted to the archives in 2000 and 2011 by Sister Bernadine Jax, after her tenure as pastoral administrator to the diocese.  It is divided in two series, Gift 2000 and Gift 2011.  Gift 2000 aterials include history and memorabilia of the Hebron St. Francis Center on John’s Island and a history of pastoral administrators for the Diocese of Charleston from 1989-1999.  Both were compiled by Sister Bernadine Jax, and include original and photocopied correspondence, newspaper clippings, administrative records, and photographs.  Gift 2011 include photographs, newspaper clippings, parish buillitins, parish directories, prayer cards, post cards, pamphlets, and one piece of correspondence regarding Sister Bernadine's service at the Hebron St. Francis Center on John's Island and her tneure as parish administrator at Holy Spirit, John's Island; St. Mary of the Annunciation, Charleston; and Church of the Infant Jesus, Marion.  Materials are arranged by subject at the folder level and chronologically at the item level when applical.
Held at:
Catholic Diocese of Charleston Archives
114 Broad St. - Rear Building
P.O. Box 818
Charleston, SC 29402
Phone: 843-724-8372
Fax: 843-724-6387
Email: bfahey [at]
Record Series Number: A/03/2009.017
Created by: Jax, Bernadine
Volume: 0.42 Linear Feet
Acquired: Initially accessioned in 2000; Sister Bernadine sent additional materials on 01 April 2011.
Arrangement: Materials are arranged chronologically by subject.
Access Restrictions: Open for research.
Subject Index
Catholic Church -- Administration
Social work with older people -- South Carolina
Genres/Forms of Material
Administrative records
Clippings (information artifacts)
Manuscripts (document genre)
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: The Diocese of Charleston makes no representation that it is the owner of any copyright or other literary property in the materials contained in its archives. In providing access to or permitting the reproduction of any such materials, the Diocese of Charleston does not assume any responsibility for determining the nature of any rights, ownership or interest therein; nor for obtaining the appropriate permissions to publish or use; nor for determining the nature of any liabilities (for defamation and invasion of privacy) that may arise from any publication or use. This rests entirely with the researcher.
Acquisition Notes: Received from Bernadine Jax in 2000 and 2011.  Gift.
PreferredCitation: 2009.017 Sister Bernadine Jax, OSF, c.1979-2011