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Books -The 4 books listed below are available. Contact Cause of Blessed Marianne Cope, Sisters of Saint Francis.

Hanley, Sr. Mary Laurence, O.S.F., and O.A. Bushnell. Pilgrimage and Exile (definitive biography of Mother Marianne of Molokai); Chicago: Franciscan Herald Press, 1980. Updated by University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1991. Republished with new cover and updating by Mutual Publishing, LLC, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2009.    

Durkin, Mary Cabrini, OSU, writer with the collaboration of Sr. Mary Laurence Hanley, OSF. Mother Marianne of Molokai: Valiant Woman of Hawaii; Strasbourg, France. Editions Du Signe, 1999.

Durkin, Mary Cabrini, OSU, writer with the collaboration of Sr. Mary Laurence Hanley, OSF. Mother Marianne of Molokai: Heroic Woman of Hawaii: Strasbourg, France: Editions Du Signe, 1999.    (Children’s book)

Lutz, Dr. Louise. On the Path to Sainthood. The Photo Doctor: Tully, NY.Collection of about 140 newspaper and magazine articles written about Mother Marianne of Molokai 1998-2006.


Cahill, Emmett. YESTERDAY AT KALAUPAPA, Honolulu: Editions Limited, 1990. 

Dries, OSF. Angelyn. “Franciscans in Hawaii. Mother Marianne Cope," THE MISSIONARY MOVEMENT IN AMERICAN CATHOLIC HISTORY, Orbis Books, 1998. 

Farren, Suzy. “Mother Marianne of Molokai,"  A CALL TO CARE, The Catholic Health Association of the United States." St. Louis, Mo. 1996 (Also a video presentation).

Gangloff, Sr. Mary Francis, OSF.  “Mother Marianne of Molokai,"  REMARKABLE WOMEN. REMARKABLE WISDOM, St. Anthony Messenger Press, 2001. 

McCloskey, Patrick OFM. “Mother Marianne of Molokai 1838-1918,"  FRANCISCAN SAINT OF THE DAY, Cincinnati:  St. Anthony Messenger Press, 1981.

O’Malley, Vincent CM. “Mother Marianne," SAINTS OF NORTH AMERICA, Huntington, Indiana: Our Sunday Visitor, 2004. 

Unpublished Manuscripts

Alverez, Patricia.  WEAVING A CLOAK OF DISCIPLINE:  HAWAI’I’S CATHOLIC SCHOOLS. University of Hawaii, 1994. Accepted dissertation for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy of History. 

Gumpel, Prof. Dr. Peter, SJ.  MOTHER MARIANNE COPE:  REPORT OF THE RELATOR OF THE CAUSE.  Vatican City: Congregation for Causes of Saints, 1995. 

Richardson, Janine. “KEIKI O KA ‘AINA:  INSTITUTIONAL CARE FOR HAWAI’I’S DEPENDENT CHILDREN, 1865-1938.  University of Hawaii, 2005.  Accepted dissertation for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in History. 

Recommended Video

Carter, Frances.  SONG OF EXILE.  Hawaii Committee for the Humanities, 1990. (Contact Cause of Blessed Marianne Cope, Sisters of Saint Francis, Syracuse, NY.)

Suzy Farren. A CALL TO CARE. The Catholic Health Association of the United States, 1996.

Bibliography for Pilgrimage and Exile, the definitive biography of Blessed Marianne Cope: see Key Historical Documents for Archival and Library Sources.


Adler, Jacob and Gwynn Barrett, eds. The Diaries of Walter Murray Gibson 1886, 1887. Honolulu:  University Press of Hawaii, 1973.

Beatificationis et Canonizationis Servi Damiani De Veuster, Missionari, Sacerdotis Professi, Congregationis SS. Cordium Jesus et Mariae (Picpus),  Positio Super Virtutibus. Rome Guerra & Belli, 1966.

Bunson, Maggie.  Faith in Paradise.  Boston:  Daughters of  St. Paul, 1977.

Case, Howard D. ed. Joseph Dutton, His Memoirs.  Honolulu:  Honolulu Star Bulletin, Ltd., 1931.

Chase, Franklin H.  Syracuse and Its Environs, A History, Vol. I. New York:  Lewis Historical Publishing Co., Inc., 1924.

Clarke, T. Wood, M.D.  Utica for a Century and a half.  Utica, N.Y.:  The Widtman Press, 1952.

Colvin, Sir Sidney, ed.  The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, Vol. I. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1925.

Damon, E. M.  Siloma. The Church of the Healing Spring.  Honolulu:  Hawaiian Board of  Missions,  1948.

Dehey, Elinor Tong, Compiler.  Religious Orders of Women in the United States.  New York:  W.B. Conkey Co., 1913.

Deymann, Rev. Clementinus O.S.F.  Sister’s Manual.  Third Order Regular of St. Francis of AssisiContaining their Rule and a Practical Explanation Thereof.  St. Louis, Missouri:  B. Herder, 1884.

Durant, Samuel W.  History of Oneida County, New York, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers.  Philadelphia: Everts and Fariss, 1878.

Encyclopedia of Hawaiian Music,  (George Kanahele, editor).  [Entry for Henri Berger].  Honolulu:  University Press of Hawaii, 1979.

Gerould, Katherine Fullerton.  Hawaii:  Scenes and Impressions.  New York:  Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1916.

Hewitt, William P., ed.  History of the Diocese of Syracuse.  Story of the Parishes 1615-1909.  Syracuse:  Catholic Sun Press.  Wm. P. H. Hewitt, 1909.

Jacks, L. V.  Mother Marianne of Molokai.  New York: Macmillan Co., 1935.

Jorgensen, Johannes.  St. Francis of Assisi.  (Translated from the Danish by T. O’Connor Sloan).  New York:  Longmans, Green and Co., 1912.

Jourdan, Vital, SS.CC.  The Heart of Father Damien (revised edition, translated from the French by Rev. Francis Larkin, SS.CC. and Charles Davenport).  Milwaukee: The Bruce Publishing Co., 1955.

Mouritz, Arthur A.  A Brief World History of Leprosy: Hawaii; U.S. America: Philippines; Malaya; Fiji; China; India; Europe. (rev. ed.).  Honolulu: A  Mouritz, 1943.

________.  The Path of the Destroyer:  A History of Leprosy in the Hawaiian Islands and Thirty Years’ Research into the Means by Which It Has Been Spread.  Honolulu: Honolulu Star-Bulletin Press, 1916.

Orchard, Dom Bernard (General Editor).  A Catholic Commentary on Holy Scripture.  New York: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1953.

Prandoni, Mother M. Carmela, O.S.F.  Greater Love.  Syracuse:  Sisters of the Third Franciscan Order Minor Conventual, 1960.

Rules and Regulations of the Institute of the Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis of  Syracuse, New York, U.S.A.  Syracuse:  Sisters of the Third Franciscan Order Minor Conventual, 1914.

Stevenson, Robert Louis.  The South Seas.  New York:  P.F. Collier & son Co., 1912.

Stoddard, Charles Warren.  The Lepers of Molokai.  Notre Dame, Indiana:  “Ave Maria" Press, 1885.

Thomas of Celano.  Saint Francis of Assisi.  (Translated from the Latin by Placid Hermann,  O.F.M.) Chicago: Franciscan Herald Press, 1962.

Winter, Heinrich.  Das schoene Heppenheim:  Heppenheim an der Bergstrasse.  Heppenheim:  Baumeister & Hilkert, 1969.

Yzemdoorn, Reginald, SS.CC.  History of the Catholic in the Hawaiian Islands.  Honolulu: Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 1927.

Journals, Reports, Annals, Records

Annual Announcement and Catalog of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Syracuse University, Sessions of 1872-1873, Sessions of 1872-1873.

Biennial Report of the President of the Board of Health to the Legislative Assembly, Session of 1892.  [Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands].

Bushnell, O. A.  “Dr. Edward Arning:  The First Microbiologist in Hawaii."  Hawaiian Journal of History, 1. (1967), 3-30.

______.  “The United States Leprosy Investigation Station at Kalawao."  Hawaii Journal of History, 2. (1968), 76-94.

Creighton, Robert J.  The Honolulu Almanac and Directory (1886).

Dedication of the Kapiolani Home for Girls, the Offspring of Leper Parents, at Kakaako, Oahu, by their Majesties King Kalakaua and Queen Kapiolani.  Honolulu: Advertiser Steam Print, 1885.

Flintham, Lydia Stirling.  Franciscan Tertiaries First Established in the United States at Philadelphia, Pa., A.D. 1885.  (Reprinted from Records of American Catholic Historical Society, June 1904).

Fulmer, H. Clifford, M.D.  “The Rise of the Medical College."  Syracusan, Vol. IX. No. 7, Jan. 9, 1917.  Syracuse, N.Y.: Orange Publishing Co.

Historical Sketch of the Parish of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary 1845-1945. Syracuse: Franciscan Friars Minor Conventual of the Church of the Assumption, 1945.

Hummel, Rev. August.  Hundert Jahre katholische Ordensschwestern in Heppenheim a.d. Bergstrasse:  1861-1961.  Heppenheim:  Otto Buchdruckerei, 1961.

Jeannette Clare, Sister M., O.S.F.  The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis, Glen Riddle, Pennsylvania, 1855-1955.  Philadelphia:  William T. Cooke Publishing, Inc., 1955.

Larkin, Rev. Regis,  (ed.).  “The Coming of the Franciscans to Syracuse."  The Minorite, December 1935, (Jubilee edition).

Leprosy in Hawaii.  Extracts from Report of Presidents of the Board of Health, Government Physicians and others, and from Official Records.  Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands, 1886.

The Molokai Settlement (Illustrated).  Honolulu:  Board of Health of Territory of Hawaii, 1907.

Onondaga County Medical Society 1906-1956.  Sesquicentennial.  Syracuse, New York:  Sesquicentennial Celebration Committee of the Onondaga County Medical Society, 1956.

Report of the Special Committee to Visit the Kakaako Leper Settlement to the Legislature of 1888.  Honolulu Gazette Publishing Co., 1888.

Reports of the President of the Board of Health for 1886-1918.  Honolulu.

Sadlier’s Catholic Directories, United States and British North America.  New York:  E.J. Sadlier & Co., 1868, 1869, 1871-1872, 1873-7.

St. Joseph’s Parish Centennial 1841-1941.  Utica, N.Y.:  Franciscan Friars Minor Conventual of St. Joseph’s Parish, 1941.

Speeches and Measures Proposed and Discussed by Hon. Walter Murray Gibson, Member for Lahaina in the Hawaiian Parliament of 1880.  Honolulu 1881.

Statutes of the Royal Order of Kapiolani.  Honolulu: Daily Bulletin Steam Print, 1883.

Syracuse City Directories for 1870s.

Thrum, Thomas G.  “Retrospect for 1883."  Hawaiian Annual for 1884, Honolulu. 

Utica City Directories for 1840-1900.

Newpapers and Periodicals - (researched all issues of relevance)

Syracuse, New York;  The Catholic Sun, Evening Herald, Syracuse Morning Standard, Syracuse Daily Journal, Syracuse Daily Courier, Sunday Courier, Post Standard, Sunday Herald.

Utica, New York:  Utica Observer Dispatch.

Rome, New York:  Roman Citizen, Rome Sentinel.

Hawaii:  Hawaii Catholic Herald, Hawaiian Gazette, Hawaiian Journal of History, Honolulu Advertiser, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Ka Nuhou, Little Flowerland Bulletin (St. Francis Novitiate, Honolulu), Pacific Commercial Advertiser, Maui News, Daily Bulletin.

Others:  Chicago Daily News, World Magazine, Feuilleton de L’Universe, Minorite, San Francisco Chronicle, Journal of American Medical Association.

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