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Sisters of St Joseph’s Orphanage
Tucson, Arizona


Description: Sister of St Joseph’s Orphanage
Other Names:
Address:  a mile south of town, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona
Type: religious; orphanage
Original Client: Sisters of St Joseph
Date: 1904
Condition: Demolished

Architect or Firm:  Trost & Rust
Dimensions and Orientation: Spanish Mission style, two stories, 212×70 feet in dimension
Budget/Cost: $20,000

Foundation: stone
Wall Materials: brick and plaster
Roofing Materials:
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions:

Present Owner:
Location of Drawings: none known to exist
Location of Documentary Photographs:

Bibliography:(1) The Arizona Republic, January 21, 1904 page 8
(2) The Arizona Republic Jun 26, 1904 Page 5 “Tucson Building”
(3) Arizona Republican (Phoenix, Arizona) January 21, 1904 page 8

Remarks: The Sisters maintained a orphanage near the St. Mary’s Hospital but it was wrecked by a storm in 1902. The land one mile south of town was donated by J.P. Lonergan.

Prepared for the El Paso Public Library by Lloyd C. and June F. Engelbrecht under a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, 1992.