by Sister Kathleen O'Neill
XLIV. North & South America
See COCR 30.4 (1968) 
#Doucet, Camille-Antonio. The Trappists of Oka: Their history from the Foundation of their Abbey in 1881 Until the Present Day. Oka, 1981.
#Cistercians in Texas: Commemorating the 900th Anniversary of Cistercian Beginnings and 40 Years of cistercian Life in Texas (Irving, Texas, Our Lady of Dallas, 1998). Includes several articles on the founding of Our Lady of Dallas, its school, etc.
#God Is My Life: The Story of Our Lady of Gethsemani. Photos Shirley Burden, intro Thomas Merton. Picture book, almost no text.
#Aprile, Dianne. The Abbey of Gethsemani, Place of Peace and Paradox: 150 Years in the Life of America's Oldest Trappist Monastery. Trout Lily Press 1998 (copyright Gethsemani). Coffee table book, well done. Except for 1st & last couple of chapters, each chapter covers abbatial tenure of one abbot.
#Cawley, M. "Insediamenti Cistercensi negle Stati Uniti d"America" tr I Vona, Rivista Cistercense 10 (1993) 5-37. Has a brief section on each monastery in the US, both O Cist & OCSO.
#Cawley, M. "A Folk Geography of Cistercian U.S.A.," Guadalupe Abbey, Guadalupe Translations, 1988. Gives 2 pp description of each Cistercian house in the USA, both observances & branches.
Downey, Michael. Trappist: Living in the Land of Desire. New York, Paulist, 1997. On Mepkin Abbey. Rvw PH, CSQ 34.1 (1999) 135-6. Rvw COCR 61.1 (1999) .
#Hasbrouck, John Baptist. A Short History of Our Lady of Guadalup Trappist Abbey. 12 pp. Guadalupe Translations, 1998.
Mullany, Kieran OCSO. New Melleray Abbey: A Short History of Its foundation from 1849 to 1887. April, 1944 (unpublished; bound photocopy of ms is in New Melleray library).
#Perkins, William Rufus. History of the Trappist Abbey of New Melleray in Dubuque County, Iowa. State U of Iowa Publications, Historical Monograph No.2. Iowa City, University Press, 1892.
Ordóñez y Flórez, Dom Pedro. Definiciones y Constituciones del Monasterio de la Santísima Trinidad de Lima (Perú) (1604). Cister 47 (1995) 577-677.
#Roberts, Augustine OCSO. "The Cistercian Nuns of Lima," Word and Spirit 11, 116-27.
#Viforcos Marinas, M Isabel. "El Císter femenino en el Virreinato del Perú: El Monasterio de la Santísima Trinidad," Cister 47 (1995) 539-556.