Several books have been written about the history of the congregation on the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids. Period Pieces: An Account of the Grand Rapids Dominicans 1853-1966 was written by Sister Mona Schwind OP when she was the archivist of the congregation. Tapestry in Time: The Story of the Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1966-2012 was edited by Sister Mary Navarre OP before she became the archivist. Both books are available for purchase by contacting the Archives.
A third book, Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids: 1877-1915, is a compilation by Sister Michael Ellen Carling OP, goes deep into the tenure of Mother Aquinata. It contains facsimiles of original documents, photographs, charts, letters, transcriptions of oral histories, maps, copies of newspaper clippings, excerpts from journals and copies of letters, and more.