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BUREAU OF CATHOLIC INDIAN MISSIONS

PUBLICATIONS -- SERIES 4-2 REPORTS CONTINUED AND SERIES 4-3 GENERAL, 1873-1970, n.d.

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Index to Publications in Native America Collections

Available via interlibrary loan. Caution: Some monographic titles and runs of serial titles in this series are not entered into the Index to Publications in Native America collections.


Series Reel Frames Folder Title
4-2 1 0000-0016 The Catholic Indian Missions, The Work of the Decade Ending December 31, 1883
4-2 1 0017-0034 Report of Rev. J.A. Stephan, Director to Rt. Rev. Bishop Martin M. Marty, President of the Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions for the Year 1891-92, E98.M6 S77, July 27, 1892
4-2 1 0035-0053 The Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions, 1874-1895, December 24, 1895
4-2 - - Report of the Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions..., E98.M6 B86
4-2 1 0054-0070
for Year Ending October 1, 1898, October 6, 1898
4-2 1 0071-0075
for Year Ending October 1, 1899
4-2 1 0076-0081
for Year 1899-1900, August 1, 1900
4-2 1 0082-0099
for 1900-01 and 1901-02, November 8, 1902
4-2 1 0100-0146 Report of the Director of the Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions..., E98.M6 B86, for 1903-04, April 8, 1904
4-2 1 0147-0155 Statistics of Catholic Indian Mission and School Work from the Report of the Director of the BCIM for 1903-1904


BCIM
Series 4-2 & 4-3
Microfilm

Series Reel Frames Folder Title
4-2 - - Report of the Director of the Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions..., E98.M6 B86
4-2 1 0156-0193
for 1904-05, May 1, 1905
4-2 1 0194-0204
for 1905-06, April 25, 1906
4-2 1 0205-0247
for 1906, April 7, 1907
4-2 1 0248-0290
for 1907, May 1, 1908
4-2 1 0291-0344
for 1908, April 14, 1909
4-2 1 0345-0370
for 1909, April 4, 1910
4-2 1 0371-0399
for 1910, June 1, 1911
4-3 1 0400-0415 Petition of the Catholic Church for the Agency of the Chippewas of Lake Superior, 1873
4-3 1 0416-0417 Letter of General O.O. Howard, U.S.A., to the "Chicago Advance" (a Congregational Church Paper), ca. 1873
4-3 1 0418 Report of Indian Inspector E.C. Kemble, on the Tulalip Indian School of Washington Territory, November 6, 1873


BCIM
Series 4-3
Microfilm

Series Reel Frames Folder Title
4-3 1 0419-0420 Indian Missions, 1874: letters regarding the appointment and duties of a Catholic Commissioner for Indian Missions
4-3 1 0421-0425 Letter from the Office of the Catholic Commissioner for Indian Missions to the Secretary of the Interior regarding the administration of the Osage Indians, October 19, 1874
4-3 1 0426-0434 Circular of the Catholic Commissioner for Indian Missions to the Catholics of the United States, 1874, E98.M6 .C3
4-3 1 0435-0444 Petition of the Catholic Church in Behalf of the Pueblos and other Indians of New Mexico, 1874
4-3 1 0445-0449 Compilation of Statutory Law as it affects Indian Reservations, and Confidential Comments Thereon for the Guidance of Indian Missionaries, ca.1874
4-3 1 0450-0474 Manual of Catholic Indian Missionary Associations. Appeal to the Catholic Ladies of the United States, ca.1875
4-3 1 0475-0478 Official Construction of President Grant's Indian Peace Policy, ca. 1875
4-3 1 0479-0480 Catholic Indian Schools and Churches, Missionaries and Teachers, Their Number and Cost of Their Support, ca.1875
4-3 1 0481 Charter for the Control of the Catholic Indian Mission Fund, May 30, 1876
4-3 1 0482-0486 Appeal of Mrs. W.T. Sherman to the Catholic Ladies of the United States, ca. 1876
4-3 1 0487-0526 Status of the Catholic Indian Missions in the United States in 1876


BCIM
Series 4-3
Microfilm

Series Reel Frames Folder Title
4-3 1 0527-0531 Report of the Treasurer of the Catholic Indian Mission Fund, From January, 1873 to December 1, 1876, 1877
4-3 1 0532-0551 Annals of the Catholic Indian Missions of America, Vol. 1, no. 1 (Jan., 1877), BX1404 .A552
4-3 1 0552-0556 Letter from Bishop Charles G. Seghers, the Bishop of Vancouver's Island, to the Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions regarding the Indians of Alaska, January-February, 1877
4-3 1 0557-0559 Petition of the Governor, Chiefs, and Counselors of the Osage Nation of Indians, asking for Catholic Schools, Missionaries, and Teachers, May 15, 1877
4-3 1 0560-0566 Lecture before the Ladies Catholic Indian Missionary Association of St. Louis, Rev. J.B.A. Brouillet, May 22, 1877
4-3 1 0567-0585 Annals of the Catholic Indian Missions of America, Vol. 1, no. 2 (July, 1877), BX1404 .A552
4-3 1 0586-0606 Annalen der Katholischen Indianer-Missionen von Amerika, Heft 1, No. 1 (Juli, 1877), BX1404 .A551
4-3 1 0607-0627 Annals of the Catholic Indian Missions of America, Vol. 2, no. 1 (Jan., 1878), BX1404 .A552
4-3 1 0628-0634 Management of the Catholic Indian Bureau at Washington. Reply of the Director and Treasurer of C.I.M. Fund to certain criticisms in the Freeman's Journal of New York, February 25, 1878
4-3 1 0635-0655 Annals of the Catholic Indian Missions of America, Vol. 2, no. 2 (July, 1878), BX1404 .A552
4-3 1 0656-0662 Work of the Catholic Indian Missions of the United States of America, 1879


BCIM
Series 4-3
Microfilm

Series Reel Frames Folder Title
4-3 1 0663 The Catholic Bureau, Bishop A.M.A., Blanchet, October 18, 1879
4-3 1 0664-0665 Tabulated Statement of Indian Agencies in the United States Assigned to the Catholic Church, ca. l870s
4-3 1 0666-0667 Ruling of the Indian Office on the Rights of Christian Churches upon Indian Reservations, August 14, 1880
4-3 1 0668-0671 An Appeal in Behalf of the Indian to the Catholic Total Abstinence Union of America, August, 1880
4-3 1 0672 Letter of  J.B.A. Brouillet discussing a bill to give all religious denominations equal rights on Indian reservations, September 4, 1880
4-3 1 0673-0676 An Address in Behalf of the Catholic Indian Mission Work, to the Irish Catholic Benevolent Union of the United States, September, 1880
4-3 1 0677-0695 Annals of the Catholic Indian Missions of America, July, 1881
4-3 1 0696-0697 Letter of Reverend J.B.A. Brouillet summarizing the Indian Appropriations Bill, June 1, 1882
4-3 1 0698 Memoranda listing Catholic Indian Boarding Schools, August 7, 1882
4-3 1 0699 Regulations Governing the Admission of Missionaries upon Indian Reservations, August, 1882
4-3 1 0700-0704 Statistics relating to Catholic Indian Schools Supported by the United States Government, 1873 to June 30, 1883


BCIM
Series 4-3
Microfilm

Series Reel Frames Folder Title
4-3 1 0705-0717 Memoranda Relative to Rev. Ignatius Tomazin, ca.1883
4-3 1 0718-0721 Letters relating to the actions of the Agent and the resident Catholic priest on the Menominee Reservation, 1884
4-3 1 0722 Resolution of the Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions to republish and distribute Senator Vest's remarks, May 18, 1884;
4-3 1 0723-0726 Speech of Mr. Vest, May 12, 1884
4-3 1 0727-0731 Memorial of the Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions to the 3rd Plenary Council of the Catholic Church, November, 1884
4-3 1 0732-0734 Statistics of Catholic Indian Education and Civilization, July 1, 1884 to June 30, 1885, May 1, 1885
4-3 1 0735-0736 Circular regarding the appointment of Reverend Joseph A. Stephen as Director of the Bureau, June 15, 1886
4-3 1 0737-0738 Circular regarding responses to complaints against the administration of several Catholic Indian Schools, July 1, 1886
4-3 - - Statistics of Catholic Indian Education
4-3 1 0739-0741
July 1, 1886 to June 30, 1887, March, 1887
4-3 1 0742-0744
July 1, 1888 to June 30, 1889, August 1, 1889


BCIM
Series 4-3
Microfilm

Series Reel Frames Folder Title
4-3 1 0745-0751 Memoranda Relative to Removals and Appointments in the Indian School Service, ca. 1889
4-3 1 0752-0764 Memoranda Relative to Commissioner Morgan's Indian School Policy, and to the Mission School System for the Education of the Indians, ca. 1889
4-3 1 0765 Circular to superintendents of Catholic Indian schools regarding contracts with the Indian Office, July 31, 1891
4-3 1 0766-0769 Letter to General B. Whittlesey, Secretary, Board of Indian Commissioners regarding Indian contract school question, December 14, 1893
4-3 1 0770 An Act to Incorporate "The Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions," April 6, 1894
4-3 1 0771-0772 By-Laws of the "Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions," June 8, 1894
4-3 1 0773-0776 The Crusade Against Catholic Indian Schools, copy of a letter from Reverend J.A. Stephan to James Cardinal Gibbons, January 26, 1895
4-3 1 0777-0780 Letter of the Monsignor J.A. Stephan Relative to Capt. R.N. Pratt, Superintendent of Carlisle Indian Training School, February 29, 1896
4-3 1 0781-0785 Letter of James Cardinal Gibbons regarding the Indian contract school question, December 5, 1898
4-3 1 0786-0793 Petition of James Cardinal Gibbons regarding Indian contract school question, December 5, 1898
4-3 1 0794-0800 An Appeal in Behalf of Catholic Indian Mission Schools, January, 1902


BCIM
Series 4-3
Microfilm

Series Reel Frames Folder Title
4-3 1 0801-0805 Statement of receipts and expenditures for the Catholic Indian Mission School Fund, February 25, 1902
4-3 1 0806-0810 An Appeal in Behalf of Catholic Indian Mission Schools, January 1, 1904
4-3 1 0811 Rations Restored!, March 24, 1904
4-3 1 0812-0824 Father Ketcham's Statement before the Subcommittee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate, in the matter of the Use of Indian Tribal Funds for the Maintenance of Sectarian Schools, February 3, 1905
4-3 1 0825-0829 An Appeal in Behalf of Catholic Indian Mission Schools, January 1, 1906
4-3 1 0830-0841 What Shall be the Future of our Catholic Indian Missions?, ca. 1906
4-3 1 0842-0847 An Appeal in Behalf of Catholic Indian Mission Schools, January 1, 1907
4-3 1 0848-0849 Letters from California Indian missionaries on the future of Catholic Indian missions, ca.1907
4-3 1 0850-0876 The View of Bishops Having Indians in their Dioceses and of Catholic Indian Missionaries as to What Should be the Future of our Catholic Indian Missions, ca.1907
4-3 1 0877-0883 An Appeal in Behalf of Catholic Indian Mission Schools, January 1, 1908
4-3 1 0884-0892 Our Catholic Indian Missions, a Paper read before the Catholic Missionary Congress, Chicago, November 16, 1908, Reverend William H. Ketcham


BCIM
Series 4-3
Microfilm

Series Reel Frames Folder Title
4-3 1 0893-0899 An Appeal in Behalf of Catholic Indian Mission Schools, January 1, 1909
4-3 1 0900-0909 The Indian Rights Association vs. The Rights of the Indians, Reverend William H. Ketcham, May 19, 1909
4-3 1 0910-0911 Letter from the Director of the Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions regarding appointments in the Government Indian Service, December, 1909
4-3 - - An Appeal in Behalf of Catholic Indian Mission Schools
4-3 1 0912-0919
January 1, 1910
4-3 1 0920-0927
January 2, 1911
4-3 1 0928-0932 Indians of New York, Reverend William M. Hughes, December 14, 1911
4-3 1 0933-0940 An Appeal in Behalf of Catholic Indian Mission Schools, January 2, 1912
4-3 1 0941-0948 Religious "Garb" and "Insignia" in Government Indian Schools, Reverend William H. Ketcham, 1912
4-3 1 0949-0955 In the Matter of Religious Garb and Insignia in Indian Schools, Charles J. Bonaparte, ca. 1912


BCIM
Series 4-3
Microfilm

Series Reel Frames Folder Title
4-3 - - An Appeal in Behalf of Catholic Indian Mission Schools
4-3 1 0956-0965
January 2, 1913
4-3 1 0966-0975
January 2, 1914
4-3 1 0976-0978 Report on Conditions Among the Fort Sill Indians, Reverend William H. Ketcham, 1914
4-3 1 0979-0981 Report on Conditions Among the Mescalero Indians, Reverend William H. Ketcham, 1914
4-3 1 0982-0984 Report on Conditions Among the Navaho Indians, Samuel A. Eliot and Reverend William H. Ketcham, 1914
4-3 1 0985-0987 Report on Conditions Among the Papago Indians, Samuel A. Eliot and Reverend William H. Ketcham, 1914
4-3 1 0988-0989 Report on Conditions Among the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico, Samuel A. Eliot and Reverend William H. Ketcham, 1914
4-3 1 0990-0992 Father Ketcham's Address Before the Senate Indian Committee, ca. 1914
4-3 1 0993-1001 An Appeal in Behalf of Catholic Indian Mission Schools, January 1, 1915
4-3 1 1002-1048 Conditions on the Flathead and Fort Peck Indian Reservations, Reverend William H. Ketcham, 1915


BCIM
Series 4-3
Microfilm

Series Reel Frames Folder Title
4-3 1 1049-1055 An Appeal in Behalf of Catholic Indian Mission Schools, January 1, 1916
4-3 1 1056 Appeal form letter, March 6, 1916
4-3 1 1057-1058 Sisson-Lodge Tactics, ca. 1916
4-3 - - An Appeal in Behalf of Catholic Indian Mission Schools
4-3 1 1059-1067
January 1, 1917
4-3 1 1068-1076
January 1, 1918
4-3 1 1077-1085 The Indians and Catholic Indian Missions of the United States, Reverend William H. Ketcham, ca.1914-1918
4-3 1 1086-1090 Brief Historical Sketch of Catholic Indian Mission Work in the United States of America, Reverend William H. Ketcham, ca. 1914-1918
4-3 - - An Appeal in Behalf of Catholic Indian Mission Schools
4-3 1 1091-1101
January 2, 1919
4-3 1 1102-1115
January 2, 1920


BCIM
Series 4-3
Microfilm

Series Reel Frames Folder Title
4-3 - - An Appeal in Behalf of Catholic Indian Mission Schools, continued
4-3 1 1116-1127
January 3, 1921
4-3 1 1128-1141
February 1, 1922
4-3 1 1142 Keep the Faith Among Catholic Indian Children, Reverend William M. Hughes, March 5, 1922
4-3 1 1143 What about Catholic Indian Missions?, Reverend William M. Hughes, March 5, 1922
4-3 1 1144-1147 Appeal form letters, 1922
4-3 1 1148-1149 Memorandum Concerning News and Pictures Addressed to Missionaries and Other Friends of Indian Missions, 1922
4-3 1 1150-1152 Memorandum Concerning Indian Handicrafts and Modern Arts Addressed to Missionaries and Other Friends of Indian Missions, 1922
4-3 1 1153-1161 Appeal form letters and acknowledgements, 1923-1924
4-3 1 1162-1163 Director of Catholic Indian Missions says Pueblos are Persecuted by Pagan Chiefs, Reverend William M. Hughes, July 26, 1924
4-3 1 1164-1216 Appeal form letters and acknowledgements, 1924-1926


BCIM
Series 4-3
Microfilm

Series Reel Frames Folder Title
4-3 1 1217 Indian Office Rules Governing Transfer of Indian Pupils, September 22, 1926
4-3 1 1218-1270 Appeal form letters and acknowledgements, 1926-1928
4-3 2 0001-0013 Appeal form letters and acknowledgements, 1928-1929
4-3 2 0014 Notice to all Indian missionaries regarding applications for an allotment from the Lenten Collection, September 18, 1929
4-3 2 0015 Notice to all Catholic Indian missionaries regarding medical supplies needed, October 12, 1929
4-3 2 0016 Appeal form letter, October, 1929
4-3 2 0017 Notice to all Catholic Indian missionaries regarding "Regulations of the Indian Office, Indian Schools," November 2, 1929
4-3 2 0018-0040 Appeal form letters and acknowledgements, October, 1929-June, 1931
4-3 2 0041 Notice to all Catholic Indian missionaries regarding the inspection tour, Dr. W. Carson Ryan, June 18, 1931
4-3 2 0042-0049 Opportunities for Service by Catholics Among American Indians, Monsignor William M. Hughes, October 6, 1931
4-3 2 0050 Appeal form letters and acknowledgements, October-December, 1931


BCIM
Series 4-3
Microfilm

Series Reel Frames Folder Title
4-3 2 0051 Notice to all Catholic Indian missionaries regarding aid from the National Red Cross, December 1, 1931
4-3 2 0052-0055 Appeal form letters and acknowledgements, 1931
4-3 2 0056-0057 Notice to all Catholic Indian missionaries regarding the reporting of cases of need among Indians, February 18, 1932
4-3 2 0058 Appeal form letter, Lent, 1932
4-3 2 0059 Notice to Catholic Indian missionaries regarding the use of sacramental wine on Indian reservations, March 18, 1932
4-3 2 0060-0061 Notice to Catholic Indian missionaries regarding aid from the National Red Cross, October, 1932
4-3 2 0062-0067 Appeal form letters and acknowledgements, 1932-1934
4-3 2 0068-0078 Indians on a New Trail, Monsignor William M. Hughes, July, 1934
4-3 2 0079-0136 Appeal form letters and acknowledgements, 1934-1970
4-3 2 0137-0139 Organizations of the Church for Catholic Indian Mission Work, n.d.
4-3 2 0140-0142 The Society for the Preservation of the Faith among Indian Children, n.d.


BCIM
Series 4-3
Microfilm

Series Reel Frames Folder Title
4-3 2 0143-0147 Catholic Indian Missions in the United States, Reverend J.B. Tennelly, n.d.
4-3 2 0148 The Society for the Preservation of the Faith among Indian Children, goals and benefits, n.d.
4-3 2 0149 What to Write for The Indian Sentinel, n.d.
4-3 2 0150 Pictures for the Indian Sentinel, n.d.
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