GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 4: Outside United States
Ireland: ER-3

Sisters of Mercy. Mercy International Centre
Baggot Street
Dublin, Ireland

http://www.mercyworld.org/heritage/landing.cfm?loadref=201

 

History: Founded in Dublin, Ireland, in 1843, the Sisters of Mercy made their first U.S. foundation in 1843. They established and administered the following provinces and regional communities, which with their predecessor motherhouses, staffed Catholic schools among Native Americans in the United States:

1876-1903 Burlingame Regional Community, Burlingame, California
1878-1907 Regional Community of Omaha/ Province of Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska
1974-1975 Regional Community of Detroit/ Province of Detroit, Detroit, Michigan
1884-1947 Regional Community of St. Louis/ Province of St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri
1975-1976 Regional Community of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont

The Sisters of Mercy established Mercy Heritage Center (Belmont, North Carolina) as its archival repository for all U.S. provinces, 2010.

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans in the United States: Unknown.

 

Unless noted otherwise, the repository named above holds (or held) the records described and not the Marquette University Archives. However, Marquette's holdings, e.g. Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions Records, include related records about these Native and Catholic groups and places.

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