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Special Collections and Archives

GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE UNITED STATES

Volume 1: Eastern United States - Gainesville, Florida: FL-1

 

University of Florida. P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History

Department of Special and Area Studies Collections

George A. Smathers Library East, Second Floor

Gainesville, FL 32611

Phone: 352-392-9075, Extension 306

Email: See website

http://www.uflib.ufl.edu/spec/pkyonge/index.html

 

Hours: See website

Access: See website

Copying facilities: Yes 

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Volume: Small amount in equivalent of over 1,000 cubic feet

Inclusive dates: 1518-1821 or later 

Description: At least three collections contain related records.

 

/1 John Batterson Stetson Collection

Volume: Small amount in ca. 75 cubic feet (150,000 pages)

Inclusive dates: 1518-1819 

Description: Include records on Franciscan evangelization among the Apalachee and Timucua Indians; Copies of originals held by Archivo General de Indias, Seville, Spain.

 

/2 East Florida Papers

Volume: Small amount in equivalent of ca. 200 cubic feet (178 reels of microfilm)

Inclusive dates: 1784-1821 

Description: Records of the second Spanish Administration of East Florida, which include records on Franciscan evangelization among the Apalachee and Timucua Indians; U.S. Library of Congress holds the original records, which were seized by the United States in 1821.

 

/3 Papeles Procedentes de Cuba

Volume: Some records in equivalent of ca. 800 cubic feet (761 reels of microfilm) 

Inclusive dates: 1760-1821 

Description: Spanish government records of East and West Florida, which include records on Franciscan evangelization among the Apalachee and Timucua Indians; originals held by Archivo General de Indias, Seville, Spain.

 

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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