GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Miami. Archives
9401 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami Shores, FL 33138
Hours: See website
Access: See website
Copying facilities: Yes
History: The Diocese of Miami was erected from territory in the Diocese of St. Augustine, 1958; Miami lost territory for erecting new dioceses in Florida, 1968-1984; and Miami was elevated to the Archdiocese of Miami, 1984. Miami and its predecessors supported the following evangelization among Native Americans:
1549-1763 (destroyed by English Carolinians and their Native allies)
Native Americans, e.g. Apalachee, Timucua) in La Florida (present-day Georgia and Florida) evangelized by Spanish Franciscans and Jesuits
A religious sister evangelized Native American children (e.g. Seminole, Miccosukee) in the archdiocese
Holding of Catholic records about Native Americans: Unknown
/1 Native American Apostolate
/2 Diocesan Newspaper
Inclusive dates: 1939-present
Volume: Occasional articles
Description: Established in 1939 for the dioceses of south Florida, the Florida Catholic, https://thefloridacatholic.org/ has served the Arch/diocese of Miami since 1958 with either a monthly or bimonthly diocesan edition. Past issues available online via the Florida Digital Library, http://ufdc.ufl.edu/newspapers.
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.