GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE UNITED STATES Volume 2: Midwest United States: Illinois IL-18

Archdiocese of Chicago
TECHNY [NORTHBROOK], ILLINOIS

Society of the Divine Word. United States Province

Robert M. Myers Archives
1985 Waukegan Road
Techny [Northbrook], IL 60082

Phone 847-753-7431

http://www.divineword.org/robert_m_myers_archives/robert_m_myers_archives.aspx

Hours: See website; by appointment only

Access: Some restrictions apply

Copying facilities: Yes

History: Founded in the Netherlands in 1875, the Society of the Divine Word established its first U.S. province in 1897, which later divided into four provinces. The western province was established in 1965, and the eastern and southern provinces combined in 1985. Rev. James Wendel, S.V.D., of the Southern Province and pastor of St. Joseph Church, Meridian, Mississippi, served Choctaw Indian mission stations in Hayes, Lake, and Newton and Scott counties, 1915-1917.

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1915-1920

Volume: 1 folder

Description: Reverend James Wendel, S.V.D., file; correspondence to/from Monsignor William H. Ketcham, Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions (copies from Marquette University) and obituary

[Except as noted, holdings not at Marquette University, however, Marquette’s holdings include related records.]

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