GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE UNITED STATES Volume 2: Midwest United States: ILLINOIS: IL-4
Archdiocese of Chicago
DePaul University. Special Collections and Archives
John T. Richardson Library
2350 North Kenmore Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614
Hours: See website
Access: Some restrictions apply
Copying facilities: Yes
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1812-1843, 1999
Volume: Less than 1 cubic foot
Description: The “DeAndreis-Rosati Memorial Archives,” of the Vincentians Midwest Province
History: Founded in France, 1625, the Vincentians or Congregation of the Mission, made their first U.S. foundation, 1818, and established its Midwest Province, 1888.
/1 “DeAndreis-Rosati Memorial Archives”
A. “Personnel Records”
Inclusive dates: 1953, 1999 Volume: 1 folder
Description: Reverend John Q. O’Connell, C.M. (1921–1999), 1953, 1999; 1 folder; re: biographical sheet, news clipping, correspondence, photograph, and obituary from his funeral, which noted his pastoral work with Native Americans and the Kateri Circle of Colorado.
B. “Bishop Joseph Rosati Papers”
Inclusive dates: 1812-1843
Volume: Few items within ca. .8 cubic foot
Description: The papers of Bishop Joseph Rosati (1789-1843), C.M., of St. Louis, 1827-1843, include a few items.
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.