GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE UNITED STATES Volume 1: Eastern United States: Kentucky KY-5

Diocese of Owensboro

Ursulines. Congregation of Paris. Mount St. Joseph Motherhouse
8001 Cummings Road
Maple Mount, KY 42356

Phone: 270-229-4103

Email: info.msj@maplemount.org

https://ursulinesmsj.org/

History: The Ursuline Sisters, Congregation of Paris, were founded in Italy in 1535 and made their first U.S. foundation in New Orleans in 1727. The motherhouse of Mount St. Joseph administered the following schools in New Mexico, which included some Navajo Indian students:


1919-1990s Sacred Heart School, Farmington
1919-1950s Waterflow School and Academy, Waterflow
1919-1960 (closed) St. Rose School, Blanco

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans: 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.

New2006/rev2017

Archival materials from the Raynor Memorial Libraries


Marquette Archives