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
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.