GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE UNITED STATES Volume 1: Eastern United States: Kentucky KY-6

Archdiocese of Louisville

Sisters of Loretto. Motherhouse
515 Nerinx Road
Nerinx, KY 40049

Phone: 270-865-5811, Extension 3151

Email: See website

http://www.lorettocommunity.org/

History: The Sisters of Loretto, who were founded in the United States in 1812. They staffed the following Indian schools:


1847-1870 (closed) Osage Manual Labor School for Indian Boys and Girls (Osage), Osage Mission, Kansas; in part, Mother Bridge Hayden (1814-1890), S.L., and the Sisters of Loretto (Nerinx, Kentucky) staffed the school
1887-1936 (closed) Sisters of Loretto School (various), Bernalillo, New Mexico
1915-1942 St. Louis Girls Boarding School (Osage), Pawhuska, Osage Reservation, Oklahoma
1922-1942 Immaculate Conception Day School (Osage), Pawhuska, Osage Reservation, Oklahoma

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.

New2006/2017

Archival materials from the Raynor Memorial Libraries


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