GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE UNITED STATES Volume 1: Eastern United States: New Jersey NJ-1
Diocese of Metuchen
Brothers of the Sacred Heart. United States Province
145 Plainfield Avenue
Metuchen, NJ 08840
History: The Brothers of the Sacred Heart, who are comprised primarily of lay religious brothers, were founded in France in 1821. They made their first U.S. foundation in 1841, and among Native Americans, they administered first a Catholic school and then have attended a mission, in part.
|1903-1930s (no longer Native)||St. Joseph/ Nazareth College/ Academy (Creek), Muskogee, Oklahoma|
|1990s-present||St. Anne’s Mission (Navajo), Klagetoh, Navajo Reservation; attended from All Saints Church, Ganado, Arizona|
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.