GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE UNITED STATES Volume 1: Eastern United States: New York NY-18

Diocese of Ogdensburg

Catholic Church. Diocese of Ogdensburg. Archives
622 Washington Street
P.O. Box 369
Ogdensburg, NY 13669

Phone: 315-393-2920

http://rcdony.org/

Hours: See website

Access: See website

Copying facilities: Yes

History: The Diocese of Ogdensburg was erected for northeast New York State from a portion of the Diocese of Albany, 1872. Ogdensburg and its predecessors have administered a Catholic school and mission which have served Native Americans:

1752-present (Ogdensburg, 1970s-present)

St. Regis Mission (Mohawk), St. Regis Reservation, St. Regis [Akwesasne], Quebec

1886-1930s

Indian Girls’ Industrial School (Mohawk), Hogansburg, New York

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1755-present

Volume: Possibly 1 cubic foot

Description: 3 series.

 

/1 Parish Files (presumed)

Inclusive dates: 1886-1930s, 1970s-present

Volume: Possibly 2 folders

Description:

A. St. Patrick Church, Hogansburg, New York, 1886-1930s; includes records of the Indian Girls' Industrial School, staffed by Sisters of Mercy

B. St. Regis Mission, Hogansburg, New York, and St. Regis, Quebec, 1970s (or earlier)-present

 

/2 Sacramental Records

Inclusive dates: 1755-present

Volume: Several volumes

Description:

A. St. Patrick Church, Hogansburg, New York, 1886-1930s; includes records pertaining to the Indian Girls’ Industrial School, staffed by the Sisters of Mercy

B. St. Regis Mission, Hogansburg, New York, and St. Regis, Quebec, 1755-present

 

/3 Diocesan Newspaper

Inclusive dates: 1946-present

Volume: Several articles

Description: The North Country Catholic, http://northcountrycatholic.org/archives.html, has included occasional articles about Native Americans, e.g. the Jesuit martyrs, St. Kateri Tekakwitha, and their canonization causes, Our Lady of Martyrs Shrine, the National Shrine of St. Kateri Tekakwitha, St. Regis Mission. Issues archived online, 2010-present; see New York State Newspapers online, http://nyshistoricnewspapers.org/newspapers/, for previous ones.

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.

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