GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE UNITED STATES Volume 1: Eastern United States - Dayton, Ohio: OH-20

Archdiocese of Cincinnati

Society of the Precious Blood. Cincinnati Province
431 East Second Street
Dayton, OH 45402

Phone: 937-228-9263

http://cpps-preciousblood.org/

Hours: See website

Access: See website

Copying facilities: Yes

History: Founded in Italy by St. Gaspar de Bufalo, 1815, the Society of the Precious Blood (also known as the Missionaries of the Precious Blood), made its first U.S. foundation in Cincinnati, 1844. Its missionaries administered a Catholic school and parish, from which they served Native Americans:

1888-1896 (no longer Indian) St. Joseph College/ Normal School (various), Rensselaer, Indiana
1925-1931 (closed) Sacred Heart Mission (Cherokee), Claremore, Oklahoma; attended from St. Catherine Church, Nowata, Oklahoma
1931-1939 Claremore station (Cherokee), Claremore, Oklahoma; attended from St. Catherine Church, Nowata, 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.

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