GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE UNITED STATES Volume 1: Eastern United States: PENNSYLVANIA: PA-5
Archdiocese of Philadelphia
Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart. General Motherhouse
14500 Bustleton Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19116
Email: See website
History: Saint Marguerite d’Youville (1701-1771) founded the Grey Nuns in Montreal as the Congregation of the Sisters of Charity. They made their first U.S. foundation, 1921; moved to Philadelphia, 1922; and have staffed St. Mary’s School (Eskimo), Kodiak, Alaska, 1956-present.
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.