GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE UNITED STATES Volume 4: Outside the United States: Vatican City VA2-1

Diocese of Roma
VATICAN CITY

Archivio Vaticano,
Archivum Secretum Vaticanum
00120 Città del Vaticano

Phone 39 06.698.83314 or 39 06.698.83211

http://www.vatican.va/

http://asv.vatican.va/ [English]

Hours: See website

Restrictions: Some restrictions apply

Copying facilities: Yes

History:

4th Century The Vatican library and archives originated in the Fourth Century with the Scrinium
1610 Pope Paul V established the Archivum Secretum Vaticanum or Vatican Secret Archives as the repository of the Roman pontiffs
1810 Napoleon moved the Vatican Archives to Paris
1817 The Vatican Archives was restored at the Vatican
1870 Italy confiscated those holdings kept outside of the Vatican, which are held today by the Roman State Archives

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans in the United States: Unknown. For more information, see: Francis X. Blouin, Jr., General Editor. Vatican Archives: An Inventory and Guide to Historical Documents of the Holy See, Oxford University Press, 1998. 

[Holdings not at Marquette University, however, Marquette’s holdings include related records.]

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