GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 4: Outside United States
Sisters of Mercy. Mercy International Centre
History: Founded in Dublin, Ireland, in 1843, the Sisters of Mercy made their first U.S. foundation, 1843, and self-identify with the post-nominal initials, "R.S.M.". They established and administered the following provinces and regional communities, which with their predecessor motherhouses, staffed Catholic schools among Native Americans in the United States:
|1876-1903||Burlingame Regional Community, Burlingame, California|
|1878-1907||Regional Community of Omaha/ Province of Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska|
|1974-1975||Regional Community of Detroit/ Province of Detroit, Detroit, Michigan|
|1884-1947||Regional Community of St. Louis/ Province of St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri|
|1975-1976||Regional Community of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont|
The Sisters of Mercy established Mercy Heritage Center (Belmont, North Carolina) as its archival repository for all U.S. provinces, 2010.
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans in the United States: 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.