GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Iowa: IA-7

Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Family
Mount St. Francis 
3390 Windsor Avenue
Dubuque, IA 52001

Phone: 563-583-9786

http://www.osfdbq.org/

 

Hours: See website

Access: Some restrictions may apply

Copying facilities: Yes

 

History: The Sisters of St. Francis, Dubuque, Iowa, have evangelized Native Americans at the following Catholic missions:

1977-1998

St. Francis Mission (Brulé), St. Francis, Rosebud Reservation, South Dakota

1977-1998

St. Agnes Church (Brulé), Parmelee, Rosebud Reservation, South Dakota

1977-1998

St. Peter Mission (Brulé), Okreek, Rosebud Reservation, South Dakota

1994-present

San Solano Missions (Tohono O’odham), Topawa, Tohono O’odham Reservation, Arizona

1998-2003

St. Mary Church (Brulé), Lower Brule, Lower Brule Reservation, South Dakota

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1977-1998

Volume: Over 7 folders

Description:

 

/1 Annals: Includes a few photographs and artifacts

A. Arizona, Tohono O’odham Reservation, 1994-ongoing, volume unknown (unprocessed in 1980s)

B. South Dakota, Lower Brule Reservation, 1998-2003, 1 folder

C. South Dakota, Rosebud Reservation, 1977-1998, 6 folders

 

/2 Personnel files (Sisters who served at the above missions): 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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