GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Illinois: IL-9

Redemptorists. Denver Province. Archives
1633 North Cleveland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614

Phone: 312-248-8894
Email: See website

 

Hours: See website

Access: No restrictions

Copying facilities: Yes 

 

History: The Redemptorists established the Denver Province, 1996, with the merger of the Oakland (Oakland, California) and St. Louis Provinces (St. Louis, Missouri). The St. Louis Province had administered the following Indian missions and parishes:

1830-1838 (transferred to Green Bay Diocese)

St. John the Evangelist Church (Menominee), Green Bay, Wisconsin

1833-1836 (transferred to Detroit Diocese)

Holy Childhood of Jesus/ St. Peter Church (Ojibwa, Ottawa), Harbor Springs, Michigan

1834-1838 (transferred to Detroit Diocese)

Holy Name of Mary Church (Ojibwa), Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan

1922-1931 (transferred to  Franciscans)

San José y San Miguel Mission (Mestizos) San Antonio, Texas

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans: 

Inclusive dates: 1830s-1838?, 1922?-1931?

Volume: Few items 

Description: The correspondence, house chronicles, photographs, and personnel files within the records of the former St. Louis Province are believed to include references to Native Catholic evangelization.  

 

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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