GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Kansas: KS-4

St. John the Evangelist Church
1229 Vermont Street
Lawrence, KS 66044

Phone: 785-843-0109
Email: churchoffice@saint-johns.net
http://sjevangelist.com/

 

History: St. John the Evangelist Church has been a predominantly non-Native American parish. However, Kansas City in Kansas diocesan priests from St. John's have attended to students at Haskell Indian Nations University/ Haskell Indian Junior College/ Haskell Institute (e.g. Dakota-Lakota, Eskimo, Navajo, Ojibwa), Lawrence.

1884-present

Haskell Indian Nations University/ Haskell Indian Junior College/ Haskell Institute established and has served American Indian and Eskimo students from throughout the United States

1905-1941

Kansas City in Kansas/ Leavenworth diocesan priests from St. John’s attended to Haskell students

1920s-1930s

Rev. Phillip Gordon (Ojibwa), served as chaplain to Catholic students at Haskell

1941-1967

Jesuits from St. Mary’s College, St. Marys, attended to Haskell students

1967-1987

Kansas City in Kansas diocesan priests from St. John’s attended to Haskell students

1987-present

Capuchins from St. John’s attended to Haskell students   

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1905-1941, 1967-ongoing

Volume: At least .1 cubic foot

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for students from Haskell Indian Nations University and its predecessor institutions.

 

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.

New1984/rev2003-2018

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