GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
Sisters of Loretto. Loretto Heritage Center
515 Nerinx Road
Nerinx, KY 40049
Phone: 270-865-5811, Extension 3151
Email: See website
Hours: See website
Access: Some restrictions may apply
Copying facilities: Yes
History: The Sisters of Loretto were founded in the United States, 1812, and self-identify with the post-nominal initials, “S.L.” They staffed the following schools serving Native American students.
|1847-1870 (closed)||Osage Manual Labor School for Indian Boys and Girls (Osage), Osage Mission, Kansas; in part, Mother Bridge Hayden (1814-1890), S.L., and the Sisters of Loretto (Nerinx, Kentucky) staffed the school|
|1887-1936 (closed)||Sisters of Loretto School (San Felipe, Tiwa), Bernalillo, New Mexico|
|1915-1942||St. Louis Girls Boarding School (Osage), Pawhuska, Osage Reservation, Oklahoma|
|1922-1942||Immaculate Conception Day School (Osage), Pawhuska, Osage Reservation, Oklahoma|
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans: Unknown.
Unless otherwise noted, the repository on this page holds (or held) the records described here and they are not held at the Marquette University Archives.