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. The Sisters staffed the following Catholic schools that served 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 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.