GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
Louisiana: LA-3

Brothers of the Sacred Heart. United States Province. Archives
2225 Broussard Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Phone: See website
Email: See website

 

History: Rev. Andre Coindre founded the Brothers of the Sacred Heart in France, 1821, who self-identify with the post-nominal initials, “S.C.” They made its first U.S. foundation, 1847, and through their United States Province, the Brothers of the Sacred Heart have evangelized Native Americans through the following institutions.

1903-1930s (No longer Native)

St. Joseph/ Nazareth College/ Academy (Creek), Muskogee, Oklahoma

1990s-present

St. Anne Mission (Navajo), Klagetoh, Navajo Nation, Arizona

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans in the United States: 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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