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