GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Missouri: MO-10

Franciscans. Sacred Heart Province. Archives
St. Anthony of Padua Friary
3140 Meramec Road
St. Louis, MO 63118

Phone: 314-353-7470
Email: archives@thefriars.org

 

Hours: See webpage

Access: No restrictions

Copying facilities: Yes

 

History: The Franciscans (a.k.a. Order of Friars Minor), self-identify with the post-nominal initials, “O.F.M.” They established the Sacred Heart Province, 1858, which has administered the following Native American missions and parishes:

1878-1910s (no longer Native)

St. Agnes Church (Ojibwa), Ashland, Wisconsin

1878-2010s

Holy Family Church (Ojibwa), Bayfield, Wisconsin

1878-2010s

St. Joseph Mission (Métis, Ojibwa), La Pointe, Wisconsin

1878-2010s

Our Lady of Seven Dolors Mission (Ojibwa), Odanah, Bad River Reservation, Wisconsin

ca. 1880-1906 (transferred to Superior Diocese)

St. Francis of Assisi Mission (Ojibwa), Flambeaufarm, Wisconsin

1880-1954 (closed)

St. Mary of the Woods Mission (Menominee), Kenepoway, or West Branch, Menominee Reservation, Wisconsin

1880-1980 (transferred to Green Bay Diocese)

St. Michael Church (Menominee), Keshena, Menominee Reservation, Wisconsin

1880-1980 (transferred to Green Bay Diocese)

St. Joseph of the Lake Mission (Menominee), Little Oconto, or South Branch, Menominee Reservation, Wisconsin

1882-1894 (transferred to Benedictines)

Holy Family Mission (Ojibwa), Cloquet, Minnesota

1882-1910s (no longer Native)

St. Francis Xavier Church (Ojibwa), Superior, Wisconsin

1882-1918 (transferred to Superior Diocese)

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Mission (Ojibwa), Mouth of Yellow River, Wisconsin

1882-1934 (closed)

St. Anthony of Padua Mission (Ojibwa), Pakwawong, Wisconsin

1884-1897 (closed), 1927-ca.1937 (closed)

St. Francis Solano Mission (Ottawa), Petoskey, Michigan

1884-2010s

St. Mary Mission (Ottawa, Ojibwa), Burt Lake, Michigan

1884-2010s

Holy Childhood Church (Ottawa, Ojibwa), Harbor Springs, Michigan

1884-2010s

St. Ignatius Mission (Ottawa, Ojibwa), Middle Village, Michigan

1885-2010s

St. Francis Solanus Church (Ojibwa), Reserve, Lac Court Oreille Reservation, Wisconsin

1886-1893 (closed)

St. Leopold Mission (Ottawa), Beaver Island, Michigan

1886-1899 (closed)

St. Ignatius Mission (Ottawa), Beaver Island, Michigan

1887-1914 (closed)

St. Turibius Mission (Pomo, Yuki), Kelseyville, California

1889-1905 (transferred to Superior Diocese)

St. Joseph Mission (Ojibwa), Bellilfalls, Wisconsin

1889-1906 (transferred to Superior Diocese)

St. Mary of Good Counsel Mission (Ojibwa), Solon Springs/ White Birch, Wisconsin

ca. 1889-1906 (transferred to Superior Diocese)

St. Mary of the Angels Mission (Ojibwa), Gordon, Wisconsin

1892-1918 (transferred to Superior Diocese)

Holy Angels Mission (Ojibwa), Mud Lake, Wisconsin

1893-2010s

St. Francis of Assisi Church (Ojibwa), Red Cliff, Red Cliff Reservation, Wisconsin

1894-1918 (transferred to Green Bay Diocese)

St. Anthony of Padua Mission (Ojibwa), Old Village, Lac du Flambeau Reservation, Wisconsin

1894-1928 (closed)

Holy Angels Mission (Mahican), Stockbridge Reservation, Wisconsin

1895-ca. 1915 (closed)

St. Joseph Mission (Ojibwa), Lac du Flambeau/ New Village, Lac du Flambeau Reservation, Wisconsin

1895-1920 (transferred to Grand Rapids Diocese)

St. Joseph Mission (Ottawa), Elbridge, Michigan

1895-1948 (transferred to Grand Rapids Diocese), 1982-present 

Immaculate Conception Mission (Ottawa, Ojibwa) Peshabestown, Michigan

1896-2010s

St. Francis Solanus Mission (Ottawa, Ojibwa), Bay Shore, Michigan

1896-2010s

Holy Cross Church (Ottawa, Ojibwa), Cross Village, Michigan

1897-1920 (closed)

Blessed Sacrament Mission (Ottawa), Elk Rapids, Michigan

1897-1922 (transferred to Santa Barbara Province)

St. John Church (Pima), Komatke, Gila River Reservation, Arizona  

1897-1939 (closed)

St. Joseph Mission (Ottawa), High Island, Michigan

1899-1920

Holy Family Mission (Paiute), Burns, Oregon

1900-1962 (closed)

St. Anthony Mission (Ojibwa), Belanger Settlement, Wisconsin

1901-1922 (transferred to Santa Barbara Province)

St. Francis of Assisi Mission (Pima), Salt River Reservation, Arizona

ca. 1904-1910 (closed)

Sacred Heart Mission (Ojibwa), Trade River, Wisconsin

1906-1922 (transferred to Santa Barbara Province)

St. Paschal Mission (Maricopa, Pima), Blackwater, Gila River Reservation, Arizona

1906-1922 (transferred to Santa Barbara Province)

St. Peter Mission (Maricopa, Pima), Casa Blanca, Gila River Reservation, Arizona

1906-1922 (transferred to Santa Barbara Province)

Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission (Yaqui), Guadalupe, Arizona

1906-1922 (transferred to Santa Barbara Province)

St. Michael Mission (Maricopa, Pima), Sacaton Flats, Gila River Reservation, Arizona

1906-1922 (transferred to Santa Barbara Province)

St. Anne Mission (Maricopa, Pima), Santan, Gila River Reservation, Arizona

1909-1975 (transferred to Green Bay Diocese)

St. Anthony Church (Menominee), Neopit, Menominee Reservation, Wisconsin

1910-1912 (transferred to Superior Diocese)

St. Mary Magdalen Mission (Ojibwa), Springbrook, Wisconsin

1912-1922 (transferred to Santa Barbara Province)

St. Augustine Mission (Tohono O’odham) Chuichu, Tohono O’odham/ Papago/ Reservation, Arizona

ca. 1913-1917 (transferred to Tucson Diocese)

Ss. Simon and Jude Mission (Tohono O’odham), Gila Bend, Arizona

1913-1922 (transferred to Santa Barbara Province)

San Xavier del Bac Mission (Tohono O’odham), Tucson, San Xavier Reservation, Arizona

ca. 1913-1922 (transferred to Santa Barbara Province)

Coyote Village Mission (Tohono O’odham), Tohono O’odham/ Papago Reservation, Arizona

ca. 1913-1922 (transferred to Santa Barbara Province)

San Jose Village Mission (Tohono O’odham) Tohono O’odham/ Papago Reservation, Arizona

ca. 1913-1922 (transferred to Santa Barbara Province)

San Pedro Village Mission (Tohono O’odham) Tohono O’odham/ Papago / Papago Reservation, Arizona

1913-1922 (transferred to Santa Barbara Province)

St. Elizabeth Mission (Pima), Cockleburr, Arizona

1914-1922 (transferred to Santa Barbara Province)

St. Joseph Mission (Apache), Mescalero, Mescalero Reservation, New Mexico

ca. 1915-1922 (transferred to Santa Barbara Province)

St. Anthony Mission (Pima), Sacaton, Arizona

1916-1922 (transferred to Santa Barbara Province)

San Solano Missions (Tohono O’odham), Tohono O’odham/ Papago Reservation, Arizona

ca. 1917-1922 (transferred to Santa Barbara Province)

Vaf Kuech Village Mission (Tohono O’odham), Tohono O’odham/ Papago Reservation, Arizona

1918-1920 (transferred to Grand Rapids Diocese)

St. Helen Mission (Ottawa), Fern, Michigan

ca. 1918-1938 (closed)

Sacred Heart Mission (Ottawa), Garden Island, Michigan

1934-2010s

St. Ignatius Mission (Ojibwa), New Post, Lac Court Oreille Reservation, Wisconsin

1992-present

St. Theresa Church (Eskimo), Aniak, Alaska

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1840s-ongoing, undated 

Volume: 15.4 cubic feet and 39 reels of microfilm

Description: 5 series include Native Catholic records. The series "Localia," "Realia," and "Personalia" were microfilmed by the Marquette University Special Collections and Archives, 1982. Marquette also retained duplicate copies of the publications and photography and included selected iimages in its Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions Digital Image Collection.

 

/1 "Localia" Inclusive dates: 1840s-1981, undated 

Volume: 10.1 cubic feet and 15¼ reels of microfilm (reels 1-16) 

Description: Records relating to the administration of individual houses and missions of the Sacred Heart Province, which are arranged alphabetically by location of the house or mission and thereunder by type of record. 

A. "Ashland, Wisconsin, St. Agnes Friary," 1882-1980, undated, .6 cubic foot:

1. Correspondence, 1886-1980, .3 cubic foot: major correspondents include the superiors of the Friary and the provincial

2. Chronicle, 1944-1969, 1 volume

3. Parish reports, 1882-1884, 1898, 1900, 1903-1967, .1 cubic foot

4. Friary reports, 1900-1972, .1 cubic foot

5. Minutes of Friary meetings, 1967, 1978-1980, 1 folder

6. Historical notes and clippings, 1912-1979, undated, 2 folders

7. Photographs, 1909-1961, undated, 72 prints

B. "Bayfield, Wisconsin, Holy Family Friary," 1878-1978, undated, .8 cubic foot:

1. Correspondence, 1878-1974, undated, .3 cubic foot: major correspondents include the superiors of the Friary and the provincial

2. Chronicle, 1878-1960, 1 folder

3. Friary reports, 1900-1968, .1 cubic foot

4. Parish reports, 1882-1884, 1898-1968, .1 cubic foot

5. Deeds, 1871-1922, 1 folder 6. Bulletins, 1956-1959, 1 folder

6. Announcements, 1907-1953, .1 cubic foot

7. Guest book, 1956-1978, 1 volume

8. Historical notes and clippings, 1936-1955, undated, 2 folders

9. Photographs, 1911-1958, undated, 58 prints

C. "Bayshore, Michigan, St. Francis Solanus Parish," 1903-1978, undated, .2 cubic foot:

1. Correspondence, 1947-1949, 1955, 1959, undated, 1 folder

2. Parish reports, 1903-1973, .1 cubic foot

3. Historical notes, undated, 1 folder

4. Photographs, 1897-1956, undated, 20 prints

D. "Beaver Island, Michigan, Holy Cross Friary," 1898-1953, undated, .1 cubic foot:

1. Correspondence, 1898-1899, 1904-1907, undated, 1 folder

2. Sacramental and financial record book, 1905-1907, 1 volume

3. Parish reports, 1906-1909, 1 folder

4. Friary reports, 1906-1907, 1909, 1 folder

5. Clippings, 1935, 1943, 1953, 1 folder

6. Photographs, 1928, undated, 12 prints

E. "Belanger Settlement, Wisconsin, St. Anthony Parish," 1903, 1906, 19111915, 1948-1963, 1 folder: parish reports

F. "Cross Village, Michigan, Holy Cross Parish and Friary," ca.1847-1974, undated, .6 cubic foot:

1. Correspondence, 1893-1968, 1 folder: major correspondents include the superior of the Parish and Friary and the provincial

2. Sacramental records, ca.1847-1897, .2 cubic foot

3. Chronicle, 1889-1948, 1 folder

4. Parish reports, 1897-1974, .1 cubic foot

5. Friary reports, 1942-1948, 1 folder

6. Announcements, 1901-1931, .1 cubic foot

7. Historical notes and clippings, 1913-1970, undated, 2 folders

8. Photographs, 1917-1953, undated, 57 prints

G. "Harbor Springs, Michigan, Holy Childhood Friary," 1840-1979, undated, 2.2 cubic feet:

1. Correspondence, 1883-1968, undated, .4 cubic foot: major correspondents include the superior of the Friary and the provincial

2. Sacramental records, 1840x-1870x, 1 volume

3. Chronicles, 1834-1930, 1944-1971, 4 volumes: chronicle entries for the period from 1834-1907 are historical summaries or are copied from the originals by Rev. Joseph Erkens, O.F.M.

4. Parish reports, 1884-1971, .1 cubic foot

5. Friary reports, 1885-1972, .1 cubic foot

6. School records, 1886-1893, 1 folder

7. Contracts, deeds, and wills, 1885-1886, 1905, undated, 1 folder

8. Historical notes and clippings, 1874-1979, 3 folders

9. Printed material, 1874-1979, undated, 1 folder

10. Mission publications, 1897-1912, .7 cubic foot:

11. Anishinabe Enamiad, 1896-1908, 1910-1912, .4 cubic foot

12. Messenger of the Holy Childhood, 1902-1912, .3 cubic foot

13. Photographs, 1890s-1950s, undated, 818 prints

H. "Kelseyville, California, St. Turibius Friary," 1909-1912, 1 folder: friary reports

I. "Keshena, Wisconsin, St. Michael's Friary, St. Joseph School," 1871-1980, undated, 2 cubic feet:

1. Correspondence, 1871, 1880-1980, undated, .3 cubic foot

2. Chronicle, 1880-1906, 1936-1978, .2 cubic foot: chronicle entries for the period from 1880-1906 were copied from the original

3. Parish reports, 1882-1884, 1898-1972, .1 cubic foot

4. Friary reports, 1901-1976, .1 cubic foot

5. Financial journal, 1897-1926, 1 volume

6. School attendance records, 1914-1933, 1938-1939, 1951-1960, .3 cubic foot

7. School enrollment records, 1936-1938, 1 folder

8. School grades, 1923-1932, 1938-1939, 1 folder

9. School examinations reports, 1920-1933, 1 folder

10. School graduates, 1933-1942, 1955-1979, 1 folder

11. Visitation notes, 1957-1962, 1966, 1975, 1 folder

12. Contracts and deeds, 1958, 1963, 1966-1968, 1 folder

13. Bulletins, 1957-1979, .7 cubic foot

14. Historical notes and clippings, 1888-1973, undated, .1 cubic foot: includes a scrapbook containing articles and correspondence pertaining to the Franciscan Community at Keshena, from 1884-1935

15. Printed materials, 1930-1974, undated, 1 folder

16. Photographs, 1893-1958, undated, 113 prints

J. "Komatke, Arizona, St. John Mission," 1911-1926, undated, .1 cubic foot:

1. Correspondence, 1911, 1914, 1920-1926, undated, 1 folder

2. Photographs, 1916-1926, undated, 103 prints

K. "La Pointe, Wisconsin, St. Joseph Mission," 1882-1967, undated, .1 cubic foot:

1. Parish reports, 1882-1884, 1903, 1906-1915, 1948-1967, 2 folders

2. Clippings, 1935, 1 folder

3. Photographs, 1913-1966, undated, 6 prints

L. "Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin, St. Anthony Parish," 1897-1978, .2 cubic foot:

1. Correspondence, 1938, 1943-1960, 1965-1969, 1977-1978, 1 folder

2. Parish reports, 1897, 1900, 1915-1917, 1938-1969, .1 cubic foot

3. Printed materials, 1970, 1 folder

4. Photographs, 1960-1962, undated, 27 prints

M. "Mescalero, New Mexico, St. Joseph mission," 1914-1924, undated, 2 folders:

1. Correspondence, 1915, 1922-1923, 1 folder

2. Photographs, 1914-1924, undated, 18 prints

N. "Middle Village, Michigan, St. Ignatius Loyola Parish," 1900-1970, undated, .1 cubic foot:

1. Parish reports, 1900, 1903, 1909-1915, 1917, 1946-1967, 2 folders

2. Clippings, 1970, 1 folder

3. Photographs, 1950-1956, undated, 6 prints

O. "Neopit, Wisconsin, St. Anthony Parish and Friary," 1908-1974, undated, .4 cubic foot:

1. Correspondence, 1921, 1925, 1944-1961, 1967-1971, undated, 1 folder

2. Chronicle, 1908-1970, .1 cubic foot

3. Parish reports, 1909-1967, .1 cubic foot

4. Friary reports, 1955-1967, 1970-1974, 1 folder

5. Financial reports, 1937-1939, 1941-1950, 1 folder

6. Bulletins, 1951, 1967, 1973, 1 folder

7. Visitation notes, 1956-1959, 1961-1962, 1 folder

8. Historical notes and clippings, 1957-1971, undated, 1 folder

9. Printed materials, 1960, 1968, undated, 1 folder

10. Photographs, 1936-1959, undated, 62 prints

P. New Post, Wisconsin, St. Ignatius Loyola Parish," 1938-1967, undated, .1 cubic foot:

1. Parish reports, 1938-1967, 2 folders

2. Photographs, 1952, undated, 2 prints

Q. "Odanah, Wisconsin, Our Lady of the Seven Dolors Parish," 1882-1979, undated, .3 cubic foot:

1. Correspondence, 1889-1979, 1 folder

2. Parish reports, 1882-1884, 1897-1968, .1 cubic foot

3. Bulletins, 1970s, 1 folder 4. Historical notes and clippings, 1906-1954, 1 folder

4. School publication, Noble Lives of a Noble Race. A Series of Reproductions by the Pupils of St. Mary's, Odanah, Wisconsin, 1908, 1 volume

5. Photographs, 1908-1925, 1964, undated, 73 prints

R. "Peshabestown, Michigan, Immaculate Conception Parish," 1906, 1946-1947, undated, 2 folders:

1. Parish reports, 1906, 1946-1947, 1 folder

2. Photographs, undated, 3 prints

S. "Petoskey, Michigan, St. Francis Xavier Friary," 1878-1980, undated, .75 cubic foot:

1. Correspondence, 1897-1968, undated, .25 cubic foot: major correspondents include the superior of the Friary and the provincial

2. Chronicle, 1878-1952, .2 cubic foot

3. Parish reports, 1897-1950, .1 cubic foot

4. Friary reports, 1900-1950, .1 cubic foot

5. Historical notes and clippings, 1885-1980, undated, 2 folders

6. Photographs, 1890-1950, undated, 45 prints

T. "Red Cliff, Wisconsin, St. Francis of Assisi Parish," 1903-1979, .2 cubic foot:

1. Correspondence, 1915-1979, 1 folder

2. Parish reports, 1903-1968, .1 cubic foot

3. Photographs, 1925-1955, 10 prints

U. "Reserve, Wisconsin, St. Francis Solanus Friary," 1891-1979, undated, .3 cubic foot:

1. Correspondence, 1891, 1909-1979, 1 folder

2. Chronicle, 1943-1964, 1970, 1 folder

3. Indian mission and parish reports, 1898, 1900, 1906-1917, 1938-1967, .1 cubic foot

4. Friary reports, 1939-1973, 2 folders

5. Mission newsletter, A-NI-SHI-NA-BE E-NA-MI-AD, 1918, 1 folder

6. Historical notes and clippings, 1930, 1938, 1971, undated, 1 folder

7. Photographs, 1906-1948, undated, 88 prints

V. "St. Turibius Mission, California," 1887-1889, 1 folder: correspondence

W. Sells, Arizona, San Solano Missions, 1921-1923, 2 folders:

1. Correspondence, 1921-1923, 1 folder

2. Photographs, 1917-1920, undated, 40 prints

X. "Stone Lake, Wisconsin, St. Philip Parish," 1938-1979, 2 folders:

1. Correspondence, 1945-1979, 1 folder

2. Parish reports, 1938-1967, 1 folder

Y. "Superior, Wisconsin, St. Francis Xavier Friary," 1880-1981, undated, .5 cubic foot:

1. Correspondence, 1880-1977, undated, .2 cubic foot: major correspondents include the superior of the Friary and the provincial

2. Parish reports, 1883-1884, 1898-1950, .1 cubic foot

3. Friary reports, 1900-1950, .1 cubic foot

4. Historical notes and clippings, 1945-1981, undated, 1 folder

5. Printed materials, 1943-1977, 1 folder 6. Photographs, 1895-1955, undated, 46 prints

Z. "Topawa, Arizona, St. Catherine Mission," 1926, 1 folder: correspondence

AA. "Tucson, Arizona, San Xavier del Bac Mission," 1885-1922, undated, .15 cubic foot:

1. Correspondence, 1885, 1911-1915, 1921-1922, undated, 1 folder

2. Mission newsletter, The Yekrebbit, 1917-1918, 1 folder 3. Photographs, 1916, undated, 75 prints

BB. "Whiteriver, Arizona, St. Francis Mission," 1921-1922, 1924, 1929, 1 folder: correspondence

CC. Unknown: Aniak, Alaska, St. Theresa Church, 1990s-ongoing

 

/2 "Realia" Inclusive dates: 1877-present, undated  Volume: .8 cubic foot and ½ reel of microfilm (reel 16)  Description: Contains records pertaining to the province’s general Administration, which are arranged alphabetically by institution, subject, name, or type of document. 

A. "Arizona Indian Missions," 1904-1932, undated, 2 folders:

1. Correspondence, 1923-1932, undated, 1 folder

2. Mission reports, 1904-1913, 1924-1928, 1 folder

B. "California Indian Missions," 1904-1913, 1924-1928, 1 folder: mission reports

C. "Fairbanks(Alaska) Native American Missions," 1990s-ongoing, unknown

D. "Gaylord Diocese," 1972, 1975-1981, 1 folder: correspondence

E. "Grand Rapids Diocese," 1884-1957, 1 folder: correspondence

F. "Green Bay Diocese," 1879-1981, 1 folder: correspondence

G. "La Crosse Diocese," 1878-1900, 1 folder: correspondence

H. "Oregon Indian Missions," 1877, 1913-1914, 1 folder: mission reports

I. "Superior Diocese," 1918-1981, 1 folder: correspondence

J. Publications of the Franciscans. Sacred Heart Province, 1913-present, .5 cubic foot: publications of the Order or of the Province occasionally containing articles on Indian mission activity include:

1. Franciscan Herald, 1913-present, .3 cubic foot

2. Annals of the Sacred Heart, O.F.M., 1929-1941, .1 cubic foot

3. Lesser Brothers, 1967-1981, .1 cubic foot

4. "Superior Diocese," 1918-1981, 1 folder: correspondence

 

/3 "Personalia"

Inclusive dates: 1869-1980, undated 

Volume: 4.5 cubic feet and 27¼ reels of microfilm (reels 16-43) 

Description: Contains the personal, non-official records of the province’s members, which are arranged alphabetically by surname.

A. Altmicks, Rev. Servatius, O.F.M., 1874-1920, undated, .4 cubic foot: religious writings, sermons, spiritual exercises, and church histories

B. Cabo, Rev. Marcellus, O.F.M., 1968, 1974-75, 1 folder: biographical records

C. Derenthal, Rev. Odoric, O.F.M., 1869-1934, undated, 1 cubic foot:

1. Sermon notes, 1879-1930, undated, .3 cubic foot

2. Religious writings, 1874-1897, undated, 1 folder

3. Diaries and journals, 1872-1926, .1 cubic foot

4. Baptismal record, 1880-1884, 1 folder

5. Ojibwa vocabulary and grammar notes, undated, 1 folder

6. "Autobiography, 1820-1914," undated, .1 cubic foot

7. Historical writings, undated, .1 cubic foot: largely excerpts from his autobiography

8. Historical notes, undated, .3 cubic foot

9. Clippings, 1869-1930, undated, 1 folder

10. Biographical and personal records, 1897-1934, undated, 1 folder: includes over 20 photographs

D. Engelhardt, Rev. Zephyrin, O.F.M., 1880-1927, undated, .2 cubic foot:

1. Correspondence, 1905, 1927, 1 folder

2. Religious writings, 1880-1881, 1 folder

3. Historical writings, 1885, undated, 1 folder

4. Indian Ojibwa language records, 1898, 1901, 2 volumes: published records

E. Gafron, Rev. John, O.F.M., undated, 1 folder: a biography by an unknown author

F. Groskopf, Rev. Paulinus, O.F.M., 1933-1978, undated, .1 cubic foot:

1. Correspondence, 1947, 1961-1962, 1978, undated, 1 folder

2. Sermon notes, undated, 1 folder

3. Historical notes, 1933, undated, 1 folder

G. Habig, Rev. Marion, O.F.M., 1924, 1959, 1971-1973, 1 folder: historical writings

H. Hagedorn, Rev. Eugene, O.F.M., 1895-1950, undated, .8 cubic foot:

1. Correspondence, 1939-1948, undated, 1 folder

2. Diary, 1938-1941, 1 volume

3. Research notes, "Catholic Church in Michigan," 1920s-1940s, .5 cubic foot

4. Research notes, "Catholic Church in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and the Midwest," 1920s-1940s, .1 cubic foot

5. Research notes, "Rev. Frederick Baraga," 1920s-1940s, 1 folder

6. Research notes, biographical notes, 1920s-1940s, 1 folder

7. Biographical and personal records, 1895-1950, undated, 1 folder: includes over 30 photographs

I. Keuter, Rev. Aubert, O.F.M., 1920s-1930s, .25 cubic foot:

1. Historical writings and research notes, 1920s-1930s, .2 cubic foot: includes a "General History of the Diocese of Grand Rapids, Michigan"; and "Ancient and Modern Michilimackinac"

2. Biographical records, 1935-1936, 1 folder

J. Krake, Rev. Blase, O.F.M., undated, 1 folder: biographical notes on Rev. Odoric Derenthal, O.F.M.

K. Loeffler, Rev. Optatus, O.F.M., 1884-1963, undated, .15 cubic foot:

1. Journals, 1884-1895, 1897, 1939, .1 cubic foot

2. Biographical and personal records, 1896-1963, undated, 1 folder

L. Molitor, Rev. Sabinus, O.F.M., undated, .1 cubic foot: historical writings and notes, including histories of Arbre Croche, Michigan, and of Holy Childhood Mission and School

M. Norick, Brother Sylvester, O.F.M., 1980, 1 folder: biographical records and historical notes

N. Petri, Brother David, O.F.M., 1927, 1 folder: autobiography

O. Steck, Rev. Francis, O.F.M., 1919, 1 volume: scrapbook with photographs, clippings, and historical notes

P. Troesken, Rev. Englehard, O.F.M., 1886-1966, undated, .2 cubic foot:

1. Religious writings and sermons, 1886, 1905, undated, l folder

2. Scrapbook commemorating his Golden Jubilee, 1953, 1 volume

3. Biographical and personal records, 1895-1966, undated, 2 folders: includes 45 photographs

Q. Tushaus, Rev. Benno, O.F.M., 1924-1949, undated, 1 folder: biographical records

R. Verwyst, Rev. Chrysostom, O.F.M., 1881-1925, undated, .7 cubic foot:

1. Historical writings, 1899, 1904, 1906-1910, undated, .5 cubic foot:

2. Indian language records, 1892, 1901, 1907, 1913-1919, .15 cubic foot: includes an English-Chippewa Dictionary (only l volume of the original is in the Sacred Heart Archives, but the entire dictionary is on microfilm) and an English translation of Ojibwa words and expressions (entirely on microfilm)

3. Biographical records, 1881-1925, undated, 1 folder

S. Vogt, Rev. Casimir, O.F.M., 1880-1921, undated, .2 cubic foot:

1. Memoirs, 1910-1912, 1 volume 2. Diary, 1897-1898, 1901-1916, 1 volume

2. Religious writings, undated, 1 folder

3. Historical writings and historical notes, 1880-1921, undated, 1 folder

4. Indian Ojibwa language records, 1885, 1890, 1 folder

T. Vollmer, Rev. Eustace, O.F.M., 1906-1924, undated, 2 folders

1. Sermon notes, 1906-1908, 1911, undated, 1 folder

2. Biographical records, 1913, 1924, undated, 1 folder

U. Unknown authors, 1908, undated, 1 folder: historical writings and historical notes

/4 "Our Catholic History," a 50th anniversary history by Rev. Eugene Hagedorn, O.F.M., 1908, republished online, 2017.

 

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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