GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Missouri: MO-6

Society of the Precious Blood. Kansas City Province. Archives
2130 St. Gaspar Way
Liberty, MO 64068
P.O. Box 339
Liberty, MO 64069

Phone: 816-781-4344
Email: See website

 

History: Founded in Italy by St. Gaspar de Bufalo, 1815, the Society of the Precious Blood (a.k.a. Missionaries of the Precious Blood), made its first U.S. foundation in Cincinnati, Ohio, 1844, with its members self-identifying with the post-nominal initials, “C.P.P.S.” Its missionaries from the Kansas City Province administered the following Native American (Cherokee) parishes in Oklahoma.

1925-1930s (no longer Native)

Holy Ghost Church, Vinita, Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma

 

1925-1931 (closed)

Sacred Heart Mission, attended from St. Catherine Church, Nowata, Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma

1931-1939

Claremore station, attended from St. Catherine Church, Nowata, Cherokee Nation, 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.

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