GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
New York: NY-14

Franciscan Sisters of the Poor. Generalate. Archives
133 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Phone: 718-643-1919
Email: See website

 

History: Founded in Germany, 1852, the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor self-identify with the post-nominal initials, “S.F.P.” They made their first U.S. foundation in Cincinnati, 1877, and established and have administered Talbot House Catholic Charities (Navajo), Chinle, Navajo Reservation, Arizona, 1981-present.

 

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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