GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
New York: NY-20

Catholic Church. Diocese of Ogdensburg. Archives
622 Washington Street
P.O. Box 369
Ogdensburg, NY 13669

Phone: 315-393-2920
Email: See website

 

Hours: See website

Access: See website

Copying facilities: Yes

 

History: The Diocese of Ogdensburg was erected for northeast New York State from territory in the Diocese of Albany, 1872. Ogdensburg and its predecessors have administered a mission and school that have served Native Americans:

1752-present (Ogdensburg, 1970s-present)

St. Regis Mission (Mohawk), St. Regis Reservation, Hogansburg-St. Regis [Akwesasne], New York-Quebec

1886-1930s

Indian Girls’ Industrial School (Mohawk), Hogansburg, New York

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1755-ongoing

Volume: Possibly 1 cubic foot

Description: 3 series with records.

 

/1 Parish Files (presumed)

Inclusive dates: 1886-1930s, 1970s-ongoing

Volume: Possibly 2 folders

Description:

A. St. Patrick Church, Hogansburg, New York, 1886-1930s; includes records pertaining to the Indian Girls’ Industrial School, staffed by the Sisters of Mercy

B. St. Regis Mission, Hogansburg, New York, and St. Regis, Quebec, 1970s (possibly earlier)-ongoing

 

/2 Sacramental Records

Inclusive dates: 1755-ongoing

Volume: Several volumes

Description:

A. St. Patrick Church, Hogansburg, New York, 1886-1930s

B. St. Regis Mission, St. Regis, Quebec, 1755-ongoing

 

/3 Diocesan Newspaper

Inclusive dates: 1946-ongoing

Volume: Occasional articles

Description: The North Country Catholic, has included related articles, e.g. Jesuit martyrs, St. Kateri Tekakwitha, shrines, St. Regis Mission.  Issues archived online, 2010-present; see New York State Newspapers online, 1946-2010.  

 

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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