GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
New York: NY-24
Catholic Church. Diocese of Syracuse. Archives
424 Montgomery Street (Museum)
240 East Onondaga Street (Chancery)
Syracuse, NY 13202
Hours: See website
Access: See website
Copying facilities: Yes
History: The Diocese of Syracuse was erected for central New York State from territory in the Diocese of Albany, 1866. It has served Native Americans through St. Lucy Church (Mohawk), Syracuse, 1950s-present.
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1890s-ongoing
Volume: Few records
Description: 2 series.
/1 Parish Files
Inclusive dates: 1950s-ongoing
Volume: Several items
Description: Native American parishioners at St. Lucy Church, Syracuse, New York; see St. Lucy Church for sacramental records.
/2 Diocesan Newspaper
Inclusive dates: 1892-ongoing
Volume: Occasional articles
Description: The Catholic Sun has included related articles, e.g. Jesuit martyrs, St. Kateri Tekakwitha, shrines, Native Americans at St. Lucy Church. Articles archived online, 2001-ongoing.
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.