GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
New York: NY-6

National Shrine of St. Kateri Tekakwitha
3636 State Highway 5
P.O. Box 627
Fonda, NY

Phone: 518-853-3646
Email: saintkateri@katerishrine.com

 

Hours: See website

Access: Some restrictions may apply

Copying facilities: Yes

 

History: The National Shrine of St. Kateri Tekakwitha, Fonda, Montgomery County, New York, has been a shrine and pilgrimage destination in the Diocese of Albany (Archives: Albany, New York).

1938-present

Rev. Thomas Grassman, O.F.M. Conv. [Conventual Franciscans], and the Conventual Franciscans developed and have administered the shrine on what is believed to be the site of Caughnawaga, the 17th century Mohawk town where St. Kateri Tekakwitha (Algonquin-Mohawk, 1656-1680) was baptized, 1676

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1938-ongoing

Volume: At least 5 cubic feet

Description: Administrative files with shrine correspondence and newsletters.

 

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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