GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart. General Motherhouse
14500 Bustleton Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19116
Email: See website
History: Saint Marguerite d’Youville (1701-1771) founded the Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart (a.k.a. Congregation of the Sisters of Charity) in Montreal. They self-identify with the post-nominal initials, G.N.S.H.;” they made their first U.S. foundation, 1921; moved to Philadelphia, 1922; and have staffed St. Mary’s School (Eskimo), Kodiak, Alaska, 1956-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.