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

Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart. General Motherhouse
14500 Bustleton Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19116

Phone: 215-968-4236
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.

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