GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 4: Outside United States
Vatican City: VA2-1
Catholic Church. Archivum Secretum Vaticanum
00120 Città del Vaticano
Phone 39 06.698.83314 or 39 06.698.83211
Hours: See website
Restrictions: Some restrictions apply
Copying facilities: Yes
|4th Century||The Vatican library and archives originated in the Fourth Century with the Scrinium|
|1610||Pope Paul V established the Archivum Secretum Vaticanum or Vatican Secret Archives as the repository of the Roman pontiffs|
|1810||Napoleon moved the Vatican Archives to Paris|
|1817||The Vatican Archives was restored at the Vatican|
|1870||Italy confiscated those holdings kept outside of the Vatican, which are held today by the Roman State Archives|
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans in the United States: Unknown. For more information, see: Francis X. Blouin, Jr., General Editor. Vatican Archives: An Inventory and Guide to Historical Documents of the Holy See, Oxford University Press, 1998.
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.