GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Heard Museum. Billie Jane Baguley Library and Archives
2301 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004
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Alternate website: Arizona Archives Online
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Copying facilities: Yes
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1904-1970, undated
Volume: Approximately 1 cubic foot
Description: 3 collections include Native Catholic records:
/1 “Simeon Schwemberger Photographs, RC 198”
Inclusive dates: 1904-1906, undated
Volume: 15 images
Description: Photographs by Brother Simeon Schwemberger, O.F.M. [Franciscans]; re: Navajo, Hopi, and unidentified Indians.
/2 “New Mexico Pueblos: Photographs, RC 14”
Inclusive dates: ca. 1944-1956 Volume: 35 prints
Description: Collected by Rev. Alexander K. Fankoviz; re: Indians of Jicarilla (Apache), San Ildefonso (Tewa), San Juan (Tewa), Santa Clara (Tewa), Santa Fe (various), and Taos (Tiwa), New Mexico; also ruins.
/3 “Remembering Our School Days: The Boarding School Experience, RC 125”
Inclusive dates: ca. 1920-1970
Volume: Ca. 1 cubic foot
Description: Photographs and interview recordings and transcripts; re: Gila River Reservation (Pima, Maricopa) and St. Michael’s School (Navajo), St. Michaels, Arizona.
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.