Volume 3: Western United States
California: CA-74

University of California-Riverside. Tomás Rivera Library. Special Collections
3401 Watkins Drive
Riverside, CA 92521
P.O. Box 5900
Riverside, CA 92517

Phone: 951-827-3233
Alternate website: Online Archive of California


Hours: See website

Access: No restrictions

Copying facilities: Yes


Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: ca. 1887-1960, 1975-1978

Volume: Ca. .25 cubic foot

Description: 2 collections include Native Catholic records:


/1 The “Costo Collection”

Inclusive dates: ca. 1975-1978

Volume: Ca. .05 cubic foot

Description: Contains the papers of Rupert Costo (1906-1989) (Cahuilla) and Jeanette Dulce Costo (1906-2001) (Cherokee) and the records of the American Indian Historical Society (1964-1988). It includes correspondence, articles, clippings, and research notes, ca. 1975-1980; notable correspondents include Rev. Emmett Hoffman [formerly O.F.M. Cap. (Capuchins)], St. Labre School (Cheyenne), Ashland, Montana, 1975, and the Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions, 1978. See the microfilm inventory for further information: Primary Source Microfilm, Gale Group, 2002, 138 pages.


/2 “Peña Calac, Juliana, Papers”

Inclusive dates: 1887-1960

Volume: 0.2 foot

Description: Copies of papers at Marquette University Special Collections and Archives, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, regarding the Cupeño Indians of Pala, California, with family life, education at Catholic and government schools, and relations with the community, and the U.S. Armed Forces being the principal subjects. Rev. Florian B. Hahn, C.Pp.S. [Society of the Precious Blood], Superintendent of St. Boniface School, Banning, California, was a notable correspondent.


Unless otherwise noted, the repository on this page holds (or held) the records described here and they are not held at the Marquette University Archives.