GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Graduate Theological Union. Flora Lamson Hewlett Library-Archives
2400 Ridge Road
Berkeley, CA 94709
Alternative website: Online Archive of California
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Access: No restrictions
Copying facilities: Yes
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1548-1886
Volume: Ca. .7 cubic foot
Description: The “Academy of American Franciscan History Collection,” re: Spanish Franciscan evangelization of Native Americans in California and the Southwest; in Spanish.
/1 “Alta California manuscripts”
Inclusive dates: 1764-1797
Volume: 42 items
Description: Correspondence between missionaries and government officials, re: primarily financial, governance, and establishment of new missions.
/2 “Capitulos y decretos del definitorio de 1816 á 1860”
Inclusive dates: 1816-1860
Volume: 299 pages
Description: Bylaws of the Franciscan Province San Diego de Mexico.
/3 “Mexico City and Spanish government manuscripts and miscellaneous”
Inclusive dates: 1628-1823
Volume: 27 items
Description: Correspondence, reports, maps and other documents, re: missionaries, governance, and general mission concerns.
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.