GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Idaho: ID-10

University of Idaho. Library. Special Collections and University Archives
Rayburn Street
P.O. Box 442351
Moscow, ID 83844

Phone: 208-885-7951
Email: See website

Alternative website: See -- Archives West online

 

Hours: See website

Access: No restrictions

Copying facilities: Yes

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans: 

Inclusive dates: 1867-1964, undated 

Volume: Approximately .2 cubic foot 

Description: 3 collections include Native Catholic records:

 

/1 “Harry Webb Marsh Papers, Manuscript Group 23”

Inclusive dates: 1918-1966 

Volume: Ca. .1 cubic foot 

Description: Correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks (volumes 1, 3, and 5, biographical sketch, clippings, post cards, 1920s-1940s), and visitors’ register collected by Harry Webb Marsh (1886-1964); re: St. Joseph’s and Sacred Heart Missions, Culdesac (Slickpoo) and Cataldo, Idaho, respectively; Our Lady of Sorrows Mission (Kalispel), Cusick, Washington; Rev. Joseph Joset, S.J., Rev. Nicholas Point, S.J., and Jesuits; Chief Gary (Spokane) and Spokane Indians; and Chief Seltice (Coeur d’Alene) and Coeur d’Alene Indians; bulk of correspondence spans from 1930-1955. 

 

/2 “Records of St. Joseph’s Mission, Slickpoo, Idaho, Manuscript Group 5135”

Inclusive dates: 1867-1964

Volume: 2 volumes

Description: Sacramental records (copies, e.g. baptismal records), notes, and biographical sketches of Rev. Joseph M. Cataldo, S.J. 

 

/3 “Photograph Collection”

Inclusive dates: ca. 1960s; undated 

Volume: Approximately 51 prints 

Description: 

A. Nez Perce [Sacred Heart] Mission, Lapwai, Idaho, undated (1960s), 1 print

B. Coeur d’Alene Indians and Sacred Heart Mission, Cataldo, Idaho, undated, approximately 50 prints

 

Unless noted otherwise, the repository named above holds (or held) the records described and not the Marquette University Archives.

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