GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Indiana: IN-16

Sisters of Providence of St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Archives
1 Sisters of Providence Road
St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN 47876 

Phone: 812-535-2880

 

History: St. Mother Theodore Guerin founded the Sisters of Providence at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, 1840, who self-identify with the post-nominal initials, S.P.” The sisters served the Hunkpapa Lakota Indians at St. Peter Mission, Fort Yates, Standing Rock Reservation, North Dakota, with pastoral ministry and summertime religious education, 1960s-1980s.  

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1960s-1980s

Volume: Few items

Description: Memoirs of sisters who served at St. Peter Mission, Fort Yates.

 

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.

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