GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Catholic Church. Diocese of Lafayette in Indiana. Office of Vicar General/ Chancellor
610 Lingle Avenue
P.O. Box 260
Lafayette, IN 47902-0260
Email: See website
Hours: See website
Copying facilities: Yes
History: The Diocese of Lafayette was erected, 1944, from territory in the Diocese of Fort Wayne. Lafayette and its predecessors served St. Augustine Church, Rensselaer, which attended St. Joseph Indian Normal School (Dakota, Ojibwa), 1888-1896.
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1888-1896
Volume: Several records within microfilm?
Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American students (e.g. Dakota, Ojibwa) at St. Joseph Indian Normal School within the records of St. Augustine Church, Rensselaer.
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.