GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 4: Outside United States
Italy: IT-4

Dominicans. Generalitia
Convento Santa Sabina
Pizza Pietro d’Illiria Aventino
00153 Roma, Italia 

 

History: St. Dominic Guzman founded the Dominicans (a.k.a. Order of Preachers) in France, 1217. They self-identify with the post-nominal initials, “O.P.” and made their first U.S. foundation in Kentucky, 1805. Throughout the United States they have evangelized Native Americans through the following provinces. For more information, see the guide entries on the province archives.

1820s-1830s

St. Joseph Eastern Province (Archives: New York, New York): Michigan, Wisconsin

1968-present

St. Albert the Great Central Province (Archives: Chicago, Illinois): Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota

1973-present

Most Holy Name of Jesus Western Province (Archives: Oakland, California): Alaska, California

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans in the United States: Unknown. 

 

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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