GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 4: Outside United States
Italy: IT-7

Oblates of Mary Immaculate. Generalate
Oblati di Maria Immaculata
Via Aurelia 290
00165 Roma, Italia

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History: St. Eugene de Mazenod founded the Oblates of Mary Immaculate (a.k.a. Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate) in France, 1816. They self-identify with the post-nominal initials, “O.M.I.” and made their first U.S. foundation, 1842. Oblates have evangelized Native Americans in the present-day United States through the following provinces. For more information, see the guide entries on the archival holdings pertaining to the provinces.

1861-1865

Manitoba Province/ Saint-Boniface Mission Vicariate (Archives: Edmonton, Manitoba): Minnesota, North Dakota

1865-1870s

Saint-Albert Mission Vicariate (Archives: Edmonton, Manitoba): North Dakota

1847-1990, bulk 1847-ca. 1870s

St. Paul's Province (Archives: Vancouver, British Columbia): Idaho, Oregon, Washington

1923-1999 (succeeded by U.S. Province)

North Central Province (Archives: Washington, D.C.): Minnesota, South Dakota

1970-1999 (succeeded by U.S. Province)

Southern Province (Archives: Washington, D.C.): Louisiana, Texas

1988-1999 (succeeded by U.S. Province)

Pacific Province (Archives: Washington, D.C.): Alaska

1999-present

United States Province (Archives: Washington, D.C.): Alaska, Minnesota, South Dakota, Texas

 

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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