GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
University of Michigan. Bentley Historical Library
1150 Beal Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
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Copying facilities: Yes
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1847-1975
Volume: .1 cubic foot and 2 reels of microfilm
Description: 3 collections include Native Catholic records:
/1 "Gagnieur, William Francis, 1857-1937"
Inclusive dates: 1933
Volume: 1 volume
Description: "The Odjibway Language or a Glimpse at some Peculiarities of the Algic Dialects" by Rev. Gagnieur, S.J. [Jesuits], a missionary to the Ojibwa Indians of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
/2 "Kotnik, Bertrand"
Inclusive dates: 1960, 1975
Volume: 2 items and 1 volume
Description: Articles, re: Catholic missions of the Grand Traverse Bay region of Michigan, written in Slovenian and a notebook, 1975, containing a comparison of Ojibwa word lists compiled by Leonard Bloomfield and Rev. Frederic Baraga.
/3 "Roman Catholic Church, Cross Village"
Inclusive dates: 1847-1930 Volume: 2 reels of microfilm (positive and negative)
Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials), photographs, clippings, and published histories of Holy Cross Church (Ojibwa, Ottawa), Cross Village, Michigan; from Holy Cross Church, Cross Village and the Franciscan Sacred Heart Province Archives, St. Louis, Missouri.
Unless otherwise noted, the repository on this page holds (or held) the records described here and they are not held at the Marquette University Archives.