Volume 2: Midwest United States
Michigan: MI-2

University of Michigan. Bentley Historical Library
1150 Beal Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Phone: 734-764-3482


Hours: See website

Access: No restrictions

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.