GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Archives
610 West Elm Street
Monroe, MI 48162
Email: See website
Open: See website
Access: Some restrictions apply
Copying facilities: Yes
History: Founded in 1845, the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary of Monroe, Michigan, have self-identified with the post-nominal initials, “I.H.M.,” and have served at the following Native Americans missions and schools.
Red Cloud Indian School/ Holy Rosary Mission School (Oglala Lakota), Pine Ridge, Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota
St. Stephen Mission School, (Arapaho, Shoshoni), St. Stephens, Wind River Reservation, Wyoming
St. Patrick Mission School (Apache, Caddo, Comanche, Kiowa, Wichita), Anadarko, Oklahoma
St. Agnes Mission (Oglala Lakota), Manderson, Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1972-ongoing
Volume: .6 cubic foot
Description: Within 4 series.
Inclusive dates: 1974-1982
Volume: .4 cubic foot
Description: Include daily entries and sometimes correspondence, photographs, pamphlets and clippings.
A. Holy Rosary Mission, Pine Ridge, South Dakota, 1977-1982, 1 folder
B. Red Cloud Indian School, Pine Ridge, South Dakota, 1974-1976, 1 folder
C. St. Agnes Mission, Manderson, South Dakota, 1979-1982, 1 folder
D. St. Patrick Mission School, Anadarko, Oklahoma, 1975-1980, 4 folders
E. St. Stephen Mission School, St. Stephens, Wyoming, 1974-1980, 8 folders: Includes clippings and a copy of the 1979-1980 "Weekly Staff Newsletter"
Inclusive dates: 1974-1980
Volume: .1 cubic foot
Description: Includes occasional letters from sisters at Indian missions and schools to friends and relatives, and clippings about the activities of the sisters.
Inclusive dates: 1972-1976
Volume: 1 folder
Description: Includes a folder entitled "American Indian Fund."
Inclusive dates: 1970s
Volume: 54 prints
Description: St. Stephen Mission and School and Arapaho and Shoshoni Indians of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming.
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.