GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Nevada: NV-1

Corpus Christi Church
3597 North Sunridge Drive
Carson City, NV 89705

Phone: 775-267-3200
Email: generaloffice@ccchurchcc.org

 

History: Corpus Christ Church, Carson City, Nevada, had been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Diocese of Reno (Archives: Reno, Nevada). Jesuits at Corpus Christi served Native American students (e.g. Paiute, Shoshoni, Washoe) at the Stewart Government Indian School.

1949

Reno diocesan priests established Corpus Christi Church on the Stewart School campus, Carson City

1949-1968

Jesuits (California Province) (Archives: St. Louis, Missouri) at St. Gall’s, Gardnerville, attended to Corpus Christi and to students at the Stewart School

1968-1980 (school closed)

Jesuits at St. Teresa of Avila, Carson City, attended to Corpus Christi and to students at the Stewart School until the school closed

1980-1990

Reno diocesan priests at St. Teresa’s attended to Corpus Christi

1990-2000s

Reno diocesan priests administered Corpus Christi

2000s-present

Corpus Christi Church relocated to a new Carson City site, from which Reno diocesan priests continued to administer the parish

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1949-1980

Volume: Several entries among a few volumes

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American students at the Stewart Government Indian School.

 

Unless noted otherwise, the repository named above holds (or held) the records described and not the Marquette University Archives.

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