GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Oklahoma: OK-14

St. Mary Church
411 North Elm Street
P.O. Box 1556
Guthrie, OK 73044

Phone: 405-282-4239
Email: office@stmaryguthrie.com
https://stmaryguthrie.com/home

 

Hours: See website

Access: Some restrictions apply

Copying facilities: Yes

 

History: St. Mary Church has been a predominantly non-Native American parish, administered by first the Benedictines (now St. Benedict’s Abbey, Shawnee, Oklahoma) and then Oklahoma City arch/diocesan priests. The Benedictines attended the following stations among Native Americans:

1889-1895 (transferred to St. Felix's, Ponca City)

Otoe Reservation station

1889-ca. 1894 (transferred to St. John's, Gray Horse)

Pawnee Reservation station

1889-1895 (transferred to St. Felix's, Ponca City)

Ponca Reservation station

1889-ca. 1894 (closed)

Iowa Reservation station

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1889-1895

Volume: 1 volume

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native parishioners of the stations on the Iowa, Otoe, Pawnee, and Ponca reservations.

 

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.

New1984/rev2003-2018

Archival materials from the Raynor Memorial Libraries


Marquette Archives