GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Oklahoma: OK-26

Carmelite Sisters of St. Therese. Archives
1300 Classen Drive
Oklahoma City, OK 73103

Phone: 405-232-7926
Email: See website

 

Hours: See website

Access: No restrictions

Copying facilities: Yes

 

History: The Carmelites of St. Therese of Oklahoma City self-identified themselves with the post-nominal initials, “C.S.T.” They had staffed the following Catholic schools serving Native American students in Oklahoma:

1916-1918

St. Henry School (Choctaw), Bentley, Atoka County, Choctaw Nation

1918-1919, 1925-1927

St. Edward School (Choctaw, Chickasaw), Pittsburg, Pittsburg County, Choctaw Nation

1927-1950, 1955-1962

Sacred Heart School (Osage), Fairfax, Osage Nation

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1908, undated

Volume: 28 photographs

Description: St. Henry Church and congregation, 1908, 1 print; and at the Sacred Heart Church and School, primarily individual portraits of students, undated, 27 prints.

 

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.

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