GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Oklahoma: OK-28

St. Joseph’s Old Cathedral
307 Northwest Fourth Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
P.O. Box 1227
Norman, OK 73071

Phone: 405-235-4565
Email: See website (Contact)

 

Hours: See website

Access: Some restrictions apply

Copying facilities: Yes

 

History: St. Joseph Church has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Arch/Diocese of Oklahoma City (Archives: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma). Benedictines (Archives: Shawnee, Oklahoma) at St. Joseph’s attended to the following Native American stations:

1889-1890 (transferred to Sacred Heart, El Reno) 

Fort Reno station (Cheyenne), Canadian County

 

1889-1892 (transferred to St. Patrick's, Anadarko) 

Cheyenne and Arapaho Reservation station (Cheyenne, Arapaho), Blaine, Canadian, Custer, Dewey, Ellis, Kingfisher, Rover, Mills, and Washita Counties

1889-ca. 1894 (closed)

Iowa Reservation station (Iowa), Lincoln, Logan, Oklahoma, and Payne Counties

1889-ca. 1894 (closed)

Kickapoo Reservation station (Kickapoo), Oklahoma, Pottawatomie, and Lincoln Counties

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

Otoe Reservation station, Noble County

 

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

Pawnee Reservation station (Pawnee), Pawnee County

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

Ponca Reservation station (Ponca), Kay and Noble Counties

 

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1889-1895

Volume: 1 volume

Description: Sacramental records for Native American parishioners of the stations at Fort Reno and the Iowa, Kickapoo, Otoe, Pawnee, Ponca, and Cheyenne and Arapaho 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.

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