Volume 2: Midwest United States
Oklahoma: OK-28

St. Joseph’s Old Cathedral
307 Northwest Fourth Street (physical address)
Oklahoma City, OK 73102

P.O. Box 1227 (postal address)
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, from which Benedictines (now St. Benedict’s Abbey, Shawnee, Oklahoma) attended the following stations among Native Americans:

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

Fort Reno station (Cheyenne)

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

Cheyenne and Arapaho Reservation station (Cheyenne, Arapaho)

1889-ca. 1894 (closed)

Iowa Reservation station (Iowa)

1889-ca. 1894 (closed)

Kickapoo Reservation station (Kickapoo)

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 (Pawnee)

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

Ponca Reservation station (Ponca)


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.


Archival materials from the Raynor Memorial Libraries

Marquette Archives