GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Oregon: OR-17

St. Mary Church
575 East College Street
Mount Angel, OR 97362

Phone: 503-845-2296
Email: See website (Contact Us)

 

History: St. Mary Church, Mount Angel, Marion County, Oregon, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon (Archives: Portland, Oregon). Benedictines (Archives: Angel Abbey, St. Benedict, Oregon) at St. Mary’s attended to Native American students at the Chemawa Government Indian School (e.g. Chinook, Klamath, Grand Ronde, Paiute), Salem, 1909-1915 (transferred to Mount Angel Abbey, St. Benedict). 

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans: 

Inclusive dates: 1909-1935

Volume: Several entries among a few volumes

Description: Sacramental records for Native American students at the Chemawa Government Indian School.

 

 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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