GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Oregon: OR-8

University of Oregon. Knight Library. Special Collections and University Archives
1501 Kincaid Street
Eugene, OR 97403

Phone: 541-346-1907
Alternate website: Archives West

 

Hours: See website

Access: No restrictions

Copying facilities: Yes  

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans: 

Inclusive dates: Ca. 1883-1920

Volume: Ca. .1 cubic foot 

Description: 3 collections include Native Catholic records:

 

/1 “James Croke Collection, A23”

Inclusive dates: Before 1883-1883

Volume: Few letters

Description: Letters from Croke to Archbishop Francis Xavier Norbert Blanchet (1795-1883), concerning the Catholic Church in Oregon.  

 

/2 “Collection of Catholic Prayers and Teachings in Various Indian Languages, SFM85”

Inclusive dates: ca. 1908

Volume: 5 items

Description: In Nez Perce, Eskimo, and Kalispel languages; collected by the Jesuits Oregon Province Archives, now merged with Jesuit Archives and Research Center, St. Louis, Missouri.

 

/3 “Lee Moorhouse Photograph Collection”

Inclusive dates: Ca. 1897-1920

Volume: At least 7 prints/ images

Description: St. Andrew Mission (Cayuse, Umatilla, Walla Walla, Nez Perce) and a visit of Bishop Charles J. O’Reilly to the Umatilla Reservation; images online.

 

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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