GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
Rhode Island: RI-1
Sisters of Divine Providence. General Motherhouse
12 Christopher Street
Wakefield, RI 02879
Email: See website
History: Founded in Germany, 1851, the Sisters of Divine Providence self-identify with the post-nominal initials, “C.D.P.” They made their first U.S. foundation, 1876, and have administered the parish religious education program at Immaculate Conception Church (Maya), Clinton, North Carolina, 2009-present.
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans: Unknown.
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.