GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
South Dakota: SD-27

St. Isaac Jogues Church and Mother Butler Center
221 Knollwood Drive
Rapid City, SD 57701
P.O. Box 1304
Rapid City, SD 57709

Phone: 605-343-2165

 

History:

1949-1957

Jesuits (Wisconsin Province) established and administered the Mother Butler Center and Chapel (Brulé, Hunkpapa, Oglala, Sans Arc)

1949-1970

Daughters of the Heart of Mary (presently, Holyoke, Massachusetts) served at the Center

1957-present

Became a parish; Jesuits (Wisconsin and Midwest Provinces) administered St. Isaac Jogues Church and Mother Butler Center (Brulé, Hunkpapa, Oglala, Sans Arc)

1972

A flood severely damaged St. Isaac Jogues and the Mother Butler Center, which relocated to its present location

Jesuits from St. Isaac Jogues attended the U.S. Sioux Sanatorium (Brulé, Hunkpapa, Oglala, Sans Arc), 1955-present.

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1949-ongoing

Volume: 5 volumes

Description: Sacramental records for St. Isaac Jogues Church and the U.S. Sioux Sanatorium: baptisms and marriages, 1949-present; deaths, 1972-ongoing; first communions, 1950-ongoing; confirmations, 1952-ongoing; pre-1972 sacramental books are badly water damaged. Additional archival records from St. Isaac Jogues Church are administered by the Marquette University Special Collections and Archives, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

 

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.

new1984/rev2003-2019

Archival materials from the Raynor Memorial Libraries


Marquette Archives