GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Benedictine Sisters. St. Scholastica’s Monastery
216 West Highland Drive
Boerne, TX 78006
Phone: 830-816-8504 or 830-249-2645
Email: See website
Hours: By appointment only
Access: No restrictions
Copying facilities: Yes
History: Founded in Cuba, 1911, the Boerne Benedictine Sisters of Pontifical Jurisdiction relocated to South Texas, 1918, and to Boerne, 1962, where they established St. Scholastica’s Monastery. One of their sisters administered the Eastern Navajo Landowners’ Rights Project (Navajo), Crownpoint, New Mexico, 1994-1995.
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1993-1995
Volume: 1 loose-leaf album
Description: Budget, correspondence, clippings, grant application, notes, and a newsletter (The Aisling, 1993-1995, 5 issues) from the Eastern Navajo Landowners’ Rights Project to defend the rights and implement sustainable land-use strategies among Navajo Indian landowners near Crownpoint, New Mexico; notable correspondents include the Conrad N. Hilton Fund for Sisters, Agoura Hills, California.
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.