GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Utah: UT-1

St. Henry Church
380 South 200 East
P.O. Box 872
Brigham City, UT 84302

Phone: 435-723-2941

 

History: St. Henry Church, Brigham City, Box Elder County, Utah, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Diocese of Salt Lake City (Archives: Salt Lake City, Utah). Jesuits at St. Henry’s attended to students at the Intermountain Government Indian School, Brigham City, 1950-1984 (closed).

1950-1952

Jesuits (California Province) (Archives: St. Louis, Missouri) and Maryknoll Sisters (Archives: Maryknoll, New York) at St. Henry’s attended to Native American students at the Intermountain Government Indian School (e.g. Apache, Dakota-Lakota, Navajo, Paiute)

1950-1966

Diocesan Council of Catholic Women hosted an annual Christmas party for the Catholic Native American students at the Intermountain School

1952-1984 (closed)

Jesuits at St. Henry’s continued to attend to students at the Intermountain School

1978-1984 (closed)

Jesuits at St. Henry’s established and staffed the Catholic Center (e.g. Apache, Dakota-Lakota, Navajo, Paiute) at the Intermountain School

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1950-1957, 1973-1984 

Volume: Several entries among several volumes 

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American students at Intermountain 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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