GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Washington: WA-17

Pascal Sherman Indian School
169 North End Omak Lake Road
Omak, WA 98841

Phone: 509-422-7590

 

History: Pascal Sherman Indian School, Omak, Colville Reservation, Washington, is the former St. Mary Mission School.

1886-1973 (transferred to community-based corporation)

Jesuits (Oregon Province) (Archives: St. Louis, Missouri) established and staffed St. Mary School (Chelan, Entiat, Methow, Nespelim, Nez Perce, Okanogan, Paloos, Sanpoil, Senijextee, Wenatchi), Colville Reservation

1907-1908, 1909-1914

Pascal Sherman (Okanogan) attended St. Mary Mission School

ca. 1907-ca. 1912

Christian Brothers (San Francisco Province) (Archives: San Francisco, California) shared administration of St. Mary School

1908-1936

The Lady Missionaries of Mary (a.k.a. “Lady Catechists and Missionaries” and “The Madams”) (Archives: Sinsinawa, Wisconsin) staffed the school

1936-1965

Sisters of the Third Order of Penance of St. Dominic (Immaculate Heart of Mary Province) (Archives: Sinsinawa, Wisconsin) staffed the school with three former Lady Missionaries of Mary

1965-1973

Lay teachers staffed the school, in part

1973-present

St. Mary School was renamed and reorganized as Pascal Sherman Indian School

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: Unknown-ca. 1973 

Volume: Less than 1 cubic foot

Description: Student transcripts for the former St. Mary School.

 

Unless noted otherwise, the repository named above holds (or held) the records described and not the Marquette University Archives.

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