GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Washington: WA-31

Whitman College. Penrose Library. Archives
345 Boyer Avenue
Walla Walla, WA 99362

Phone: 509-527-5191
Email: library@whitman.edu

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: Between 1836-1900

Volume: Few records possible

Description: Papers of Protestant missionaries among Native Americans in the Northwest, which were unprocessed when reviewed by a Marquette University archivist, 2006; notable authors include Rev. Henry Spaulding who believed that Rev. J.B.A. Brouillet, a Catholic missionary, was involved in a Cayuse Indian plot that resulted in the massacre of Rev. Marcus Whitman, also a Protestant missionary. Rev. Brouillet became a director of the Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions, the records of which have been archived by the Marquette University Special Collections and Archives, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.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.

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