GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Wisconsin: WI-11

Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross. Archives
St. Francis Convent
3110 Nicolet Drive
Green Bay, WI 54311

Phone: 920-468-1828
Email: mail@gbfranciscans.org

 

Hours: By appointment only

Access: Some restrictions apply

Copying facilities: Yes

 

History: The Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross self-identified with the post-nominal initials, “O.S.F.” They staffed St. Anthony School (Menominee), Neopit, Menominee Reservation, Wisconsin, 1913-1936.

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1913-1930s, undated

Volume: .1 cubic foot

Description: 1 series: "Missions, Neopit, Wisconsin, St. Anthony Parish."  

  1. Correspondence, 1929, 1936, 5 letters: correspondents include Mother M. Claire, O.S.F., Rev. Meinrad Wesselman, O.F.M. [Franciscans] and Rev. Englehard Troesken, O.F.M.
  2. Scrapbook, 1920s-1930s, 150 pages: compiled by a sister who taught at St. Anthony's from 1928-1936; contains copies of correspondence, historical notes, and photographs
  3. Histories, 1928, 1930s, undated, 5 items: include a 15-page handwritten history of the Neopit Mission by Sister M. Gregory, O.S.F., 1930s, who taught at St. Anthony's
  4. List of students at St. Anthony School, 1932-1933
  5. Photographs, 1913-1920s, 10 prints

 

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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