GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Wisconsin: WI-8

Sisters of the Congregation of St. Agnes
St. Agnes Convent
320 County Road K
Fond du Lac, WI 54937 

Phone: 920-907-2300
Email: See website

 

History: Founded in Wisconsin, 1858, the Sisters of St. Agnes self-identify with the post-nominal initials, “S.S.A.” They staffed the following schools, which served Ojibwa Indian students in Michigan:

1906-1954

Holy Name of Jesus Day School, Assinins, L’Anse Reservation

1906-1956

St. Joseph Orphanage School, Assinins, L’Anse Reservation

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1906-1956 

Volume: 2 folders

Description: Within 2 series.

 

/1 "Closed Missions: Assinins, St. Joseph's Orphanage and Holy Name of Jesus Day School"

Inclusive dates: 1906-1956 

Volume: 1 folder 

Description: The series is arranged alphabetically by location of institutions with the folder containing photographs and clippings.

 

/2 Annals

Inclusive dates: 1916, 1956

Volume: A few pages

Description: The annals contain scattered references to the activities of the sisters at St. Joseph's Orphanage School and Holy Name of Jesus Day 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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