GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Wyoming: WY-4

University of Wyoming. American Heritage Center
Centennial Complex, 2111 Willett Drive
P.O. Box 3924
Laramie, WY 82002

Phone: 307-766-4114
Email: See website
Alternative website: Rocky Mountain Online Archive

 

Hours: See website

Access: No restrictions

Copying facilities: Yes 

 

Holdings of Catholic-related records about Native Americans: 

Inclusive dates: 1865-1995, undated 

Volume: Ca. .25 cubic foot 

Description: 3 collections include Native Catholic records:

 

/1 “Duncan Renaldo Papers, call number 05189”

Inclusive dates: 1941

Volume: 1 motion picture film

Description: A documentary by Renaldo; re: Spanish Franciscan missions in California; 16 mm., color with negative. 

 

/2 “Virginia Cole Trenholm Papers, call number 03597”

Inclusive dates: Between 1929-1979, undated 

Volume: Few items

Description: Correspondence, photographs (number 52: Chief Black Coal, n.d., number 63: St. Stephen’s Mission, undated, and number 64: St. Joseph/St. James Church, Ethete, undated), subject files, and notes; re: research for four books on the Arapaho and Shoshoni Indians of the Wind River Reservation.

 

/3 St. Stephen’s Mission Records

Inclusive dates: 1865-1985

Volume: 9 reels of microfilm

Description: Library microfilm collection, re: Arapaho and Shoshoni Indians, Jesuits, and Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia; from 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. 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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