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BUREAU OF CATHOLIC INDIAN MISSIONS RECORDS

BUREAU OF CATHOLIC INDIAN MISSIONS

OBJECTS -- AFRICAN AMERICAN

1993 (Box 4, Items 5-6, 10)

OBJECTS -- NATIVE AMERICAN

1964, 1988-1990, 1992, 1995-1997, 2004, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2014; undated (ca. 1990, unknown)


Series Box Item Folder Title
10-1 1 1-2 Black and Indian Mission Office, St. Kateri Tekakwitha commemorative medallion, 1 1/2-inch diameter, golden-bronze finish, 2012
10-1 1 - Black and Indian Mission Office, St. Kateri Tekakwitha Pilgrimage tote bag with contents, 2012
10-1 1 3-4
Pencil with inscription: "Jesus I love you" - St. Kateri Pray for Us!
10-1 1 5-6
Rosary (plastic beads and cross with string)
10-1 1 7-8
Tote bag with Black and Indian Mission Office name and logo
10-1 1 - Comanche and Kiowa, St. Patrick's Indian Mission, Anadarko, Oklahoma, 1964
10-1 1 9
Commemorative coffee mug
10-1 1 10
Commemorative T-shirt
10-1 1 11 Monsignor Lenz name badge, undated; loom beaded in size 11 glass seed beads with multi-colored "Oklahoma style" rainbow motif, 5.4 x 10.7 cm.
10-1 1 12 St. Ignatius Mission, St. Ignatius, Flathead Reservation, Montana, Commemorative pin, 2004; Kalispel?
10-1 - - Tucson, Arizona [private donor], undated (received ca. 1990); Yaqui
10-1 1 13-14
"Rosary" (wood beads with colored yarn)
10-1 2 1
Painted mask, wood and hair
10-1 3 1
Painted mask, wood and hair

BCIM
Series 10
Oversize

Series Box Item Folder Title
10-1 4 1 Good Shepherd Award to Msgr. Paul Lenz, [St. Bonaventure School, Thoreau, near Navajo Reservation, New Mexico?], 1988; 30.0 x 40.2 cm.
10-1 4 2 St. Vincent Seminary, Latrobe, Pennsylvania, Doctor of Divinity, 1995; matted certificate
10-1 4 3 Tekakwitha Conference Appreciation Awards, 1989, 2007; plaque, 23.0 x 18.0 cm.
10-1 4 4 International Liason of Lay Volunteers in Mission Honor to Msgr. Paul A. Lenz, 1990; plaque, 26.5 x 33.0 cm.
10-1 4 5 Commemoration acknowledging the unveiling of the St. Kateri Tekakwitha Statue, Immaculate Conception Basilica, Washington, D.C., 1992; plaque, 23.0 x 18.0 cm.
10-2 4 6 Josephite Centennial, 1893-1993, Baltimore, Maryland; plaque, 30.0 x 38.0 cm.
10-2 4 7 Josephite Centennial Medallion, 1893-1993, Baltimore, Maryland; ceramic, affixes to plaque, 24.5 cm., circular
10-1 4 8 Commemorative Plaque acknowledging the bestowing the honorary name Wikin yan Majpi ya (Thunder cloud) in memory of Black Elk, the Holy Man, by Esther (Black Elk) DeSersa, granddaughter of Black Elk, [Pine Ridge (Lakota) Reservation, South Dakota?], undated; plaque, 30.5 x 25.3 cm.
10-1 4 9 St. Mary Mission (Tohatchi, Navajo Reservation, Arizona) Rendition of the Cross of St. Francis of Assisi by Linda Benton (copy), undated; plaque, 36 x 27.1 cm.
10-2 4 10 Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, 1925 Legacy Society, Gratitude for philanthropy, undated; matted certificate
10-1 Oversize 1 1-4 Tucson, Arizona [private donor], Confetti egg (cascaróne), undated (received ca. 1990); Yaqui
10-2 Oversize 2 1 Affiliation with the Third Order Regular of St. Francis, Rome, 1996; oversize certificate
10-2 Oversize 2 2 Immaculate Conception Basilica and Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., Patronal Medal, 2009; mounted award
10-2 Oversize 2 3 Immaculate Conception Basilica, Washington, D.C., Expression of gratitude, 2014; mounted award
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