GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
Kentucky: KY-5

Ursulines. Congregation of Paris. Mount St. Joseph Motherhouse
8001 Cummings Road
Maple Mount, KY 42356

Phone: 270-229-4103

Email: info.msj@maplemount.org

https://ursulinesmsj.org/

Sisters of Loretto. Loretto Heritage Center
515 Nerinx Road
Nerinx, KY 40049

Phone: 270-865-5811, Extension 3151

Email: See website

http://www.lorettocommunity.org/

 

Hours: See website

Access: Some restrictions may apply

Copying facilities: Yes

 

History: The Sisters of Loretto were founded in the United States, 1812. The Sisters staffed the following Catholic schools that served Native American students:

1847-1870 (closed) Osage Manual Labor School for Indian Boys and Girls (Osage), Osage Mission, Kansas; in part, Mother Bridge Hayden (1814-1890), S.L., and the Sisters of Loretto (Nerinx, Kentucky) staffed the school
1887-1936 (closed) Sisters of Loretto School (San Felipe, Tiwa), Bernalillo, New Mexico
1915-1942 St. Louis Girls Boarding School (Osage), Pawhuska, Osage Reservation, Oklahoma
1922-1942 Immaculate Conception Day School (Osage), Pawhuska, Osage Reservation, Oklahoma

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans: Unknown.

 

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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