Volume 1: Eastern United States
Massachusetts: MA-4

Sisters of St. Anne. St. Marie Province
720 Boston Post Road East 
Marlboro, MA 01752

Phone: 508-481-4934


Hours: See website

Access: See website

Copying facilities: Yes


History: Founded in Quebec, in 1850, the Sisters of St. Anne made their first U.S. foundation in 1866. They expanded in both countries and established the St. Joseph’s Province for Western Canada and the St. Marie Province for the United States. In Alaska, sisters first from the St. Joseph’s Province, and then the St. Marie Province, staffed a Catholic mission, school, and orphanage serving Native American children:

1887?-unknown (transferred to St. Marie Province, after 1915-unknown) Holy Cross Mission (Eskimo), Holy Cross/ Koserefsky, Alaska
1889?-2000 (St. Marie Province, 1914-2000) Holy Cross School and Orphanage (Eskimo, Ingalik, and others), Holy Cross/ Koserefsky, Alaska


Holding of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1914?-2000?

Volume: Unknown

Description: Records of the Sisters of St. Anne, Sainte Marie Province, pertaining to a mission, school, and orphanage in Alaska.


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.


Archival materials from the Raynor Memorial Libraries

Marquette Archives