GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
Mississippi: MS-1

Catholic Church. Diocese of Biloxi 
1790 Popps Ferry Road 
P.O. Box 2248 
Biloxi, MS 39532

Phone: 228-702-2100

Email: See website

http://biloxidocese.org   

 

Hours: See website

Access: See website

 

History: The Diocese of Biloxi was erected for southern Mississippi from portions of the Diocese of Jackson, 1977. Sisters, Marianites of Holy Cross, from Immaculate Conception Church, Laurel, evangelized Choctaw Indians, 1982-1990s. 

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans (presumed):

Inclusive dates: 1980s-ongoing

Volume: Less than 1 cubic foot

Description: 2 series may contain records.

 

/1 Parish files

Inclusive dates: 1980s-ongoing

Volume: Scant amount

Description: Correspondence, records, notes, clippings, and photos pertaining to Choctaw Indians at Immaculate Conception Church and Jones County.

 

/2 Sacramental records

Inclusive dates: 1980s-ongoing

Volume: Scant amount

Description: Records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) of Choctaw Indians at Immaculate Conception Church, Laurel.

 

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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