Catholic Directories: Describes the department's holdings of national Catholic directories for Canada, Mexico, and the United States and Jesuit province catalogs worldwide since the 19th century. Also available is an index to the U.S. directories, which includes appended historical information on the Catholic Church in over 50 countries.
Guides to Catholic-Related Records about Native Americans in the United States: The guides contain over 1,000 repository entries in PDF format, which provide contact information on the churches and repositories that hold these records, brief descriptions about records, and identification of the Native groups represented and the related Catholic organizations involved. Many of the entries include institutional chronologies to explain the history of the records. Genealogists, historians, and others with historical research needs will find the guides to be especially helpful.
Volume 1. Eastern United States: Mostly partial entries to 64 repositories in 17 states and jurisdictions -- Alabama, District of Columbia, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Vermont, and Virginia.
Volume 2. Midwest United States: Entries to 308 repositories in 12 states -- Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
Volume 3. Western United States: Entries to 532 repositories in 14 states -- Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
Volume 4. Outside United States: Mostly partial entries to 117 repositories in 15 countries -- Austria, Canada, Belgium, Cuba, Czech Republic, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Peru, Spain, Switzerland, and United Kingdom.
Volume 5. Help & Master Index: Includes preface, acknowledgements, user guide, glossaries of Catholic and Native terms, master lists of Catholic and Native groups, list of non-Catholic church repositories, bibliography of related resources, and resources for small archives.
Sources on the History of Women: Information about holdings within the Department of Special Collections and University Archives containing documentation about women and women's history. Holdings are listed under the department's main collecting areas.