GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Illinois:IL-7

Loyola University of Chicago. Archives and Special Collections 
E.M. Cudahy Memorial Library 
6525 North Sheridan Road 
Chicago, IL 60626

Phone: 773-508-2661

Email: See website

https://www.luc.edu/archives/

 

Hours: See website

Access: No restrictions

Copying facilities: Yes

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: ca. 1905-1960s

Volume: Less than 1 cubic foot

Description: 2 collections with records.

 

/1 "The Extension Society Collection"

Inclusive dates: ca. 1905-1960s

Volume: Several folders within 133 cubic feet

Description: Correspondence and photographs arranged alphabetically by diocese; re: construction and maintenance of church facilities; notable correspondents include U.S. and Canadian bishops and Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions officials; the following files represent dioceses with Catholic missions and schools serving Native Americans:

Fairbanks (e.g. Eskimo, Koyukon), Alaska

Cheyenne (Arapaho, Shoshoni), Wyoming

Gallup (e.g. Navajo, Zuni), Arizona and New Mexico

Great Falls (e.g. Assiniboine, Crow, Cheyenne), Montana

Helena (e.g. Siksika, Salish), Montana

Marquette (Ojibwa), Michigan

Oklahoma City and Tulsa (e.g. Choctaw, Cherokee, Kiowa), Oklahoma

Pueblo (Ute), Colorado

Rapid City (e.g. Brulé Lakota, Oglala Lakota), South Dakota

San Diego (e.g. Cupeño), California

San Francisco (e.g. Hupa), California

Santa Fe (e.g. Apache, Navajo, Tewa), New Mexico

Sioux Falls (e.g. Sisseton Dakota, Yankton), South Dakota

Spokane (e.g. Spokane), Washington

Superior (Ojibwa), Wisconsin

Tucson (e.g. Pima, Tohono O'odham, Yaqui), Arizona

 

/2 "The National Catholic Interscholastic Basketball Tournament Collection" Inclusive dates: 1920s-1941

Volume: Few folders within 8 cubic feet

Description: Includes publications, clippings, and photographs on participating Catholic schools serving Native Americans:

Oklahoma

South Dakota, St. Francis Mission (Brulé Lakota), St. Francis, Rosebud Reservation

Wyoming, St. Stephen's Mission (Arapaho, Shoshoni), St. Stephens, Wind River Reservation

 

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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