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/

 

History: The Ursulines or Ursuline Sisters, Congregation of Paris, were founded in Italy, 1535, and made their first U.S. foundation in New Orleans, 1727. The Mount St. Joseph Motherhouse has administered the following schools in New Mexico that have served some Navajo Indian students:

1919-1990s Sacred Heart School, Farmington, New Mexico
1919-1950s Waterflow School and Academy, Waterflow, New Mexico
1919-1960 (closed) St. Rose School, Blanco, New Mexico

 

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.

New2006/rev2017

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