GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Missouri: MO-4

Society of the Precious Blood. Kansas City Province. Archives
2130 St. Gaspar Way
Liberty, MO 64068
P.O. Box 339
Liberty, MO 64069

Phone: 816-781-4344

Email: See website

http://preciousbloodkc.org/

 

History: Founded in Italy by St. Gaspar de Bufalo, 1815, the Society of the Precious Blood (also known as the Missionaries of the Precious Blood), made its first U.S. foundation in Cincinnati, Ohio, 1844. Later, missionaries from its Kansas City Province administered a mission, parish, and station in Oklahoma, which served some Cherokee Indian parishioners:

1925-1930s (no longer Native)

Holy Ghost Church, Vinita, Oklahoma

1925-1931 (closed)

Sacred Heart Mission, attended from St. Catherine Church, Nowata, Oklahoma

1931-1939

Claremore station, attended from St. Catherine Church, Nowata, Oklahoma

 

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.

New1984/rev2003-2018

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