GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
Society of the Precious Blood. Cincinnati Province
431 East Second Street
Dayton, OH 45402
Hours: See website
Access: See website
Copying facilities: Yes
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, 1844. Its missionaries administered a Catholic school and parish, from which they served Native Americans:
|1888-1896 (no longer Native)||St. Joseph College/ Normal School (Dakota?, Ojibwa?), Rensselaer, Indiana|
|1925-1931 (closed)||Sacred Heart Mission (Cherokee), Claremore, Oklahoma; attended from St. Catherine Church, Nowata, Oklahoma|
|1931-1939||Claremore station (Cherokee), Claremore, Oklahoma; attended from St. Catherine Church, Nowata, Oklahoma|
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans: Unknown.
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans in the United States: Ursuline correspondence from St. Peter Mission, Cascade, Montana, 1880s; other related holdings 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.