AFRICAN AMERICAN CATHOLICS OF THE UNITED STATES DIGITAL IMAGE COLLECTION
Selected images of African Americans and Catholic Church leaders from the records
of the Black and Indian Mission Collection, The Catholic
Negro-American Mission Board, and the National Black Sisters Conference.
[Connect to African American Catholics of the United States Collection]
ALPHA SIGMA NU RECORDS, 1925-[ongoing], 2.4 feet.
Records of the national Jesuit honor society, founded at Marquette University as Alpha
Sigma Tau in 1915-16, including constitutions and bylaws, correspondence of officers,
membership lists, publications, and records of meetings and conventions. Included
are records of Gamma Pi Epsilon, a national Jesuit honor society for women (also founded
Marquette), which merged with Alpha Sigma Nu in 1973.
[Connect to Alpha Sigma Nu Inventory]
AMERICA'S FIRST NATIONS CURRICULA COLLECTION, 2000, 0.15 foot (unprocessed).
Color photographs and two video recordings collected by the America’s First Nations
Summer Institute for K-12 social studies teachers hosted by Marquette University
in 2000 with a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Most materials
were subsequently incorporated in the corresponding America's First Nations website.
photographs pertain to institute field trips in Wisconsin and American Indian celebrations
in Virginia and Oneida, Wisconsin. One video recording features an interview of
Alan Caldwell, a Menominee Indian educator regarding the warrior tradition of the
Menominee Indians, past and present.
[Connect to America's First Nations Curricula Inventory]
AMERICAN INDIAN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS NETWORK RECORDS, 2009- (unprocessed).
The American Indian Catholic Schools Network supports faith-based Catholic schools that promote their students' Native American cultural identities. Member schools are located on the Blackfeet (Montana), Pine Ridge (South Dakota), Winnebago-Omaha (Nebraska), San Carlos (Arizona), and Navajo (Arizona) reservations.
The Black and Indian Mission Collection (formally, The Commission for Catholic Missions
among the Colored People and the Indians, 1884-) supports Catholic evangelization
African Americans and Native American Indians and Alaskan Natives in the United
States and dependent territories through advocacy for and financial support of the
schools, and parishes, which serve them. This is accomplished through the collection
and redistribution of funds through the Catholic dioceses in the United States and
plus adjacent countries ecclesiastically subject to and/or supported by the Catholic
Church in the United States (e.g. Bahamas, Haiti, Philippines, U.S. Virgin Islands).
include correspondence, reports, publications, audio and video recordings, photography,
and websites. The Collection is one of three affiliated agencies of the Black and
Mission Office (Washington, D.C.) with its records comprising a record group within
the Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions Records after oldest of the three agencies
accumulated the bulk of the records.
[Connect to Black and Indian Mission Collection Inventory]
BLUM, REV. VIRGIL C., S.J., PAPERS, 1947-1990, 26.3 feet
Papers of a professor of political science at Marquette University who was a leading
proponent of educational vouchers for private school students, documenting his role
the founding and leadership of Citizens for Educational Freedom and the Catholic League
for Religious and Civil Rights, of which he was the first president.
[Connect to Rev. Virgil Blum, S.J. Inventory]
BUREAU OF CATHOLIC INDIAN MISSIONS RECORDS, 1848-, undated, 609.8 feet + 64.7 GB [421 reels microfilm] (25.1 feet unprocessed).
The Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions (formerly, The Office of Catholic Commissioner
for Indian Missions, 1874-) supports Catholic evangelization among Native American
and Alaskan Natives in the United States and dependent territories through advocacy
for and financial support of Native American Catholic missions, schools, and parishes
The records include correspondence, reports, publications, audio and video recordings,
photography, government documents, and websites. The collection also includes the
two other affiliated agencies, and with the BCIM, they are known collectively as
the Black and Indian Mission Office (Washington, D.C.). However, since the BCIM accumulated
bulk of the records, its name designates the overall collection.
[Connect to Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions Inventory]
BUREAU OF CATHOLIC INDIAN MISSIONS DIGITAL IMAGE COLLECTION
Selected images of Native Americans and Catholic Church leaders from the Bureau of
Catholic Indian Missions Records, the Sacred Heart Province
Franciscan Records, and the Walter Bernard “Ben” Hunt Collection.
[Connect to Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions Collection]
CATHOLIC LIBRARY ASSOCIATION RECORDS, 1929-[ongoing], 21.6 feet.
Correspondence, minutes, photographs, press clippings, publications, reports, and
other materials documenting the educational and promotional activities of the national
of Catholic libraries, such as Catholic Book Week and the Regina Medal for children's
literature. Included are records of officers, committees, sections, and chapters and
Presidents and Executive Directors correspondence series contains letters and articles
concerning the CLA's refusal to include The Wanderer in its Catholic Periodical
and Literature Index.
[Connect to Catholic Library Association Inventory]
The Catholic Negro-American Mission Board (formerly, The Catholic Board for Mission
Work among Colored People, 1907-) supports Catholic evangelization among African Americans
the United States and dependent territories through advocacy for and support of
African American Catholic schools and parishes in need of financial assistance. The
correspondence, reports, publications, audio and video recordings, photography,
government documents, and websites. As one of three affiliated agencies of the Black
Mission Office (Washington, D.C., since 1980-), the CNAMB records comprise one
of three record groups within the Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions Records, after
the oldest of the
three agencies that accumulated the bulk of the records.
[Connect to The Catholic Negro-American Mission Board Inventory]
CITIZENS FOR EDUCATIONAL FREEDOM (WISCONSIN FEDERATION) RECORDS, 1961-1978, 7.8 feet.
Records of an organization that lobbied for equal treatment of private and public
school children in government aid programs, including correspondence, financial records,
publications and reports.
[Connect to Citizens for Educational Freedom (Wisconsin Federation) Inventory]
CONCEPTION ABBEY RECORDS, 1876-1980, 0.1 foot [3 reels microfilm].
Conception Abbey Benedictine (Conception, Missouri) records pertaining to Catholic
missions and schools in North and South Dakota among the Arikara, Hidatsa, and Mandan,
Santee, and Sisseton-Wahpeton Indians.
[Connect to Conception Abbey Inventory]
CONRAD N. HILTON FUND FOR SISTERS RECORDS, 1986-, 187.0 feet (153 feet unprocessed).
Records of humanitarian projects throughout the world, which were administered by
Catholic religious sisters and funded by the Hilton Fund for Sisters (1986-). Most
to alleviate critical community needs in education, health care, clean water, and
economic or energy development, whereas others targeted the internal needs of congregations
Catholic women religious, especially those in former Communist countries. Several
projects in the United States, and elsewhere in North and South America, targeted
indigenous Native American, African American, and other minority populations.
[Connect to Hilton Fund for Sisters Inventory]
COUNCIL FOR OPPORTUNITY IN EDUCATION RECORDS, 1974-1994, 6.9 feet
Records of a non-profit organization that works to further expand college opportunities
for low-income, first-generation students and students with disabilities. Includes
directors’ meeting minutes; executive directors’ files; records documenting the
organization’s contacts with Congressional committees considering the appropriation
federal funds for higher education; in addition to news clippings, newsletters,
and the records of some state and regional affiliates.
[Connect to Council for Opportunity in Education Inventory]
DANNER, PETER L., PAPERS, 1961-2002, 3.7 feet.
Papers of a professor of economics at Marquette University who actively supported
parochial schooling and parental choice in education. The collection documents his
several educational reform organizations, including Citizens for Economic Freedom
(CEF), the Governor's Commission on Education (a.k.a. Kellett Commission), the Milwaukee
Archdiocesan Education Foundation, and Partners Advancing Values in Education (PAVE).
[Connect to Peter Danner Inventory]
DIOCESE OF SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS RECORDS, 1580-1716, 1981-1992, undated, 0.5 foot + 11.6 GB [400 35mm slides].
Spanish language correspondence and reports regarding Dominican and Franciscan evangelization
of Maya and Zoque Indians in Chiapas and Jesuit evangelization of Tarahumara Indians
in Nueva Vizcaya (Chihuahua and Durango), Mexico.
[Connect to Diocese of San Cristobal Inventory]
DOLL, DON, S.J., COLLECTION, 1977-2016, undated, 3.8 feet + .9 GB (0.7 cubic foot unprocessed).
Photographs, interviews, and background documentation about notable Native Americans,
primarily from South Dakota, who were engaged in their Dakota-Lakota cultural reawakening,
1960s-1970s. Most materials were compiled for the book, Vision Quest: Men, Women,
and Sacred Sites of the Sioux Nation. School fundraising calendars from Red Cloud
(Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota) and St. Augustine School (Winnebago
Indian Reservation, Nebraska) are also included.
[Connect to Don Doll Inventory]
EISENMAN FAMILY PAPERS, 1906-1973, undated, 1.4 feet.
Correspondence of Elizabeth Mary Hulsman Eisenman (1868-1959) and sons Rev. Omer H.
Eisenman (1889-1980), Rev. Sylvester Eisenman (1891-1948), O.S.B., Leonard John Eisenman
(1893-1947), and Rev. Edward L. Eisenman (1895-1966) for My Dear Sons. Father Sylvester
developed St. Paul's Mission on the Yankton Reservation, Marty, South Dakota.
[Connect to Eisenman Family Inventory]
GESU PARISH AND SCHOOL RECORDS, 1850-2013, undated, 48.3 feet.
Records of the parish church on Marquette University's campus (and of St. Gall's and
Holy Name parishes which preceded it), including correspondence, financial records,
publications, and reports, but not sacramental records.
[Connect to Gesu Parish and School Records Inventory]
HOLY ROSARY MISSION - RED CLOUD INDIAN SCHOOL RECORDS, 1868- [ongoing], 162.1 feet [35 reels microfilm] (92 feet unprocessed).
Records of Red Cloud Indian School (formerly Holy Rosary Mission), which pertain to
the Catholic Church, Oglala Indians, Jesuits, and Sisters of St. Francis of Penance
Christian Charity on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.
[Connect to Holy Rosary Mission - Red Cloud Indian School Inventory]
HOLY ROSARY MISSION - RED CLOUD INDIAN SCHOOL DIGITAL IMAGE COLLECTION
Selected images of Native Americans and Catholic Church leaders from the Holy Rosary
Mission-Red Cloud Indian School Records.
[Connect to Holy Rosary Mission - Red Cloud Indian School Collection]
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF JESUIT BUSINESS SCHOOLS, 1993-2009 (4.8 cubic feet)
Records of a Jesuit based educational organization composed primarily of faculty from
business colleges. Records relate, for the most part, to their International World
Records include documents for planning and presenting the academic conferences,
correspondence and financial records.
[Connect to International Association of Jesuit Business Schools Inventory]
IN THE SPOTLIGHT DIGITAL IMAGE COLLECTION
A-Z Index: All Things Lincoln (Feb. 2009), Catholic Ladder Pictorial Catechisms (Jan.
2009), Celebrating Marquette's Presidents (Sept. 2011), Exploration & Discovery: Stamps
(Dec. 2008), Holy Rosary Mission - Red Cloud Indian School 1000th Image (Mar. 2010),
Marquette's Study Abroad Pioneer (May 2009), Mother Theresa: Discovering God in the
Poorest of the Poor (Oct. 2009), New in the M Club Hall of Fame (Nov. 2011), Over
Hill and Dale: Cross Country at Marquette (Sept. 2009), Presidential Campaign Visits
(Oct. 2008), Television Girl: Hildegarde! (Mar. 2009), The Civil Defense Projects:
Dorothy Day (Apr. 2009), Van Vechten's Portrait Archives: 250 Subjects and Growing
(Nov.-Dec. 2009), World War I at Marquette (Nov. 2008), Zablocki: Wisconsin's Mr.
Democrat (Jan.-Feb. 2010).
[Connect to In the Spotlight Collection]
KANOTI, GEORGE A., COLLECTION, 1966-1969, 1986, 0.3 foot.
A collection of documents and tape recordings pertaining to the controversy over contraception in the Archdiocese of Washington, DC, including the attempt by The Catholic University of America's administration to fire Fr. Charles Curran and the subsequent conflict between Cardinal Patrick O'Boyle and members of the Association of Washington Priests. Included is a videotape of Curran's appearance on Meet the Press (1986).
KISEMANITO CENTRE COLLECTION, 1981-1986, undated, 4.6 feet (1.2 feet unprocessed).
Recordings produced at Native ministry seminars and public celebrations in western Canada. The seminars include notable U.S. and Canadian speakers.
MARQUETTE LEAGUE FOR CATHOLIC INDIAN MISSIONS RECORDS, 1901-1991, 0.3 foot [1 reel microfilm].
Primarily minutes of the board of directors and The Calumet [newsletter], 1913-1958,
of a U.S. lay fund-raising organization for Catholic schools serving Native American
[Connect to Marquette League Inventory]
MORGAN, THOMAS J., PAPERS, 1889-1893, 0.6 foot.
Facsimiles of letter books compiled by Thomas Jefferson Morgan as Commissioner of Indian Affairs, which pertain to his administration of the U.S. Office of Indian Affairs, American Indian assimilation and education and conflicts with the Catholic Church.
NATIONAL INTERFAITH COALITION ON AGING RECORDS, 1971-2010, 6.1 feet.
Correspondence, minutes, publications, reports, audio recordings, and related records
documenting the programs and services of the National Interfaith Coalition on Aging
Included are project files for its Survey on Programs for the Aging Under Religious
Auspices and for Project-GIST (Gerontology in Seminary Training), Project-GIST (Gerontology
Seminary Training), which sought to enhance the ability of the religious community
to serve the needs of the aging by improving the knowledge and skills of seminary
documented is NICA's involvement with the White House Conference on Aging, which
included sponsorship of the National Intra-decade Conference on the Spiritual Well-being
Elderly (1977) and an official mini-conference of the 1981 WHCOA, the National
Symposium on Spiritual & Ethical Value Systems Concerns, which NICA convened in 1980.
dissolved as a corporation at the end of 1990 and reorganized as a constituent
unit of the National Council on the Aging. It affiliated with the American Society
on Aging in 2010,
as a subcommittee of the Forum on Religion, Spirituality, and Aging.
[Connect to National Interfaith Coalition on Aging Inventory]
O'HARA, ARCHBISHOP EDWIN V., PAPERS, bulk 1920-1956 [16 reels microfilm].
Correspondence and writings by Bishop O'Hara regarding Bible translations, the Catholic
Broadcasters Association, the Chemawa Government Indian School (Salem, Oregon), the
Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, rural life and the National Catholic Rural Life
Conference, and Catholic Action or Acción Católica. His concerns regarding rural life
and Catholic Action pertained to Latin America and the United States.
[Connect to Edwin O'Hara Inventory]
OSAGE MISSION SCHOOL RECORDS, 1847-1881, 0.4 foot [1 reel microfilm].
Records pertaining to the Osage Mission and the Osage Manual Labor School for Osage
Indian students, including a students' attendance and account book, 1847-1866; a students'
account book/English-Osage dictionary, ca. 1885; and a students' attendance, accounts
and reports, and correspondence book, 1855-1881. The principal correspondent is John
[Connect to Osage School Inventory]
PARENTS ACQUIRING CHOICE IN EDUCATION (P.A.C.E.) RECORDS, 1993-1995, 0.2 foot.
Records of a school choice advocacy organization founded in 1993 by Dr. Quentin L.
Quade, who was director of the Virgil C. Blum, S.J., Center for Parental Freedom in
Marquette University's campus. Attorney Michael D. Dean served as executive director
of P.A.C.E. and donated the records in this small collection. The collection includes
of Incorporation, by-laws, newsletters, and planning documents. Additional P.A.C.E.
materials can be found in the Blum Center records.
[Connect to Parents Acquiring Choice In Education Inventory]
PARTNERS ADVANCING VALUES IN EDUCATION (PAVE) RECORDS, 1991-2010, 6.9 feet.
Records of a private, non-profit organization that provided scholarship aid to low-income
students attending private and parochial schools in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The collection
documents this scholarship program as well as PAVE's later programs designed to
directly support educators and schools participating in the Milwaukee Parental Choice
The collection also contains information on PAVE's role in the struggle to expand
MPCP to religious schools in the 1990s.
[Connect to Partners Advancing Values In Education Records Inventory]
RED CLOUD INDIAN SCHOOL RECORDS
See -- Holy Rosary Mission -- Red Cloud Indian School Records.
[Connect to Holy Rosary Mission - Red Cloud Indian School Inventory]
RYAN, BROTHER LEO V., C.S.V., PAPERS, 1945-present, 61.8 feet (34.2 feet unprocessed).
Papers of a Catholic educator active in business and adult education who has served as a Peace Corps administrator and consultant to numerous schools and religious communities.
ST. FRANCIS MISSION RECORDS, 1878-[ongoing], 47.9 feet [22 reels microfilm] (20.0 feet unprocessed).
Records from St. Francis Mission and School and KINI Radio in South Dakota, pertaining
to Brulé Indian evangelization by Jesuits and Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and
[Connect to St. Francis Mission Inventory]
ST. FRANCIS MISSION DIGITAL IMAGE COLLECTION
Selected images of Native Americans and Catholic Church leaders from the St. Francis
[Connect to St. Francis Mission Collections]
ST. JOSEPH'S INDIAN INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL ORAL HISTORY COLLECTION, 1991-1995, undated, 0.5 foot.
Recordings regarding St. Joseph's Indian Industrial School, a Catholic mission school
in Wisconsin. Respondents were former students--Menominee and Potawatomi Indians--and
teachers--Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet.
[Connect to St. Joseph's Indian Industrial School Oral History Inventory]
ST. MARY'S MISSION RECORDS, 1851-1871, 0.03 foot [1 reel microfilm].
Baptismal records of St. Mary's Mission and school for Potawatomi Indians, which was
administered by Jesuits.
[Connect to St. Mary's Mission Inventory]
ST. PAUL'S MISSION COLLECTION, 1867-1989, 0.7 foot.
Primarily photographs pertaining to Yankton Indians and Benedictines in South Dakota.
[Connect to St. Paul's Mission Inventory]
ST. STEPHEN'S MISSION RECORDS, 1865, 1886-[ongoing], 7.8 feet [10 reels microfilm] (3.2 feet unprocessed).
Records regarding evangelization of Arapaho and Shoshoni Indians by Jesuits and Sisters
of St. Francis of Philadelphia in Wyoming.
[Connect to St. Stephen's Mission Inventory]
SIOUX SPIRITUAL CENTER RECORDS, 1972-, undated (5.0 feet unprocessed).
Primarily photography and minutes, printed materials, and video recordings pertaining
to Dakota-Lakota (Brulé, Hunkpapa, Oglala, Sans Arc) and other Indian Catholics and
their activities of the Sioux Spiritual Center, Plainview, South Dakota. In 1978,
Jesuits, under the auspices of the Diocese of Rapid City, established and have administered
center, which supports permanent diaconate (established 1973) and lay ministry
formation in the diocese and beyond.
[Connect to Sioux Spiritual Center Inventory]
SISTER FORMATION CONFERENCE/RELIGIOUS FORMATION CONFERENCE RECORDS, 1936-[ongoing], 40.3 feet.
Records of an organization, founded in 1954 as the Sister Formation Conference (the
name changed in 1976 when men formation personnel were added to its membership), which
bring about a dramatic change in the status of women religious within the (Roman)
Catholic Church and within American society as a whole, including general correspondence
files, minutes of meetings of the national leadership, records of conferences and
workshops, and publications issued by the Conference. Personal papers of Ritamary
Annette Walters concerning their involvement in the Sister Formation movement are
also included. The conflict in the early 1960s between the Sister Formation Conference
and the leadership of the Conference of Major Superiors of women over the restructuring
of the SFC to more directly subordinate it to the CMSW is especially well documented
correspondence, memoranda, and reports. Notable correspondents include Ritamary
Bradley, Michael Novak, Mary Emil Penet, David Riesman, and Annette Walters.
[Connect to Sister Formation Conference Inventory]
TAVARD, REV. GEORGE H., PAPERS, 1948-2006, undated, 6.3 feet.
Papers of a theologian and Assumptionist priest known for his work on ecumenism. Includes
manuscripts for published and unpublished works; professional and personal correspondence;
audio recordings of lectures and speeches; published articles and book reviews.
Also includes records from his assignment as a "peritus" (expert advisor to the bishops)
during the Second Vatican Council, including his involvement in the Pontifical
Secretariat for Promoting Christian Unity and subsequent bilateral dialogues.
[Connect to George Tavard Inventory]
THOMPSON, TOMMY G., PAPERS, 1957-[ongoing], bulk 1986-2001, 305 feet.
Papers documenting the political career of the Wisconsin Republican who served as
State Assemblyman from 1967 to 1986, Governor from 1987 to 2001, and U.S. Secretary
and Human Services (HHS) from 2001 to 2005. The collection includes speeches, photographs,
audio & video cassette recordings, personal correspondence, and memorabilia. The
collection includes documentation of Thompson’s role in education and welfare reform,
including school choice and Wisconsin Works (W2).
[Connect to Tommy Thompson Inventory]
VIRGIL C. BLUM, S.J. CENTER FOR PARENTAL FREEDOM IN EDUCATION, 1991-1999, 33.0 feet
Records of a privately funded center, located on the Marquette campus, that served
as a clearinghouse of information and advice for educational reform advocates trying
school choice programs in the United States. Dr. Quentin L. Quade founded the center
in honor of Rev. Virgil C. Blum, S.J. (1913-1990), a longtime proponent of school
collection includes correspondence between the Blum Center and choice advocates
across the country. The largest component of the collection is an Information Library,
gradually over the years, containing an impressive array of articles, reports,
surveys, legislative models, and newspaper editorials pertaining to parental choice
[Connect to Virgil Blum Center for Parental Freedom in Education Inventory]
WISCONSIN ASSOCIATION OF EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM PERSONNEL RECORDS, 1975-1994, 0.3 foot
Records of the professional organization for people affiliated with Educational Opportunity Programs in the State of Wisconsin, including conference programs, meeting minutes, newsletters, and reports.
WISCONSIN CATHOLIC LIBRARY ASSOCIATION RECORDS, 1936-[ongoing], 3.1 feet.
Correspondence, minutes, newsletters, press clippings, and other records of the Wisconsin
Catholic Library Association, including its sections and committees.
[Connect to Wisconsin Catholic Library Association Inventory]
WISCONSIN DIRECTORS OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION FEDERATION RECORDS, 1980-[ongoing], 2.6 feet.
Records of the federation of diocesan religious education leadership organizations
in the state of Wisconsin.
Connect to Wisconsin Directors of Religious Education Federation Inventory]