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Scope and Content Note This collection focuses primarily on the early years of the Diocese of Marquette (then known as the Diocese of Sault Sainte Marie and Marquette) under Bishop Frederic Baraga and later Bishop Ignatius Mrak. Included are the correspondence and papers of Ignatius Mrak; transcripts of letters written by Ignatius Mrak and Frederic Baraga; catechisms composed by Ignatius Mrak, Francis X. Pierz, and Reverend Nicholas Louis Sifferath in Ottawa; a manuscript polyglot dictionary of French, German, and...
Dates: 1808-1968 (bulk 1839-1895)
Scope and Content Copies of typewritten transcripts of documentation assembled by the Bishop Baraga Association in support of the cause for his canonization as a saint; consisting of correspondence, reports, journal and account-book entries, and invoices. Also microfilm containing correspondence, 1850s-1860s; an Indian language (Ottawa or Chippewa) catechism; an introduction to Catholicism in North America, in German, possibly written for the Leopoldine Society; and correspondence and records of...
Scope and Content Newspaper clippings and pamphlets concerning Potawatomies, Miamis, and other Indians of North America; an "Appeal in Behalf of the Negro and Indian Missions in the United States," signed by the Commission for the Catholic Missions among the Negroes and Indians (James Cardinal Gibbons and Archbishops Patrick J. Ryan, and John J. Kain); scattered issues of the journal Kamloops Wawa (1894-1897); five issues (1896-1898) of Anishinabe Enamiad, a Monthly Journal Devoted to the Interests of the...