Osage Mission Collection

Collection number: MIS.3.003
Repository Code: MoSlJA
Repository: Jesuit Archives: Central United States
Title: Osage Mission Collection
Date [bulk]: 1845-1898
Date [inclusive]: 1832-1997
Extent: 5 linear feet (3 record cartons and 1 oversize box)

Creator: Jesuits. Missouri Province
Creator: Ponziglione, Paul Mary, 1818-1900

Language of material: English, Osage, and Latin


Abstract: The Jesuit mission to the Osage Nation, located in what is now St. Paul, Kansas, was established in 1847 on the right bank of Flat Rock Creek. The Osage Mission collection contains correspondence, operational records, writings, publications, photographs, and ephemera related to the history of the Jesuit mission.

Conditions governing access: This collection is open for research.

Conditions governing reproduction and use: The archival records in the Jesuit Archives: Central United States are the property of the Northeast, Central and Southern, Chicago-Detroit, and Wisconsin Provinces of the Society of Jesus. Copies may not be duplicated or deposited elsewhere without the prior written consent of the archivist. Supplying a copy is not an authorization to publish or circulate. Written permission to publish any records in their entirety or a substantial portion thereof must be requested and approved prior to publication. The researcher has the sole legal responsibility for obtaining this written permission.


MIS.3.003 Osage Mission Collection Finding Guide