The Osage collection in the Jesuit Archives contains correspondence and administrative records of the Jesuit Mission to the Osage Nation, established in 1847. But the real treasure is the documents in the Osage language, now nearly extinct.
From cartoons to playing cards, here are five items from the Jesuit Archives & Research Center.
Joan Gaulene served as the curator of the former New Orleans Province Archives for more than 20 years – all as a volunteer.
The new Jesuit Archives & Research Center (JARC) in St. Louis opened to the public April 25, 2018. The state-of-the art facility will serve as a central repository for the collective historical resources of Jesuits in the United States. More, it will be a community resource, a place not just for historical research, but also for presentations and exhibits – preserving the past, engaging the present and forming the future.