St. Joseph's Mission records, 1867-1964

Overview of the Collection

Weibel, George F., 1869-1935
St. Joseph's Mission records
1867-1964 (inclusive)
1 item
Collection Number
MG 5135
Records from St. Joseph Mission including information about its history and biographies.
University of Idaho Library, Special Collections and Archives
Special Collections and Archives
University of Idaho Library
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 2350
Moscow, ID
Telephone: 2088850845
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Father George F. Weibel served at the St. Joseph Mission. He would later serve at the St Aloysious Parish School and Paint honue. Father Weibel was born in France around 1869 and arrived in the United States in 1889. Father Weibel would serve as the Historican for Gonzaga University. He was a member of the Society of Jesus. The St. Joseph Mission was established by Father Cataldo as the site of the first Roman Catholic mission to serve the Nez Perce people. It is today a National Park Site and is located near Culdesac, Idaho. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Transcription of registers of baptisms, confirmations, and marriages, 1867-1893; biographical sketches of Father Cataldo from Father George Weibel's account, 1928, and as dictated by Father Cataldo to Father O'Malley, 1905; and other historical notes.

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Preferred Citation

FOR PHOTOS Photographer, "Title," date. Collection name, object ID. University of Idaho Library Special Collections and Archives, Moscow, ID. FOR DOCUMENTS Author, Description or "Title" of item, date. Collection name, collection number, box, folder. University of Idaho Library Special Collections and Archives, Moscow, ID.

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Subject Terms

  • Nez PercĂ© Indians--Missions--History--Sources
  • Religious institutions

Form or Genre Terms

  • Records and correspondence.