Salpointe, John Baptist, 1825-1898

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John Baptiste Salpointe was born in Saint Maurice, Puy-de-Do^me, France in 1825. He was ordained as a priest in 1851 and came to New Mexico as a missionary in 1859. After serving the Church for 35 years, he retired in 1894. During those years he was appointed Vicar General for the Missions of Arizona, and then became Bishop of Arizona. He returned to New Mexico in 1885, when he succeeded Lamy as the Archbishop of Santa Fe. In 1898, Salpointe wrote a history of the Catholic Church in the Southwest entilted Soldiers of the Cross. He died that same year in Tucson, Arizona.

From the description of John Baptiste Salpointe manuscripts 1834-1889. (Museum of New Mexico Library). WorldCat record id: 308649512

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creatorOf Reavis, James Addison, 1843-1914. Court papers, 1882-1896 (bulk 1882, 1896). University of New Mexico-Main Campus
creatorOf Society for the Propagation of the Faith. Records, 1822-1930. University of Notre Dame, Hesburgh Library
creatorOf Catholic Church. Diocese of Tucson (Ariz.). Records, 1721-1957 (bulk 1863-1903) University of Arizona Libraries
referencedIn James Addison Reavis Court Papers, 1882-1896 ( bulk 1882, 1896) University of New Mexico. Center for Southwest Research
creatorOf Salpointe, John Baptist, 1825-1898. John Baptiste Salpointe manuscripts 1834-1889. Museum of New Mexico Library
referencedIn Our Lady of Guadelupe (Church : Conejos, Colo.). Records, 1859-1885. Denver Public Library, Central Library
referencedIn Farrar, Betty. Betty Farrar photograph collection [graphic]. New Mexico State Library
referencedIn Wilbur, Rueben Augustine. Rueben Wilbur Augustine papers, 1867-1897, 1871-1880. University of Arizona Libraries
referencedIn John Baptiste Salpointe Manuscripts, 1834-1889 Fray Angélico Chávez History Library.
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associatedWith Catholic Church. Diocese of Tucson (Ariz.) corporateBody
associatedWith Farrar, Betty. person
associatedWith Our Lady of Guadelupe (Church : Conejos, Colo.) corporateBody
associatedWith Reavis, James Addison, 1843-1914. person
associatedWith Society for the Propagation of the Faith. corporateBody
associatedWith Wilbur, Rueben Augustine. person
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Spain
America
Southwest, New
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Indian dance
Indians of North America
Indians of North America--Wars--1815-1875
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Birth 1825-02-22

Death 1898-07-15

Spanish; Castilian,

English,

French

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