GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
Kentucky: KY-1

Catholic Church. Diocese of Covington. Archives
1125 Madison Avenue
Covington, KY 41011

Phone: 859-392-1500

Email: info@covdio.org

http://www.covdio.org/archives/

 

Hours: See website

Access: See website

Copying facilities: Yes

 

History: The Diocese of Covington was erected for western Kentucky from territory in the Diocese of Louisville, 1853. Covington lost territory to erect a diocese for eastern Kentucky, 1988. Covington has served the following parishes and a school that have had some Native American parishioners (e.g. Cherokee, Shawnee):

1970s-present

Holy Cross Church, Covington

1970s-present

St. Augustine Church, Covington

1970s-present

Holy Cross High School, Covington

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

/1 Parish files

Inclusive dates: 1970s-present

Volume: Few items possible

Description: Records (e.g. correspondence, clippings, notes, photographs) regarding Native American parishioners:

A. Covington, Holy Cross Church

B. Covington, St. Augustine Church

 

/2 Sacramental records

Inclusive dates: 1970s-present

Volume: Few records

Description: Records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners:

A. Covington, Holy Cross Church

B. Covington, St. Augustine Church

 

/3 School records

Inclusive dates: 1970s-present

Volume: Few records

Description: Records (transcripts) for Native American students at Holy Cross High School, Covington.

 

Unless noted otherwise, the repository named above holds (or held) the records described and not the Marquette University Archives. However, Marquette’s holdings, e.g. Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions Records, include related records about these Native and Catholic groups and places.

New2017

Archival materials from the Raynor Memorial Libraries


Marquette Archives