GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
St. Patrick Church
900 Park Street
Tama, IA 52339
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History: St. Patrick Church, Tama, Tama County, Iowa, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in a three-parish cluster within the Archdiocese of Dubuque (Archives: Dubuque, Iowa). St. Patrick’s has had some Fox [Mesquakie] Indian parishioners, 1970s-present.
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1970s-ongoing
Volume: Few records
Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for the Native American parishioners of St. Patrick Church.
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.