GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
St. Michael the Archangel Church
824 Pershing Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20910
History: St. Michael the Archangel Church, Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Maryland, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Archdiocese of Washington (Archives: Hyattsville, Maryland). Washington/Baltimore Archdiocesan priests have administered St. Michael’s St. Michael’s, 1930-present, which has had some Native American parishioners (e.g. Maya), 1980s-present.
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1980s-ongoing
Volume: Several records
Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of St. Michael the Archangel 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.