GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
St. Thomas Aquinas Church
421 North Washington Avenue
Cookeville, TN 38501
History: St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Cookeville, Tennessee, is a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Diocese of Nashville (Archives: Nashville, Tennessee). Salvatorians (U.S. Province) (Archives: Milwaukee, Wisconsin) have administered the parish, 1951-present, which has had some Native American (e.g. Maya) parishioners, 1970s-present.
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1970s-present
Volume: Few records
Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Cookeville.
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.