GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church (West)
6928 Detroit Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44102
History: Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Cleveland, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Diocese of Cleveland. It has been administered by the Mercedarians [Order of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mercy], 1926-present, and it has become a multi-ethnic parish with a few Native American (e.g. Huron, Mohawk) 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 Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Cleveland.
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.