GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE UNITED STATES Volume 4: Outside United States: PERU PE-1

Archdiocese of Lima
LIMA, PERU

Jesuits, Peruvian Province
Archivo de la Provincia Perú 
Parroquia N.S. Desamparados Apartado 05-0040 
Lima 5, Peru

Phone 51-1-423-2909

Hours: By appointment only

Access: Some restrictions apply

Copying facilities: No

History: Established in Spain in 1540, Jesuits made their first foundation in Peru in 1571. Thereafter, Jesuits of the Peruvian Province evangelized Native Americans along the east coast of La Florida from present-day Florida north to present-day Virginia, 1566-1571, which included Axaca station, Rappahannock River, present-day Virginia. 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans in the United States: see: Thomas M. McCoog, A Guide to Jesuit Archives, Subsidia ad historiam S.I., 12, St. Louis: Institute of Jesuit Sources; Rome, Institutum Historicum Societatis Jesu, 2001.  

[Holdings not at Marquette University, however, Marquette’s holdings include related records.]

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