GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Immaculate Conception Church
101 West Rocalla Avenue
P.O. Box 550
Ajo, AZ 85321
Email: See website (Contact Information)
History: Immaculate Conception Church, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Diocese of Tucson (Archives: Tucson, Arizona). It has been administered by Tucson diocesan priests who attended to Ss. Simon and Jude Mission (Tohono O’odham), Gila Bend, 1916-1956 (transferred to San Solano Missions, Topawa).
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Volume: Several entries among several volumes
Inclusive dates: Bulk, ca. 1916-1956
Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for the Native American parishioners of Immaculate Conception Church and Ss. Simon and Jude Mission.
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.