GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Queen of Peace Church
30 West First Street
Mesa, AZ 85201
Email: See website
History: Queen of Peace Church, Mesa, Arizona, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish, now in the Diocese of Phoenix (Archives: Phoenix, Arizona) (1969-), and previously in the Diocese of Tucson (Archives: Tucson, Arizona). It has been administered by diocesan priests from these dioceses who attended to a Native American (Pima) mission in Arizona.
1947-1972 (transferred to St. Margaret, Tempe)
St. Francis of Assisi Mission (Pima), Scottsdale/ Salt River, Salt River Reservation
Queen of Peace (few Maya)
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1947-1972
Volume: Several entries within several volumes
Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of Queen of Peace Church and St. Francis of Assisi 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.