Volume 3: Western United States
Arizona: AZ-49

University of Arizona Libraries. Institutional Repository. Documentary Relations of the Southwest
1510 East University Boulevard
P.O. Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721

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Access: See website


Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:  

Inclusive dates: 1520-1820

Volume: Ca. 30 cubic feet with online guide 

Description: The Documentary Relations of the Southwest is a guide to research comprised of item-level descriptions and copies of correspondence, diaries and journals, financial records, reports, and sacramental and burial records by Jesuits, Franciscans, and others within 1,500 reels of microfilm, re: Catholic evangelization of the Native Americans with the exploration and settlement of the northern borderlands of New Spain, now Arizona, California, New Mexico, Texas, and Northern Mexico. The DRSW Master Index and Biofile (biographical list of documented residents) are online searchable listings, which describes records from 31 repositories in Europe and the Americas, e.g. Franciscans Generalate Archives, Rome, Italy; Franciscans Santa Barbara Province Archives, Santa Barbara, California; Jesuits México Province Archives, Mexico City, Mexico; Jesuits Generalate Archives, Rome, Italy; Provincias Internas of the Archivo General de la Nación, Mexico City, Mexico; Archivo de Parral, Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico; Spanish Archives of New Mexico, Series II, New Mexico State Record Center and Archives, Santa Fe, New Mexico; Newberry Library, Chicago, Illinois; Pius XII Memorial Library, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri; University of Arizona Special Collections, Tucson, Arizona; Bancroft Library, University of California-Berkeley, Berkeley, California; Bexar Archives (to 1790) and Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas-Austin, Austin, Texas.   


Unless otherwise noted, the repository on this page holds (or held) the records described here and they are not held at the Marquette University Archives.