Volume 4: Outside United States
Mexico: MX-5

Archivo Histórico de la Provincia de México de la Compañía de Jesús
Jesuits. Mexican Province. Archives
Avenida Horacio numero 1330
Col. Los Morales Polanco – Seccion Alameda
C.P. 11510, Ciudad de México, México

Teléfono: 52 5 282 0489


History: Jesuits in Mexico established the Neuva España Province (a.k.a. Mexicana Province), 1571, but were expelled by the Spanish Crown, 1767. Latter-day Jesuits established the Mexican Province, 1907. Jesuits in or from Mexico established and/or administered these Native Americans missions and parishes in present-day Arizona and Texas:


Los Santos Ángeles de Guevavi Mission (a.k.a. San Gabriel de Guevavi, San Gabriel y San Rafael, and San Miguel Mission) (Apache, Opata, Pima, Seri, Tohono O’odham, Yaqui, Yuma), Guevavi, Arizona 

1691-before 1767 (closed)

Los Santos Reyues/ San José de Sonoita Visita (Apache, Opata, Pima, Seri, Tohono O’odham, Yaqui, Yuma), Sonoita; attended from Los Santos Ángeles, Guevavi, Arizona 

1689-1751, 1753-1757

San José de Tumacácori/ San Cayetano de Tumacácori Mission (Apache, Opata, Pima, Seri, Tohono O’odham, Yaqui, Yuma), Tumacácori/ Rio Santa Cruz, Arizona 


San Xavier del Bac Mission (Pima, Tohono O’odham, Yaqui, Yuma), Bac/ Rio Santa Cruz, Arizona 

1692-before 1767 (closed)

San Cosme del Tucson Visita (Pima, Tohono O’odham, Yaqui, Yuma), Tucson/ Rio Santa Cruz, Arizona 

1699-before 1767 (closed)

Santa Catarina del Cuytoabagum Visita (Tohono O’odham, Yaqui, Yuma), Santa Catarina/ Rio Santa Cruz, Arizona 


San Cayetano de Calabazas Mission (Apache, Opata, Pima, Seri, Tohono O’odham, Yaqui, and Yuma), Calabasas/ Calabazas/ Toacuquita, Arizona 

Before 1767-1767

San Agustín del Tucson Mission (Tohono O’odham, Yaqui, Yuma, Mestizos), Tucson, Arizona 

1881-1891, 1894-1990 (transferred to El Paso Diocese, El Paso, Texas)

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church (Tiwa), El Paso/ Ysleta del Sur, Texas; administered by Jesuits from Mexico


Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans in the United States: Unknown.


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.