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  1. Records Relating to Cases Decided by the Court of Private Land Claims, Arizona District

    The Court of Private Land Claims was established by the United States in 1891. Its purpose was to adjudicate title and ownership of Spanish and Mexican land grants in territories ceded by Mexico to the United States by the treaties of Guadalupe Hidalgo, 1 ...

    castanoe - 2013-01-24 15:03

  2. Documents Relating to San Juan de la Boquillas y Nogales Land Grant

    Typescript and printed materials, chiefly deeds of sale 1879-1899, relating to the San Juan de la Boquillas y Nogales land grant. Land originally granted to Captain Ygnacio Elias Gonzales and Juan Nepomucino Felix. Included are documents filed with Court ...

    castanoe - 2013-02-07 12:02

  3. Philipp Segesser Papers

    Philipp Segesser was a Jesuit missionary in Sonora, Mexico. Papers relating to money owed Segesser while Visitador-General of Sonora, Mexico, by Captain Francisco Xavier de Miranda, with supporting records from various persons, some signed by governors an ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:43

  4. Raul Castro Papers

    Raul Hector Castro was born in Mexico but raised in Douglas, Arizona. While serving as a Spanish professor at the University of Arizona, he began his law career which eventually led to his appointment by Lyndon B. Johnson as the U.S. Ambassador to El Salv ...

    castanoe - 2014-08-29 09:32

  5. Bill Hoy Oral History Project Collection

      This collection consists of four audio recordings. Recordings are of interviews conducted by Bill Hoy for a book authored by Bill Hoy and edited by Bill Broyles. Interviews discuss recollections of Sonoyta, Camino del Diablo, Organ Pipe National Monumen ...

    castanoe - 2015-03-03 10:17

  6. W.C. Holden Expedition Papers

    William Curry Holden received his B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Texas. In 1929, he joined the faculty of Texas Technological College to teach history and anthropology. He remained there for more than four decades, becoming chairman o ...

    trentp - 2015-03-18 16:27

  7. The Documented Border Collection

    The Documented Border Collection is a subset of our Borderlands Collections and is being made available through an open access digital archive. Currently, it includes the Lawrence Gipe Operation Streamline Sketches and The Celeste González de Bustamante a ...

    trentp - 2015-04-24 12:47

  8. Photographs of David Lee Guss

    David Lee Guss is a free-lance photographer from Tucson, Arizona. A number of his photographs appeared in the motion picture The Border. This collection contains photographs, 8x10, taken chiefly in Arizona from 1967 to 1982. Subjects include Tucson buildi ...

    castanoe - 2015-05-01 15:11

  9. Historic Mexican & Mexican American Press

    The Historic Mexican and Mexican American Press collection documents and showcases historic Mexican and Mexican American publications published in Tucson, El Paso, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Sonora, Mexico from the mid-1800s to the 1970s. Subject Are ...

    castanoe - 2015-05-01 15:08