University of Arizona

Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. Documents Relating to Southwest History

    Documents highlight the discovery of Silver at Arizonac in 1736 in the jurisdiction of Don Juan Bautista de Anza, the Chief Justice for His Majesty in the Province of Sonora, the career of his son, also named Don Juan Bautista de Anza (1736-1788), who was ...

    castanoe - 2016-02-22 10:44

  2. Pedro de Arriquibar Letters

    Two holograph letters, dated Aug. 6 and Dec. 6, 1796, Presidio de San Agustín del Tucson, to Bishop Fray Francisco Rouset de Jesus, Diocese of Sonora, Mexico. Contains brief description and inventory of his church; and mentions Native Americans, civilians ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-08 11:11

  3. Records of the Hubbell Trading Post

    Hubbell Trading Post records pertain to vendor files, business materials, and personal and business correspondence. ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-24 09:37

  4. Diario, de las ultimas peregrinaciones del Padre Fr. Francisco Garcés, hasta la provincia del Moqui, y noticias de varias nuevas naciones exparcidas hasta el Rio Colorado en California

    Eighteenth century manuscript copy of Padre Francisco Garcés' 11-month travel diary. Leaving San Xavier Mission in the autumn of 1775, he traveled with the second Anza Expedition until reaching the Yuma area. From there, he traveled with two Yuma ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-30 15:37

  5. Derrotero de los Padres Fray Francisco Atanacio Domínguez, and Fr. Silvestre Vélez, de Escalante, en sus exploraciónes, desde las missiones de Zuñy del Nuevo Mexico, hasta las ymmediaciones de Monte Rey de California

    Collection includes eighteenth-century copy of the diary kept by Vélez de Escalante on his expedition with Dominguez through the four corners area of the American Southwest, July 29, 1776 to Jan. 2, 1777. Although unsuccessful in their mission to find a ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-11 16:13

  6. Report of an Exploration, Written at Mission Dolores, Pimeria A

    Holograph report of an expedition made by Kino and Fr. Antonio Leal into southwestern Arizona in 1699. Includes extensive description of the geography, resources, native peoples, and missionary organization in the area. Included materials: Manuscript ...

    castanoe - 2013-05-13 15:25

  7. Rueben Augustine Wilbur

    Includes appointments, correspondence, financial records and reports relating to his activities as United States Special Indian Agent and Physician for the Papago (now known as Tohono O'Odham) Indians; and personal andfamily papers including ...

    castanoe - 2015-06-11 09:16

  8. Records of the Compania Constructora Richardson, S.A.

    Photographs along with legal papers and descriptive material documenting the company projects from the excavation stages to completed dams. ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:09

  9. Cartas y Informes

    Photocopies of typed transcriptions of 13 letters and reports written by missionaries in Pimería Alta, Sonora, and Chihuahua, from 1768 to 1816. Some letters are addressed to their superiors at Querétaro; others are to include Captain Juan Bautiste de ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-22 13:29

  10. Photographs of Laurence M. Huey

    Chiefly black and white photographs taken from 1922-1962 on field trips throughout Arizona, California, and Baja California. Other states are represented in smaller numbers, as are Argentina, Canada, and Costa Rica. ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:21

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