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Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. 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 - 2016-11-18 11:51

  2. 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 - 2016-11-18 11:52

  3. 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 - 2016-11-18 12:12

  4. Memorias sobre las provincias del norte de Nueva Espana

    Bound manuscript volume contains two different works on northern New Spain.  Also contains a complete copy of the diary kept by the Franciscans Silvestre Vélez de Escalante and Francisco Atanasio Domínguez. It recounts their expedition into Colorado, Utah ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 09:30

  5. Petition, 1734, to the Marques de Castelfuerte, Viceroy of Peru, on behalf of the tributary Yanaconas Indians

    Official handwritten copy, dated the 6th of January, 1754, of a petition by the procurador general of the town council of Mizque to the Viceroy of Peru, on behalf of the Yanaconas Indians. ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 11:08

  6. 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 - 2016-11-22 10:59

  7. Papers of William Neil Smith

    Includes biographical information, correspondence, writings, publications, field notebooks, field research data sheets, subject files, bibliography cards, photographs, negatives, color slides, motion picture film, and sound recordings, chiefly from 1944 ...

    castanoe - 2017-09-12 16:06

  8. Arizona, Southwestern, and Borderlands Photograph Collection

    Photographs documenting Tucson history, exploratory expeditions to the West in 1884-1885 and 1885-1886, and Native American groups of the American Southwest and Mexico. ...

    castanoe - 2019-04-29 13:52

  9. Mrs. A. S. Addis Photograph Collection

    Thirteen photographs, ca. 1875-1890, primarily of scenes in Chihuahua, Mexico. Most are images of Serrano and Tarahumara Indians particularly women and domestic work. There is also one image of prospectors on Phoenix street, dated 1887 ...

    castanoe - 2019-07-10 16:47

  10. Photographs of David Lee Guss

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

    castanoe - 2020-02-12 10:07

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