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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 Califonia

    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 Ind ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-11 16:10

  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

    Vélez de Escalante, better known as Escalante, was a Spanish Franciscan missionary sent to New Mexico in 1774; he was the recorder of this 1776 expedition. Domínguez, a Mexican Franciscan priest, was his ecclesiastical superior and leader of the expeditio ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-11 16:13

  3. Burr Wilson Porter Papers

    Burr Wilson Porter, 1878-1943, was a pioneer businessman, sheep rancher, and trading post operator; Apache County, Arizona. This collection includes financial ledgers and legal records relating to operation of a general merchandise store and trading stati ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-11 16:18

  4. Guadalupe, Arizona, Townsite Papers

    This collection contains the earliest information about the founding (c. 1910) of a Yaqui Indian settlement southeast of Phoenix in Maricopa County, now a Yaqui-Mexican town. Included in this collection is a holograph and typescipt (photocopy) of names of ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-15 11:20

  5. Collection Relating to James McCarthy

    Published as A Papago Traveler: The Memories of James McCarthy, by James McCarthy, Sun Tracks and University of Arizona Press, 1985. Correspondence, notes, typescript of interview, and typescript of McCarthy's autobiography chiefly relating McCarthy& ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-16 13:08

  6. Memoirs of James McCarthy

    Holograph memoirs of experiences as a Tohono O'Odham on the reservation, at Indian schools, service in World War I and later life. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Indigenous Peoples of the Americas Collection Area: Arizona & Southwes ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-16 13:12

  7. Letters to Jean Dwight Franklin

    Typescript (original) letters concerning investigation and resignation of Tuba City (Ariz.) Indian agent and school superintendent William T. Sullivan. Includes letter signed by John Bassett Moore, then counselor for the United States State Dept; and lett ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-16 13:53

  8. Diary and Scrapbook of Mission San Xavier del Bac

    Holograph and typescript (photocopy) of Father Bonaventure's private diary and scrapbook describing early 1900's at the mission. Includes photographs of Tohono O'Odham Indians' life, housing, ceremonies. Early entries list baptisms. In ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-16 14:34

  9. Russell's La Paz County: a Historical Anthology in Four Volumes

    La Paz County was created in 1983 from Yuma County, Ariz. This collection contains a typescript compilation, 4 vols., of newspaper and magazine articles concerning La Paz County, Ariz.; chiefly published in the Arizona Sentinel from 1850-1911. Vol. 4 cont ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-16 14:41

  10. 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 - 2013-04-17 10:14

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