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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 - 2014-09-30 15:37

  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 - 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 ...

    castanoe - 2015-02-18 13:23

  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 typescript (photocopy) of names ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-07 09:02

  5. 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

  6. Records of the Province of St. John the Baptist Franciscans

    The collection includes correspondence, financial records, official documents, reports, maps, articles, publications, photographs, postcards, and notes. The bulk of the collection is correspondence and records relating to the establishment and operation ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 15:24

  7. 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 - 2015-06-10 14:32

  8. 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 & ...

    castanoe - 2015-06-10 14:36

  9. 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 ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-16 13:53

  10. 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. ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-16 14:34

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