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  1. Marriage Records

    Pedro Front was a Franciscan missionary and chaplain of the Anza Expedition who left Horcasitas, Sonora, Sept. 29, 1775, and resulted in the founding of San Francisco the following March. This collection includes holograph record of three marriages perfor ...

    castanoe - 2013-01-22 17:38

  2. Southwest Folklore Center Field Recordings Collection

    Reel tape recordings produced by University of Arizona Folklore Committee members from 1943 through 1979, and tape reels produced or acquired by the Southwest Folklore Center thereafter. Predominately from southern Arizona, they include cowboy songs and m ...

    castanoe - 2013-01-08 19:21

  3. Hohstadt Family Papers

    Cattle ranchers and mine operators from Douglas, Arizona; ventures in Arizona, New Mexico, and Sonora, Mexico. Companies include Corona Mining Company, Hohstadt Group, and Progress Mining Company. Mexican ranches include La Pera, Batana, Guepare, and Turi ...

    castanoe - 2013-02-05 21:39

  4. 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

  5. Letter of Jose Romero

    Jose Romero was a Lieutenant Colonel, Sonora, Mexico; leader of 1823-1826 expeditions to establish an inland route between Sonora, Mex. and California. Collection contains a letter (photocopy) to Mariana de Urrea, Commandante General de Sonora, from Romer ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-26 15:06

  6. Report

    Typescript translation of report on existing conditions in the missions of Sonora administered by the Fathers of the Propagation of the Faith College of the Holy Cross in Queretaro, Mexico. Describes each mission and village including number and lifestyle ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-27 10:05

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Manuel Mascarenas Papers

    Manuel Mascareñas, Sr. was a cattle rancher and politician in Sonora, Mexico. He served as president of the municipality of Nogales, Mexico, and as consul. Manuel Mascareñas, Jr. was a prominent businessman in Sonora. Collection includes a ledger, cash bo ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-16 16:29

  10. La voz de la sangre paisajes y leyendas del distrito de Altar

    Photocopy of typescript compilation of legends and historic accounts, as told to Carmela Reyna de León by her family and friends living in the Altar region of Sonora, Mexico. A few song verses are present. Also included is a photocopied letter, with trans ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-17 11:50

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