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  1. Power in the Old Pueblo: a Study of Decision Making in a Southwestern Community

    Typescript (photocopy) of results of a study conducted under the direction of the Area Research Center, Michigan State University. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Law & Legal Issues Mexican Collection Area: Political Affairs 1961 Number: ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-11 13:00

  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. History of Mining in Arizona

    James Brand (J.B) Tenney, 1884-1959, was an assistant geologist for the Arizona Bureau of Mines. This collection is a Typescript of Arizona mining history, chiefly covers the period from 1849 to 1930. Edited and prepared from Mr. Tenney's original ma ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-16 10:44

  4. Eleazar Diaz Herraras Oral Interview / Conducted by Laurence O. "Pat" Henry

    Typescript transcript (photocopy) of reminiscences of Tucson (Ariz.) architect noted for restoration of historic buildings including Mission San Xavier del Bac. Includes interviewer's edits. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Religion Mexic ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-16 14:37

  5. Lectures on Learning and Religion

    Charles D. Poston, 1825-1902, was an Arizona pioneer and in 1864 became the first Arizona delegate to Congress.  In 1884, he founded  the Society of Arizona Pioneers, later the Arizona Historical Society. Unbound holographic volume, in ink, containing two ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-17 11:00

  6. Will of Diego de Vargas

    Diego de Vargas, 1643-1704, was Governor and Captain General of New Mexico from 1692-1696 and 1703-1704. Photostat of the holographic last will and testament of Diego de Vargas, composed at his death-bed in Bernalillo, New Mexico, and dated April 7, 1704. ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-17 11:39

  7. 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

  8. Memorandum of Juan Rafael Ortiz, November 6, 1834

    Juan Rafael Ortiz was an official at the Governor's Office in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in the year that Santa Anna assumed dictatorial powers in Mexico; the military leaders at Santa Fe agreed to support his new regime on Aug. 1, 1834, but the coup led ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-17 12:47

  9. Instruction reservada del Rno. De N.E.: que el Exmo. Sor Conde de Revillagigedo dio a su subceso el Exmo. Sor Marques de Branciforto

    Manuscript written in Mexico in secretarial hand, of secret instructions from the Viceroy Count de Revillagigedo to his successor, D. Rafael Bachiller y Mena, the Marquis of Branciforte. It concerns events that occurred during Revillagigedo's term of ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-18 14:28

  10. Custodia de San Carlos de Sonora

    Forty-page holographic manuscript;  relates the history and description of the Franciscan custody of San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico. Written at the Aconchi Mission, and dated July 11, 1788.This was a new administrative district that would institute reforms in ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-18 14:34

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