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  1. Soza Family Papers

      The Soza family was founded in 1746 by Jose Maria Soza I, a cavalryman in the Royal Spanish Army who was stationed at Presidio San Ignacio de Tubac in 1774 and was later transferred to the Presidio San Agustin del Tucson, with his wife, Rita Espinosa, w ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 16:30

  2. Puebla, Mexico Records

        The state of Puebla is in the central southeastern part of Mexico; its capital is the city of Puebla. Some of the documents have "Puebla de los Angeles," which was the original name when founded by the Spanish in 1532. During the mid-ninetee ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:54

  3. Secretaria de Fomento, Colonizacion e Industria Records

    Portfolio of nine documents, mostly handwritten, pertaining to grants of land made to Juan Rochel and José Rico in Altar, Sonora, Mexico. Covers the period 1873-1903; most of the records have addenda dated December 6, 1920. The two 1895 documents are sign ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:05

  4. Financial Records of Tesoreria Nacional de Arispe

    Arizpe, the former capital of Sonora, was spelled Arispe before the 20th century. At the time, Sonora included parts of what is now Arizona. Arispe was the headquarters for the Comisaria-General, who was in charge of all military activities in Sonora and ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:08

  5. Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico Collection

    Maximilian served as Emperor of Mexico from 1864-1867. Collection consists of documents, letters, and visual materials related to Emperor Maximilian, Empress Carlota, and the people associated with them in the European intervention in Mexico, 1861-1867. P ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:09

  6. Records of the Compania Constructora Richardson, S.A.

    In 1904, the California-based Richardson Brothers Company and its subsidiary, Richardson Construction Company, established Compañia Constructora Richardson to handle its interests in Sonora, Mexico. W.E. Richardson, Davis Richardson, and H.A. Sibbet were ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:09

  7. Breve explicacion de las Facultades concedidas por Yllmo. Senor a los Curars, y Vicarios de esta Diocesis: y resolucion de las dificultades, que pueden ocurrir en la practica

    Single manuscript that contains instructions to the priests and curates of the diocese, explaining in detail the faculties newly conferred on them by their bishop or archbishop. Four faculties relating to the Sacrament of Penance are defined, in catachism ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:12

  8. Acontecimientos Notable

    Two attached manuscripts, in two hands, that concern Mexican Emperor Agustín de Iturbide. Two attached manuscripts, that concern Mexican Emporer Agustín de Iturbide. The first one gives a brief account of the proclamation of Mexican independence on Februa ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:13

  9. Collection of New Mexican Mining Documents

    Edward Leland Bartlett, born in Maine in 1847, studied law at the University of Michigan and in Kansas where he was admitted to the Bar in 1871. He practiced law in Kansas City until 1880. He then moved to Santa Fe where he was active with the regular tro ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:19

  10. Chihuahua Mexico Photograph Album

    One album with over 600 small black-and-white photographs. Many were taken in Mexico, chiefly in Chihuahua, in 1906. Subjects include mines, railroads, Tarahumara Indians and other local inhabitants, landscapes, street scenes, and mission churches. Includ ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:20

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