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  1. Cédula de Retiro, Jan

    One printed form completed in manuscript. The army discharge is for Manuel Paredes, first Provincial head of the Columa de Granaderos. It is signed by Jose Moran with his title "El Marq. de Vivanco," and dated January 22, 1825. An engraving of a ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-22 13:46

  2. Records of the Catholic Church, Diocese of Tucson (Ariz.)

      As New Spain expanded from the Valley of Mexico, new dioceses of the Catholic Church were established to administer the spiritual conquests of the missionary padres;. As the frontier became consolidated, the old dioceses were subdivided. In 1779, southe ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-23 12:57

  3. Papers of Bonaventure Oblasser

    Born in Portland, Oregon, on March 7, 1885, Emil Oblasser studied for the Franciscan priesthood (taking the name of Bonaventure) at Mission Santa Barbara from 1901 until 1908. His missionary work in Arizona resulted in the construction of over a dozen sch ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-23 13:07

  4. Papers of Everett Ellinwood

    Correspondence and legal case files, 1893-1917, relating to the career of Everett E. Ellinwood, John Mason Ross, and their law firm Ellinwood & Ross. Ellinwood's personal correspondence only encompasses 1906-1908, while Ross' is from 1906-19 ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-23 13:20

  5. Mines and Mining Companies in Arizona and the Southwest Collection

    The bulk of the collection consist of prospectuses, reports, and correspondence, relating to Arizona mines and mining activity from 1855 - 1934. Also contains clippings, maps, some financial records, ledgers. Some of the printed materials contain photogra ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-23 13:29

  6. Papers of William Neil Smith

    Includes biographical information, correspondence, writings, publications, field notebooks, field research data sheets, subject files, bibliography cards, photographs, negatives, color slides, motion picture film, and sound recordings, chiefly from 1944-1 ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-23 13:55

  7. Records of the Granja del Nino Boys' School

    The Granja del Nińo boys school, a charitable organization, was founded in 1923 by the Rotarios of Xochimilco, Mexico D.F. The three scrapbooks in this collection contain a variety of memorabilia regarding the school its activities, and finances. Photogra ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-24 09:48

  8. Bill Hoy Oral History Project Collection

      This collection consists of four audio recordings. Recordings are of interviews conducted by Bill Hoy for a book to be published by Dr. Bernard Fontana. (The name of a publication is not mentioned and it is presently unknown if the work was published). ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-24 11:15

  9. Fred Rochlin Collection

    Fred Rochlin, born to a family of Russian Jewish Immigrants,graduated from Nogales High School and briefly attended the University of Arizona, Tucson. In December, 1942, he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps, and was stationed in Italy with 456th Bombard ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-25 12:55

  10. Southwest Folklore Center Folk Drama Collection

    Frances Gillmor (1903-1993), was the first Chair of the University of Arizona Folklore Committee, 1945-1972, and founded its archives. A novelist and a professor of English at the University of Arizona, she held an M.A. in English from the University (193 ...

    castanoe - 2013-05-07 13:54

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