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  1. Cartas y Informes

    Gonzáles was a Spanish Franciscan priest at the San Diego del Pitiquito Mission, Sonora, from 1832-1839. Pérez Llera served at San Ignacio de Caburica from 1799; as Father President from 1830-1837, he presided over the disintegration of the Franciscan mis ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-22 13:24

  2. Cartas y informes de Mariano Antonio de Buena y Alcalde

    Mexican Franciscan priest selected in 1767 to be Father President of the 14 missionaries going from the Querétaro College north to the Sonoran province; served briefly at the San Pedro y San Pablo Mission at Tubutama in 1768; then moved to the San Miguel ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-22 13:25

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Southwest Folklore Center Magdalena de Kino painted glass collection

      Specimens of reverse painting on glass backed with tinfoil and either cardboard or tin. The majority of the specimens are crosses, rectangular pieces or boxes. Some pieces incorporate a commercially printed illustration of a saint into the design. All p ...

    castanoe - 2013-05-07 14:04

  6. Papers of George C. Barker

    Correspondence, research materials, published and unpublished manuscripts and articles, slides, photographs and one audio tape reel. The collection documents Barker's anthropological research into the social functions of language and the Pachuco lang ...

    castanoe - 2013-05-07 14:08

  7. Papers of Vicente S. Acosta

    Vicente S. Acosta, 1918-1983, taught Spanish and served as chair of the Spanish department at Santa Rita High School in Tucson, Arizona. He developed an interest in numerous elements of Southwestern folklore, such as folksongs, herbal remedies, and the wa ...

    castanoe - 2013-05-07 14:25

  8. Southwest Folklore Center Small Manuscripts Collection

    Manuscript materials, printed texts and photographs acquired by the Southwest Folklore Center after its establishment in 1980, on topics concerning folklore and popular music in Arizona, the Southwest, and northern Mexico. Included materials: Manuscript S ...

    castanoe - 2013-05-07 14:42

  9. 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 Subj ...

    castanoe - 2013-05-13 15:25

  10. Duane Spencer Hatch Collection

    Duane Spencer Hatch (1888-1963) A pioneer in rural reconstruction and community development,Duane Spencer Hatch (1888-1963) graduated from Yale University and Cornell University for a PhD in Rural Sociology, Economics, and Education, which he received in ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 15:57