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  1. An account of the Tarahumara missions: and a description of the tribe of the Tarahumaras and of their country

    Photocopy of typed translation of Ratkay's 1683 report to religious officials back in Austria, written from the Carachic Mission. Most of the 69-page account describes the customs and beliefs of the Tarahumara Indians, but the last section contains h ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-22 13:15

  2. Cartas y Informes

    Antonio de los Reyes,1729-1787, was a Spanish Franciscan, assigned to the Cucurbe Mission in 1768; consecrated the first Bishop of Sonora, Sinaloa, and the two Californias in 1782. Photocopies of typed transcripts of documents relating to Antonio de los R ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-22 13:21

  3. Cartas y Informes

    Collection includes photocopies of typed transcriptions of 37 letters from Padre Jesús Manual Aguirre to Padre Provincial Francisco Ceballos. All but two of the letters are sent from Bocadéhuachi; they are reports from the period when Aguirre was serving ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-22 13:22

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  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. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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