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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 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

  3. 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

  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    Correspondence, research materials, published and unpublished manuscripts and articles, slides, photographs and one audio tape reel.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. Papers of Andrew Ellicott Douglass

    American astronomer and educator, founder of the science of dendrochronology. Associated with the Harvard College Observatory, 1889-1894, and its expedition to Peru; as well as the Lowell Observatories in Flagstaff, Arizona, 1894-1901, and Mexico, 1896-18 ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:18

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