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  1. 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

  2. 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    Correspondence, research materials, published and unpublished manuscripts and articles, slides, photographs and one audio tape reel.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

  3. Papers of L. Marguerite Collier

    Marguerite Collier, 1893-1976, was a teacher in Tucson, Arizona and began a Mexican folklore club at Carrillo School in 1933 to encourage interest in the music, art and drama of Mexico. In 1936 she introduced to her students the tradition of "las pos ...

    castanoe - 2013-05-07 14:14

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Comisionado de Mineria Records

    Holograph documents pertaining to the titles of five mining claims for the Santa Ana Mine, San Pedro Vigilia Mine, La Frontaina Mine, Foubacachi Mine, and Bronzisa Mine. The mining claims are located in the judicial district of Moctezuma, Sonora, near the ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 16:58

  10. Kenneth Roby Mexican Documents Collection

    Significant eras mentioned in this collection include Spanish and English colonial periods in Mexico, Cuba, and Dominica; Mexican war of Independence; first Mexican Empire under Agustin de Iturbide; early Mexican Republic; political domination of Antonio ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 16:18

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