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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. Papers of Roger Stern

      Roger Stern graduated from San Diego State University in 1938 with a B.S. in Physics. He served in the U.S. Navy in the field of Aviation Electronics from December 1944 to March 1946. Roger Stern married Caroline Vota Stern; they had 3 children. His ext ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-23 13:22

  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. 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

  5. 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

  6. University of Arizona Folklore Committee Records

    The University of Arizona Folklore Committee, founded in 1943 by Professor Frances Gillmor, created the Folklore Archive in 1945 to conserve folkloric materials being collected statewide by the interdepartmental Committtee. The committee collected songs, ...

    castanoe - 2013-05-07 13:57

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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