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  1. Collection Relating to Francisco Zúñiga

    Francisco Zuniga was born in Costa Rica in 1912. As a youth he studied drawing at the School of Fine Arts of San Jose. He had intended to study in Europe but was unable to, due to the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War. Instead he went to Mexico where he w ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:25

  2. Broadsides from Mexico Collection

    This collection contains about 2,000 state and federal Mexican broadsides, publicly distributed documents, issued by various offices of the federal, state, municipal, and local governments during the 19th and early 20th-centuries. Topics referred to in th ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 08:57

  3. Southwest Folklore Center Pre-1980 Sound Disc Collection

    Sound discs collected by the Center before 1980, consisting of commercial and noncommercial recordings of oral history interviews and examples of local, national and international folk music. The collection includes sound discs of field recordings made 19 ...

    castanoe - 2014-04-22 10:38

  4. Southwest Folklore Center Sound Disc Collection

    Sound discs of Mexican American, Native American and square dance music, acquired by the Southwest Folklore Center after 1980. Included materials: Audio Recordings Subject Area: Mexico Folklore Mexican Collection Area: Borderlands 1945 Number: SWF 008 ...

    castanoe - 2014-04-22 10:41

  5. Southwest Folklore Center Cassette Recordings Collection

    Cassette recordings of gospel music, country and western music, Mexican American and Native American music, and cowboy songs and poetry. Includes numerous cassettes of music written and performed by Lalo Guerrero, a Mexican American artist born in Tucson, ...

    castanoe - 2014-04-22 10:43

  6. Southwest Folklore Center Compact Disc Collection

    Commercially produced compact disk recordings of gospel music, country and western music, Native American music, Mexican American music, corridos and cowboy songs. Included materials: Audio Recordings Subject Area: Mexico Mexican Collection Area: Borderla ...

    castanoe - 2014-04-22 12:03

  7. Seleciónes del Archivo de Hidalgo del Parral

    Photocopy of typescript transcription of documents related to administration, war, civil and criminal cases, mines and land claims in Hidalgo del Parral, Mexico. Volumes 1 through 4: English translations. Volume 5: Guia, 1632 to 1749, by José G. Rocha, an ...

    castanoe - 2014-04-22 14:39

  8. Jacobo Sedelmayr letters and reports

    Jacobo Sedelmayr,  born in Freising, Bavaria in 1703, was a Jesuit missionary. He was sent to New Spain in 1736 and was assigned to the Pimeria Alta region, which includes what is now Arizona. In 1751, eight missions were active in Pimeria Alta. Sedelmayr ...

    castanoe - 2014-07-14 15:28

  9. Morales de Escárcega Collection

    The Escárcega family library was built by, Gildardo G. H. Morales Díaz of Apetatitlán, Tlaxcala, México [b. 1899]. Mr. Morales Díaz was a self-taught bibliophile and was a founding member of the Instituto Panamericano de Geografía e Historia. Having survi ...

    blakisto - 2014-08-29 09:30

  10. 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 Committee. The committee collected songs, t ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-30 15:42

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