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  1. Manuel Mascarenas Papers

    Manuel Mascareñas, Sr. was a cattle rancher and politician in Sonora, Mexico. He served as president of the municipality of Nogales, Mexico, and as consul. Manuel Mascareñas, Jr. was a prominent businessman in Sonora. Collection includes a ledger, cash bo ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-16 16:29

  2. Memorandum of Juan Rafael Ortiz, November 6, 1834

    Juan Rafael Ortiz was an official at the Governor's Office in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in the year that Santa Anna assumed dictatorial powers in Mexico; the military leaders at Santa Fe agreed to support his new regime on Aug. 1, 1834, but the coup led ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-17 12:47

  3. Instruction reservada del Rno. De N.E.: que el Exmo. Sor Conde de Revillagigedo dio a su subceso el Exmo. Sor Marques de Branciforto

    Manuscript written in Mexico in secretarial hand, of secret instructions from the Viceroy Count de Revillagigedo to his successor, D. Rafael Bachiller y Mena, the Marquis of Branciforte. It concerns events that occurred during Revillagigedo's term of ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-18 14:28

  4. Acta

      A two-page manuscript, dated July 21, 1823, orders the political and ecclesiastical reorganization of the Provincias Internas de Occidente. Sonora and Sinaloa remain divided; the old Spanish province of Nueva Vizcaya will form two new districts, Durango ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-18 16:01

  5. Plan para el establecimiento de una negociación mercantil para con sus productos atender al pago de la guarnición que guarnece la Peninsula de California y al fomento de la mismo, Feb. 10, 1825

    Eight-page manuscript copy of original document in secretarial hand, dated February 10, 1825, and signed by Francisco de Paulo Tamariz. This plan arranged for the establishment of a mercantile negotiation, for products to take care of payment of the garri ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-22 09:45

  6. Jose Maria Arana

    Chiefly letters to Arana from supporters and opponents of the anti-Chinese campaign. Also included are official government communications, newspaper clippings, political campaign leaflets, and business letters. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 16:48

  7. Miriam Davidson Papers

    Miriam Davidson graduated from Yale University in 1982 with a B.A. in English and later earned her master's degree in international journalism from the University of Southern California. Davidson has worked as a reporter, editor, journalism professor ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 16:31

  8. Acontecimientos Notable

    Two attached manuscripts, in two hands, that concern Mexican Emperor Agustín de Iturbide. Two attached manuscripts, that concern Mexican Emporer Agustín de Iturbide. The first one gives a brief account of the proclamation of Mexican independence on Februa ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:13

  9. Sanctuary Trial Papers

      The Sanctuary Movement can trace its beginnings to the early 1980s when concerned citizens such as Jim Corbett, John Fife, Phillip Conger and others began helping refugees from Central America (El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua) seek polit ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 08:45