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  1. Cartas y informes de Mariano Antonio de Buena y Alcalde

    Mexican Franciscan priest selected in 1767 to be Father President of the 14 missionaries going from the Querétaro College north to the Sonoran province; served briefly at the San Pedro y San Pablo Mission at Tubutama in 1768; then moved to the San Miguel ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-22 13:25

  2. Cartas y Informes

    Photocopies of typed transcriptions of 13 letters and reports written by missionaries in Pimería Alta, Sonora, and Chihuahua, from 1768 to 1816. Some letters are addressed to their superiors at Querétaro; others are to include Captain Juan Bautiste de Anz ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-22 13:29

  3. Records of the Catholic Church, Diocese of Tucson (Ariz.)

      As New Spain expanded from the Valley of Mexico, new dioceses of the Catholic Church were established to administer the spiritual conquests of the missionary padres;. As the frontier became consolidated, the old dioceses were subdivided. In 1779, southe ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-23 12:57

  4. Papers of Edward J. Pettid

    Father Edward J. Pettid, S.J., was born in Phoenix, Arizona, in November, 1914. He attended Catholic schools in Phoenix before being ordained in the Jesuit order in 1947. After serving as an army chaplain for three years, he taught high schools in Arizona ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-23 13:50

  5. 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

  6. Caso sobre la certificacion que se pide cada año al Padre Provincial de la Compana de Jesus, del numero de los religiosos que estan en sus missiones

    Two page manuscript requesting the Padre Provincial to provide certification of the number of religious at the missions. Endorsement by Juan de Ledesma, Diego Diaz de Pangua, Guillermo de Biris, and Francisco Calderon. Written in Mexico City, December 15, ...

    castanoe - 2014-02-27 14:15

  7. Church Women United in Tucson

    Church Women United began on a national level in 1941 with the mission to promote world peace and justice through community service projects including the organization of programs, events, and annual celebrations. Since then the organization has expanded ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-09 15:11

  8. Bloom Southwest Jewish Archives Audio Tapes Collection

      This collection consists of audio cassette tapes which contain either interviews or lectures which are relevant to the history of Jews who settled in the American Southwest or to more general Jewish topics. The bulk of the tapes consists either of inter ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-09 15:28

  9. Letter of Hoffman Birney

    Collection contains typescript letters, bound, with holograph notes by Dr. D. W. Melick. Nine letters to Dr. Melick, chiefly concerning research on Mormonism and the leaders of the Mormon Church, but also opinions on other religions and politics, and some ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 13:30

  10. Philipp Segesser Papers

    Philipp Segesser was a Jesuit missionary in Sonora, Mexico. Papers relating to money owed Segesser while Visitador-General of Sonora, Mexico, by Captain Francisco Xavier de Miranda, with supporting records from various persons, some signed by governors an ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:43

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