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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. Papers of George A. Caldwell

    George Allen Caldwell was born in 1912, attended college in Texas, and spent most of his career as a secondary school teacher of History in New Mexico. He taught in the Deming school system from 1959 until his retirement in 1974. Chiefly typescript drafts ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-23 12:41

  4. 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

  5. Papers of Francis J. Uplegger

      Francis J. Uplegger was an ordained pastor of Saint John's Congregation in Hermansfort, Wisconsin, in July, 1891 and continued an active preaching career until his retirement. His son Alfred Uplegger followed in his father's footsteps by becom ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-23 13:04

  6. Papers of Bonaventure Oblasser

    Born in Portland, Oregon, on March 7, 1885, Emil Oblasser studied for the Franciscan priesthood (taking the name of Bonaventure) at Mission Santa Barbara from 1901 until 1908. His missionary work in Arizona resulted in the construction of over a dozen sch ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-23 13:07

  7. 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

  8. Juan Navarrete y Guerrero Collection

      Juan Navarrete y Guerrero earned his doctorate of theology in 1909 from the Pontificia Universidad Gregoriana. That same year he returned to Aguascalientes, Mexico an ordained priest. In 1916 he founded various Catholic organizations and was ordained bi ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-25 14:12

  9. 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

  10. 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

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