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  1. Diary of William Jordan Flake

    William Jordan Flake, 1878-1938, was a Mormon pioneer from Snowflake, Arizona. The collection consists of a daily journal from a mission in Tennessee for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, July 3, 1903 to Aug. 9, 1904. Accompanied by a types ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-21 08:44

  2. 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 - 2015-02-19 10:47

  3. Papers of Lot Smith

    Lot Smith was a Mormon soldier and colonist; leader of mission to settle Little Colorado River area in northern Arizona beginning in 1876. This collection contains correspondence, legal papers, biographical and family materials; chiefly correspondence to ...

    castanoe - 2015-03-02 15:51

  4. Paul M. Roca Papers and Photographs

    This collection contains photographs and musnuscripts which document Jesuit churches throughout the Northern Mexico states of Sonora and Chihuahua. Within the collection are156 photographs primarily taken by Paul M. Roca featured in Paths of the Padres th ...

    trentp - 2015-06-02 10:28

  5. The Great Soul Trial Collection

    The Great Soul Trial was first held in Phoenix, Arizona in 1967 and went to retrial in 1971. The purpose of the trial was to honor the will of James Kidd that left money to fund scientific research that provided proof of a human soul that leaves the body ...

    trentp - 2015-06-08 13:39

  6. Correspondence Regarding the Publication of Father Berard Haile's Versions of Blessingway, a Navaho Ceremonial

    Correspondents include Bernard Fontana and Phyllis Ball, University of Arizona, and editors of The University of Arizona Press. Also includes correspondence of Fontana with anthropologists and the Franciscan Fathers regarding the funding and translation o ...

    castanoe - 2015-06-10 12:28

  7. Carta apologetica al Padre José Utrera de la Compañia de Jesús, Visitador General de las misiones de la Provincia de la Nueva España escrita por el Padre Tomás Miranda, Visitador de Cumuripa en la Provincia de Sonora, a 18 de Febrero de 1755.

    Mission San Pedro de Cumuripa was located in the Pima Baja region of northern Mexico. Miranda was Jesuit Visitador to the Mission in 1755 and 1756. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Religion Mexico Collection Area: Borderlands 1755 Number: MS 1 ...

    castanoe - 2015-06-22 08:56

  8. Informe de diez y seis misiones, 1786.

    Holograph report on 16 missions in Mexico administered by Colegio Apostólico de Propaganda Fide de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe de Zacatecas: Tomochi, Tutuaca, Morís, Batopilillas, Santa Anna, Chínipas, Guazapares, Serocahui, Hueguachic, Nabogame, Concepci ...

    castanoe - 2015-06-22 08:59

  9. Informe del Obispo de Durango sobre las misiones, 1789.

    Holograph report concerning the missions throughout the Durango bishopric. Includes a chart showing each of the missions, the province, and the indigenous groups. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Religion Mexico Mexican Collection Area: Border ...

    castanoe - 2015-06-22 09:01

  10. Compendio de las noticias que Su Majestad por su Real orden de 20 de Octobre proximo pasado ordena que se puntualizen para el completo conocimiento de la geografia, fisica, antiguedades, mineralogia y metalurgia de este Reyno de Nueva España…

    Typescript, transcribed Compendium, summarizes content and format required for the royally mandated Relaciones. The accompanying Relaciones provide information from the following missions: Tónoachic, Tomóchic, Novagame, Santa Eulalia de Chihuahua, Tutuaca ...

    castanoe - 2015-06-22 09:14

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