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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Dominguez Inventory of New Mexico Churches, 1776: A Listing of Items in Each Church.

    A listing complied by Richard E. Ahlborn of objects and features in each church organized in the sequence used by Fray Atanasio Dominguez in his 1776 report of the missions of New Mexico. A 155-page tabulated listing of objects and features in each religi ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-09 15:42

  10. 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

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