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  1. Correspondence of John Baptiste Salpointe

    Jean Baptiste Salpointe was born at St. Maurice, Puy de Dome, France on February 21, 1825. After studying theology at Clermont Seminary, he was ordained as a priest. He held several posts in Europe before arriving in the United States as a missionary for ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:29

  2. 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

  3. Papers of Fay Jackson Smith

    Fay Jackson Smith co-authored the book Father Kino in Arizona (Arizona Historical Foundation, 1966) with John Kessell and Frances J. Fox. She also wrote Captain of the Phantom Presidio: A History of the Presidio of Fronteras, Sonora, New Spain, 1686-1735, ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-11 08:34

  4. Sermons of James Douglas

    James Douglas, 1837-1918, was a Presbyterian licentiate, mining engineer, first president of Phelps Dodge Corporation, and philanthropist.Forty-one holograph sermons delivered at various churches in Montreal and Quebec, Canada, and Phoenixville, Pennsylva ...

    castanoe - 2014-04-28 11:29

  5. 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 - 2014-07-14 15:28

  6. Receipts of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Cochise Lodge No. 5 (Tombstone, Ariz.)

    The Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Cochise Lodge No. 5 was a fraternal organization in Tombstone, Arizona. The collection contains chiefly receipt stubs for membership dues, 1909-1915. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Religion Business Coll ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-17 11:22

  7. Mormons in Arizona

    Historical sketches, minutes of meetings, letters, journals, diaries, and autobiographical sketches including histories written by R.E. Porter and George S. Tanner relating to Mormon settlements in Arizona, chiefly at Joseph City and other points along th ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-23 15:20

  8. Diario, de las ultimas peregrinaciones del Padre Fr. Francisco Garcés, hasta la provincia del Moqui, y noticias de varias nuevas naciones exparcidas hasta el Rio Colorado en California

    Eighteenth century manuscript copy of Padre Francisco Garcés' 11-month travel diary. Leaving San Xavier Mission in the autumn of 1775, he traveled with the second Anza Expedition until reaching the Yuma area. From there, he traveled with two Yuma Ind ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-30 15:37

  9. Carta edificante histórico-curiosa, escrita desde la misión de Santa María de Bacerac en los fines de Sonora...,

    Holograph report on Mission Santa María de Bacerac including information on baptisms, availability of natural resources, food crops, livestock, and local flora and fauna. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Religion Mexico Mexican Collection Area ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-07 09:22

  10. Some letters of Father Joseph Neumann S. J., Missionary to the heathen Tarahumara: together with his Historia Seditionum.

    Father Joseph Newman, 1648-1732, was a Jesuit missionary whose works were collected by Dr. Herbert E. Bolton, translated by Dr. M.L. Reynolds and edited with an introduction by Allan Christelow. This collection includes typescript, translation of letters ...

    castanoe - 2014-10-07 09:55

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