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  1. Marriage Records

    Pedro Front was a Franciscan missionary and chaplain of the Anza Expedition who left Horcasitas, Sonora, Sept. 29, 1775, and resulted in the founding of San Francisco the following March. This collection includes holograph record of three marriages perfor ...

    castanoe - 2013-01-22 17:38

  2. Western Ways writers and photographers have told the world about Sonora in national magazines, newspapers, and trade journals: here is the record

    One scrapbook of newspaper and magazine articles about travel and recreation in Sonora, Mexico, 1940-1956; written and photographed by Western Ways staff and their associates. Includes color illustrations as well as black-and-white illustrations and origi ...

    castanoe - 2012-12-28 19:55

  3. de la Torre Family Papers

    The collection contains material documenting the de la Torre family and their involvement in the Cristero Movement. The family traveled from central Mexico to Nogales, Sonora bringing the Movement to northern Mexico. Items include biographical materials; ...

    castanoe - 2013-02-05 08:19

  4. Hohstadt Family Papers

    Cattle ranchers and mine operators from Douglas, Arizona; ventures in Arizona, New Mexico, and Sonora, Mexico. Companies include Corona Mining Company, Hohstadt Group, and Progress Mining Company. Mexican ranches include La Pera, Batana, Guepare, and Turi ...

    castanoe - 2013-02-05 21:39

  5. Documents Relating to San Juan de la Boquillas y Nogales Land Grant

    Typescript and printed materials, chiefly deeds of sale 1879-1899, relating to the San Juan de la Boquillas y Nogales land grant. Land originally granted to Captain Ygnacio Elias Gonzales and Juan Nepomucino Felix. Included are documents filed with Court ...

    castanoe - 2013-02-07 12:02

  6. Reminiscenses of Juliet Kibbey England

    England's family was in Mexico in 1910 during the Revolution; in the 1920s and 1930s, they operated the Alamo Guest Ranch near Magdalena, Sonora. Cpllection includes reminiscenses of life at the Alamo Ranch during the 1920s; as well as stories of fam ...

    castanoe - 2013-02-07 14:15

  7. The Mark of a Man

     Francis Marion Whiting, born in 1911, was a scientist and a teacher. This story is based on a tape recording of Frank Whiting, Sr.'s recollections in 1964.Bound typescript relates story of the Charles Whiting family and its descendants; chiefly conc ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-06 13:14

  8. Documents and Letters Relating to the Company's Sale of Bonds

    Letters, receipts, and legal documents relating to the sale of bonds of the Nogales Gas Company. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Business Collection Area: Borderlands 1909 to 1911 Number: AZ 088 ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-07 13:22

  9. Letter of Jose Romero

    Jose Romero was a Lieutenant Colonel, Sonora, Mexico; leader of 1823-1826 expeditions to establish an inland route between Sonora, Mex. and California. Collection contains a letter (photocopy) to Mariana de Urrea, Commandante General de Sonora, from Romer ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-26 15:06

  10. Report

    Typescript translation of report on existing conditions in the missions of Sonora administered by the Fathers of the Propagation of the Faith College of the Holy Cross in Queretaro, Mexico. Describes each mission and village including number and lifestyle ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-27 10:05

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