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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. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Defendant's Photographic Exhibits 1 to 44 Inclusive

    James Addison Reavis, 1843-1914, was a swindler and forger, famous for attempting to fraudulently obtain 7,500 sq. miles of Arizona Territory by falsifying documents in Mexico and Spain to show a Spanish land grant to Don Miguel Peralta in 1748. This coll ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-02 15:45

  9. Pedro de Arriquibar Letters

    Two holograph letters, dated Aug. 6 and Dec. 6, 1796, Presidio de San Agustín del Tucson, to Bishop Fray Francisco Rouset de Jesus, Diocese of Sonora, Mexico. Contains brief description and inventory of his church; and mentions Native Americans, civilians ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-08 11:11

  10. Records of the Los Properidad Colony Association

    Typescript (carbon) minutes of meetings, lists of officers and committees, and telegrams regarding possible purchase of real estate in Mexico. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Business Collection Area: Borderlands 1907 Number: AZ 384 ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-11 12:27