University of Arizona

Students, faculty, staff, and the public are now welcome to visit Special Collections without an appointment from 9 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday. 

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

Manuscript of a case concerning land claim dispute, page 1

The collection containsTypescript and printed materials, chiefly deeds of sale dated 1879 to 1899, relating to the San Juan de la Boquillas y Nogales land grant. The land was originally granted to Captain Ygnacio Elias Gonzales and Juan Nepomucino Felix. The collection also includes documents filed with Court of Private Land Claims by William R. Hearst and Phoebe A. Hearst concerning rights to this land in 1891.