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. 

Special Collections will close at 12 pm on Monday, December 5th for the event Satellites: bringing an astronomy archive to the stage.

Letter to Bishop Bernado del Espiritu Santo, 1820 Nov. 6

The collection contains a photostat of a letter of transmittal and inventory to Bishop Bernado del Espiritu Santo from Father Juan Vaño, chaplain of the Presidio de San Agustín del Tucson, AZ. The letter transmitted an inventory of sacred vessels, mass vestments, and other valuables in the church of the Presidio of San Agustín of Tucson, Nov. 6, 1820. They are accompanied by an English translation made by Col. B. McKay Greeley.