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Thank you…

Thank you to the De la Torre Uribarren family for the care they took for their family’s legacy all these years and for entrusting The University of Arizona Libraries’ Special Collections with their archive to care for, preserve and provide access to it for the world to see and study.

Le agradecemos a la familia De la Torre Uribarren por cuidar a través de los años el archivo de la familia y por conceder a la Biblioteca de la Universidad de Arizona, Colecciones Especiales el privilegio de cuidarlo, preservarlo, y proveerle acceso al mundo y crear oportunidades de estudiarlo.



This online exhibition of selected works from the de la Torre Family Papers was made possible by the following individuals:

Verónica Reyes-Escudero, Borderlands Curator, Associate Librarian, University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections curated the exhibit and provided coordination among the multiple units involved in making the cataloging, processing and digitization of the Morales de Escarcega collection possible.

Julian Etienne, Knowledge River Scholar (cohort 10), School of Information Resources & Library Science (2011-2013) Co-curated, researched, designed the exhibition, and provided full contextual annotations both in English and Spanish for each of the items selected. His work on this project was indispensable.

Hanni Nabahe, Knowledge River Scholar (cohort 13), School of Information (2014-2016). Processed, digitized and updated portions of this exhibit from a 2014 addition of materials to De la Torre Family Papers. Her work on updating and creation of a spanish language version of the finding aid will enhance access to the collection.

Colleagues in our Technical Services Department, cataloged the book portion of the collection and can be found in the UA Libraries catalog under the title Cristero Movement Collection.

Colleagues in our Express Document Center provided the scanning of the material, Deborah Quintana and her team worked diligently on the production side.

Colleagues in our User Experience Department have provided the framework and programming to make this online exhibit possible. Thank you especially to Mike Hagedon and Gabriel Luethje. Thank you also to Erika Castaño for her assistance in making this happen.