Indigenous Peoples of the Americas
Cartas y Informes
Photocopies of typed transcriptions of 13 letters and reports written by missionaries in Pimería Alta, Sonora, and Chihuahua, from 1768 to 1816. Some letters are addressed to their superiors at Querétaro; others are to include Captain Juan Bautiste de ...
castanoe - 2016-11-22 10:59
Diario, de las ultimas peregrinaciones del Padre Fr. Francisco Garcés, hasta la provincia del Moqui, y noticias de varias nuevas naciones exparcidas hasta el Rio Colorado en California
Francisco Tomás Hermenegildo Garcés (1738-1781) was a Spanish Franciscan missionary, explorer of the Southwest United States, and priest at San Xavier del Bac, near Tucson, AZ, beginning in 1768. Eighteenth century manuscript copy of Padre Francisco ...
castanoe - 2020-08-26 10:12
The collection includes a typescript translation of report, written by Spanish Franciscan Antonio de los Reyes, on existing conditions in the missions of Sonora administered by the Fathers of the Propagation of the Faith College of the Holy Cross in ...
castanoe - 2022-03-11 13:44
Pedro de Arriquibar Letters
The collection contains two holograph letters, dated Aug. 6 and Dec. 6, 1796, from Pedro de Arriquibar, chaplain of the Presidio de San Agustín del Tucson, to Bishop Fray Francisco Rouset de Jesus, Diocese of Sonora, Mexico. The letters provide a brief ...
castanoe - 2022-07-15 12:07
Report of an Exploration, Written at Mission Dolores, Pimeria A
The collection contains holograph reports of an expedition made by Eusebio Francisco Kino, a Jesuit missionary, and Father Antonio Leal into southwestern Arizona, known at the time as Pimeria Alta, in 1699. Includes extensive description of the geography, ...
castanoe - 2022-07-25 17:02