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 be closed from Wednesday, December 21, 2022 through Monday, January 2, 2023. We will reopen Tuesday, January 3rd. 

Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. Derrotero de los Padres Fray Francisco Atanacio Domínguez, and Fr. Silvestre Vélez, de Escalante, en sus exploraciónes, desde las missiones de Zuñy del Nuevo Mexico, hasta las ymmediaciones de Monte Rey de California

    Collection includes eighteenth-century copy of the diary kept by Vélez de Escalante on his expedition with Dominguez through the four corners area of the American Southwest, July 29, 1776 to Jan. 2, 1777. Although unsuccessful in their mission to find a ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-26 10:07

  2. Memorias sobre las provincias del norte de Nueva Espana

    José María Cortés y de Olarte (d. 1811) was a Spanish military engineer who served in New Spain. The collection includes an early nineteenth-century copy of  Memorias sobre las provincias del norte de Nueva Espana made in Spain for Edward King, Viscount ...

    castanoe - 2022-08-08 13:00