Two holograph letters, dated Aug. 6 and Dec. 6, 1796, Presidio de San Agustín del Tucson, to Bishop Fray Francisco Rouset de Jesus, Diocese of Sonora, Mexico. Contains brief description and inventory of his church; and mentions Native Americans, civilians ...
castanoe - 2016-08-01 08:55
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
Holograph report of an expedition made by Kino and Fr. Antonio Leal into southwestern Arizona in 1699. Includes extensive description of the geography, resources, native peoples, and missionary organization in the area. Included materials: Manuscript ...
castanoe - 2020-05-12 18:48
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