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Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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  1. Diary and Scrapbook of Mission San Xavier del Bac

    Holograph and typescript (photocopy) of Father Bonaventure's private diary and scrapbook describing early 1900's at the mission. Includes photographs of Tohono O'Odham Indians' life, housing, ceremonies. Early entries list baptisms. ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-18 14:54

  2. Father Bonaventure Oblasser, O.F.M. Collection

    Emil Oblasser studied for the Franciscan priesthood (taking the name of Bonaventure) at Mission Santa Barbara from 1901 until 1908. His missionary work in Arizona resulted in the construction of over a dozen schools and churches on what would become known ...

    trentp - 2020-10-12 10:26

  3. Correspondence of John Baptiste Salpointe

    Photocopies of translations in English of letters in the Roman Catholic Diocese Archives of Tucson. The bulk of the letters contain progress reports from Salpointe to the Society for the Propagation of the Faith. ...

    castanoe - 2021-11-03 10:53