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  1. Mrs. A. S. Addis Photograph Collection

    Thirteen photographs, ca. 1875-1890, primarily of scenes in Chihuahua, Mexico. Most are images of Serrano and Tarahumara Indians particularly women and domestic work. There is also one image of prospectors on Phoenix street, dated 1887 ...

    castanoe - 2019-07-10 16:47

  2. Photographs of David Lee Guss

    David Lee Guss is a free-lance photographer from Tucson, Arizona. A number of his photographs appeared in his documentary film The Border. This collection contains photographs, 8x10, taken chiefly in Arizona from 1967 to 1982. Subjects include Tucson ...

    castanoe - 2020-02-12 10:07

  3. Report of an Exploration, Written at Mission Dolores, Pimeria A

    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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. W.C. Holden Expedition Papers

    William Curry Holden received his B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Texas. In 1929, he joined the faculty of Texas Technological College to teach history and anthropology. He remained there for more than four decades, becoming chairman ...

    trentp - 2015-03-18 16:27

  7. Petition, 1734, to the Marques de Castelfuerte, Viceroy of Peru, on behalf of the tributary Yanaconas Indians

    Official handwritten copy, dated the 6th of January, 1754, of a petition by the procurador general of the town council of Mizque to the Viceroy of Peru, on behalf of the Yanaconas Indians. ...

    castanoe - 2021-12-16 16:18

  8. Charles Sheldon Papers

    This collection consists chiefly of two journals and photographic materials documenting Charles Sheldon's desert bighorn sheep collecting expeditions from 1912 to 1916. The second journal also documents his studies of the Seri Indians and Tiburon ...

    castanoe - 2022-02-15 14:56

  9. Arizona, Southwestern, and Borderlands Photograph Collection

    Photographs documenting Tucson history, exploratory expeditions to the West in 1884-1885 and 1885-1886, and Native American groups of the American Southwest and Mexico. ...

    castanoe - 2022-02-15 18:02

  10. Reyes Report

    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

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