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  1. Franciscan Reports

    Photocopies of typed transcriptions of 20 letters and reports from Franciscans regarding Sinaloan and Sonoran missions. Addressees include Commissioner General Ugarte y Loyola, Bishop Granados, Viceroy Conde de Gálvez, and Viceroy Manuel Antonio Flores. ...

    castanoe - 2021-07-16 09:39

  2. Acta

    A two-page manuscript, dated July 21, 1823, the Act of Mexican Congress orders the political and ecclesiastical reorganization of the Provincias Internas de Occidente. Sonora and Sinaloa remain divided; the old Spanish province of Nueva Vizcaya will form ...

    castanoe - 2021-07-16 11:48

  3. Informes desde Culiacán y Sinaloa

    Diego Martinez de Hurdaide (1568-1628) was the Mexican-born captain of the presidio of San Felipe from 1598 to 1626, and was in charge of the extension of Spanish and Christian rule in Sinaloa and Sonora. He served as Alcalde Mayor  of Sinaloa from 1600 ...

    castanoe - 2021-10-05 14:30

  4. Reports from the Missions of Sonora and Tarahumara

    This collection contains a photocopy of a photostat typescript and holograph transcription of the Missions of Sonora and Tarahumara with translations of reports and the original typescript table of contents. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: ...

    castanoe - 2021-10-05 14:36

  5. Deberes y obligaciones temporales de los misioneros en el norte de la Nueva España

    Francisco Antonio Barbastro (1734-1800) was a Franciscan Father President of the northern missions from 1781-1783. The collection contains a holograph report of the temporary duties and obligations of missionaries in northern New Spain. Included materials ...

    castanoe - 2021-11-01 14:27

  6. Informe sobre el estado de las Provincias Internas a Virrey Fray Don Antonio Bucareli y Ursúa de Don Hugo O'Conor, Real presidio de San Fernando del Carrizal, 30 de Enero de 1776, 1772-1779.

    Hugo Oconór [or O'Conor] (1732-1779) was a military governor of Northern Mexico. In 1771, he became commander of the Chihuahua frontier, then appointed commandant inspector of presidios under the office of Coronel in 1773. Oconór was the founding ...

    castanoe - 2021-11-01 14:34

  7. Temporalidades

    This collection includes visitation reports, statistics, memoranda and responses from Sonora and Chihuahua of Francisco María Pícolo, Francisco Xavier de Medrano, Luis Fernández, José Neumann, Bartolomé Bruan, Antonio de Ydiáquez, Antonio Martini, Jorge ...

    castanoe - 2021-11-01 16:10

  8. Visitación en 15 de Febrero 1715 a 6 de Febrero 1716.

    Pedro Tápiz was the 12th Bishop of Durango, appointed in 1712. The collection contains a photocopy of a transcribed typescript report concerning the missions throughout the Durango bishopric, such as visitations, from February 15, 1715 to February 6, 1716 ...

    castanoe - 2021-11-01 16:25

  9. Reales cédulas, cartas y informes

    Antonio de los Reyes (1729-1787) was a Spanish Franciscan and consecrated consecrated as the first Bishop of Sonora, Sinaloa, and the two Californias in 1782. The collection includes photocopies of typed transcriptions. Some are royal orders from 1784 ...

    castanoe - 2021-11-01 16:35

  10. Noticia a la Visita General de Padre Ignacio Lizasoain…

    Holograph inventory of the missions throughout the provinces of California, Sonora, Tarahumara, Chinipas and Nayarit. Lizasoaín was appointed Jesuit Visitador General in 1761. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Area: Religion Mexico Mexican Collection ...

    castanoe - 2021-11-01 16:38

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