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  1. Papers of Andrew Ellicott Douglass

    Contains materials related to A.E. Douglass' astronomical and tree-ring research, and administration, at the Harvard College Observatory, Lowell Observatories, Steward Observatory, Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, and University of Arizona. ...

    castanoe - 2021-06-09 15:19

  2. 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

  3. La Costa de Sotavento, Estado de Veracruz, Mexico

    Single signed, 22-page holographic manuscript contains a detailed description of the southern coastal region of Veracruz, with a view to the full utilization and development of its natural resources; probably commissioned by a government agency. ...

    castanoe - 2021-07-16 10:53

  4. 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

  5. Carta apologetica al Padre José Utrera de la Compañia de Jesús, Visitador General de las misiones de la Provincia de la Nueva España escrita por el Padre Tomás Miranda, Visitador de Cumuripa en la Provincia de Sonora, a 18 de Febrero de 1755.

    Mission San Pedro de Cumuripa was located in the Pima Baja region of northern Mexico. Father Tomás Miranda was Jesuit Visitador to the Mission in 1755 and 1756. In this collection is one bound holograph apologetics letter to Father José Utrera of the ...

    castanoe - 2021-09-15 09:42

  6. Relación de los misiones que la compania tiene en el Reyno y Provincias de la Nueva Vizcaya en la Nueva Espana

    Juan Ortiz Zapata was a Jesuit Visitador to the missions in northern Mexico in 1678. This collection contains a photocopy of the Spanish transcription and English translation of the original documents of Zapata’s missions in Reyno and provinces of New ...

    castanoe - 2021-09-15 12:04

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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