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  1. Defendant's Photographic Exhibits 1 to 44 Inclusive

    James Addison Reavis, (1843-1914), was a swindler and forger, famous for attempting to fraudulently obtain 7,500 sq. miles of Arizona Territory by falsifying documents in Mexico and Spain to show a Spanish land grant to Don Miguel Peralta in 1748. This ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-06 15:18

  2. Kenneth Roby Mexican Documents Collection

    Kenneth Roby Mexican Documents Collection, 1788-1917 (Bulk 1824-1857). This collection contains seven series of documents that were written and distributed by various federal, state, and local government officials in Mexico between late 18th Century and ...

    castanoe - 2020-11-16 11:05

  3. The Documented Border Collection

    Please note that some audiovisual content within our digital collections and exhibits is temporarily unavailable as we prepare to migrate it to a new platform. The Documented Border Collection is a subset of our Borderlands Collections and is being made ...

    trentp - 2021-02-09 10:31

  4. Bill Hoy Oral History Project Collection

    Four recordings of interviews conducted by Bill Hoy of the National Park Service and Organ Pipe National Monument with three local men. ...

    castanoe - 2021-06-14 10:13

  5. Lizarraga Family Papers

    This collection consists of legal documents in Spanish, pertaining to a lot of land (cornfield) located in Pitiquito, Sonora (Mexico). The collection was entrusted to Adalberto Guerrero, Dean of Student Affairs at the University of Arizona, in the early ...

    trentp - 2021-06-18 11:34

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Sociedad Mutualista de Obreros Mexicanos records

    The Sociedad Mutualista de Obreros Mexicanos records contain membership ledgers, record books, accounting books, expense reports, meeting attendance ledgers, society rule books and guidelines, correspondence, Spanish publications, audiovisual materials, ...

    mnboyer - 2021-09-02 12:35

  10. 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

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