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Students, faculty, staff, and the public are now welcome to visit Special Collections without an appointment from 9 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday. 

Special Collections will close at 12 pm on Monday, December 5th for the event Satellites: bringing an astronomy archive to the stage.

Political Affairs

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  1. Sanctuary Trial Papers

    Papers of the "Sanctuary Movement." Contains attorneys files, certified trail transcripts, and materials collected by the American Friends Society Committee and the Southside Presbyterian Church. ...

    castanoe - 2015-07-21 08:53

  2. Plan para el establecimiento de una negociación mercantil para con sus productos atender al pago de la guarnición que guarnece la Peninsula de California y al fomento de la mismo, Feb. 10, 1825

    Eight-page manuscript copy of original document in secretarial hand, dated February 10, 1825, and signed by Francisco de Paulo Tamariz. This plan arranged for the establishment of a mercantile negotiation, for products to take care of payment of the ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 17:07

  3. Broadsides by Jose Guadalupe Posada

    Jose Guadalupe Posada worked with the publisher Vanegas Arroyo during the years 1889-1912. This collection is a selection of news sheets from that tumultuous but fascinating period of Mexican history. The gamut of topics covered are: Sensationalized crime ...

    trentp - 2017-03-16 15:17

  4. Tecate (Mexico) Ethnographic Field Study files

    Field notes of interviews of residents and research material from a 1967 study of the political system of Tecate, Mexico including history, economy, cultural geography, religion and politics. Subject Area: Anthropology & Archaeology Political Affairs ...

    Molly Stothert-... - 2018-11-20 14:02

  5. Jose Maria Arana

    José Maria Arana was a prominent businessman and politician in Magdalena, Sonora, Mexico. He was also the leader of anti-Chinese campaigns in Sonora, Sinaloa, and Baja California. The materials consist mainly of letters to Arana from supporters and ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-10 14:28

  6. Manuel Mascarenas Papers

    Collection includes a ledger, cash book, invoice book, lettercopy book, legal documents, photographs, newspapers, and miscellaneous personal materials. ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-12 17:14

  7. Instruction reservada del Rno. De N.E.: que el Exmo. Sor Conde de Revillagigedo dio a su subceso el Exmo. Sor Marques de Branciforto

    Juan Vicente Güémez Pacheco de Padilla Horcasitas y Aguayo was the 2nd Count de Revillagigedo, and a Spanish military officer and 52nd viceroy of New Spain from October 17, 1789 to July 11, 1794. The collection comprises a manuscript of secret ...

    castanoe - 2021-06-16 15:59

  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. Memorandum of Juan Rafael Ortiz, November 6, 1834

    A holograph letter is signed and dated: Juan Rafael Ortíz, Santa Fe, Nov. 6, 1834. The printed letter-head reads "Gobierno Politico del Territorio de Nuevo Mejico." It is addressed to the Sr. Alcalde of la Cañada; this is probably the mayor of ...

    castanoe - 2021-11-05 13:44

  10. Miriam Davidson Papers

    This collection contains Miriam Davidson’s manuscripts and research files for her 1988 book, Convictions of the Heart regarding the 1980’s Sanctuary Movement and Trial. Materials include several drafts of the book and Davidson’s research materials, the ...

    castanoe - 2022-07-28 15:03

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