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  1. Las Posadas Collection

    Las Posadas collection contains material relating to the long tradition of Carrillo Elementary School's re-enactment of Mary and Joseph’s pilgrimage from Nazareth to Bethlehem in a procession seeking shelter or  posada. This event was based on an old ...

    trentp - 2022-02-11 16:43

  2. Overson Family Photograph Collection

    Photographs and negatives, primarily prints, glass plate, nitrate, and acetate negatives, but also a few travel stereographs, cabinet cards, cartes-de-visite, and daguerreotypes, mostly relating to the Overson family of St. Johns, Arizona, along with some ...

    trentp - 2022-03-04 12:33

  3. 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

  4. Mormons in Arizona

    Historical sketches, minutes of meetings, letters, journals, diaries, and autobiographical sketches including histories written by R.E. Porter and George S. Tanner relating to Mormon settlements in Arizona, chiefly at Joseph City and other points along ...

    castanoe - 2022-03-17 12:46

  5. Diary and Scrapbook of Mission San Xavier del Bac

    Father Bonaventure. O.F.M. (1885-1967) was a Franciscan priest, historian and missionary, mainly to the Tohono O'odham at Mission San Xavier del Bac in Tucson, AZ. The collection contains a holograph and photocopied typescript of Father Bonaventure& ...

    castanoe - 2022-03-25 16:29

  6. John Franks Bisbee Catholic Church glass plates collection

    This collection consists of 10 glass plate negatives of St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, located in Bisbee, Arizona. The photographs were taken circa 1917 by John Franks, who lived in Bisbee, Arizona. John B. Franks was born in Kansas in 1872 and ...

    mnboyer - 2022-03-29 15:40

  7. Relación de las 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 - 2022-04-13 17:36

  8. Thai Religious Manuscript

    Religious manuscript written at the Pumpuang Monastery, Thailand, in 1939. The form is that of a "parabaik;" that is, the heavy paper is folded like an accordion. The writing is lengthwise on both sides of the rectangular paper. ...

    castanoe - 2022-04-29 12:29

  9. Philipp Segesser Papers

    Philipp Segesser was a Jesuit missionary in Sonora, Mexico. The collection contains papers relating to money owed to Segesser while Visitador-General of Sonora, Mexico, by Captain Francisco Xavier de Miranda. Accompanying the papers are supporting records ...

    castanoe - 2022-06-30 16:28

  10. Diary of William Jordan Flake

    William Jordan Flake (1878-1938) was a Mormon pioneer from Snowflake, Arizona. The collection consists of a daily journal written from July 3, 1903 to Aug. 9, 1904, from a mission in Tennessee for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The diary ...

    castanoe - 2022-07-01 16:33

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