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Sinaloa Jesuit reports circa 1610-1627

MS 217


Collection Summary

Creator:
Collection Name: Sinaloa Jesuit reports
Inclusive Dates: circa 1610-1627
Physical Description:.1 linear feet
Abstract:Photocopies of typed transcriptions of 32 reports and letters, 1610 to 1623 or 1627. Nine of them are signed by Captain Diego Martínez de Hurdaide; another is a "traslado," signed by Hurdaide, of a letter from Padre Rector Cristóbal de Villalta to Padre Tomás Bacilio, 1622. The other documents are unsigned. Named addressees include Visitor Padre Hernando de Villafañe, Marqués de Salinas, Provincial Padre [Juan] Laurencio, and Oidor Chaves. Unnamed addressees are the commander, the viceroy, the governor, the president, the "contador," the treasurer, and the bishop.
Collection Number:MS 217
Language: Materials are in Spanish.
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733
URL: http://speccoll.library.arizona.edu/
E-Mail: LBRY-askspcoll@email.arizona.edu

Biographical Note

Hurdaide 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. Villalta was a Spanish Jesuit serving at the Yaqui Indian mission, San Ignacio de Torím, from 1619-1623; he was also a Visitor of the northern missions.


Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of typed transcriptions of 32 reports and letters, 1610 to 1623 or 1627. Nine of them are signed by Captain Diego Martínez de Hurdaide; another is a "traslado," signed by Hurdaide, of a letter from Padre Rector Cristóbal de Villalta to Padre Tomás Bacilio, 1622. The other documents are unsigned. Named addressees include Visitor Padre Hernando de Villafañe, Marqués de Salinas, Provincial Padre [Juan] Laurencio, and Oidor Chaves. Unnamed addressees are the commander, the viceroy, the governor, the president, the "contador," the treasurer, and the bishop.


Restrictions

Restrictions

There are no restrictions on this collection.

Copyright

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Related Material

In part, photocopies from the Archivo General de la Nación, Mexico City, and the Bancroft Library, Berkeley.


Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Hurdaide, Diego Martínez de, 1568-1628.
Villalta, Christóbal de, 1577-1623.

Corporate Name(s)
Jesuits -- Missions -- Mexico -- Sinaloa (State)
Jesuits -- Missions -- Mexico -- Sonora (State)

Geographic Name(s)
Mexico -- Church history.
Sinaloa (Mexico : State) -- Politics and government -- 1540-1810.
Sonora (Mexico : State) -- Politics and government -- 1540-1810.

Subject(s)
Indians of Mexico -- Mexico -- Sinaloa (State) -- History -- 17th century.
Indians of Mexico -- Mexico -- Sonora (State) -- History -- 17th century.
Missions -- Mexico -- Sinaloa (State) -- History -- 17th century.
Missions -- Mexico -- Sonora (State) -- History -- 17th century.
Yaqui Indians -- Missions -- History -- 17th century.


Administrative Information

Credit Line

Sinaloa Jesuit reports (MS 217). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Acquired as gift, 1980.

Processing History

Processed by Staff.