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Cartas y Informes 1768-1816

MS 231


Collection Summary

Creator:
Collection Name: Cartas y Informes
Inclusive Dates: 1768-1816
Physical Description:.1 linear feet
Abstract:Photocopies of typed transcriptions of 13 letters and reports written by missionaries in Pimería Alta, Sonora, and Chihuahua, from 1768 to 1816. Some letters are addressed to their superiors at Querétaro; others are to include Captain Juan Bautiste de Anza, Governor Juan Claudio de Pineda, and Father President Juan Crisóstomo Gil de Bernabé.
Collection Number:MS 231
Language: Materials are in Spanish and English.
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

Franciscan priests and the mission areas where they were writing: Garcés at San Xavier del Bac; Roche at Cocóspera and Terrenate; Diaz at Caborca; Agorreta at Saric; Salazar at Ures; Soler at Ati; Font at Imuris; Morfi at Chihuahua; Iturralde at Tubutama; and Davalos at Tecoripa.

All letters in Spanish, except two translated into English.


Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of typed transcriptions of 13 letters and reports written by missionaries in Pimería Alta, Sonora, and Chihuahua, from 1768 to 1816. Some letters are addressed to their superiors at Querétaro; others are to include Captain Juan Bautiste de Anza, Governor Juan Claudio de Pineda, and Father President Juan Crisóstomo Gil de Bernabé.

The sources were compiled by Father Kieran McCarty, a priest and scholar associated with the Academy of Franciscan History, Washington, D.C.


Arrangement

This collection is organized chronologically.

Restrictions

Restrictions

There are no restrictions on this collection.

Copyright

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Related Material

Originals at the Civezza Collection, Antonianum Library, Rome, and the Archivo Franciscano, Biblioteca Nacional de México, Mexico City.


Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Agorreta, Juan Josef de -- Correspondence.
Davalos, Ignacio -- Correspondence.
Diaz, Juan Marcelo, 1736-1781 -- Correspondence.
Font, Pedro, 1737-1781 -- Correspondence.
Garcés, Francisco Tomás Hermenegildo, 1738-1781 -- Correspondence.
Iturralde, Francisco -- Correspondence.
McCarty, Kieran.
Morfi, Juan Agustín, -1783 -- Correspondence.
Roche, Francisco -- Correspondence.
Salazar, Esteban de -- Correspondence.
Soler, José -- Correspondence.

Corporate Name(s)
Colegio de Misioneros de Propaganda Fide de la Santa Cruz (Querétaro, Mexico)
Franciscans -- Missions -- Mexico -- Sonora (State) -- History -- Sources.

Geographic Name(s)
Mexico -- Church history -- Sources.
Pimería Alta (Mexico and Ariz.) -- Church history -- Sources.

Subject(s)
Indians of North America -- Pimería Alta (Mexico and Ariz.) -- History -- 18th century.
Missionaries -- Pimería Alta (Mexico and Ariz.)
Missions -- Pimería Alta (Mexico and Ariz.) -- History.
Piman Indians -- Missions -- History -- 18th century.


Administrative Information

Credit Line

Cartas y Informes (MS 231). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Acquired as gift, 1980.

Processing History

Processed by Staff.