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Gobernador Francisco de Urdinola (unsigned). Relacion de la entrada que hico el governor de la Nueva Vizcaya Francisco de Urdinola a la Conquista, castigo y pacificacion de los yndios. Xiximes.

Serial Number
300-00003
Title
Gobernador Francisco de Urdinola (unsigned). Relacion de la entrada que hico el governor de la Nueva Vizcaya Francisco de Urdinola a la Conquista, castigo y pacificacion de los yndios. Xiximes.
Author(s)
Urdinola, Francisco de (Gobernador)
Date
00-00-1610
Documentation
Durango. 1610. 12p. Relacion.
Summary
Urdinola describes expedition against xixime Indians, who were raiding Spanish settlements, pacified acaxee pueblos in area around Durango. Expedition began in October after rains and was composed of 150 vecinos and soldiers from San Hipolito, San Andres, Chiametla presidios, 1100 Indian auxiliaries, and 2 Jesuits, who remained with pacified Xiximes. Expedition cost more than 80,000 pesos, so to save money, Urdinola disbanded presidio San Andres, composed of capitan 6 soldiers at cost of 3300 pesos/year. Presence of silver veins noted. Urdinola also includes his relacion de la tierra de los Xiximes y de los Yndios ritos y cerimonias que usan, a brief ethnography noting architecture, population (1720), agriculture (maize, beans, squash, batatas o camo- (perhaps camote), cotton), wild food gathering (mescal, Tuna rica) Capote, goyava, textile arts, dress, agriculture (gallinas de Castilla, muchos Pajaros que llamamos goacamayas), and ceremonies, including ritual cannibalism and ceremony involving a virgin placed in a cave while men go to war. Excellent document. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Urdinola, Francisco de (Gobernador de Nueva Vizcaya)
Places
Durango (Villa)
San Andres (Real, Presidio)
Culiacan
Chiametla (Presidio)
San Hipolito (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Xiximes
Acaxees
Tepehuanes
First Location
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Jgi no. 1817 pp. 001-006
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Lac, Jgi no. 1817 pp. 001-006
Language
Spanish
Notes
Edges of pages have been trimmed- transcription some words lost.
Batch Reference Number
4535
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Person Last Name
Urdinola
Beginning Date (repacked)
1610
Type
Text
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Fray Pedro de Isamende, and others. Documents concerning request for military escort.

Serial Number
290-00008
Title
Fray Pedro de Isamende, and others. Documents concerning request for military escort.
Author(s)
Isamende, Pedro de (Fray)
Date
00-00-1737
Date
00-00-1739
Documentation
San Francisco de la espada. 1737-1739. Letter. Auto. Peticion. Transcription.
Summary
Fray Isamende petitions gobernador for military escort to protect him while he rounds up pacao, azcahoma Indians, numbering 1737, of whom 88 are Christian, who fled mission after Former gobernador Franquis withdrew 3 soldiers stationed there. Basterra (12/2/1737) orders detachment from Espiritu Santo presidio to accompany Isamende. 9 man escort from San Antonio presidio helps Isamende gather 24 souls back to the fold. Isamende notes mission population of Espada in 1739. Fray Santa Ana notes that thacome Indians, los Mas inconstantes de la tribu y Muy del genio de los panpopas , joined Espada mission in 1736. Gobernador Basterra blames Apache hostilities for mission unrest. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Basterra, Prudencio de (Gobernador de Texas)
Franquis, Carlos (Former Gobernador de Texas)
Isamende, Pedro de (Fray)
Santa Ana (Fray)
Places
Texas (Provincia)
San Francisco de la Espada (Mision)
Bahia de Espiritu Santo (Presidio)
San Antonio de Bexar (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Pacaos
Azcahomas
Apaches
Thacames
Panpopas
First Location
TXU, Tex. Hist. Ctr. Nacogdoches arch. 2q292 839 v. 001 pp. 041-048
Original Location
TXA, Nacodoches, Texas. TXA. Nacogdoches Arch.
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4235
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Basterra
Franquis
Isamende
Beginning Date (repacked)
1737
End Date (repacked)
1739
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/836
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Del padre fray Francisco Hidalgo al senor virrey. Relacion de la provincia de Texas.

Serial Number
280-00006
Title
Del padre fray Francisco Hidalgo al senor virrey. Relacion de la provincia de Texas.
Author(s)
Hidalgo, Francisco (O.F.M.)
Date
11-04-1714
Documentation
San Francisco de los Tejas. November 4, 1714. 14p. Relacion. Transcription.
Summary
Geographic information- boundary landmarks, latitude-longitude coordinates, altitude. Describes- vegetation, water and Mineral resources, plant and animal resources. Ethnographic data (mostly on the Asinaic)- crops and other plant utilization, habitations, material culture, burial practices, use of Peyote, cohesiveness of the nation, domesticated animals. Mentions plagues. Makes recommendations for the location of presidios. (R. Perez) (1977)
Persons
Hidalgo, Francisco (O.F.M.)
Places
San Francisco de los Tejas (Mision)
Texas (Provincia)
Missuri (Rio)
La Palizada (Rio)
San Marcos (Rio)
Espiritu Santo (Rio)
Colorado (Rio)
Grande del Norte (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Cadodachos
Nazonis
Nacitos
Nadzoos
Caynios
Tobacanas
Nachitozes
Yllinois
Pannis
Cayniguas
Apaches
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0510
Original Location
SFO, Watsonville, California, K, 001, no. 014
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4459
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Hidalgo
Beginning Date Month
November
Beginning Date (repacked)
11-04-1714
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/811
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es
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Fr. Francisco Palou. Estado y resumen de las cartas del p. fr. Junipero Serra, Juan Crespi, y del sarg. to Joseph Francisco Ortega quines escriben del puerto de San Diego, dando razon y noticia de todo lo acaesido...

Serial Number
260-00043
Title
Fr. Francisco Palou. Estado y resumen de las cartas del p. fr. Junipero Serra, Juan Crespi, y del sarg. to Joseph Francisco Ortega quines escriben del puerto de San Diego, dando razon y noticia de todo lo acaesido en la expedicion de tierra, que fue al descubrimento de Monte Rey, con fecha de 9 de febrero de 1770.
Author(s)
Palou, Francisco
Date
00-00-1770
Documentation
1770*. 4 folios.
Summary
This document gives summarized account gathered from the letters mentioned above of the expedition to Monte rey of the year 1770. In diary form it briefly states the happenings of each day, and concludes with la Altura y Grados de cada Paraje segun la graduacion que Hizo Don Miguel Constanzo. it bears no signature but seems to be the writing of Palou. (microfilm catalog)
Persons
Rivera, Fernando
Portola, Gaspar
Palou, Francisco
Viscaino, Juan
Constanzo, Miguel
Serra, Junipero
Crespi, Juan
Ortega, Joseph Francisco
Ortega, Francisco
Places
San Diego (California)
Monterrey (California)
Santa Barbara (California)
First Location
AZU Film 0305 rl. 03 fr.
Original Location
PAA, Rome, Cc-Cavsf, (203-02) K, no. 054 Leg. 0014
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
551
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Rivera
Portola
Palou
Viscaino
Constanzo
Serra
Crespi
Ortega
Ortega
Beginning Date (repacked)
1770
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/16172
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es
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Anonymous (un religioso de la provincia del Santo Evangelo de Mexico). Memorias para la historia natural de California.

Serial Number
250-00087
Title
Anonymous (un religioso de la provincia del Santo Evangelo de Mexico). Memorias para la historia natural de California.
Date
00-00-1790
Documentation
Relacion. N.p. 1790. 29.
Summary
Discusses animal life of California, including domestic and wild animals, birds, some insects, sea creatures, and plant life, including fruits, vegetables, herbs, trees. Also remarks on minerals. Generic, rather than scientific names are used. The author frequently made distinctions between species and described the qualities and use of almost all species listed. (J. Grusin) (1976)
First Location
Newberry Library, Chicago. Ayer ms. 1193.
Original Location
NL, Chicago, Ayer Ms. 1193
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
2632
UAIR Filtering Fields
Beginning Date (repacked)
1790
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/16112
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es
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Joseph Velazquez. Diario hecho de correo por Joseph Velazquez soldado de cuero de real presidio de las Californias.

Serial Number
250-00046
Title
Joseph Velazquez. Diario hecho de correo por Joseph Velazquez soldado de cuero de real presidio de las Californias.
Author(s)
Velazquez, Joseph
Date
00-00-1769
Documentation
Original. Signed. Monterrey. 1769. 3.
Summary
A mail carrier's perceptions on the route between Monterrey and San Diego. He describes vegetation and topography, as well as several passing remarks on populations centers. (J. Grusin) (1976)
Persons
Velazquez, Joseph
Places
Monterrey
San Diego
Santa Barbara
First Location
Newberry Library, Chicago. Ayer ms. 1249.
Original Location
NL, Chicago, Ayer Ms. 1249
Language
Spanish
Notes
Photostat from copy in private ownership.
Batch Reference Number
2643
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Person Last Name
Velazquez
Beginning Date (repacked)
1769
Type
Text
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uadc://masterindex/16071
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es
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Isidro Felis de Espinosa OFM. Chronica apostolica y seraphica de todos los colegios de propaganda fide de esta Nueva Espana de misioneros Franciscanos observantes.

Serial Number
250-00027
Title
Isidro Felis de Espinosa OFM. Chronica apostolica y seraphica de todos los colegios de propaganda fide de esta Nueva Espana de misioneros Franciscanos observantes.
Author(s)
Espinosa, Isidro Felis de (OFM)
Date
00-00-1746
Documentation
Mexico. 1746. 590 plus table of contents. Chronicle. Bound offset.
Summary
Part of book five focuses on Ofm missionary activity in Texas. Includes its development, contacts with the Indians, Indian customs, religious practices, political system, conversions plus success of missionary activity. Also, remarks on animals, plants, and climate of the mission region. (J. Grusin) (1976)
Persons
Espinosa, Isidro Felis de
Torres, Antonio de (Fr.)
Leon, (General)
Mazanet, Damian (Fr.)
Theran, Domingo (Gobernador)
Hidalgo, Francisco (Fr.)
Nunez, Miguel (Fr.)
Olivares, Antonio de (Fr.)
Margil, Antonio (Fr.)
Places
Grande (Rio)
del Norte (Rio)
Texas
Coaguila
Los Cadodachos (Rio)
Dolores del Punto (Mision)
Ethnic Groups
Dedepos
Gavilanes
Payayas
Julimenos
Tripas Blancas
Ticmamares
Terocodames
Xarames
Xumines
Xapes
Yoricas
Miscales
Texias
First Location
Newberry Library, Chicago. Ayer 657.6 f841 e7
Original Location
NL, Chicago, Ayer 6576 F841 E7
Language
Spanish
Notes
A summary of Espinosas work is also part of his el peregrino septentrional atlante Mexico, 1737.
Batch Reference Number
4934
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Espinosa
Torres
Leon
Mazanet
Theran
Hidalgo
Nunez
Olivares
Margil
Beginning Date (repacked)
1746
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/16052
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Pedro de Rivera. Diario y derrotero de lo caminado.

Serial Number
250-00022
Title
Pedro de Rivera. Diario y derrotero de lo caminado.
Author(s)
Rivera, Pedro de
Date
00-00-1736
Documentation
Guatemala. 1736. 84pgs. Diario. Offset.
Summary
Traces his journey northward to inspect presidios and local conditions. Some remarks on geography, Indians, and forts, as well as on plant and animal life, agriculture. He frequently listed which Indians lived in certain towns. Document is valuable for its placement of the tribes and bands. (J. Grusin) (1976)
Persons
Rivera, Pedro de (Brigadier)
Porras, Guillermo
Places
Nuevo Toledo
Nuevo Galicia
Nueva Viscaya
Nueva Mexico
Texas
Nuevo Leon
Sonora
Ostimuri
Sinaloa
Nayarit
Culiacan
Coaguila
Ethnic Groups
Choras
Tecolames
Tepehuanes
Tarahumaras
Xiximes
Tubares
Berroxios
Nuris
Babos Arigames
Atapabondas
Conchos
Chizos
Otaquitatomes
Sumas
Xocomes
Mezquites
Calcalotes
Paxalames
Mammetes
Julimenos
Tapalcomes
Poarames
Hopomes
Sibulos
Pulicas
Piros
Tiguas
Mansos
Queres
Zunis
Alonas
Xemes
Xeres
Picuries
Thanos
Pecos
Apaches
Pharaones
Natajes
Gilenos
Coninas
Quartelexos
Palomas
Yutas
Jicarillas
Moquis
Comanches
Mayos
Opatas
Pimas
Jovas
Eudeves
Egues
Yaquis (Hyaques)
Toros
Cholz
Seris
Tepocas
Adaes
Aynays
Nagadoches
Nechas
nozones
Naconomes
Yojuanes
Anames
Ervipiames
Malleyes
Pampopas
Cocos
Coapites
Copanes
Carancaguazes
Tacames
Aranames
Pelones
Salinas
Parchinas
Annas
Pacaos
Pajalates
Pitalac
First Location
Newberry Library, Chicago. Ayer *656.2 r6
Original Location
NL, Chicago, Ayer *6562 R6
Language
Spanish
Notes
Rpt. 1945. notas por guillermo porras.
Batch Reference Number
4930
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Rivera
Porras
Beginning Date (repacked)
1736
Type
Text
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Ignacio Tirsch al padre rector Miguel del Barco. la boca del chapulin es caliente.

Serial Number
230-00019
Title
Ignacio Tirsch al padre rector Miguel del Barco. la boca del chapulin es caliente.
Author(s)
Tirsch, Ignacio
Date
06-16-1764
Documentation
Santiago. June 16, 1764. 4p. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
Notification on a plague of locust; with a detailed physical description of the insect (especially the mouth), and a description of their eating habits, including the types of plants they prefer. (R. Perez) (1977)
Persons
Tirsch, Ignacio (Sj)
Barco, Miguel del (Rector, Sj)
Places
Santiago (Mision)
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0324
Original Location
CU-BANC. C-B 0840 no. 324
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4697
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Tirsch
Barco
Beginning Date Month
June
Beginning Date (repacked)
06-16-1764
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15997
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
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Capitan Joaquin Orobio y Bastherra al virrey. Concerns horcoquiza indians' request for reduccion missionization.

Serial Number
210-00048
Title
Capitan Joaquin Orobio y Bastherra al virrey. Concerns horcoquiza indians' request for reduccion missionization.
Author(s)
Orobio y Bastherra, Joaquin (Capitan)
Date
11-01-1747
Documentation
Bahia presidio. November 1, 1747. Copy.
Summary
Capitan Orobio y Bastherra informs virrey of request by Horcoquiza Indians to be reduced, missionized. States Horcoquizas consist of 5 pueblos, o rancherias, totaling 300 families. Notes their location along Rios Trinidad, Naeches, Sabinas. States these Indians trade on annual Basis with French. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Orobio y Bastherra, Joaquin (Capitan de Bahia Presidio)
Places
Bahia del Espiritu Santo (Presidio)
Brazos (Rio)
Trinidad (Rio)
Naeches (Rio)
Sabinas (Rio)
Mississippi (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Horcoquizas
Pachinas
Franceses
First Location
TXU, Tex. Hist. Ctr. Arch. S. Fran. El grande 2q248 835 v. 019 pp. 082-084
Original Location
BNM, Mexico, Arch. S. Fran. El Grande
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4671
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Orobio y Bastherra
Beginning Date Month
November
Beginning Date (repacked)
11-01-1747
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15968
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es
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