Geography

Francisco de Ortega y Juan Garcia de Mercado. Testimonio de los autos hechos sobre las diligencias que el capitan Francisco de Ortega hizo en el descubrimiento de California.

Serial Number
030-00117
Title
Francisco de Ortega y Juan Garcia de Mercado. Testimonio de los autos hechos sobre las diligencias que el capitan Francisco de Ortega hizo en el descubrimiento de California.
Author(s)
Ortega, Francisco de
Garcia de Mercado, Juan
Date
04-00-1634
Documentation
Mexico. April 1634. Relacion.
Summary
Report of sea explorations by Ortega. Detailed report. Describes geography of towns. (J. Grusin) (1975)
Persons
Ortega, Francisco de
Garcia de Mercado, Juan
Carbonel, Esteban Piloto)
Places
California
First Location
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. J-03-A-14 Pastells Col. V. 006, p. 129-214
Original Location
AGI, Sevilla, Aud.Mexico, Leg. 0034(58-4-01)
Other Location
Razon y Fe Library, Madrid. Pastells Col. V. 006, p. 129-214 MOSU. Mf. Jesuitica. Pastells Col. rl. 0031 V. 006, p. 129-214
Language
Spanish
Notes
Document is on pages 129-150; and continued on pages 193-214.
Batch Reference Number
1120
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Ortega
Garcia de Mercado
Person Last Name
Ortega
Garcia de Mercado
Carbonel
Beginning Date (repacked)
1634
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/3033
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
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Capitan Juan Lopez de Nicuna. expediente sobre el descubrimiento de California.

Serial Number
030-00114
Title
Capitan Juan Lopez de Nicuna. expediente sobre el descubrimiento de California.
Author(s)
Lopez de Nicuna, Juan (Capitan)
Date
05-25-1629
Documentation
Mexico. May 25, 1629. Mf. Of transc.
Summary
Report on journey to California from Mexico. Descriptions of Indians. Remarks on California wealth. Reports on conditions along the way. Description of California potential as route to east. Detailed account of the journey. Tried to make California appealing. Stressed Mineral wealth. (J. Grusin) (1975)
Persons
Lopez de Nicuna, Juan (Capitan)
Iturbe, Juan de
Sarasti, Juan de
Vargas, Diego de
Viscayno, Sebastian
Ruiz de Aguirre, Martin
Viday, Martin de
Places
California
Matanuras (Puerto de)
Sahagua
Vizcaya
Mendecino
Amaca Island
Carburcio Island
Vandemas (Valle de)
Colima
Chametla
Culiacan
Ethnic Groups
Gijimes
Guachiclules (de Sinaloa)
First Location
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. J-03-A-14 Pastells Col. V. 006, p. 001-077
Original Location
AGI, Sevilla, Aud.Guadalajara, Leg. 0133(67-3-27)
Other Location
Razon y Fe Library, Madrid. Pastells Col. V. 006, p. 001-077 MOSU. Mf. Jesuitica. Pastells Col. rl. 0031 V. 006, p. 001-077
Language
Spanish
Notes
Mentions ganados vacuna.
Batch Reference Number
1118
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Lopez de Nicuna
Iturbe
Sarasti
Vargas
Viscayno
Ruiz de Aguirre
Viday
Beginning Date Month
May
Beginning Date (repacked)
05-25-1629
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/3030
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Cedula of Philip III to Pedro de Acuna, governor of the Philippines concerning settlement of Monterey.

Serial Number
030-00073
Title
Cedula of Philip III to Pedro de Acuna, governor of the Philippines concerning settlement of Monterey.
Author(s)
Philip III
Date
08-19-1606
Documentation
San Lorenzo. August 19, 1606. 5pp. Typed English transl. Cpy. Typesc.
Summary
Philip III orders Don Pedro de Acuna, governor and captain general of the Philippines, to assist Sebastian Viscaino who has been ordered to settle the harbor of Monterey. The importance of this document lies in its account by Philip III of the expedition on which Sebastian Viscaino, an experienced navigator, discovered Monterey and explored the coast in between on order of Don Luis de Velasco, Former viceroy of New Spain - description of native inhabitants of the coast and their mention of gold. (C. Briggs) (1975)
Persons
Philip III
Acuna, Pedro de
Venegas, Miguel
Velasco, Luis de (Virrey)
Viscaino, Sebastian
Mendoza, Juan de (Marques de Montesclaros)
Zuniga y Acevedo, Gaspar de (Conde de Monterrey)
Places
Monterey
San Diego
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0066
Original Location
AGI, Sevilla, Aud.Guadalajara, Leg. 0418(104-3-4)
Language
Spanish
Notes
This is an English translation of a published Spanish document.
Batch Reference Number
1528
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Philip III
Acuna
Venegas
Velasco
Viscaino
Mendoza
Zuniga y Acevedo
Beginning Date Month
August
Beginning Date (repacked)
08-19-1606
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/2989
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Marques de Montes Claros a su magestad. Carta sobre varios puntos.

Serial Number
030-00072
Title
Marques de Montes Claros a su magestad. Carta sobre varios puntos.
Author(s)
Montes Claros (Marques de) (Virrey)
Date
05-30-1606
Documentation
Mexico (Ciudad). May 30, 1606. Letter. Copy.
Summary
Asks that king favor the Jesuit college of San Gregorio, which is dedicated to teaching the Indians. Mentions explorations in Sinaloa to found a port near to California. (M. Bowman) (1979)
Persons
Montes Claros (Marques de) (Virrey)
Places
Mexico (Ciudad)
Sinaloa
California
San Gregorio (Colegio)
First Location
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. J-02-C-02 Pastells Col. Vol. 004, Mexico Vol. 004, pp. 105-106
Original Location
AGI, Sevilla, Aud.Mexico, Leg. 0026(58-3-15)
Other Location
Razon y Fe Library, Madrid. Pastells Col. Sevilla, Sec. N. Esp., Vol. 04, Mexico Vol. 04, pp. 105-106 MOSU. Mf. Jesuitica. Pastells Col. rl. 31, V. 04, Mexico 04, pp. 105-106
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
00005993/JHI
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Montes Claros
Beginning Date Month
May
Beginning Date (repacked)
05-30-1606
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/2988
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
General Subjects
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Juan de Mendoza, Marques de Montesclaros, al rey. Carta sobre el estado de la provincia del Nuevo Mexico.

Serial Number
030-00071
Title
Juan de Mendoza, Marques de Montesclaros, al rey. Carta sobre el estado de la provincia del Nuevo Mexico.
Author(s)
Mendoza, Juan de (Marques de Montesclaros)
Onate, Juan de
Date
10-28-1605
Documentation
Mexico. October 28, 1605. 31pp. Typesc. Orig. Sgnd. Ms.
Summary
This document consists of a letter from the marques de Montesclaros to the king, the Former advising the latter of the state of the conquest in New Mexico and his views concerning the value of the enterprise and his assessment of the moral obligations to the new converts. The ethnohistorical meat consists of a letter from Juan de Onate to the marquez where the Former describes the province and the state of affairs. (C. Briggs) (1975.
Persons
Mendoza, Juan de (Marques de Montesclaros)
Felipe (Rey)
Onate, Juan de
Escobar, Francisco de
Diaz de Villegas, Pedro
Places
San Andres (Rio)
Qualchoquata
Gulf Of California
Moqui
Mexico
San Gabriel
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0410 Folder 001
Original Location
AGI, Sevilla.
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
1561
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Mendoza
Onate
Person Last Name
Mendoza
Felipe
Onate
Escobar
Diaz de Villegas
Beginning Date Month
October
Beginning Date (repacked)
10-28-1605
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/2987
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Gobernador Francisco de Urdinola al rey. Auto sobre Sinaloa - condiciones, costumbres, poblacion, etc.

Serial Number
030-00070
Title
Gobernador Francisco de Urdinola al rey. Auto sobre Sinaloa - condiciones, costumbres, poblacion, etc.
Author(s)
Urdinola, Francisco de
Date
12-00-1604
Documentation
San Felipe, Sinaloa. December 1604. Mf. Of transc.
Summary
A detailed informe by the governor concerning local conditions, customs of Indians and population statistics of pueblos, remarks and statistics on Jesuit activities - focuses on Indian government friction also. Also, natural resources, covers Sinaloa. Is structured as a residencia. (J. Grusin) (1975)
Persons
Urdinola, Francisco de
Munoz, Bartolome
Rodriguez, Diego (Alcalde de San Felipe)
Places
Sinaloa
San Felipe (Sinaloa)
Sinaloa (Rio)
Mayo (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Acaxes
Sobaybos
Serranias
First Location
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. J-03-A-15 Pastells Col. V. 002, p. 280-365
Original Location
AGI, Sevilla, Aud.Guadalajara, Leg. 0028(66-6-17)
Other Location
Razon y Fe Library, Madrid. Pastells Col. V. 002, p. 280-365 MOSU. Mf. Jesuitica. Pastells Col. rl. 0038 V. 002, p. 280-365
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
1092
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Urdinola
Munoz
Rodriguez
Beginning Date (repacked)
1604
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/2986
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Informacion de meritos y servicios de Sebastian Vizcaino.

Serial Number
030-00056
Title
Informacion de meritos y servicios de Sebastian Vizcaino.
Author(s)
Vizcaino, Sebastian
Date
05-20-1602
Documentation
Mexico. May 20, 1602. Mf. Of transc.
Summary
An account of Vizcaino's merits as a captain told as part of a relacion on his explorations of California, followed by a detailed recounting of the voyage. Contains maps and altitude charts. (J. Grusin) (1975)
Persons
Vizcaino, Sebastian
First Location
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. J-03-A-15 Pastells Col. V. 003, p. 141-355
Original Location
AGI, Sevilla, Patronato, Leg. 0030(1-1-1-30) no. 04
Other Location
Razon y Fe Library, Madrid. Pastells Col. V. 003, p. 141-355 MOSU. Mf. Jesuitica. Pastells Col. rl. 0038 V. 003, p. 141-355
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
1099
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Vizcaino
Beginning Date Month
May
Beginning Date (repacked)
05-20-1602
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/2972
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Relacion de los sucesos de la entrada que hizo el gob. D. Juan de Onate en las poblaciones del Nuevo Mexico hacia el norte.

Serial Number
030-00049
Title
Relacion de los sucesos de la entrada que hizo el gob. D. Juan de Onate en las poblaciones del Nuevo Mexico hacia el norte.
Author(s)
Onate, Juan de
Date
12-14-1601
Documentation
San Gabriel. December 14, 1601. 20pp. Typesc. 22pp. English typesc. Transl. Cpy. Sgnd. Ms.
Summary
An account of Onate's exploration and missionization journey to the north of the new settlements of New Mexico in 1601. Direction appears to be easterly as well. Friendly meeting with Apaches. Special mention is made of the character of the landscape, plums and other fruit eaten along the way and the habits and appearance of the buffalo. The population and ^disposition^ of the native inhabitants are mentioned as well. A well written and colorful as well as informative document of early plains contact. (C. Briggs) (1975)
Persons
Onate, Juan de
Joseph (Interprete)
Saldivar Mendoza, Vicente de
Velasco, Francisco de (Fray)
Vergara, Pedro de (Fray)
Guiterrez Bocanegra, Juan (Sect.)
Places
Galisteo
San Gabriel
San Buenaventura (Rio)
Magdalena
San Francisco (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0410 Folder 001
Original Location
AGI, Sevilla.
Language
Spanish
Notes
In folder this document is represented with an original Spanish transcription in typescript, a carbon copy, and an English translation in typescript. 20 pps in Spanish and 22 pps of English.
Batch Reference Number
1563
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Onate
Joseph
Saldivar Mendoza
Velasco
Vergara
Guiterrez Bocanegra
Beginning Date Month
December
Beginning Date (repacked)
12-14-1601
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/2965
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Entrada que Francisco Sanchez hizo en el Nuevo Mexico.

Serial Number
030-00046
Title
Entrada que Francisco Sanchez hizo en el Nuevo Mexico.
Date
05-14-1600
Documentation
Mexico. May 14, 1600. 56pp. Typesc. Cpy.
Summary
A journal of the Francisco Sanchez Chamuscado journey to New Mexico in 1581, copied by thesorus Juan (Sic) de Aranda from a relacion that he found in the papers of the archbishop of Mexico, this copy being copied by Martin de Pedroza. Description includes mention of the tribes (linguistically) and the areas found. Presents were given to the Indians as a sign of good will, and crosses were left as a sign to future Spaniards that the recipients were friendly. Very rich ethnographically. (C. Briggs) (1975)
Persons
Aranda, Juan de (Tesorero)
Sanchez Chamuscado, Francisco
Pedroza, Martin de
Zuniga y Acevedo, Gaspar de (Conde de Monterrey)
Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, Alvaro
Moya de Contreras, Pedro (Virrey)
Places
San Gregorio (Valle de)
Santa Barbara de El Reynoda Vizcaya
Nuestra Senora de la Concepcion (Valle de)
Carneros (Valle de los)
Acome
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0403
Original Location
AGI, Sevilla, Patronato, Leg. 0022
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
1555
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Aranda
Sanchez Chamuscado
Pedroza
Zuniga y Acevedo
Nunez Cabeza de Vaca
Moya de Contreras
Beginning Date Month
May
Beginning Date (repacked)
05-14-1600
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/2962
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Juan de Onate. Relacion del fugo de un indio, criado de Antonio Gutierrez.

Serial Number
030-00043
Title
Juan de Onate. Relacion del fugo de un indio, criado de Antonio Gutierrez.
Date
02-16-1599
Documentation
Pueblo of San Juan Baptista, n.m. February 16, 1599. 7pp. Each, 3 copies, 2 Spanish, 1 English typesc. Sgnd. Ms.
Summary
Jusephe, an Indian servant, has fled from his master Antonio Gutierrez. Account of events leading up to the escape, and the search occurring directly afterward. (C. Briggs) (1975)
Persons
Onate, Juan de
Gutierrez de Umana, Antonio
Velarde, Juan
Caso Caraluna, Juan de
Perez, Miguel
Herrera, Cristobal de
Guillen, Cristobal
Sanchez, Francisco
Places
Calhuacan
Santa Barbara (Valle de)
San Ylefonso
Leyba
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0410
Original Location
AGI, Sevilla.
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
1560
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Onate
Gutierrez de Umana
Velarde
Caso Caraluna
Perez
Herrera
Guillen
Sanchez
Beginning Date Month
February
Beginning Date (repacked)
02-16-1599
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/2959
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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