Indians (Physical Characteristics)

Phelipe de Neve to Domingo Cabello. Requesting information on comanches.

Serial Number
300-01378
Title
Phelipe de Neve to Domingo Cabello. Requesting information on comanches.
Author(s)
Neve, Phelipe de (Comandante General)
Date
02-07-1784
Documentation
Arispe (Ciudad). February 7, 1784. 3p. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
Discusses Indians with pelo cortado and band of Comanches accompanied by Manchaca. The Indians with pelo cortado are of interest because the characteristic is common of the friendly northern tribes. (D. Coates) (1980)
Persons
Neve, Phelipe de (Comandante General)
Cabello, Domingo (Gobernador)
Menchaca, Miguel George
Pantalon, Francisco (Indio)
Places
Arispe (Ciudad)
Concepcion (Mision)
Nuevo Mexico (Provincia)
Ethnic Groups
Comanches
First Location
AZU Film 4615 rl. 015 fr. 0730.
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Thc-Ba, rl. 015 fr. 0730.
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
6382
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Neve
Cabello
Menchaca
Pantalon
Beginning Date Month
February
Beginning Date (repacked)
02-07-1784
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/2219
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Carlos II al obispo Juan de Santiago de Leon Garavito. Letter concerning missionization of Texas Indians.

Serial Number
300-00014
Title
Carlos II al obispo Juan de Santiago de Leon Garavito. Letter concerning missionization of Texas Indians.
Author(s)
Carlos II
Date
09-20-1690
Documentation
Madrid. September 20, 1690. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
King notes Leon's expedition to Bahia de Espiritu Santo in search of French, and his reports of numerous gentile Indians in area, especially Texas Indians, who could easily be converted. Texas Indians described as algo politicos y de usso Mas racional y tratable que los demas. instructs bishop to establish 5 or 6 missions in area to convert Indians, secure area against French. States that 6 missionaries accompanied Leon on his second entrada. King not too impressed with Franciscan missionary efforts in Coaguila. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Carlos II (Rey)
Santiago de Leon Garavito, Juan de (Obispo de Guadalajara)
Leon, Alonso de (Gobernador y Capitan General de Coahuila)
Galbe (Conde de) (Virrey)
Places
Guadalajara (Ciudad)
Espiritu Santo (Bahia)
Coaguila (Provincia)
Ethnic Groups
Texas
First Location
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Wbs no. 2031 pp. 001-003
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Lac, Wbs no. 2031 pp. 001-003
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4621
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Carlos II
Santiago de Leon Garavito
Leon
Beginning Date Month
September
Beginning Date (repacked)
09-20-1690
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/855
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Ventura indio. Description of navajos by Ventura, a genizaro Indian, who lived with the navajos for more than a year.

Serial Number
275-00728
Title
Ventura indio. Description of navajos by Ventura, a genizaro Indian, who lived with the navajos for more than a year.
Author(s)
Ventura (Indio Genizaro)
Date
07-20-1748
Documentation
Santa Fe. July 20, 1748. 8p. Declaracion. Signed. Transcription
Summary
(R. Jackson) (1980)
Persons
Ventura (Indio Genizaro)
Codallos y Rabal, Joachin (Gobernador)
Guerrero, Francisco (Alcalde Mayor)
Unanue, Phelipe Jacobo
Mestas, Bentura
Fernandez, Carlos
Alire, Miguel
Martin, Jacinto
Romo de Vera, Joseph
Hortiz, Francisco
Garduno, Gregorio
Places
Nabajo (Provincia)
Thaos (Pueblo)
Cenegu (Pueblo)
El Paso (Presidio)
Belem (Puesto)
Abiqu (Pueblo)
Picuris (Pueblo)
Ethnic Groups
Genizaros
Navajos
Caiguas
Cumanches
Yutaschiguaguas
First Location
AZU Film 2182 rl. 08 fr. 0827-0834
Original Location
SANM, Santa Fe, Span.Arch. 1621-1821, rl. 008 ff. 0827-0834
Language
Spanish
Notes
Twitchell Vol. II, no. 0494.
Batch Reference Number
8162
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Ventura
Codallos y Rabal
Guerrero
Unanue
Mestas
Fernandez
Alire
Martin
Romo de Vera
Hortiz
Garduno
Beginning Date Month
July
Beginning Date (repacked)
07-20-1748
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/8445
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Letter to padre provincial concerning Yaqui missionization.

Serial Number
230-00008
Title
Letter to padre provincial concerning Yaqui missionization.
Author(s)
Perez, Andres (Fray)
Date
06-13-1617
Documentation
Rio del Espiritu Santo. June 13, 1617. Original.
Summary
Mentions Island Rio Yaqui 2 leagues from mouth where largest concentration Yaquis have their fields, describes Yaqui flood plain agriculture (maize, beans, squash), including 2 planting seasons. States cotton, Mescal (agave), otras semillejas not cultivated, but apparently Tuna (opuntia) was. Notes Lower pueblos' exploitation sea resources, especially fish. Mentions continuous warfare with Nebomes, Mayos. says Yaquis, surrounded by enemies, unable to leave territory, desire friendship with Nebomes especially, because Yaquis wish to trade with Guaymas (Seri group), parientes de los Nebomes. for shells, beads. Notes scattered Rancheria style settlement pattern from Tesano to sea (14 leagues). Houses of petate, located near fields. Describes aid Yaqui leaders in missionization process. Stresses isolated, beleaguered nature Yaqui society, desire for security from enemies. Notes that although Yaqui leaders don't possess power over others, their example respected, followed. Describes friendly reception missionaries. 1600 children baptized. Adults feared baptism because of epidemic (cocoliztli), which they equated with Sacrament. says Yaquis beginning to build Adobe homes. Also states Yaquis chose 12 sites for reduction 16,000 inhabitants to permanent settlements, 2 of which uncomfortable and will be reduced finally to 10. Nuris noted as friends of Yaquis, desirous of reduction as well to area with better land. Discusses desire other mountain groups for missionaries. Notes attempts to end indecent dances, drinking bouts, with fiestas de dios. Mentions Indians' preference for beef over wild game. says Yaquis now cutting hair shoulder length instead of wearing it long, customary among warriors. (T. Sheridan) (1976)
Persons
La Cruz, Diego de (Padre)
Pablo (Yaqui Leader)
Perez, Andres
Places
Mayo (Rio
Montesclaros
Serranias de Topia
Tesano
Ethnic Groups
Yaquis
Nebomes
Yaiamas (Guaymas-Seris)
Nures
Sues
Busos
Vacinoas
Tetaribes
Tehatas
Conicares
Tepahues
Warihios
First Location
CU-BANC. M-M 0227 pp. 0579-0583; 0943-0952
Original Location
CU-BANC. M-M 0227 Pp. 0579-0583; 093-0952
Other Location
CU-BANC. Memorias Para la Historia de la Provincia de Sinaloa
Language
Spanish
Notes
Excellent document
Batch Reference Number
1816
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
La Cruz
Pablo
Perez
Beginning Date Month
June
Beginning Date (repacked)
06-13-1617
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15986
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Gobernador Fernando Perez de Almazan al virrey. Letter concerning murder of Antonio Gonzalez (correo)

Serial Number
210-00036
Title
Gobernador Fernando Perez de Almazan al virrey. Letter concerning murder of Antonio Gonzalez (correo)
Author(s)
Perez de Almazan, Fernando (Gobernador)
Date
03-24-1724
Documentation
San Antonio de Valero. March 24, 1724. Letter. Copy.
Summary
Soldier from Rio Grande del Norte presidio tells of murder of Antonio Gonzalez (Correo) by Indians 14 leagues from San Antonio, detachment led by capitan Flores fails to catch up with Indians, but military officials skeptical murder perpetrated by Apaches, despite Apache-type arrows. Apaches use saddles while murderers of Correo, according to soldier, rode bareback (montado en pelo). Furthermore, soldier frightened them away merely by showing his arcabus, such timidity also uncharacteristic of Apaches. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Flores, Nicolas (Capitan)
Ramon, Domingo (Capitan) (Deceased Capitan of Espiritu Santo Presidio)
Ramon, Diego (Son of Domingo Ramon)
Perez de Almazan, Fernando (Gobernador de Texas)
Places
Espiritu Santo (Bahia)
San Juan Bautista del Rio Grande del Norte (Presidio)
Espiritu Santo (Presidio)
San Antonio de Valero (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
First Location
TXU, Tex. Hist. Ctr. Arch. S. Fran. El grande 2q248 835 v. 010 pp. 107-109
Original Location
BNM, Mexico, Arch. S. Fran. El Grande
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4661
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Flores
Ramon
Ramon
Perez de Almazan
Beginning Date Month
March
Beginning Date (repacked)
03-24-1724
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15956
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Alonso de Leon. Derrotero del viaje que hizo el general Alonso de Leon a la provincia de Coahuila del 9 de abril al 11 de junio de 1690.

Serial Number
210-00002
Title
Alonso de Leon. Derrotero del viaje que hizo el general Alonso de Leon a la provincia de Coahuila del 9 de abril al 11 de junio de 1690.
Author(s)
Leon, Alonso de
Date
S -(P-N.D.
Documentation
N.p. n.d. Photostat of copy.
Summary
Alonso de Leon's account of his entrada into provincia of Texas and his encounters with Texas Indians, who received him well. Briefly describes Texas agriculture and other aspects of culture, including wooden houses, raised beds, and cleanliness of Indians. Encounters Indians in league with French who attenpt to induce him to trade all his horses, clothing to them. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Benavides, Francisco de (Capitan)
Leon, Alonso de (Gobernador de Coahuila)
Places
Nueces (Rio)
Guadalupe (Rio)
Medina (Rio)
Espiritu Santo (Bahia)
San Marcos (Rio)
San Francisco de los Texas (Pueblo)
San Sebastian (Valle)
Santissima Trinidad (Rio)
Texas (Provincia)
Ethnic Groups
Franceses
Texas
First Location
TXU, Tex. Hist. Ctr. Arch. S. Fran. El grande 2q248 835 v. 009 pp. 027-041
Original Location
BNM, Mexico, Arch. S. Fran. El Grande
Language
Spanish
Notes
Incomplete- beginning missing
Batch Reference Number
4650
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Benavides
Leon
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15922
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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descubrimiento de Sonora a California en el ano de 1774. Ruta del primer viaje de d. Juan Bautista de Ansa, capitan del real presidio de Tubac.

Serial Number
190-00010
Title
descubrimiento de Sonora a California en el ano de 1774. Ruta del primer viaje de d. Juan Bautista de Ansa, capitan del real presidio de Tubac.
Date
00-00-1774
Documentation
N.p. 1774. 28p.
Summary
A day by day account of Anza's trek from Tubac to San Gabriel from 9 February 1774 to 25 may 1774. The route, geography, and inhabitants are described. (G. Miller) (1977)
Persons
Garcez (Padre)
Diaz (Padre)
Palma (Capitan)
Moncada, Fernando
Ansa, Juan Bautista de
Places
Tubac
San Ignacio
Arivac (Valle)
Urrea
Saric (Mision)
Arizona
San Francisco del Ati Payo
Tubrutania
Oquitoa (Mision)
Altar (Presidio)
Caborca (Mision)
San Ildefonso
Aribaipia (O San Eduardo)
Gila (Rio)
Colorado (Rio)
Rancheria de Quitobaci (O San Luis de Bacapa)
San Marcelo de Sonoitac
Carrizal
Isla de la Santisima Trinidad En El Rio Gila
Rancheria de la Palma
Laguna de Santa Olaya
Golfo de California
Santo Thomas
Santa Rosa de las Lajas
San Sebastian (O del Peregrino)
San Gregorio
Santa Catarina
Puerto de San Carlos
San Patricio (Valle)
San Jose (Valle)
Laguna de San Antonio de Bucareli
Santa Ana (Rio)
San Gabriel (Mision)
Ethnic Groups
Pimas
Apaches
Aguages
Pimas
Papagos
Indios del Colorado
Yumas
Cahuenches (Taquenches)
First Location
Bibl. Nac., Madrid. Ms. 19266 fol. 0259
Original Location
BNE, Madrid, Ms. 19266 ff. 0259
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4777
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Garcez
Diaz
Palma
Moncada
Ansa
Beginning Date (repacked)
1774
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15915
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Diario del viage que hace por tierra Gaspar de Portola, capitan de dragones del regimiento de Espana. Gobernador de Californias a los puertos de San Diego y Monterrey.

Serial Number
190-00007
Title
Diario del viage que hace por tierra Gaspar de Portola, capitan de dragones del regimiento de Espana. Gobernador de Californias a los puertos de San Diego y Monterrey.
Author(s)
Portola, Gaspar de
Date
00-00-1769
Date
00-00-1770
Documentation
N.p. 1769-1770. 30p. Copy.
Summary
A diary of an exploratory expedition from Santa Maria to Monterrey by land. none of the numerous Indians encountered along the way are identified, but are nevertheless described. (G. Miller) (1977)
Persons
Serra, Junipero (Padre)
Campa, Miguel (Fray)
Galvez, Jose
Rivera, Fernando de (Capitan)
Prat, Pedro
Rages, Pedro
Cortanso, Miguel
Portola, Gaspar de
Places
Santa Maria
San Juan de Dios
San Antonio
Ensenada de Todos Santos
Puerto de San Diego
Maria Santisima
Canal de Santa Barbara
Punta de la Concepcion
Santa Lucia
Puerto de Monterrey
Puerto de San Francisco
Punta de Pinos
Encino (Valle)
San Carlos
First Location
Bibl. Nac., Madrid. Ms. 19266 fol. 0231
Original Location
BNE, Madrid, Ms. 19266 ff. 0231
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4775
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Serra
Campa
Galvez
Rivera
Prat
Rages
Cortanso
Portola
Beginning Date (repacked)
1769
End Date (repacked)
1770
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15912
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Consulta que el capitan d. Gabriel Antonio Vildozola hizo al visitador general d. Jose de Galvez sobre la pacificacion general del Seri y Apaches.

Serial Number
190-00006
Title
Consulta que el capitan d. Gabriel Antonio Vildozola hizo al visitador general d. Jose de Galvez sobre la pacificacion general del Seri y Apaches.
Author(s)
Vildozola, Gabriel Antonio
Date
08-14-1766
Documentation
Presidio de Fronteras. August 14, 1766. 15p. Copy.
Summary
A description of the indigenous peoples in and around the area from the Gila River on the north to the Yaqui River on the south with some recommendations on how to defeat the Apaches and the Seris of that area. (G. Miller) (1977)
Persons
Vildozola, Gabriel Antonio
Galvez, Jose de
Places
Sonora
Mar de California
Hiaqui (Rio)
Tepoca
Colorado (Rio)
Papagos
San Miguel (Presidio)
Puerto de Guimas
Altar (Presidio)
Belen
Quirbe
Rate
Potan
Vican
Forin
Vacon
Cocorin
Buenavista
Comuripa
Soaqui
Tecoripa
San Jose de Pinas
Santa Rosalia
Opodepe
Cundeves de Nacion Toape
Opatas
Cucurpe
Cudeva
Santa Ana Poblado de Vecindad
Tubutama
Santa Tereca Ati
Oquitua
Pimas Altos
Pitiqui
Caborca
Visani
Cerro Prieto
Pitiqui (Hacienda)
San Mareial (Paso)
Maranchel
Mogollon (Sierra)
Gila (Rio)
Janos
Terrenate
Tubac
Sonoitac
Tumacacori
San Xavier del Bac
Tucson
Nuevo Mexico
Santa Cruz (Rio)
San Bernardino
Chiguicagui (Sierra)
Embudos
Cuarberachi
Loreto
Chiricagni (Valle)
Penol de Alonzo Perez
San Luis (Valle)
Alamo (Valle)
San Francisco
Ostimari
Sinaloa
Nueva Vizcaya
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Seris
Pimas Altas
Tiburones
Salineros
Tepocas
Hiaquis
Pimas Bajas
Comariapas
Opactas
Bahupes
Baleraes
Guarabas
Teuriaches
Cuchutas
Cuquiarachis
Bacoachis
Cocomaricopas
Tarahumares
Papagos
Zunis
Opitos
First Location
Bibl. Nac., Madrid. Ms. 19266 fol. 0165
Original Location
BNE, Madrid, Ms. 19266 ff. 0165
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4771
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Vildozola
Galvez
Beginning Date Month
August
Beginning Date (repacked)
08-14-1766
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15911
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Descripcion de la poblazon del paso del Rio del norte.

Serial Number
180-00013
Title
Descripcion de la poblazon del paso del Rio del norte.
Date
09-01-1773
Documentation
September 1, 1773. 5pp. Orig. Photo.
Summary
A description of the persons (especially according to racial stock), land holdings, agriculture, and wealth of El Paso del Rio del Norte - some information on tribes, but description of crops is most detailed. (C. Briggs) (1975)
Places
El Paso del Rio del Norte
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0068
Original Location
BN, Mexico, Leg. 0053
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
1533
UAIR Filtering Fields
Beginning Date Month
September
Beginning Date (repacked)
09-01-1773
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15903
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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