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Capitan Bernardo Bernal de Pinadero a su magestad. Letter concerning colonization of California.

Serial Number
030-00200
Title
Capitan Bernardo Bernal de Pinadero a su magestad. Letter concerning colonization of California.
Author(s)
Pinadero, Bernardo Bernal de (Capitan)
Date
12-30-1671
Documentation
Mexico. December 30, 1671. Letter. Copy.
Summary
Documents concerning Bernal de Pinadero's exploration, conquest of Californias. Includes Pinadero's defense of his actions against various lawsuits and impoverished state of his finances. (December 30, 1671). Brief discussions of California geography and mention- not very specific of Indian groups. (T. Sheridan) (1979)
Persons
Pinadero, Bernardo Bernal de (Capitan)
Places
California
First Location
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. J-02-A-09, Pastells Col. Vol. 011, Mexico Vol. 11, pp. 309-313
Original Location
AGI, Sevilla, Aud.Guadalajara, Leg. 0134(67-3-28)
Other Location
Razon y Fe Library, Madrid. Pastells Col. Sevilla, Sec. N. Esp., Vol. 11, Mexico Vol. 11, pp. 309-313 Vol. 11, Mexico Vol. 11, pp. 317-321 MOSU. Mf. Jesuitica. Pastells Col. rl. 10 V. 11
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
5071
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Pinadero
Beginning Date Month
December
Beginning Date (repacked)
12-30-1671
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/3116
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
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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
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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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Relaciones que envio don Juan de Onate de algunas jornadas, descubrimientos y ensayos que se hicieron en el Nueva Mexico.

Serial Number
030-00044
Title
Relaciones que envio don Juan de Onate de algunas jornadas, descubrimientos y ensayos que se hicieron en el Nueva Mexico.
Author(s)
Saldivar Mendoza, Vicente de
Date
10-04-1599
Documentation
San Gabriel. October 4, 1599. 9pp. Typesc. 12pp. English transl. Cpy. Sgnd. Ms.
Summary
Mendoza's report on his journey with Diego de Cubia, fray Francisco de San Miguel and others to the ^plains of the buffalo^, leaving September 15 and returning November 8, 1598. The account includes an extensive description of the appearance and habits of buffalo, an account of the means and technology used by the natives in taking the buffalo and utilizing its products, the natives sign of peace, and the means of which their tents (teepees) are carried by dogs. (C. Briggs) (1975)
Persons
Leyba, Pedro de
San Miguel, Francisco de (Fray)
Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar
Esfevanico
Dorante
Saldivar Mendoza, Vicente de
Places
Picuris
Taos
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0410 Folder 001
Original Location
AGI, Sevilla.
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
1562
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Leyba
San Miguel
Nunez Cabeza de Vaca
Esfevanico
Dorante
Saldivar Mendoza
Beginning Date Month
October
Beginning Date (repacked)
10-04-1599
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/2960
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Marcos Farfan de los Bodos. Relacion e informacion del descubrimiento de minas en el Nuevo Mexico.

Serial Number
030-00041
Title
Marcos Farfan de los Bodos. Relacion e informacion del descubrimiento de minas en el Nuevo Mexico.
Author(s)
Farfan de los Bodos, Marcos
Date
12-11-1598
Documentation
Cibola (Zuni). December 11, 1598. 11 pps. Of mimeographed Spanish typesc. A carbon copy of the Spanish and a translation are also included in the folder. Cpy.
Summary
A copy of a report made by Bodos to Onate concerning a journey captain Bodos and companions made to la Provincia de Mohoquis to search for groups of persons and mines. The group left the Provincia de Mohogui in November 1598 and porceeded west until they came to rancherias de indios Jumanes (humanos). Guides were selected and the group was led through rich grazing land to the mines which produced both dark metal and the green and blue Tones that are polished (turquoise). The mines and the surrounding country are described. (C. Briggs) (1975)
Persons
Farfan de los Bodos, Marcos
Velarde, Juan (Sect.)
Quesada, Alonso de
Romero, Bartolome
Rodriguez, Juan
Places
Cibola
Cuni
Moboqui
San Francisco (Mina de)
San Gabriel (Mina de)
Colorado (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Hopis
Jumanos
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0410 Folder 002
Original Location
AGI, Sevilla.
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
1565
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Farfan de los Bodos
Velarde
Quesada
Romero
Rodriguez
Beginning Date Month
December
Beginning Date (repacked)
12-11-1598
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/2957
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Gaspar Castano de Sosa al rey. Memoria sobre descubrimientos en el Nuevo Mexico.

Serial Number
030-00032
Title
Gaspar Castano de Sosa al rey. Memoria sobre descubrimientos en el Nuevo Mexico.
Author(s)
Castano de Sosa, Gaspar
Date
07-27-1590
Documentation
Mexico?. July 27, 1570. Approx 50pp. Typesc. Transl. Ms.
Summary
Here Sosa provides a report in his expedition to New Mexico submitted in compliance with the concessions granted by the king. He describes the entire journey, up until the point at which the document ends in what seems to be a state of incompleteness. The document is not particularly rich ethnographically until the end, when a brief sketch is given of one Pueblo where three soldiers separated from the main lost much gear. Later as larger party spent some time there and made observations. Some of the processes of grinding corn and building houses are given. (C. Briggs) (1975)
Persons
Castano de Sosa, Gaspar
Felipe (Rey)
Places
Seco (Rio)
Estero del Venado
Encinillas
Roldan (Rio de)
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0405 Folder 002
Original Location
AGI, Sevilla.
Language
Spanish
Notes
Document is presented in a handwritten translation and a typescript of the translation. Approx 50 pps of typescript. Folder includes notes on the places visited and a sketch of the reconstructed route.
Batch Reference Number
1557
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Castano de Sosa
Beginning Date Month
July
Beginning Date (repacked)
07-27-1590
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/2948
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Baltasar Obregon. Cronica comentario y relaciones de los descubrimientos antiguos y modernos de Nueva Espana y del Nuevo Mexico.

Serial Number
030-00029
Title
Baltasar Obregon. Cronica comentario y relaciones de los descubrimientos antiguos y modernos de Nueva Espana y del Nuevo Mexico.
Author(s)
Obregon, Baltasar
Date
04-17-1584
Documentation
Mexico. April 17, 1584 and April 26, 1584. Orig. Sgnd. Typesc.
Summary
An account of ^ancient and modern discoveries in New Spain and New Mexico^ submitted by Obregon to the king in order to propose his appointment as maestro de campo on the next journey to New Mexico. He begins with the record of events provided by the aztec writings, and continues through the account of the Conquistadores. Discussion is mainly on New Mexico and Culiacan. The natives of the regions involved are given certain weight in the description, which is largely historical. (C. Briggs) (1975)
Persons
Obregon, Baltasar
Felipe (Rey)
Ibarra, Diego de
Alarcon, Martin de
Sotelo de Betancos, Antonio
Places
Taos
Ciguic
Grande (Rio)
Texas
San Felipe de Nuevo Mexico
San Miguel
Acuma Pueblo
Petlatlan
Ciguinite
Cinaro
Culiacan
Ethnic Groups
Aztecs
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0406
Original Location
AGI, Sevilla, Patronato, Leg. 0022
Language
Spanish
English
Notes
Folder 1 of item no.406 includes 264 pps of Spanish typescript, and folder 2 of that same item includes 184 of typescript translation. The original is in 37 chapters and forms a Volume bound in parchment and consisting of 244 folios of type. Only 63 pps of the English typescript are from the above document.
Batch Reference Number
1558
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Obregon
Felipe
Ibarra
Alarcon
Sotelo de Betancos
Beginning Date Month
April
Beginning Date (repacked)
04-17-1584
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/2945
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
en
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
eng
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Francisco Diaz de Vargas. Testimonio sobre exploraciones en el Nuevo Mexico.

Serial Number
030-00028
Title
Francisco Diaz de Vargas. Testimonio sobre exploraciones en el Nuevo Mexico.
Author(s)
Diaz de Vargas, Francisco
Date
00-00-1584
Documentation
Mexico. 1584. Approx 30pp. Handwritten transl. Orig. Sgnd. Ms.
Summary
An affidavit of Vargas' request to the king for permission to proceed to New Mexico. The part of interest is in the front where a summary of previous explorations in New Mexico is given. This focuses on the character and economy of the native peoples. Although two and three story pueblos with governors were found, the Indians are characterized as being of such a state of barbary that only a few men should go and at de Vargas' expense. (C. Briggs) (1975)
Persons
Diaz de Vargas, Francisco
Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar
Enriquez de Almanza, Martin (Virrey)
Dorantes, Andres
Vasquez de Coronado, Francisco
Niza, Marcos de
Narvaez, Panfilo de
Sanchez Chamuscado, Francisco
Espejo, Anton de
Places
San Felipe de Nuevo Mexico
Vacas (Valle de las)
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0405 Folder 001
Original Location
AGI, Sevilla.
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
1556
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Diaz de Vargas
Nunez Cabeza de Vaca
Enriquez de Almanza
Dorantes
Vasquez de Coronado
Niza
Narvaez
Sanchez Chamuscado
Espejo
Beginning Date (repacked)
1584
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/2944
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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