Finding aid of the Biblioteca Nacional de Mexico Photocopies of Selected Spanish California Archives

Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
University of the Pacific Library
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Stockton, CA 95211
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Finding aid of the Biblioteca Nacional de Mexico Photocopies of Selected Spanish California Archives next hit

Collection number: MSS 022

Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections

University of the Pacific Library

Stockton, California
Encoded by:
Shan Sutton
© 2006 University of the Pacific. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Biblioteca Nacional de Mexico photocopies of selected previous hit Spanish California archives next hit
Dates: 1532-1784
Collection number: MSS 022
Creator: Biblioteca Nacional de Mexico
Collection Size: .5 linear feet
Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Dept. of Special Collections
Stockton, California 95211
Abstract: Collection consists of bound photocopies of letters, reports and other documents on microfilm from originals in Mexican National previous hit Archives. Correspondents include Serra, Portola, Anza, Palou, Vizcaino, Escalante and other Spanish next hit religious, military and political leaders.
Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: Spanish

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Preferred Citation

Biblioteca Nacional de Mexico photocopies of selected previous hit Spanish California archives next hit . MSS 022. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library.

Alternative Forms of Material Available

Collection is also available on microfilm.

Scope and Content of Collection

Collection consists of bound photocopies of letters, reports and other documents on microfilm from originals in Mexican National previous hit Archives. Correspondents include Serra, Portola, Anza, Palou, Vizcaino, Escalante and other Spanish religious, military and political leaders. Includes correspondence and reports by Fr. Junipero Serra (1713-1784) on founding of Mission San Diego (1769), on founding of Carmel Mission (1770), on plague of grasshoppers in California (1774) and other topics; Francisco de Palou (1723-1789) diary of Portola expedition (1769), report on state of missions in California (n.d.); Juan Bautista de Anza's diary of overland trip from Sonora, Mexico to San Francisco Bay (1776); and Juan Salvatierra's summary of all California exploration prior to 1697.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Palou, Francisco, 1723-1789
Serra, Junipero, 1713-1784
Portola, Gaspar de
Anza, Juan Bautista de, 1735-1788
Latin America - History - To 1830
California - History - To 1846
California - History - Sources