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Finding Aid to the Papers relating to the Jesuits in Baja California and other regions in New Spain, 1686-1793
BANC MSS M-M 1716  
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Papers Relating to the Jesuits in Baja California and Other Northern Regions in New Spain,
    Date (inclusive): 1686-1793
    Collection Number: BANC MSS M-M 1716
    Extent: Number of containers: 75 volumes and 1 oversize folder
    Repository: The Bancroft Library.
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Abstract: Letters and reports (mostly signed originals) dealing primarily with the work of Padre Eusebio Francisco Kino and his fellow Jesuit missionaries in Baja California, Sonora, Sinaloa, and other parts of New Spain. Include histories of missions, accounts of explorations and uprisings, and information on relations between missionaries and civil authorities.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in Spanish

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library 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 reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Papers relating to the Jesuits in Baja California and other regions in New Spain, BANC MSS M-M 1716, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Scope and Content

    These letters and reports (mostly signed originals) relate to the work of Padre Eusebio Francisco Kino and his fellow missionaries in Baja California, Sonora, Sinaloa, and other parts of the northern New Spain, including portions of the present southwestern United States. The documents contain histories of the missions, accounts of explorations and Indian uprisings, and information on relations between the Jesuit missionaries and the civil authorities.
    The collection, in 75 volumes, was purchased from Jake Zeitlin in 1936. The dealer's calendar of documents and correspondence concerning the collection constitute volumes 76 and 77.