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Finding Aid to the Fernando Xavier de Rivera y Moncada Papers, 1774-1781
BANC MSS C-A 368  
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Fernando Xavier de Rivera y Moncada Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1774-1781
    Collection Number: BANC MSS C-A 368
    Creator: Rivera y Moncada, Fernando Xavier de, d.1781
    Extent: Number of containers: 30 originals, 1 portfolio.
    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.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in Spanish

    Information for Researchers


    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], Fernando Xavier de Rivera y Moncada papers, BANC MSS C-A 368, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Scope and Content

    This collection, assembled from various sources, including the T. W. Norris and Cowan Collections, contains official letters and reports. mainly pertaining to Rivera y Moncada's military governorship of California from 1774 to 1777. It includes correspondence (originals and contemporary copies) with Father Serra, Anza and others. The papers have been arranged chronologically. A calendar and list of correspondents is appended.

    Alphabetical list

    Anza, Juan Bautista de, 1735-1788 Folders no. 17-19
    Bodega, Juan Francisco de la, 1743-1794 Folder 11
    Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio María de, 1717-1779 Folder 12
    Cañizares, José de Folder 6
    Croix, Teodoro, Caballero de Croix, 1730-1791 Folder 21
    Dávila y Rotea, José Joquín Folder 11
    Duarte, Alejo Antonio Folder 10
    Fages, Pedro, 1735- Folders 3, 6-7
    Fuster, Vicente, d. 1800 Folder 5
    Góngora, José María de Folder 5
    Heceta, Bruno de Folders 10-11
    Jaume, Luis, d. 1775 Folder 5
    Ortega, José Francisco. Folder 13
    Pérez, Juan Folder 6
    Pieras, Miguel Folder 10
    Rivera y Moncada, Fernando Xavier de, d. 1781 Folders 1-4, 6-11, 13-16, 18-20
    Serra, Junipero, 1713-1784 Folders 10-11, 16
    Soler, Juan Folders 3, 6, 10-11