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|Title||Map of Catholic missions in California and Sonora traced from a late-eighteenth-century Spanish manuscript|
|Date||View date in the chronology|
|Description||Untitled and anonymous tracing made by Irving B. Richman (1908?) from a late-eighteenth-century manuscript, possibly in the Archivo General de la Nación (Mexico). Identifies numerous missions, including closed and burned sites, in the region roughly bounded by San Francisco, the lower Colorado and Gila Rivers, Baja California, and Guadalajara, Mexico. Also identifies Apache, Yuma, Pima, and Seri Indian regions, and rumbos or routes associated with the Dominicans, missionaries from the San Fernando mission, and Juan Bautista de Anza's 1774 route toward Monterrey.|
|Names||Anza, Juan Bautista de; Richman, Irving B.|
|Places||San Francisco, Gila River, California, United States; Baja California, Sonora, Guadalajara, Mexico|
|Keywords||New Spain, Christianity, religion, missionary|
|Theme||American Indians and the European Powers; Missionaries and Education|
|Tribe / Nation||Go to Tribes and Nations page|
|Culture Area||California, Southwest|
1 manuscript map: cloth; 398 x 278 mm.
Incorrectly dated c.1772 in c.A. Smith's 'List of ms. maps Ayer Coll.' no. 227; subsequently dated between 1798-1804 on verso by an unknown source.
Latitude on graticule numbered 22-42º north of the equator.
|Library||The Newberry Library|
|Copyright||The Newberry Library|
|Collection||The Edward E. Ayer Collection|
|Reference||VAULT drawer Ayer MS map 227|
|Catalogue Link||The Newberry Library Catalogue|