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Title [Map showing the journey of Silvestre Vélez de Escalante in 1775 to Hopi pueblos in New Mexico and Arizona]
Cartographer Vélez de Escalante, Silvestre (d.1792); Cosnina
Document Type Map
Description Tracing of Silvestre Vélez de Escalante's 1775 manuscript made by Irving B. Richman, (?)1908. Pictorial map showing the populations of Hopi pueblos in numbers of families. Based on map made for Vélez by an Indian named Cosnina.
Names Richman, Irving B.
Places Arizona, New Mexico, United States
Keywords settlement, pueblo (settlement), Spain, New Spain, housing, family life, colonialism
Theme American Indians and the European Powers
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Southwest
Language Spanish
Physical Description

1 manuscript map: cloth; 287 x 190 mm on sheet 318 x 216 mm.


Additional Information

Flower within oval design at top centre, '322' at upper right, and 'E' at bottom centre.

Original manuscript forms part of Vélez's report dated October 28, 1775 in the Archivo General de la Nación in Mexico City. See their Catalogo de ilustraciones v. 1 (1979), p. 87 no. 219. Cf. H. E. Bolton's Pageant in the wilderness (1950), pp. 2-3.

Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT drawer Ayer MS map 229
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue