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U.S. Mexico Border Studies

Jen Church-Duran

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Jennifer Church-Duran
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Primary Sources

  • UA Special Collections - Arizona-Sonora Documents Online: Arizona-Sonora Documents Online provides web access to digital images of archival collections relating to Sonora, Mexico.

  • UA Special Collections - Arizona, Southwestern, and Borderlands Photograph Collection Online: This collection contains photographs, from various sources, of Arizona, New Mexico, and Mexico including places, people, events and activities, and dating from about 1875 to the present.

  • UA Special Collections - Morales de Escárgera Collection Online: The Morales de Escárcega Collection includes over 2000 books, just under 80 broadsides and manuscripts, as well as some photographs. Included in this digital collection are the manuscripts and broadsides included in the collection dedicated to Mexican history.

  • UA Special Collections - Raul Castro Papers Online: The Raul H. Castro Papers document his career in public service from his election as a Pima County judge in 1958 through three U.S. ambassadorships (El Salvador 1964-1968, Bolivia 1968-1969, and Argentina 1977-1980) as well as the governorship of Arizona (1974-1977).

  • UA Special Collections - Borderlands: These collections document the region's culture and history, from colonial period to present, including accounts of Native Americans and their ancestors, the impact of Spanish and Mexican settlement, and the influx of Americans and others into the region during the 19th century.

  • UA Special Collections - Arizona & Southwest: These collections document the region’s culture and history, including accounts of Native Americans, the impact of Spanish and Mexican settlement, and the influx of other groups into the region from the 19th century onwards.

  • Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection: Series 1: Find historical content pertaining to U.S. Hispanic history, literature and culture from colonial times until 1960. The content is in Spanish (80%) and English (20%), and is searchable in both languages. Materials are drawn from the Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project.

  • Mexican Heritage Project: The rich photographic collection of over 4000 images assembled by the Mexican Heritage Project has been accessible to researchers at Arizona Historical Society as individual photos since the mid 1980s.

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