National Anthropological Archives

Photographic prints

Collection ID:
Eckhart, George B.
United States. National Park Service
Grant, George
Fuller, Lee
ca. 1890-1958
Physical Description:
9 Prints

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Show various Mission churches in the Southwest and Mexico. Originals and copies, made 1890-1958.
Scope and Contents
Catalog Number 4563: (Missions) (1) Description: "Mission San Jose, Tucson, Arizona, APH Soc. Taken about 1890. Now a complete ruin." (Number AS-29 D). Date: ca 1890; 1891 ?; 1882 or 91. (2) "San Xavier del Bac Mission, Tucson, Arizona." Photographer: George Grant, U. S. National Park Service 1935. (3) "Mission Tumacacori- 34 miles south of Tucson, Arizona- about 30 miles north of Mexcan border." Exterior view. Colonel Leppewatt ? ca. 1955 or 56. (4) "Old Jesuit Mission at Batuc, Sonora." Lee Fuller April 1958. (5) "Caborca (Mission), Sonora, Mexico." Exterior view. (Number AS-11 A-4). G. B. Eckhart 1955. (6) "Side view, Pitiquiti Church, Sonora, Mexico." (Number AS-44 F). Probably by G. B. Eckhart 1955 ? (7) "Mission church at Pitiquito, Sonora, Mexico, near Caborca, Sonora. Built by Franciscans during last half of 1800's - Original church was built by Jesuits here- possibly Padre Kino." Exterior view. G. B. Eckhart. (8) "Door-way to Baptistry at Tubutama, Sonora, church." U. S. National Park Service, Globe, Arizona ca. 1936. (9) "Old Mission church at Tubutama, Sonora, Mexico. Father Garces, the first Franciscan father at San Xavier del Bac was buried here after he was martyred at Yuma. He wrote his diary here, as did Father Font, who accompanied de Anza on his trip to California with the group who founded San Francisco. Built probably in the 1770's.

Custodial History
Gift of George B. Eckhart, Box 5315, Tucson, Arizona; enclosed with letters of June 16 and August 7, 1959.

Using the Collection
Manuscript 4563, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

More Information
Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4563

Local Note
Local Note
Filed: Original Prints series: Missions.

Keywords table of terms and types.
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