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Papers of José Maria Arana, 1904-1921

Scope Note

Chiefly letters to Arana from supporters and opponents of an anti-Chinese campaign in Sonora, Sinaloa, and Baja California. Also included are official government communications, newspaper clippings, political campaign leaflets, and business letters.


Materials are arranged chronologically.

Biographical Note

Arana was a prominent businessman and politician in Magdalena, Sonora, Mexico. He was also the leader of anti-Chinese campaigns in Sonora, Sinaloa, and Baja California.

Call Number

MS 09


.4 linear feet


Collection is in Spanish.


Requests for permission to publish materials from this collection should be addressed to the University of Arizona Library Special Collections.