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Sender

Nell Curtin [Tucson, Arizona, United States]

Recipient

Miss May Clarke [St. Joseph, Missouri, United States]

Postmark

1939-03-30

Caption

San Xavier Del Bac Mission is located 10 miles south of Tucson near the banks of the Santa Cruz River. It was established by Father Kino in 1692 and is one of a chain of three started in Arizona by this adventurous priest. It stands i the midst of the hogans of the Papago Indians, direct descendants of those peoples for whom it was conceived and built. Cervices are conducted regularly by the priests for these Indians.

Physical Description

Linen postcard with divided back and printed in the United States by "C.T. Art Colortone" made only by Curt Teich & Co. Inc., Chicago, Illinois.

Condition

Used

Language of Message

English

Excerpt from Message

Greetings from Tucson. Having a nice trip - this country [illegible] to me and the desert land interesting. Driving out to see the Mission this afternoon. [illegible] to you & yours, Nell Carlin

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States–Arizona–Pima County–Tucson

Printer

Curt Teich & Company

Printer Number

6A-H652

Printing Process

Color lithograph

Technique

Artist rendering

Date Issued

1930-1955

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Postcard Collection Number

Arizona-11

Digital Collection

San Diego College for Women Linen Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library, University of San Diego

Date Digitized

2013

Image File Size

320 KB

Image Format

image/jpeg

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\AZ-11A

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

San Xavier Mission (Tucson, Arizona), Mission Churches, Historic Sites

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