|Statement||written by a missionary of Arizona ...|
|Series||Western Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 68, no. 683.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||20|
|LC Control Number||87724101|
Mission San Xavier del Bac (Spanish: La Misión de San Xavier del Bac) is an historic Spanish Catholic mission located about 10 miles (16 km) south of downtown Tucson, Arizona, on the Tohono O'odham Nation San Xavier Indian mission was founded in by Padre Eusebio Kino in the center of a centuries-old settlement of the Sobaipuri O'odham, a branch of the Akimel or River O Location: near Tucson, Arizona. A brief sketch of the Mission of San Xavier del Bac: with a description of its church Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Mission San Xavier del Bac (Tucson, Ariz.), Catholic Church, Tohono O'Odham Indians -- Missions, Jesuits -- Missions Southwest, OldPages: Get this from a library! A brief sketch of the mission of San Xavier del Bac, with a description of its church;. The Mission is 9 miles south of downtown Tucson, Arizona just off of Interstate Take exit 92 (San Xavier Road) and follow signs to the Mission. There is no admission charge to visit Mission San Xavier. Some , visitors come each year from all over the world to view what is widely considered to be the finest example of Spanish Colonial.
Mission San Xavier Del Bac Paperback – January 1, by Nancy Newhall (Author), Ansel Adams (Illustrator) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, "Please retry" Author: Nancy Newhall. MISSION SAN XAVIER DEL BAC was founded in by a Jesuit missionary, Father Eusebio Francisco Kino. That year, he became the first non-Indian to visit the village of Wa:k, or “Bac,” as he wrote it, and it was he who bestowed the patronage of San Francisco Xavier on this large village of O’odham or, as he called the natives, “Sobaipuris.”Construction started: Mission San Xavier del Bac is an historic Spanish Catholic mission located about 10 miles south of downtown Tucson, Arizona, on the Tohono O'odham Nation San. Bishop Antonio de los Reyes on 6 July wrote a report on the condition of the missions in the Upper and Lower Pimeria Alta. Following is his report on San Xavier del Bac as translated by Father Kieran McCarty: The mission at Bac with one outlying mission station is located on a long, flat lowland.
Other articles where Mission San Xavier del Bac is discussed: Tucson: missions in the area, including Mission San Xavier del Bac, 15 miles (25 km) from the modern city. On Aug , the small walled pueblo of Tucson was made a presidio (fort) of the Spanish army, and when Spanish rule was superseded by that of Mexico, the walled town. The Catholic University - Tucson has been able to set initial tuition for the program at a level far less than annual, in-state tuition at any of the prominent four-year public universities in Arizona, thus helping ensure that all students are able to share in the benefits that come from earning a traditional four-year degree from the prestigious Catholic University of America right here in. The Mission San Xavier del Bac is a church, school, and frequently visited tourist attraction in Tucson on the Tohono O'Odham San Xavier Indian Reservation.. The mission was named in by Padre Eusebio Kino for a pioneering Christian missionary and co-founder of . A Gift of Angels: The Art of Mission San Xavier del Bac User Review - Book Verdict Rising up from the landscape like a "White Dove" against the Black Mountain just south of Tucson, AZ, the mission of San Xavier del Bac has entranced viewers since the 18th century.