The papers of Josè Maria Arana

MS 009
Artwork of a Card to Arana, page 1

Collection area: Borderlands

Collection dates: 1904-1921

About this collection

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.

Historical background

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.

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