Archives of Primary Source Documents
|Portola Expedition, 1769-70|
|Miguel Costansó Diary: July 14, 1769 - February 7, 1770|
|Exploratory Expedition, 1774|
|Juan Bautista de Anza Diary: January 8 - May 27, 1774|
|Francisco Garcés Diary: January 6 - July 10, 1774|
|Colonizing Expedition, 1775-76|
Juan Bautista de Anza
|Pedro Font Diary: September 28, 1775 - June 2, 1776|
|Pedro Font Expanded Diary: September 28, 1775 - June 2, 1776|
|Francisco Garcés Diary: October 21 - December 4, 1775|
|Don Josef Joachín Moraga Letter: March 20, 1777
Letter about of the founding of San Francisco
|Juan Bautista de Anza to Viceroy Bucarelli Letter: October 20, 1775|
|Comanche Campaign, 1779|
|Juan Bautista de Anza Diary: August 15 - September 10, 1779|
Maps of expedition, locations of missions, presidios, rancheros, native people's lands, and geographical landmarks.
Anza Trail Route: Entire Route -- Sonora -- Arizona -- San Gabriel - San Diego -- Santa Barbara - San Luis Obispo -- San Luis Obispo - Monterey -- Monterey - San Francisco -- Anza Colonizing Expedition,1775-76 -- Californian Missions and Presidios, 1776 -- Anza Comanche Campaign, 1779
Historical Maps: Anza's California Expeditions , (map by Pedro Font).
Pictures of people, places and things related to the expeditions.
Objects: Anza's Rubric (Signature) -- Mule Musket Saddle Tule Raft -- Soldier's Uniform
People: Colonists: Dressed Up Military: Anza Portrait Anza Portrait 2 Anza on horseback Bucareli The Guard Moraga Muleteers Leather Jacket Soldier Soldados de Cuera Soldier with Shield
Places: Missions : San Diego San Gabriel :Santa Barbara Presidios: Tubac Drawing Tubac Painting
Short summarizing materials that provide general information explaining historical context, time frames, people and places.
Synopsis: 1775-76 Anza ExpeditionPeople:
Chronology of the Second Anza Expedition, 1775-76
Campsites of the Second Anza Expedition, 1775-76
Where's Where along the Anza trail
San Gabriel Mission Reading Guide
Articles and texts written by history scholars about topics related to the expeditions. Also includes a gateway to related web sites.
Was he known as "Anza" or "de Anza"? By Don Garate, Chief of Interpretation, Tumacacori National Historic Park.Articles in Journals and Newletters
Chartrand, Rene. Leather Jacket Soldiers: The Cuera Cavalry of the American Southwest (1). Military Illustrated: Past & Present. 53:24-30. October, 1992.Primary Source Documents (Merged)
Chapman, Charles Edward. "The Echeveste-Anza Calculation of the Probable Cost of the Second Anza Expedition,"The Founding of Spanish California; The Northwest Expansion of New Spain, 1687-1783. The Macmillan Company, New York, 1916.