Palóu, Francisco, 1723-1789

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1723
Death 1789
Spaniards
Spanish; Castilian

Biographical notes:

Francisco Palóu was a Franciscan missionary who, along with Junipero Serra, was involved with the building and development of several missions throughout California during the late 18th century. He would eventually become president of all the California missions.

From the description of Diary of the Reconnoisance [sic] of the Country surrounding the Port of San Francisco, being the first complete and full reconnoisance [sic] of the Peninsula of San Francisco, now for the first time translated into English by Frank de Thoma, 1774, November 23 - December 14.. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 759000317

Palóu was a Majora-born missionary in Mexico and Calif., and a student and friend of Junípero Serra. He established and headed Mission Dolores in San Francisco.

From the description of Francisco Palóu document : ADS, [17??]. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 145416035

Francisco Palóu was a Franciscan missionary who was instrumental in the establishment of missions in California during the late 18th century.

From the description of The Founding of the Mission and Presidio of San Francisco, 1776, June 17-Oct. 21. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 761393717

At the time this letter was written Fr. Palóu was serving as Guardian of the College of San Fernando in Mexico City, the apostolic college principally responsible for providing missionaries for Baja and Alta California.

From the description of Letter from Palóu: ALS, College of San Fernando, to The Viceroy, Bernardo de Gálvez, 1786 August 26. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 214524888

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Subjects:

  • Explorers--California--History--18th century--Sources
  • Explorers--Spain--History--18th century--Sources
  • Explorers--History--18th century--Sources
  • Indians of North America--Social life and customs--Early works to 1800
  • Missionaries--History--18th century--Sources
  • Indians of Mexico--Missions
  • Missions
  • Missions--History--18th century--Sources
  • Missionaries
  • Evangelistic work--History--18th century--Sources
  • Spanish missions of California
  • Voyages and travels--Early works to 1800
  • Missions--Finance
  • Manuscripts, Spanish
  • Indians of North America--Missions--Sources
  • Indians of North America--Missions

Occupations:

  • Missionaries--New Spain
  • Missionaires--New Spain
  • Missionaries--California

Places:

  • Spain (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • California--Monterey (as recorded)
  • Mexico--Mexico City (as recorded)
  • Pacific Coast (North America) (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • Spain (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • Mexico--Baja California (Peninsula) (as recorded)
  • Baja California (Mexico : State) (as recorded)
  • New Spain (as recorded)
  • San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.) (as recorded)
  • Mexico (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • California--Monterey (as recorded)
  • Northwest, Pacific (as recorded)
  • New Spain (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • Mexico (as recorded)
  • San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.) (as recorded)
  • New Spain (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • Pacific Coast (North America) (as recorded)