Expedition JournalsThe most thorough historical and cultural source of on-line information on the 1775-76 Anza Expedition can be found at Web de Anza. Access the journals written by various members of the expedition. Research additional information and materials. Use this interactive study environment on Spanish 1774-76 exploration and colonization of Alta California (maintained by the University of Oregon).
Gauging Hispanic Interests in Hispanic Heritage Resources
Download the 2015 report Gauging Hispanic Interests in Hispanic Heritage Resources: An exploratory study of the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail, Tucson, AZ (2MB PDF). Bilingual focus groups with Hispanic participants in Tucson revealed barriers that prevent Hispanic individuals from engaging with the Anza Trail, and suggestions for increasing awareness, encouraging visitations, and improving experiences along the Anza Trail. The research was conducted by Magda E. Mankel, 2015 intern with the National Park Service Cultural Resources Diversity Internship Program.
Historic Resource Study
This 2012 Historic Resource Study provides an overview and synthesis of the currently available literature about Anza's overland colonizing expedition of 1775-1776, as well as an extensive bibliography to aid additional research.The 268-page study was prepared for the National Park Service by Dr. Peter Gough of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.