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  1. Acontecimientos Notable

    Two attached manuscripts, in two hands, that concern Mexican Emperor Agustín de Iturbide. Two attached manuscripts, that concern Mexican Emporer Agustín de Iturbide. The first one gives a brief account of the proclamation of Mexican independence on ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:13

  2. Memorandum of Juan Rafael Ortiz, November 6, 1834

    A holograph letter is signed and dated: Juan Rafael Ortíz, Santa Fe, Nov. 6, 1834. The printed letter-head reads "Gobierno Politico del Territorio de Nuevo Mejico." It is addressed to the Sr. Alcalde of la Cañada; this is probably the mayor of ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 11:02

  3. Instruction reservada del Rno. De N.E.: que el Exmo. Sor Conde de Revillagigedo dio a su subceso el Exmo. Sor Marques de Branciforto

    Manuscript written in Mexico in secretarial hand, of secret instructions from the Viceroy Count de Revillagigedo to his successor, D. Rafael Bachiller y Mena, the Marquis of Branciforte. It concerns events that occurred during Revillagigedo's term of ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 15:52

  4. Robert Benitez Robles Papers

    This collection is primarily comprised of Robert Robles’ letters, manuscripts, personal documents, photos, and documentation of his service to the Mexican American community. Documents and correspondence also relate to Robles’ work for the Republican ...

    Molly Stothert-... - 2017-02-16 12:47

  5. Broadsides by Jose Guadalupe Posada

    Jose Guadalupe Posada worked with the publisher Vanegas Arroyo during the years 1889-1912. This collection is a selection of news sheets from that tumultuous but fascinating period of Mexican history. The gamut of topics covered are: Sensationalized crime ...

    trentp - 2017-03-16 15:17

  6. Jose Maria Arana

    José Maria 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. The materials consist mainly of letters to Arana from supporters and ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-10 14:28

  7. Manuel Mascarenas Papers

    Collection includes a ledger, cash book, invoice book, lettercopy book, legal documents, photographs, newspapers, and miscellaneous personal materials. ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-12 17:14

  8. Acta

    A two-page manuscript, dated July 21, 1823, orders the political and ecclesiastical reorganization of the Provincias Internas de Occidente. Sonora and Sinaloa remain divided; the old Spanish province of Nueva Vizcaya will form two new districts, Durango ...

    castanoe - 2020-06-25 16:11