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Joaquín Díaz Calderón Diaries

Identifier: MSS-1000-BC

Scope and Content

Collection contains the diaries of Joaquín Díaz Calderón (JDC) in thirteen volumes. Some volumes may be missing. Calderón maintained diaries from 1900-1946 writing about his life, local activities in Tlaxcala and Puebla, his travel experiences, plus his daily activities and thoughts. The diaries are enhanced through inserted newspaper clippings, broadsides, photographs, and various announcements of births and deaths.


  • 1900-1946

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication of CSWR material is allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for compliance with all copyright, privacy, and libel laws. Permission is required for publication or distribution.

Biographical Information

Joaquín Díaz Calderón was born in Tlaxcala on 24 July 1860. Calderón was a local politician, musician, and poet who later moved to Puebla where he and Guadalupe Díaz Corona raised their family. He was a deeply religious man with pride in his brother's priesthood and who appears to have been an intelligent and curious man. Calderón traveled frequently to Rome and other European countries.


1 box (1 linear ft.)


Beginning in 1900, Joaquín Díaz Calerón (JDC) writes about his life in the towns of Tlaxcala and Puebla until 1946.
Finding Aid of the Joaquín Díaz Calderón Diaries, 1900-1946
Tomas Jaehn
© 2018
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Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

  • Monday, 20210524: Attribute normal is missing or blank.

Repository Details

Part of the UNM Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections Repository

University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections
University Libraries, MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131