Mexico -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Legal Documents of Families from Zacatecas, Mexico
Scope and Content This collection contains groups of legal documents relating to the properties of the Arratia, Beltran, Calera, Cubero, Martinez, Monrreal, Piña, and Roldan families of Zacatecas, Mexico, dating from 1647 to 1759. A town and municipality in the state of Zacatecas carries the name Calera. The brother of Jose Beltran de Barnuevo, Father Luis Beltran was a famed author of sermons and religious poetry. Among the types of documents represented in the collection are wills, inventories of...
Dates: 1647-1819 (bulk 1647-1759)
Martin Gardesky Collection of Historical Documents,
Scope and Content Collection consists of original documents, translations, and photostats primarily concerning people and events in New Mexico and Mexico. Documents on New Mexico include a 1681 journal of Antonio de Otermin relating to the Pueblo Revolt of 1680; a photostat of a 1710 royal decree by the Duke of Albuquerque suppressing a bible printed in London; and the report of a 1749 investigation by Governor Tomas Velez de Cachupin regarding French incursions into Taos, New Mexico. English translations...
Mexican publications and documents
Abstract This collection contains documents and publications addressing political and socio-religious events in Mexico. The majority of the materials deal with Mexico's independence from Spain and the initial years of the newly formed republican government.
Dates: 1789-1923; Majority of material found within 1820-1895
Mexico and Latin America History documents and ephemera collection
Scope and Content This is an ongoing collection of unique documents and ephemera. Mexico and Latin America history is the only unifying theme between the discrete items in this eclectic collection. The original provenance and integrity of some of these items cannot be guaranteed.
Paul Van de Velde Papers
Scope and Content The majority of the materials in this collection were written or acquired in Mexico by Paul Van de Velde during his term of diplomatic service for the Belgian government from around 1910 to 1940. The materials were primarily collected in Oaxaca during his tenure there. Included are correspondence, newspaper clippings, legal and government documents, pamphlets, and flyers. Materials are in English and Spanish. The collection is divided according to the format of the material (bound, unbound,...