• Catalog Record

    Santa Clara de Tulillo Hacienda records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Two bound volumes containing files kept by the Jesuits, the original owners of the hacienda, relating principally to the areas surrounding the Laguna de Cuitzeo, Michoacán de Ocampo, Mexico. Records include correspondence, royal decrees, deeds of gift, estate inventories, fiscal accounts, bills of sale, land grants, legal suits and countersuits, mortgage loans, rental agreements, wills and testaments, and other records kept ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Santa Clara de Tulillo Hacienda records, 1580-circa 1800

    Bound volumes of correspondence, royal decrees, deeds of gift, estate inventories, fiscal accounts, bills of sale, land grants, legal suits and countersuits, mortgage loans, rental agreements, wills and testaments, and other records kept by the Jesuit owners of the hacienda. Subjects include the acquisition and sale of land, ownership disputes, property boundaries, water rights, rental of property, agricultural production, livestock and livestock brands, the ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    San José de Queréndaro Hacienda records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Two bound volumes containing files kept by the Jesuits, the original owners of the hacienda, relating principally to the areas surrounding the Laguna de Cuitzeo, Michoacán de Ocampo, Mexico. Records include correspondence, royal decrees and rulings, land grants, acts of land possession, lawsuits, estate inventories, wills and testaments, bills of sale, rental agreements, mortgage and loan material, and fiscal accounts. Subjects ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Philip II letter, 1578 Dec. 2.

    King of Spain. ALS, written in Madrid, to Pedro Moya de Contreras, Archbishop of Mexico. Philip II complains to the Archbishop of Mexico City about his practice of appointing monolingual priests to Indian benefices. Philip had previously ordered the archbishop not to appoint clergy unskilled in Indian tongues. Despite the king's command, the archbishop had still allowed many monolingual priests to hold Indian benefices. ...

    • Contributor: Philip II
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Philip II letter, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    King of Spain. ALS, written in Madrid, to Pedro Moya de Contreras, Archbishop of Mexico. Philip II complains to the Archbishop of Mexico City about his practice of appointing monolingual priests to Indian benefices. Philip had previously ordered the archbishop not to appoint clergy unskilled in Indian tongues. Despite the king's command, the archbishop had still allowed many monolingual priests to hold Indian benefices. ...

    • Contributor: Philip II
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1578
  • San José de Queréndaro Hacienda records, 1543-1922

    Bound volumes of files kept by the Jesuits, original owners of the hacienda. Subjects include the acquisition and sale of land, ownership disputes, water rights, rental of property, agricultural production, livestock and livestock brands, and relations with the Indians of Mexico. Also includes correspondence and fiscal accounts with the local railroad company

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Harry T. Friedman collection of Spanish American documents, circa 1500-1912

    Collector. Correspondence, reports, certificates, printed material, and other documents relating to such topics as the Joliet-Marquette expedition (1673), navigation and trade from the Philippines to Mexico (1749), land transactions in Tulancingo and Huejotzingo, Mexico, and persons associated with the cause of Mexican independence; inventories (1778-1785) of Mexican missions at Mátape, Alamos, and Macori; and information on Indian groups and the branding of military livestock. ...

    • Contributor: Friedman, Harry T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Benjamin Franklin Library (Mexico City, Mexico) records. Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Documents pertaining to Indian languages and history from the holdings of the Benjamin Franklin Library, Mexico City, Mexico. Also includes the provisional catalog of the Benjamin Franklin Library. Microfilm of originals at the Benjamin Franklin Library (Mexico City, Mexico). Benjamin Franklin Library, Mexico City, Mexico Reproduced with permission, Benjamin Franklin Library, 1947. Transfer, Library of Congress Microfilm Reading Room, 1962. In ...

    • Contributor: Benjamin Franklin Library (Mexico City, Mexico)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Relacion de las ceremonias ... de los Indios de la provencia de Mechoacan, Catalog Record Only

    Probably 18th century scribal copy of an earlier, perhaps 16th century, work. Contains watercolor plate frontispiece and pen and wash illustrations. Binding: Navy morocco, gilt stamping & spines, Kingsborough gilt coat of arms, gilt edges. First viceroy of New Spain (1535-1550) and the third viceroy of Peru (1551-1552). In his prologue, the author says his intent in writing the book was "to conduct an ...

    • Contributor: Mendoza, Antonio De
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Privilegios de Indias : Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Volume (177 leaves) containing an alphabetical extract of rights and privileges of Indians in Mexico. Purchase, 1907. Collection material in Spanish. MSS76219 1 item.

    • Contributor: Benedict XIV
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Spanish treatise in the Bibliothèque nationale, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. González de Ávila (?) treatise on the right to make war against the Chichimecs (unbound volume 271 of the series, Manuscrits espagnols), Microfilm edition available, no. 7,263A. Microfilm (?) and photocopy of the original in the Bibliothèque nationale (Paris). Bibliothèque nationale, Paris, France In Spanish. MSS75028 1 item. 1 container. 1 microfilm reel.

    • Contributor: Bibliothèque Nationale
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Henry Albert Monday collection, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Legal and financial records including contracts, powers of attorney, promissory notes, tax and expenditure accounts, and reports; personal papers including correspondence, notes, and government and commission reports; and printed matter consisting of codes of laws, grammars and vocabularies, medical books, music, and newspapers, and other papers relating chiefly to various aspects of Mexican political, legal, and ecclesiastical history. Includes records and ...

    • Contributor: Monday, Henry Albert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Hispanic collection, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Chiefly transcripts of writings of various Spanish authors concerning Latin America and the West Indies. Authors include Bishop Bartolomé de las Casas, Diego Duran, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Juan Bautista Muñoz, Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo y Valdés, Andrés Pérez de Ribas, Nicholas-Joseph Thiéry de Menonville, and Mariano Veytia. Subjects covered range from general histories of the West Indies and the New ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Indian languages collection. Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Dictionaries, vocabularies, and treatises on the Indian languages of Mexico and Central America, mainly photographs, including Paul Wilkinson's notes for his "Bio-bibliographical accounts of the writers on Yucatan and Central America, with special relation to those who have treated of the Maya Race and "Maryland"; books, manuscripts and photographic reproductions from the library of Paul Wilkinson; and items from the collection ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Vocabulario en lengua misteca ... : Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. 19th century manuscript copy (149 pages) of Mixtec vocabulary, originally published in 1593. Purchase, 1915. Collection material in Spanish. MSS84200 1 item.

    • Contributor: Alvarado, Francisco De
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Harkness collection, Catalog Record Only

    Open to research. Documents and papers (1525-1609: 2,939 folios) relating to the history of the Spanish in Mexico, though chiefly pertaining to the conquistador, Hernan Cortés, and members of his family. Topics include the Cortés-Avila Conspiracy (1566); a 1531 lawsuit involving testimony from the Nahuas of Huejotzingo, Mexico; other legal matters; family lands in Oaxaca, Mexico; and proceedings of the Holy Office of the ...

    • Contributor: Harkness, Edward Stephen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material