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    Domingo Del Monte collection of Spanish colonial history, 1500-1871 Cuban historian. Correspondence, diaries, writings, reports, official documents, and printed material collected or written by Del Monte relating to the Spanish colonial history of Cuba, Mexico, Peru, South America, Philippines, and the West Indies. Includes material on copper mines, insurrections, labor, immigration, and slavery and the slave trade.
    • Contributor: Del Monte, Domingo
    • Date: 1500
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    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
    • Date: 1543
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    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.
    • Date: 1500
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    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...
    • Date: 1580
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    Juan B. Rael collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available This ethnographic field collection documents the musical heritage and Catholic religious and cultural traditions of the Hispano residents of the portion of the northern Rio Grande region spanning northern New Mexico and southern Colorado. It contains sound recordings of alabados (hymns), folk drama, wedding songs, and dance tunes performed by various artists singing a cappella and performing on fiddle, guitar, and harmonica, collected by...
    • Date: 1940
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    Isabel Pérez de Arteaga deposition, Catalog Record Only Depositions in notarial hand related to Pérez de Arteaga's claim of encomienda rights as the legitimate daughter and first child of Juan Pérez de Arteaga, a captain of Cortés, and his wife Angelina Pérez, with witness depositions by early settlers of New Spain. Document pertaining to the claim of Pérez de Arteaga, a Mexican woman. The widow of Diego Román, she was born and...
    • Contributor: Pérez De Arteaga, Isabel
    • Date: 1597
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    Pablo de Hita y Salazar letters, Catalog Record Only Letters relating to the fortification of Vera Cruz, hostilities with the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians of Florida, and the establishment of a colony of families from the Canary Islands.
    • Contributor: Hita Y Salazar, Pablo De
    • Date: 1672
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    Libro de las memorias y cappellanias perpetuas, Catalog Record Only Record book of the first chantries (endowments of money or property, in exchange for masses to be held).
    • Contributor: Convento De Nuestra Señora De La Concepción (Mexico City, Mexico)
    • Date: 1567
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    Genealogy and family history of merchant Alfarez Ignacio López de Herrera of Spain and wife Josefa Antonia González de Varo y Delgado of Pueblo, Mexico, Catalog Record Only Includes parish register information, depositions, and coats of arms. Produced in Puebla, Mexico.
    • Date: 1703
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    Fragmentos de la historia de Tlaxcala, Catalog Record Only History of Tlaxcala from pre-Conquest to ca. 1560, circulated in copy form and not published until 1892.
    • Contributor: Muñoz Camargo, Diego
    • Date: 1852
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    El título de las publicaciones periódicas; su protección. Catalog Record Only Tesis (licenciatura en derecho)--Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Includes bibliographical references.
    • Contributor: Pérez Vargas, Aníbal
    • Date: 1965
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    Empress Carlota letter, Catalog Record Only ALS, signed "Charlotte", written from Vera Cruz, Mexico, to her exiled grandmother, Queen Marie-Amélie of France, regarding a trip to Yucatan and her royal role. Other topics include France, the status of women, and colonization. Persons represented include the Emperor Maximilian.
    • Contributor: Carlota
    • Date: 1865
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    [Action for legal remedy based on the privilege of nobility]. Catalog Record Only Ms. In Spanish. Ornate certified copy of official transcript of proceedings in the successful action brought in Mexico City in 1598 before the royal magistrate (corregidor) by Juan Gutierrez de Peralta and Alonso de Peralta for release from prison and relief from other pressures to which they were subjected because of debt; includes record of the action by Lorenço Sanchez which had led to...
    • Contributor: Gutierrez De Peralta, Juan
    • Date: 1599
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    John Donald Robb collection. Catalog Record Only Collection of field recordings of more than 2500 items, principally Hispanic American music and American Indian music from the southwestern United States, with some recordings of fiddle tunes, cowboy songs, and other popular music. Also includes music from Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador, Mexico, Spain, and Venezuela. Recorded by John Donald Robb and others at many locations in New Mexico and elsewhere, 1942-1979. Hispanic...
    • Contributor: Robb, J. D. (John Donald) - University of New Mexico - Westendorf, Lynette
    • Date: 1942