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Title
Henry Albert Monday collection relating to Mexico
Type
Mixed Material
Language
Spanish
Spanish
Nahuatl
Collection material in Spanish, with Nahuatl
Identified By
Lccn: mm83060616
Summary
Legal and financial records including contracts, powers of attorney, promissory notes, tax and expenditure accounts, and reports; personal papers including correspondence, notes, and reports; and printed matter consisting of codes of laws, grammars and vocabularies, medical books, music, and newspapers relating chiefly to various aspects of Mexican political, legal, and ecclesiastical history.
Includes records and other papers pertaining to the viceregal administration and the Real Audiencia, Mexico City; the Catholic Church, especially the Dominicans in the Diocese of Puebla, Mexico; and Indian culture, language, villages, and property titles. Subjects include commerce in Puebla; the relationship of the Dominicans to the economic life of Puebla; the convents of Puebla; Colegio de San Pablo, Puebla; a dispute over Colegio de San Luis; Franciscans in Michoacán de Ocampo; the Cathedral Chapter in the Archdiocese of Mexico City, Mexico; haciendas including Tenería Hacienda, Mexico; the Cortes family; the Inquisition; cofriadas, organizations of Roman Catholic laymen in Mexico; and cathedral bells. Also includes issues of La Victoria, the official newspaper of the government of Oaxaca; financial records from Santiago de Guatemala (Guatemala); papers relating to a plan to settle and fortify the port and river of San Juan in the province of Nicaragua, 1821-1823; and reports of the 1899 British-Mexican commission on claims (Comision Mixta-Revisora de Reclamaciones de Subditos Ingleses contra Mexico).
Persons represented include Francisco de Aguilar; Félix María Calleja del Rey, conde de Calderón; Domingo de la Edeza Verástegui; Agustín de Iturbide; Juan de Narváez; Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico; Álvaro Obregón; Manuel Orozco y Berra; and Alonso de la Rea.
Authorized Access Point
Monday, Henry Albert, 1876-1942. Henry Albert Monday collection relating to Mexico, 1522-1935