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Benson Latin American Collection (University of Texas at Austin)
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The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection is one of the world’s premiere repositories of Latin American and U.S. Latina/o materials. It was founded in 1921 with the acquisition of a large private collection of Mexican material. Today, the library holds materials from across the region, comprising over one million books in the circulating collections, over 8,000 linear feet of archival and manuscript materials, more than 20,000 maps and 100,000 photographs, and tens of thousands of items in other media including sound recordings, video, drawings, and ephemera. In addition, the Benson maintains one of world’s largest collections of digital assets on Latin America, which includes unique archives in human rights, indigenous languages, and the first books published in the Americas.
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Jul 5, 2020 - Edmundo O'Gorman Collection
Velasco, Luis de II; Pardo, Alonso (scribe); Fernández de Córdoba, Diego, 1578-1630; López de Gauna, Martín (scribe), 2020, "Mandamiento del Virrey Don Luis de Velasco para que el repartidor de indios de Tepotzotlán dé libranza al Colegio de la Compañía en México, de seis indios, con confirmación de su sucesor, Marqués de Guadalcázar, 1610 Agosto 18-1620 Agosto12", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/ANFVW8, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
Royal order from the Viceroy for the Tepotzotlán Natives Repartidor to provide the Jesuits six Native laborers. Extent: 1 f. (2 p.)
Jul 5, 2020 - Edmundo O'Gorman Collection
Fernández de Córdoba, Diego; Tovar Godinez, Luis de (scribe), 2020, "Mandamientorig del Virrey autorizando al Colegio de Tepotzotlán de la Compañía de Jesús a sacar piedra para la obra de su edificio, pero sin concederle la propiedad de la cantera, 1620 Enero 28", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/DKCEDU, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
Royal order from the viceroy authorizing the Jesuit College of Tepotzotlan to remove stone for the building, but without granting it the quarry property. Extent: 1 f. (2 p.)
Jul 5, 2020 - Edmundo O'Gorman Collection
Enríquez, Martín, -1583; Cueva, Juan de (scribe), 2020, "Mandamiento del Virrey prohíbiendo a los mineros de Pachuca que traten y contraten sal mineral ni maiz, 1580 Febrero 27", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/HQAD58, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
Royal order from the Viceroy prohibiting Pachuca's miners from buying and selling mineral salt or corn. Extent: 1 f. (2 p.)
Jul 5, 2020 - William B. Stephens Collection
Philip III, King of Spain, 1578-1621; Ibarra, Juan de (scribe), 2020, "Real cédula al virrey Conde Monterey que informe sobre que la Orden de Santo Domingo pide ir a fundar conventos en Nuevo México, 1599 Noviembre 30", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/PCXEKD, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
Royal decree to the viceroy requesting a report on the matter in which the Dominican Order is seeking to establish convents in New Mexico. Extent: 1 f. (2 p.)
Jul 5, 2020 - William B. Stephens Collection
Philip II, King of Spain, 1527-1598; Erasso, Antonio de (scribe), 2020, "Real cédula al Obispo de Nueva Galicia ordenando el castigo de clerigos que vivieren mal y dan mal ejemplo a los indios, 1578 Agosto 17", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/OQMM6U, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
Royal decree to the Bishop of Nueva Galicia ordering the punishment of clergy who live inappropriately and give a bad example to the Natives. Extent: 1 f. (2 p.)
Jul 4, 2020 - William B. Stephens Collection
Carranco, Francisco, 2020, "Patente que el padre Comisario General de la Nueva España de los Frailes Menores de San Francisco envia a los religiosos de la Custodia de la Florida confirmando Fr. Francisco Pareja como custodio, 1607 Mayo 11", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/UEX1YW, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
Patent that the Father General Commissioner of the New Spain of the Friars Minor of San Francisco sent to the friars of the Custody of Florida confirming Fr. Francisco Pareja as custodian. Extent: 2 f. (4 p.)
Jul 4, 2020 - William B. Stephens Collection
Philip II, King of Spain, 1527-1598; Erasso, Antonio de (scribe), 2020, "Real cédula al Obispo de Oaxaca sobre maltrato de los indios, 1582 Mayo 27", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/LAKBGP, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
Royal decree to the Bishop of Oaxaca regarding the mistreatment of the Natives. Extent: 1 f. (2 p.)
Jul 4, 2020 - William B. Stephens Collection
Lopez de Agurto, Sancho; Figueroa, Juan de (scribe), 2020, "Petición de los indios de Tepopula, Calayuco, Cuautzozongo, y Juchitepec para poder ir a oír los divinos oficios a otros pueblos y no en Tenango, su cabecera, 1566 Agosto 22", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/DZ14O0, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
Petition of the Natives of Tepopula, Calayuco, Cuautzozongo, and Juchitepec to be able to go and hear mass in other towns and not in Tenango, their district seat. Extent: 1 f. (2 p.)
Jul 4, 2020 - William B. Stephens Collection
Philip II, King of Spain, 1527-1598; Errasso, Francisco de (scribe), 2020, "Real cédula sobre que se abrevien los pleitos de los indios, 1561 Julio 6", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/VSPJ9C, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
Royal decree so that indigenous legal disputes are dispatched with brevity. Extent: 1 f. (2 p.)
Jul 4, 2020 - William B. Stephens Collection
Holy Office of the Inquisition; Herrera, Pedro de (scribe), 2020, "Proclamacion en Oaxaca de la acta del Tribunal de la Inquisición sobre el delito de declarar que la simple fornicación con las mujeres públicas no es pecado, 1576 Abril 25", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/W4VYYX, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
Proclamation of the act in Oaxaca from the Tribunal of the Inquisition of Mexico on the crime of declaring that simple fornication with public women is not a sin. Extent: 1 f. (2 p.)
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