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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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Sep 13, 2020 - Latin American Collections
Babalt, Luis A.; Arbelo, Cayetano; Tejada, Luis Vargas; Mino, Mariano; Santander, Francisco de P.; Restrepo, José Manuel, 1781-1863, 2020, "Decreto sobre el trato a los grupos indígenas de Colombia, 1826 Mayo 01", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/ETV1HT, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
Law passed by the Republic of Colombia on treatment of the Indigenous groups of Colombia, especially those of Guajira, Darien, and Mosquitos. The stated goal is to have these groups abandon their "savage life" and become "an important part of the population of the Republic." —— L...
Sep 12, 2020 - Edmundo O'Gorman Collection
Anonymous, 2020, "Copia de una representación a Fernando VII por parte de los vecinos españoles peninsulares de Zacatecas informando sobre la violencia revolucionaria contra ellos, 1813", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/BAKRJK, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
Letter written by the Spanish Peninsular elite in Zacatecas, Mexico to the abdicated king Fernando VII about the ferocity and cruelty of the rebellious Creoles and Indiggenous people, accusing the clergy as responsible. —— Carta escrita por la élite española peninsular en Zacatec...
Sep 11, 2020 - Latin American Collections
Guerrero, Vicente, 1782-1831; Michelena, José Mariano de, 1772-1852; Domínguez, Miguel, 2020, "Manifesto del Supremo Poder Ejecutivo de los Estados Federados de México, 1824 Marzo 02", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/CD1RSA, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
The manifesto appeals for national unity during the transition from the failed Mexican Empire under Augustín de Iturbide to a Republic. —— El manifiesto apela a la unidad nacional durante la transición del fallido imperio mexicano bajo Agustín de Iturbide a una República. Extent:...
Sep 10, 2020 - Latin American Collections
Victoria, Guadalupe, 1786-1843; Ximeno, José (publisher / editorial), 2020, "Carta publicada al pueblo mexicano sobre la suspensión de Santa Anna como presidente, 1828 Septiembre 17", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/T1SPDS, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
Letter by then President Victoria urging Mexican citizens to stand by constitution and not be seduced by Santa Anna and rebellion. —— Carta del entonces presidente Victoria instando a los ciudadanos mexicanos a defender la constitución y no dejarse seducir por Santa Anna y la reb...
Sep 10, 2020 - Latin American Collections
Molina, Pedro, 1777-1854, 2020, "Decreto sobre derechos individuales en la República de Centroamérica, 1831 Noviembre 15", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/DWXBA7, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
Decree issued by the Federal Republic of Central America stating the federal government's rights with regards to its actions towards citizens. —— Decreto emitido por la República Federal de Centroamérica que establece los derechos del gobierno federal en cuanto a sus acciones hac...
Sep 10, 2020 - Rare Books and Maps Collections
Croquer, Tadeo; Malpica, Manuel Vicente (publisher / editorial), 2020, "Método preservativo y curativo del cólera epidémico, 1833 Noviembre 13", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/KANH19, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
A pamphlet produced by a professor of medicine and commissioned by the state of Chiapas, Mexico for its citizens that outlines recommendations for the prevention of, and cure for, cholera. —— Folleto elaborado por un profesor de medicina y encargado por el estado de Chiapas, Méxi...
Sep 5, 2020 - Genaro García Collection
López, Domingo Antonio; Rodríguez, Pedro Alonso (contributor), 2020, "Extracto de los valores y gastos y producto líquido que han tenido en el año próximo pasado de 1770, las administraciones principales de la Renta de Correos de México y Veracruz y las estafetas agregadas a ellas en esta Nueva España, 1771 Diciembre 17", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/QDPXGM, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
Table provides an overview of the mail industry's income over time, describing a few different regions. —— La tabla proporciona una descripción general de los ingresos de la industria del correo a lo largo del tiempo, describiendo algunas regiones diferentes. Extent: 2 f. (4 p.)
Aug 26, 2020 - Latin American Digital Initiatives (LADI)
Erard, John D., 2020, "Political District Boundaries of Michoacán, Mexico, 1899", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/ZUDUX3, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
Shapefile containing the district boundaries of Michoacán in 1899, towards the end of the privatization of indigenous corporate land holdings (officially known as the reparto de tierras.) The district boundaries are made of 15 contiguous polygons. The map depicts the 15 districts...
Aug 26, 2020 - Latin American Digital Initiatives (LADI)
Erard, John D., 2020, "Communities in Michoacán, Mexico that were presented Hijuelas during the Privatization of Indigenous Land, 1719‐1929", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/W7R3HE, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
Map of the 228 communities in Michoacán, México that participated in the 19th century liberal privatization of indigenous land known as the reparto de tierras (1868-1929.) The communities are organized by their late 19th century political divisions and possess other attribute dat...
Aug 16, 2020 - Rare Books and Maps Collections
Tamarón Romeral, Pedro, -1768, 2020, "Relación del atentado sacrilegio, cometido por tres indios de un pueblo de la Provincia del Nuevo México, 1763", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/BZR9IV, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
Retelling of the events in which three Pueblo men mocked the pastoral visit of the Bishop of Durango in Pecos, New Mexico. A bear mauled the leader, Agustín Guichi, who played the part of Bishop. Extent: 4 f. (8 p.)
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