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Benson Latin American Collection (University of Texas at Austin)
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 3, 2020 - William B. Stephens Collection
Philip II, King of Spain, 1527-1598, 2020, "Real cédula acerca de las comidas que dan los indios a los clérigos, 1559 Junio 5", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/EVYWAY, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
Royal decree regarding the food Natives give clerics. Extent: 1 f. (2 p.)
Jul 2, 2020 - William B. Stephens Collection
Philip II, King of Spain, 1527-1598 (author), 2020, "Real cédula a favor de los indios de México y Tlatelolco contra el intento de imponerles mas tributos, 1561 Julio 6", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/OEMIJR, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
Royal decree in favor of the Natives of Mexico and Tlatelolco against the attempt to extract more tribute from them. Extent: 1 f. (2 p.)
Aug 15, 2020 - William B. Stephens Collection
Revilla Gigedo, Juan Francisco Güemes y Horcasitas, conde de, 1682?-1766; Philip V, King of Spain, 1683-1746, 2020, "Real cedula y decreto pidiendo relación sobre la oposición que tienen los religiosos de San Francisco de que los religiosos de la Compañía de Jesús establezcan misiones entre los Indios Moqui en Nuevo México, 1745 Noviembre 23-1746 Agosto 28", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/VX8MJW, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
Royal decrees requesting a report on the opposition that the Franciscan friars have against the Jesuits establishing missions among the Hopi in New Mexico. Extent: 8 f. (16 p.)
Rare Books and Maps Collections(University of Texas at Austin)
Feb 27, 2018
Transcriptions (OCR & manual) and geopatial datasets derived from items in the Benson's Rare Books and Maps Collections.
Dec 8, 2017 - Relaciones Geográficas of Mexico and Guatemala
Martínez, Juan; Acuña, René, 2017, "Pátzcuaro (Michoacán), 1581 April 8", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/1SWU3H, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V2, UNF:6:fk5avtTn5jdu4RfpYtKkSg== [fileUNF]
Descripción de Pátzcuaro, hecha por el teniente de alcalde mayor Juan Martínez, en 8 de abril de 1581. Original. 4 fojas. 5 ℓ. 31 cm., Call Number: JGI XXIV-14 Document in the public domain. Please cite: Joaquín García Icazbalceta Collection of Relaciones Geográficas of Mexico an...
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.)
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...
May 8, 2020 - Latin American Digital Initiatives (LADI)
Ortiz Baco, Joshua; Perez Martinez, Winnie, 2020, "Planta da Cidade do Rio de Janeiro. Organisada na Carta Cadastral", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/HBSPV9, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
This dataset was created using Map Warper. It corresponds to the georectified map of 1928 Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) and its contemporary OpenStreetMap version. It contains the latitude and longitude for different locations of churches, museums, government buildings, mountains, and...
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.)
Feb 18, 2020 - Relaciones Geográficas of Mexico and Guatemala
Murrieta Flores, Patricia; Favila Vázquez, Mariana; Bellamy, Katherine; Jiménez-Badillo, Diego; Martins, Bruno; López Camacho, Javier; McDonough, Kelly; Palacios, Albert A., 2019, "Pelagios Commons: Subaltern Recogito Project", https://doi.org/10.18738/T8/L2SJQT, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V2
The team created an ontology to annotate the maps and carried out a workshop which was attended by 27 scholars from UNAM and ENAH, delivering training on Recogito and presenting an introduction to the Spatial Humanities and the use of these technologies. The project coordinators...
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