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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 24, 2020 - Latin American Collections
Pomposo, Verdugo, 2020, "Letter to Valentín Gómez Farías on the presidency and ambitions, 1850 Agosto 27",, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
Letter from the Governor of the State of Sinaloa, Pomposo Verdugo, to the former President of Mexico, Valentín Gómez Farías, about Sinaloa's opinion towards General Mariano Arista and his popularity as a candidate for the presidency during the presidential election of 1850. —— Ca...
Sep 23, 2020 - Latin American Collections
Iturrigaray y Aróstegui, José de, 1742-1815; Lizana y Beaumont, Francisco Javier, 1750-1811 (contributor / contribuidor); Velázquez de León, Manuel (contributor / contribuidor); Young, Roberto (translator / traductor), 2020, "Junta General Celebrada en Mexico, 1808 Agosto 9",, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
A document written by the Viceroy of New Spain and other colonial officials declaring New Spain's loyalty to Ferdinand VII amidst Napoleon's invasion of Spain and his replacement as king with Joseph Bonaparte. —— Un documento escrito por el Virrey de Nueva España y otros funciona...
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Sep 23, 2020 - Latin American Collections
City of Merida, 2020, "Demostraciones de fidelidad de la Ciudad de Merida de Yucatan, 1808 Noviembre 27",, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
Proclamation of the City of Merida demonstrating its fidelity toward King Ferdinand VII and demanding his restoration to the Spanish throne. —— Proclamación de la Ciudad de Mérida demostrando su fidelidad hacia el rey Fernando VII y exigiendo su restauración al trono español. Ext...
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Sep 23, 2020 - Latin American Collections
Castillo, José María del; Marques Barreto, José Ignacio; Soto, Francisco; Santamaria, Miguel; Gual, Pedro, 2020, "Sobre la ley y peso de las monedas de oro y plata, 1821 Septiembre 29",, Texas Data Repository Dataverse, V1
Law and circular regulating the country's currency given the detrimental effect other currencies are having on local trade. —— Ley y circular que regulan la moneda del país ante el efecto perjudicial que están teniendo otras monedas en el comercio local. Extent: 3 pages.
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