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LAL01. Latin American Library - Manuscript Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: LAL01
Holdings of collections of personal or family papers, research papers, course papers, corporate records, and includes some rare print and special topic collections.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Porter Cornelius Bliss Collection of Mexican Documents

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 011
Scope and Contents 1774, 1805-1869. An assortment of manuscript and printed documents that include biographies, political opinion, legal papers, private correspondence, and public records collected by Porter Cornelius Bliss. Most noteworthy is an 1805 plan for a bridge over the Río de la Antigua, near Veracruz, Mexico and related correspondence.
Dates: 1774, 1805-1869; Other: Date acquired: 01/04/1980

Porter Cornelius Bliss Papers

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 008
Scope and Contents 1870-1885.  The collection consist of official papers, personal correspondence and papers, notes and drafts of writings and other miscellany related to the works and interests of Porter Cornelius Bliss.  The documents fall into three categories:  papers and correspondence from 1870-1874, from 1875-1885, and personal writings and miscellany. The documents collected here relate to the latter part of Porter Cornelius Bliss' life when he was secretary to the U.S. Legation in Mexico between 1870...
Dates: 1870-1885